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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 190 184 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Security 20 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Average daily rate £430 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £380 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £384 £374
% change year-on-year
-7.49% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £61.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-68.03% +234.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 11 (40.74%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 9 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Workflow
4 5 (18.52%) LAMP
4 5 (18.52%) Data Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Puppet
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (14.81%) Marketing
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (14.81%) Intranet
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Lotus
5 4 (14.81%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
5 4 (14.81%) RUP
5 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) MS Office
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Legal
6 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Data Modeller
3 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Modeller
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) PDA
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 9 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Workflow
4 5 (18.52%) Data Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) RUP
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.41%) Database Security
7 2 (7.41%) Communications Security
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
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%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) GSEC
2 1 (3.70%) CISA
2 1 (3.70%) GIAC
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) PCI QSA
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Lotus
2 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.70%) F5