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 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 139 133 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.62% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate
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£328 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £286 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £441
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
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
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
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 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
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 28 August 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £328 +11.01%
Data Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Drupal
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Market Research
4 3 (18.75%) RHCA
4 3 (18.75%) RHCE
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Market Research
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) RHCA
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) Lumension
3 1 (6.25%) AlgoSec
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark