The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 92 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Security 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.30% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £485 £345
% change year-on-year
-8.50% +40.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
Data Security
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1161 1077 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.99% 79.90% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 596 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland