The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 116 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.037% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.050% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £500 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £485 £343
% change year-on-year
-9.79% +41.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
Data Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region.

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £538 -
Slough - 2 £500 -
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 7 (53.85%) Data Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Big Data
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Master Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Automotive
4 4 (30.77%) Database Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Publishing
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Information Management
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) S/MIME
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) ArcSight Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Database Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Database Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Master Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Information Management
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) IISP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow