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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 185 227 207
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Security 11 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.054% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.071% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 15
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£500 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +22.34%
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
4472 5631 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.89% 76.51% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 4195 4373
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 88
Average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.70 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 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 2 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 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Big Data
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 4 (12.12%) GIS
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.12%) Lotus
5 4 (12.12%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (12.12%) Intranet
5 4 (12.12%) MS Office
5 4 (12.12%) B2B
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
5 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) SaaS
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) SAP BPC

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (12.12%) IBM Notes
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
4 2 (6.06%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (6.06%) ERwin
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Security Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) GIS
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) B2B
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
4 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
6 2 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) ABAP
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Lotus
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
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