The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 77 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £384 £374
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £61.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-68.03% +234.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 525 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.01% 70.28% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 237 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Security
Scotland

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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Visualfiles
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visualfiles
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware