The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Data Security 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £88
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £485 £343
% change year-on-year
-9.79% +41.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
Data Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.87% 80.27% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 61
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £53.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Security across the Dorset region.

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware