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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 85 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Security 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.081% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£175 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -50.00%
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
1124 895 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.46% 72.76% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 269
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Report Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) EMC