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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 196 214 182
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Average daily rate
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£448 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £385 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £590 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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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
4484 5359 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.67% 76.83% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3507 3969 3622
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BPC
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) GIS
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Informatica
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (11.11%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Security Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
1 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Siebel