The first table below looks at the demand for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £384 £374
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £61.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-68.03% +234.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 104 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.08% 72.22% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 14
Average daily rate £350 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Security
Cheshire

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) WAAS
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Extranet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) NetScout
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya