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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 194 221 214
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Security 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.056% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.073% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £438
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- +104.30%
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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
4486 5485 6015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.96% 76.61% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 4051 4450
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £53.75 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 4 (13.79%) MS Office
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
4 4 (13.79%) B2B
4 4 (13.79%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.79%) Lotus
4 4 (13.79%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (13.79%) Intranet
5 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
5 3 (10.34%) GIS
5 3 (10.34%) Apache
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQLPlus
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (6.90%) ERwin
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Tester
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) GIS
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Workflow
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) B2B
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Database Security
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) RUP
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
2 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) ABAP
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) IBM