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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 191 190 222
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.21% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.27% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £441
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
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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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) CCSE
4 2 (12.50%) Snort
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) DDNS
4 1 (6.25%) DSL
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) Servlets
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Validation
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CCSA
1 2 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) RHCA
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Snort
1 2 (12.50%) Squid
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) CA