The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 City of London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 191 215 203
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.099% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Average daily rate
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£505 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £392 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £440 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +106.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4452 5405 5840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.69% 76.06% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 4052 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Security
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) LAMP
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (18.52%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Lotus
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) B2B
4 4 (14.81%) Intranet
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) MS Office
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) Apache
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (14.81%) IBM Notes
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) PowerDesigner
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modeller
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Services Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Database Security
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Perl
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) IBM