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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 464 425 443
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Security 93 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 61
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£465 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £88 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.12%
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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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +20 40 £500 +11.11% 21
East of England +10 13 £375 +10.29% 8
North West -9 10 £475 -5.00% 5
South West -18 8 £556 +20.27% 7
South East -36 8 £413 +34.14% 8
North East -12 7 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands - 5 £350 - 4
Yorkshire -7 4 £368 -16.36% 2
East Midlands +11 2 £550 +29.41% 1
Midlands - - - -
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Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 78 (31.84%) Finance
2 52 (21.22%) Data Modelling
3 45 (18.37%) SQL
3 45 (18.37%) Oracle
4 41 (16.73%) Information Security
5 36 (14.69%) Data Protection
6 34 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (12.24%) PCI DSS
10 28 (11.43%) Security Architecture
11 26 (10.61%) ITIL
11 26 (10.61%) Cisco
12 24 (9.80%) Firewall
12 24 (9.80%) Algorithms
12 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
13 23 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (9.39%) Oracle Database
13 23 (9.39%) PL/SQL
13 23 (9.39%) Windows
13 23 (9.39%) ETL
14 22 (8.98%) Network Security
15 21 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (8.57%) SAP
15 21 (8.57%) SQL Server
16 20 (8.16%) SAS
16 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
16 20 (8.16%) Banking
16 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (7.76%) Logical Data Model

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (8.16%) SAS
2 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.27%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.27%) Apache
4 6 (2.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.22%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) FileNet
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.45%) MS Office
4 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) SAP BPC
2 5 (2.04%) Agresso
3 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.82%) Summit
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.80%) Firewall
2 22 (8.98%) Network Security
3 8 (3.27%) VPN
3 8 (3.27%) Internet
4 7 (2.86%) SAN
4 7 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.04%) SSL
5 5 (2.04%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.63%) NAS
6 4 (1.63%) LAN
6 4 (1.63%) WAN
6 4 (1.63%) Wireless
7 3 (1.22%) HTTP
7 3 (1.22%) DNS
7 3 (1.22%) SSH
8 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.82%) TACACS
8 2 (0.82%) VoIP
9 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (9.39%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.35%) Base SAS
5 16 (6.53%) Big Data
6 8 (3.27%) Data Mart
6 8 (3.27%) SAP BW
6 8 (3.27%) DB2
7 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.04%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.63%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.22%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) PowerDesigner
1 3 (1.22%) ERwin
2 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (31.84%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Banking
3 15 (6.12%) Retail
4 12 (4.90%) Legal
5 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.67%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.45%) Marketing
7 5 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.04%) Publishing
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 3 (1.22%) Law
8 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (29.39%) Architect
2 42 (17.14%) Analyst
3 32 (13.06%) Developer
4 26 (10.61%) Consultant
5 25 (10.20%) Security Architect
6 17 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.94%) Security Consultant
7 16 (6.53%) SAS Developer
8 15 (6.12%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.71%) Security Manager
9 14 (5.71%) Information Architect
10 12 (4.90%) Security Analyst
11 11 (4.49%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.49%) Data Architect
12 10 (4.08%) Information Manager
13 9 (3.67%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (3.27%) Applications Architect
15 7 (2.86%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.35%) .NET
1 18 (7.35%) Web Services
2 3 (1.22%) SOAP
2 3 (1.22%) Middleware
2 3 (1.22%) REST
3 2 (0.82%) HTML5
3 2 (0.82%) jQuery
3 2 (0.82%) Classic ASP
3 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.82%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) XML
3 2 (0.82%) XSLT
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
3 2 (0.82%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.41%) LAMP
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.80%) Algorithms
2 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.53%) Data Structures
5 14 (5.71%) Open Source
6 9 (3.67%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.27%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.45%) PKI
9 5 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.22%) NHS
10 3 (1.22%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (1.22%) Statistics
10 3 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.82%) User Experience
11 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.39%) Windows
2 18 (7.35%) UNIX
3 14 (5.71%) Linux
4 8 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.22%) Data Modelling
2 41 (16.73%) Information Security
3 36 (14.69%) Data Protection
4 34 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (11.43%) Security Architecture
7 26 (10.61%) ITIL
8 23 (9.39%) ETL
9 19 (7.76%) Logical Data Model
9 19 (7.76%) Information Assurance
10 18 (7.35%) Dimensional Modelling
10 18 (7.35%) PRINCE2
11 17 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (6.94%) TOGAF
11 17 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (6.12%) Data Management
14 14 (5.71%) Data Governance
14 14 (5.71%) Physical Data Model
15 13 (5.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.37%) SQL
2 23 (9.39%) PL/SQL
3 11 (4.49%) Java
4 7 (2.86%) C++
5 4 (1.63%) C
6 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.22%) Python
6 3 (1.22%) Ruby
7 2 (0.82%) R
7 2 (0.82%) C#
7 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.82%) ABAP
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.71%) Degree
3 9 (3.67%) CISSP
3 9 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) CEH
4 4 (1.63%) ISEB
4 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.63%) CISM
5 3 (1.22%) CISA
5 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.22%) CCNP
6 2 (0.82%) CRISC
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 23 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.27%) COBIT
4 4 (1.63%) QA
4 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.82%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.82%) BS7799
5 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.82%) UAG
2 2 (0.82%) vSphere
2 2 (0.82%) XenApp
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.41%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (18.37%) Oracle
2 26 (10.61%) Cisco
3 21 (8.57%) SAP
4 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.53%) VMware
6 15 (6.12%) F5
7 12 (4.90%) IBM
8 9 (3.67%) Citrix
9 8 (3.27%) Informatica
10 7 (2.86%) Unisys
10 7 (2.86%) EMC
11 6 (2.45%) Teradata
12 5 (2.04%) Juniper
12 5 (2.04%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.63%) Tableau
13 4 (1.63%) Stonesoft
13 4 (1.63%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.22%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.22%) Symantec
14 3 (1.22%) McAfee
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