The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 468 419 460
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +41
Contract jobs citing Data Security 118 137 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 57
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £189 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £787 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.47 £190.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.27% +753.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 - £13.50
Data Security
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the England region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 59 £470 +4.44% 22
South East -27 20 £450 +38.46% 6
East of England -4 11 £380 +28.81% 5
West Midlands +6 10 £401 +45.63% 3
North East -20 6 £450 +12.50%
North West -24 5 £475 -40.71% 2
South West -17 3 - - 5
East Midlands -5 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -24 2 £125 -66.66% 2
Midlands - 1 £600 -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 60 (24.59%) SQL
2 57 (23.36%) Finance
3 54 (22.13%) Data Modelling
4 45 (18.44%) SQL Server
5 44 (18.03%) Linux
6 43 (17.62%) Oracle
7 40 (16.39%) Windows
8 38 (15.57%) Information Security
9 35 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (12.70%) Data Protection
11 29 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 28 (11.48%) UNIX
12 28 (11.48%) CISSP
13 27 (11.07%) ETL
14 26 (10.66%) Microsoft
15 25 (10.25%) SAS
15 25 (10.25%) Web Services
15 25 (10.25%) Migration
15 25 (10.25%) Open Source
16 24 (9.84%) Banking
16 24 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (9.43%) Project Management
17 23 (9.43%) ITIL
18 22 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (9.02%) Data Management
18 22 (9.02%) Oracle Database
19 21 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (8.61%) Internet
20 20 (8.20%) Firewall

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (10.25%) SAS
2 11 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.69%) IIS
4 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.64%) Node.js
5 4 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
7 1 (0.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.46%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.41%) Agresso
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.05%) SaaS
3 4 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.61%) Internet
2 20 (8.20%) Firewall
3 15 (6.15%) Network Security
4 11 (4.51%) SAN
4 11 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.51%) DNS
5 10 (4.10%) VPN
5 10 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (3.28%) LAN
6 8 (3.28%) WAN
7 5 (2.05%) NAS
8 4 (1.64%) Wireless
8 4 (1.64%) IPsec
8 4 (1.64%) DHCP
8 4 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.23%) DDNS
9 3 (1.23%) DSL
9 3 (1.23%) LDAP
9 3 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (9.02%) Oracle Database
4 19 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 18 (7.38%) Big Data
6 16 (6.56%) NoSQL
7 15 (6.15%) RDBMS
8 14 (5.74%) Data Mining
9 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (4.10%) Base SAS
10 7 (2.87%) Data Mart
10 7 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.46%) MySQL
12 5 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.05%) DB2
12 5 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.74%) ERwin
2 5 (2.05%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.64%) Toad
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) JIRA
5 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 57 (23.36%) Finance
2 24 (9.84%) Banking
3 17 (6.97%) Retail
4 12 (4.92%) Legal
5 10 (4.10%) Publishing
6 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.46%) Marketing
8 4 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (29.51%) Analyst
2 40 (16.39%) Business Analyst
3 32 (13.11%) Architect
4 21 (8.61%) Developer
4 21 (8.61%) Consultant
5 20 (8.20%) Security Analyst
6 19 (7.79%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.74%) DBA
8 13 (5.33%) Security Consultant
8 13 (5.33%) Administrator
8 13 (5.33%) Security Manager
9 12 (4.92%) Data Architect
9 12 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.10%) SAS Developer
12 9 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.25%) Web Services
2 9 (3.69%) .NET
3 6 (2.46%) HTML
4 5 (2.05%) WCF
5 4 (1.64%) CSS
5 4 (1.64%) XML
6 3 (1.23%) XSLT
6 3 (1.23%) RESTful
6 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.82%) HTML5
7 2 (0.82%) REST
7 2 (0.82%) SOAP
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.41%) Ajax
8 1 (0.41%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.41%) jQuery
8 1 (0.41%) OAuth
8 1 (0.41%) Middleware
8 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.15%) Statistics
3 15 (6.15%) Data Structures
4 13 (5.33%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.10%) Visualisation
5 10 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (3.69%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.28%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.28%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.05%) PKI
9 4 (1.64%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.64%) User Experience
10 3 (1.23%) Social Media
10 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.23%) Replication
10 3 (1.23%) Clustering
11 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.03%) Linux
2 40 (16.39%) Windows
3 28 (11.48%) UNIX
4 19 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.92%) Solaris
6 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.87%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.13%) Data Modelling
2 38 (15.57%) Information Security
3 31 (12.70%) Data Protection
4 27 (11.07%) ETL
5 25 (10.25%) Migration
5 25 (10.25%) Open Source
6 24 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (9.43%) Project Management
7 23 (9.43%) ITIL
8 22 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (9.02%) Data Management
9 21 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (7.38%) Analytics
11 17 (6.97%) Business Analysis
12 16 (6.56%) Data Analysis
12 16 (6.56%) Security Management
12 16 (6.56%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.15%) Change Management
13 15 (6.15%) Data Governance
13 15 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.59%) SQL
2 18 (7.38%) PL/SQL
3 15 (6.15%) Java
4 13 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.10%) Python
6 9 (3.69%) VBScript
6 9 (3.69%) Ruby
6 9 (3.69%) R
7 8 (3.28%) C
8 7 (2.87%) C#
9 6 (2.46%) Perl
10 5 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.05%) VB
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.23%) C++
11 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.82%) Clojure
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (11.48%) CISSP
2 20 (8.20%) Degree
3 13 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.92%) CISA
5 10 (4.10%) CISM
5 10 (4.10%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.64%) CCNA
7 4 (1.64%) CCSA
7 4 (1.64%) RHCE
7 4 (1.64%) CCSE
7 4 (1.64%) RHCA
8 3 (1.23%) CEH
8 3 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.82%) CCNP
9 2 (0.82%) HND
9 2 (0.82%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.82%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.79%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.69%) QA
4 5 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.23%) Basel II
5 3 (1.23%) COBIT
5 3 (1.23%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.41%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.64%) Snort
2 4 (1.64%) Squid
2 4 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.64%) vSphere
3 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.23%) XenApp
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) DatAdvantage
2 4 (1.64%) Puppet
2 4 (1.64%) SmokePing
2 4 (1.64%) Nagios
2 4 (1.64%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.64%) Cacti
3 3 (1.23%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) Graphite
5 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (17.62%) Oracle
2 26 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.97%) Cisco
4 15 (6.15%) SAP
5 14 (5.74%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.92%) VMware
6 12 (4.92%) Informatica
7 11 (4.51%) IBM
7 11 (4.51%) Symantec
8 9 (3.69%) Tableau
9 8 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.87%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.87%) Websense
10 7 (2.87%) Google
11 6 (2.46%) Varonis
12 5 (2.05%) Greenplum
12 5 (2.05%) Teradata
12 5 (2.05%) EMC
13 4 (1.64%) Citrix
13 4 (1.64%) NetApp
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