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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 429 460 475
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Security 153 109 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 54
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- +54.16%
Data Security
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +7 50 £425 - 5
South East +17 26 £325 -21.21% 7
Yorkshire - 26 £425 - 2
South West -32 16 £540 +13.44% 5
North West +1 14 £525 - 1
East of England -27 10 £425 +16.43% 2
West Midlands -12 9 £390 - 2
East Midlands +1 2 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Data Security
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Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 89 (28.16%) Finance
2 65 (20.57%) Data Modelling
3 63 (19.94%) SQL
4 54 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (16.77%) Oracle
6 43 (13.61%) Windows
7 42 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (12.66%) Information Security
10 39 (12.34%) Data Management
11 36 (11.39%) Management Information System
12 35 (11.08%) Big Data
13 32 (10.13%) Linux
13 32 (10.13%) ETL
13 32 (10.13%) SQL Server
14 30 (9.49%) Migration
15 29 (9.18%) Microsoft
16 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (8.54%) Security Cleared
18 24 (7.59%) .NET
18 24 (7.59%) Information Assurance
18 24 (7.59%) Open Source
18 24 (7.59%) Oracle Database
19 22 (6.96%) Relational Database
19 22 (6.96%) Security Architecture
19 22 (6.96%) Java
19 22 (6.96%) UNIX
19 22 (6.96%) Firewall
20 21 (6.65%) ITIL
20 21 (6.65%) Master Data Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.38%) SAS
3 11 (3.48%) Apache
4 6 (1.90%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.90%) Confluence
5 5 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.58%) CMS
6 4 (1.27%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.27%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.95%) Lync
7 3 (0.95%) IIS
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.32%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 16 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.11%) MS Office
3 10 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) SPSS
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.63%) Summit
2 2 (0.63%) Agresso
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.96%) Firewall
2 14 (4.43%) VPN
3 13 (4.11%) Network Security
4 11 (3.48%) LAN
4 11 (3.48%) WAN
5 8 (2.53%) SSL
5 8 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.90%) SSH
7 5 (1.58%) DNS
7 5 (1.58%) Intranet
8 4 (1.27%) RTCP
8 4 (1.27%) RTP
8 4 (1.27%) VoIP
8 4 (1.27%) ATM
9 3 (0.95%) HTTP
9 3 (0.95%) SAN
9 3 (0.95%) Internet
10 2 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.63%) Wireless
10 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (11.08%) Big Data
3 32 (10.13%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 22 (6.96%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (5.06%) DB2
7 16 (5.06%) Base SAS
8 14 (4.43%) MySQL
9 12 (3.80%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.85%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.53%) SAP BW
12 6 (1.90%) HBase
12 6 (1.90%) Apache Accumulo
12 6 (1.90%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.90%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) ERwin
1 6 (1.90%) JIRA
2 5 (1.58%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.95%) Xcode
4 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (28.16%) Finance
2 19 (6.01%) Banking
3 14 (4.43%) Legal
4 12 (3.80%) Retail
4 12 (3.80%) Marketing
5 10 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) Front Office
10 2 (0.63%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (25.32%) Architect
2 52 (16.46%) Analyst
3 43 (13.61%) Developer
4 26 (8.23%) Consultant
5 22 (6.96%) Data Architect
6 17 (5.38%) Technical Architect
7 16 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.43%) Security Analyst
10 13 (4.11%) Rollout Engineer
11 11 (3.48%) Data Manager
11 11 (3.48%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.16%) Systems Architect
12 10 (3.16%) SAS Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Administrator
13 9 (2.85%) Information Architect
13 9 (2.85%) Security Advisor
14 8 (2.53%) Security Consultant
14 8 (2.53%) Security Manager
14 8 (2.53%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.59%) .NET
2 20 (6.33%) XML
3 18 (5.70%) Web Services
4 9 (2.85%) XSD
5 8 (2.53%) LAMP
5 8 (2.53%) Middleware
6 7 (2.22%) HTML
6 7 (2.22%) XSLT
7 6 (1.90%) Kafka
7 6 (1.90%) Swing
7 6 (1.90%) Spring
8 5 (1.58%) J2EE
8 5 (1.58%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (1.27%) SyncML
10 3 (0.95%) HTML5
10 3 (0.95%) iOS SDK
10 3 (0.95%) WAP
10 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.95%) Cocoa
10 3 (0.95%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 24 (7.59%) Open Source
4 20 (6.33%) CESG
5 15 (4.75%) RMADS
6 13 (4.11%) GIS
7 12 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.48%) CESG CLAS
8 11 (3.48%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.85%) Statistics
10 8 (2.53%) Data Integration
11 7 (2.22%) iPhone
11 7 (2.22%) Pharmacovigilance
11 7 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (2.22%) PKI
12 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.58%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.58%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.58%) Replication
14 3 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.61%) Windows
2 32 (10.13%) Linux
3 22 (6.96%) UNIX
4 18 (5.70%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.43%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.85%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.58%) Solaris
9 4 (1.27%) Android
10 3 (0.95%) AIX
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.57%) Data Modelling
2 42 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (12.66%) Information Security
4 39 (12.34%) Data Management
5 32 (10.13%) ETL
6 30 (9.49%) Migration
7 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (7.59%) Information Assurance
9 22 (6.96%) Security Architecture
10 21 (6.65%) ITIL
10 21 (6.65%) Master Data Management
11 20 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (5.70%) Data Migration
14 17 (5.38%) Data Protection
14 17 (5.38%) TOGAF
15 16 (5.06%) SOA
16 15 (4.75%) Data Architecture
16 15 (4.75%) Project Management
16 15 (4.75%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (19.94%) SQL
2 22 (6.96%) Java
3 17 (5.38%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.48%) Perl
5 9 (2.85%) Python
6 8 (2.53%) PHP
7 7 (2.22%) C++
8 6 (1.90%) R
9 4 (1.27%) VB
9 4 (1.27%) PHP5
10 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.63%) C#
11 2 (0.63%) ABAP
11 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.38%) Degree
3 15 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.48%) CISSP
5 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.27%) CCAB
6 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.27%) ISEB
7 3 (0.95%) CCNP
8 2 (0.63%) MCSE
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
8 2 (0.63%) RHCE
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.63%) RHCA
8 2 (0.63%) CCSE
8 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) CEH
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.33%) PCI DSS
1 20 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.95%) vSphere
3 2 (0.63%) XenApp
3 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Puppet
2 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.95%) Salt
3 2 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 53 (16.77%) Oracle
2 29 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.43%) SAP
3 14 (4.43%) Cisco
4 11 (3.48%) VMware
5 9 (2.85%) Teradata
6 8 (2.53%) F5
7 6 (1.90%) Tableau
7 6 (1.90%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.90%) RapidMiner
7 6 (1.90%) Sybase
7 6 (1.90%) Citrix
8 5 (1.58%) Veeam
8 5 (1.58%) IBM
8 5 (1.58%) Informatica
8 5 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.58%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.27%) ESRI
9 4 (1.27%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.27%) Symantec
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