The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 137 110 136
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.79% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.10% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- -3.41%
Data Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2370 1721 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.20% 71.15% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 909 1101
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 140 178
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the East of England region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -22 5 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £275 -15.38%
Essex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) Teradata
3 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
3 7 (29.17%) Resource Management
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.33%) RHCE
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Sophos
7 2 (8.33%) Windows

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Storage Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
1 7 (29.17%) Resource Management
1 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) Market Research
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNP
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) CCSE
2 2 (8.33%) RHCA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
1 7 (29.17%) Teradata
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Sophos
3 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper