The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 189 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Security 13 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.069% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.090% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £428 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+30.13% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4547 5580 5608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.56% 76.54% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3496 4115 4176
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC
4 3 (15.00%) GIS
4 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) ERwin

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) GIS
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft