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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 452 449 435
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Security 127 102 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 61 70
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£475 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.18% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £88 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £22.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Data Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 +36 52 £540 +8.00% 6
North West -13 15 £475 -5.00% 2
South East -44 15 £400 +30.08% 3
East of England -12 11 £356 +5.55% 1
South West -19 11 £550 +18.91% 3
North East -20 11 £475 +100.00%
Yorkshire -6 7 £450 +15.38%
West Midlands - 6 £375 - 1
East Midlands +6 2 £550 +22.22%
Midlands - - - -
Data Security
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Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (30.48%) Finance
2 67 (22.95%) Data Modelling
3 51 (17.47%) Information Security
4 49 (16.78%) SQL
4 49 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (16.44%) Oracle
6 41 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (11.99%) Data Protection
8 34 (11.64%) Management Information System
9 33 (11.30%) Data Management
10 32 (10.96%) PCI DSS
11 31 (10.62%) Information Assurance
12 30 (10.27%) SQL Server
12 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (10.27%) Logical Data Model
13 29 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.93%) Security Architecture
13 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
13 29 (9.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 27 (9.25%) ETL
14 27 (9.25%) ITIL
15 26 (8.90%) Firewall
15 26 (8.90%) Physical Data Model
16 24 (8.22%) Windows
16 24 (8.22%) Microsoft
16 24 (8.22%) Algorithms
17 23 (7.88%) Migration
17 23 (7.88%) Oracle Database
18 22 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (7.53%) Network Security

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (6.85%) SAS
2 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.74%) Apache
4 7 (2.40%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.03%) Confluence
6 3 (1.03%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.68%) CMS
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) FileNet
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) SAP BPC
2 5 (1.71%) Agresso
3 2 (0.68%) Summit
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.90%) Firewall
2 22 (7.53%) Network Security
3 10 (3.42%) Internet
4 9 (3.08%) VPN
5 7 (2.40%) SAN
5 7 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.71%) SSL
7 4 (1.37%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.37%) Wireless
7 4 (1.37%) DNS
7 4 (1.37%) HTTP
7 4 (1.37%) NAS
8 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.03%) SSH
9 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.68%) TACACS
9 2 (0.68%) LAN
9 2 (0.68%) VoIP
9 2 (0.68%) WAN
10 1 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (10.27%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.88%) Oracle Database
4 22 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (6.85%) Big Data
6 18 (6.16%) Base SAS
7 13 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.45%) DB2
8 8 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.74%) Data Mart
8 8 (2.74%) SAP BW
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.71%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.71%) MySQL
11 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.37%) SQLPlus
12 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (1.03%) ERwin
2 3 (1.03%) Xcode
2 3 (1.03%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 89 (30.48%) Finance
2 16 (5.48%) Banking
3 12 (4.11%) Retail
4 11 (3.77%) Marketing
4 11 (3.77%) Legal
5 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.40%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.03%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (29.11%) Architect
2 50 (17.12%) Analyst
3 41 (14.04%) Developer
4 30 (10.27%) Consultant
5 25 (8.56%) Security Architect
6 22 (7.53%) Data Architect
7 18 (6.16%) Security Consultant
8 17 (5.82%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.82%) Data Manager
9 16 (5.48%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.48%) SAS Developer
10 15 (5.14%) Information Architect
10 15 (5.14%) Security Manager
11 14 (4.79%) Technical Architect
11 14 (4.79%) Security Analyst
12 11 (3.77%) Information Manager
13 10 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (2.74%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.40%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.16%) .NET
1 18 (6.16%) Web Services
2 11 (3.77%) XML
3 7 (2.40%) XSLT
4 4 (1.37%) XSD
5 3 (1.03%) Swing
5 3 (1.03%) Middleware
5 3 (1.03%) Cocoa
5 3 (1.03%) Spring
5 3 (1.03%) iOS SDK
5 3 (1.03%) REST
5 3 (1.03%) Kafka
5 3 (1.03%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (1.03%) SOAP
6 2 (0.68%) jQuery
6 2 (0.68%) HTML5
6 2 (0.68%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.68%) HTML
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 2 (0.68%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) Management Information System
2 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.22%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.82%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.77%) Open Source
5 11 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.08%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.74%) CESG
8 7 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.05%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (2.05%) PKI
9 6 (2.05%) Pharmacovigilance
10 5 (1.71%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (1.71%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.37%) Replication
11 4 (1.37%) GIS
12 3 (1.03%) NHS
12 3 (1.03%) RMADS
12 3 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.22%) Windows
2 20 (6.85%) UNIX
3 14 (4.79%) Linux
4 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.05%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.95%) Data Modelling
2 51 (17.47%) Information Security
3 49 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (11.99%) Data Protection
5 33 (11.30%) Data Management
6 31 (10.62%) Information Assurance
7 30 (10.27%) Logical Data Model
8 29 (9.93%) Security Architecture
8 29 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.25%) ETL
9 27 (9.25%) ITIL
10 26 (8.90%) Physical Data Model
11 23 (7.88%) Migration
12 21 (7.19%) TOGAF
13 20 (6.85%) Data Governance
14 19 (6.51%) Dimensional Modelling
15 18 (6.16%) Master Data Management
15 18 (6.16%) PRINCE2
16 17 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.78%) SQL
2 22 (7.53%) PL/SQL
3 13 (4.45%) Java
4 7 (2.40%) C++
5 2 (0.68%) ABAP
5 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.68%) C
5 2 (0.68%) C#
5 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) PHP5
6 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.82%) Degree
3 11 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.42%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.37%) ISEB
5 4 (1.37%) CCAB
5 4 (1.37%) CEH
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.03%) CISM
6 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) CISA
7 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) CRISC
8 1 (0.34%) AAT
8 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.96%) PCI DSS
2 29 (9.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.74%) COBIT
5 4 (1.37%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.68%) BS7799
6 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.68%) XenApp
2 2 (0.68%) vSphere
2 2 (0.68%) UAG
2 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.68%) SCCM
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.68%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (16.44%) Oracle
2 24 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.19%) Cisco
4 19 (6.51%) SAP
5 14 (4.79%) VMware
5 14 (4.79%) F5
6 11 (3.77%) Teradata
7 10 (3.42%) IBM
7 10 (3.42%) Informatica
8 8 (2.74%) Citrix
9 5 (1.71%) EMC
9 5 (1.71%) Unisys
10 4 (1.37%) Stonesoft
10 4 (1.37%) Juniper
10 4 (1.37%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.37%) Casewise
10 4 (1.37%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.37%) Symantec
10 4 (1.37%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.37%) SonicWALL
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