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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 80 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) RHCE
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (40.00%) JBoss
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) RHCE
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) SAP