The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 69 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £444 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £458 £354
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +29.32%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
792 912 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.23% 78.69% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 474 422
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
Milton Keynes +6 5 - -
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (93.10%) Finance
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (72.41%) Statistics
3 20 (68.97%) Data Governance
3 20 (68.97%) Data Structures
3 20 (68.97%) MS Office
3 20 (68.97%) Data Analysis
4 19 (65.52%) Windows
4 19 (65.52%) ATM
4 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Data Extraction
7 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
7 8 (27.59%) Information Security
7 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.69%) SIEM
8 6 (20.69%) Security Patching
8 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
8 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (20.69%) VB
8 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) Firewall
8 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 20 (68.97%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) ATM
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (93.10%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Analyst
2 20 (68.97%) Data Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Statistics
2 20 (68.97%) Data Structures
3 11 (37.93%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
1 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Data Analysis
1 20 (68.97%) Data Governance
2 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (27.59%) Information Security
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.69%) Security Patching
3 6 (20.69%) SIEM
3 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) VB
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft