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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 455 486 452
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Security 125 94 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 62
Average daily rate £450 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £470 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.58% +36.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 59 £475 -5.00% 10
South East +15 20 £500 +21.21% 6
Yorkshire -2 13 £420 +6.06% 3
West Midlands -10 9 £415 +18.57% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £500 -9.09% 1
North West -24 7 £450 -10.00% 4
North East -24 6 £538 +13.15%
South West -2 3 £500 -10.11% 7
East of England -10 1 £425 +13.33% 7
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (34.92%) Finance
2 93 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 93 (31.53%) Microsoft
3 77 (26.10%) SQL
4 75 (25.42%) Oracle
5 73 (24.75%) Windows
6 70 (23.73%) ETL
7 66 (22.37%) Data Modelling
8 55 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (17.63%) Information Security
10 50 (16.95%) Data Structures
11 45 (15.25%) T-SQL
12 42 (14.24%) Linux
13 41 (13.90%) MS Excel
13 41 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (12.54%) Analytics
15 37 (12.54%) ITIL
16 36 (12.20%) Firewall
17 35 (11.86%) C++
17 35 (11.86%) Informatica
18 32 (10.85%) Security Cleared
19 31 (10.51%) PCI DSS
19 31 (10.51%) Data Analysis
19 31 (10.51%) Java
19 31 (10.51%) PL/SQL
20 30 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (9.83%) Data Protection
21 29 (9.83%) ERwin
21 29 (9.83%) CISSP

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (4.07%) SAS
2 10 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.37%) Drupal
3 7 (2.37%) IIS
3 7 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.02%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) Node.js
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Lync
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.15%) MS Office
3 10 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.20%) Firewall
2 20 (6.78%) Network Security
3 19 (6.44%) ATM
3 19 (6.44%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.42%) HTTP
5 11 (3.73%) DMZ
5 11 (3.73%) HTTPS
5 11 (3.73%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (2.37%) Kerberos
6 7 (2.37%) SSL
7 6 (2.03%) Internet
8 5 (1.69%) DNS
9 4 (1.36%) DHCP
9 4 (1.36%) LDAP
9 4 (1.36%) SAN
10 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.02%) SSH
10 3 (1.02%) VPN
11 2 (0.68%) LAN
11 2 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (9.83%) Oracle Database
4 26 (8.81%) Big Data
5 15 (5.08%) Pentaho
6 12 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.36%) MS Access
10 4 (1.36%) MySQL
10 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.02%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (9.83%) ERwin
2 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.69%) Maven
2 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.02%) JIRA
3 3 (1.02%) Subversion
3 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.68%) Ant
4 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.68%) Gradle
4 2 (0.68%) Hudson
4 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 103 (34.92%) Finance
2 17 (5.76%) Banking
3 11 (3.73%) Retail
4 10 (3.39%) Legal
5 7 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (1.36%) Automotive
7 4 (1.36%) Front Office
8 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 3 (1.02%) Publishing
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (25.76%) Analyst
2 51 (17.29%) Architect
3 36 (12.20%) Developer
4 34 (11.53%) Data Analyst
5 29 (9.83%) Security Analyst
6 28 (9.49%) Consultant
7 26 (8.81%) Data Architect
7 26 (8.81%) DBA
8 19 (6.44%) Security Specialist
9 16 (5.42%) SQL DBA
10 14 (4.75%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (4.41%) IT Analyst
11 13 (4.41%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.73%) Administrator
13 11 (3.73%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.73%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.15%) Web Services
2 25 (8.47%) .NET
3 15 (5.08%) Apache Avro
4 11 (3.73%) HTML
5 10 (3.39%) CSS
6 8 (2.71%) JSON
7 7 (2.37%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.37%) Velocity
8 6 (2.03%) XML
9 5 (1.69%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.69%) Spring
9 5 (1.69%) WCF
9 5 (1.69%) XSD
10 4 (1.36%) Middleware
11 3 (1.02%) HTML5
11 3 (1.02%) J2EE
11 3 (1.02%) REST
11 3 (1.02%) SOAP
12 2 (0.68%) CSS3
12 2 (0.68%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.95%) Data Structures
2 38 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.46%) Statistics
4 18 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.76%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (5.08%) Algorithms
7 13 (4.41%) Data Extraction
8 11 (3.73%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (3.39%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.37%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.03%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.69%) Replication
13 4 (1.36%) PKI
14 3 (1.02%) Clustering
14 3 (1.02%) CMDB
14 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
15 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
15 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.75%) Windows
2 42 (14.24%) Linux
3 25 (8.47%) Windows 7
4 23 (7.80%) Unix
5 22 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (6.78%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.03%) Android
9 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.68%) AIX
10 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.68%) Solaris
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.73%) ETL
2 66 (22.37%) Data Modelling
3 55 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (17.63%) Information Security
5 37 (12.54%) Analytics
5 37 (12.54%) ITIL
6 31 (10.51%) Data Analysis
7 30 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (9.83%) Data Protection
9 26 (8.81%) Data Management
10 24 (8.14%) Data Governance
10 24 (8.14%) Risk Management
11 21 (7.12%) Security Management
12 19 (6.44%) Data Analytics
13 18 (6.10%) UML
14 17 (5.76%) Change Management
14 17 (5.76%) Data Architecture
15 16 (5.42%) Incident Management
15 16 (5.42%) Information Assurance
15 16 (5.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 77 (26.10%) SQL
2 45 (15.25%) T-SQL
3 35 (11.86%) C++
4 31 (10.51%) Java
4 31 (10.51%) PL/SQL
5 22 (7.46%) PHP
6 17 (5.76%) Ruby
7 16 (5.42%) C#
8 15 (5.08%) R
9 12 (4.07%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.73%) VBScript
11 10 (3.39%) VB
12 6 (2.03%) Perl
13 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.02%) C
15 2 (0.68%) Python
15 2 (0.68%) VC++
16 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.83%) CISSP
3 27 (9.15%) Degree
4 15 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.73%) CISM
5 11 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.39%) CEH
6 10 (3.39%) MCSA
7 7 (2.37%) CISA
8 6 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (2.03%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.36%) MCSE
10 3 (1.02%) IISP
10 3 (1.02%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) RHCA
11 2 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.51%) PCI DSS
2 26 (8.81%) Data Quality
3 25 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (7.12%) QA
5 13 (4.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (3.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (3.73%) RMADS
7 6 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.36%) COBIT
8 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.68%) COSO
10 1 (0.34%) BS25999
10 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.34%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.69%) NFS
3 5 (1.69%) Samba
4 4 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.36%) vSphere
4 4 (1.36%) XenApp
5 3 (1.02%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.34%) HDFS
7 1 (0.34%) SRDF
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.05%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 93 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 75 (25.42%) Oracle
3 35 (11.86%) Informatica
4 18 (6.10%) Cisco
5 17 (5.76%) Tableau
5 17 (5.76%) VMware
6 15 (5.08%) Alteryx
6 15 (5.08%) Cloudera
7 11 (3.73%) EMC
8 10 (3.39%) Dell
8 10 (3.39%) SAP
9 9 (3.05%) Varonis
10 8 (2.71%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.37%) IBM
12 6 (2.03%) F5
12 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.69%) Citrix
13 5 (1.69%) Google
13 5 (1.69%) HP
13 5 (1.69%) Symantec
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