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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 122 141 109
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Security 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£450 £284 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.59% +13.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £467 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -68.03%
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
1980 2312 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.38% 73.19% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 1308 875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 146 123
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Norfolk - 5 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Data Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 4 (19.05%) Sophos
7 4 (19.05%) CISSP
8 3 (14.29%) Websense
8 3 (14.29%) CISA
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
8 3 (14.29%) SIEM
8 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
8 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
9 2 (9.52%) User Experience
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Open Source
9 2 (9.52%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) EDMS
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Software Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) DSDM
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Sophos
3 3 (14.29%) Websense
3 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension
5 1 (4.76%) AlgoSec
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat