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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank - 75 53
Contract jobs citing Data Security 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.081% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.56%
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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
1117 894 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.82% 72.62% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 469 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 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 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) RHCE
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Master Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Reference Data
2 3 (42.86%) Information Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Social Media
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (42.86%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Teradata
2 3 (42.86%) SPSS

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Reference Data
2 3 (42.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Master Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Teradata
2 3 (42.86%) Informatica
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) SAP