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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 440 423 425
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Security 144 161 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 74
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£475 £386 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £88 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.47 £20.00 £61.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -67.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -68.03%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +5 65 £525 +22.09% 12
North West -4 24 £550 +50.68% 1
South East -20 19 £450 +63.63% 7
West Midlands +1 14 £325 +15.55%
Yorkshire -14 10 £450 -1.63% 1
East of England +22 9 £450 +58.59% 3
North East -15 5 £550 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £575 -
South West -12 1 £459 +30.21% 5
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Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (29.29%) Finance
2 63 (26.36%) Data Modelling
3 61 (25.52%) SQL
4 55 (23.01%) Oracle
5 39 (16.32%) Information Security
6 38 (15.90%) Data Protection
7 37 (15.48%) SQL Server
8 31 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (12.97%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (12.55%) SAS
9 30 (12.55%) Windows
9 30 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (12.55%) PCI DSS
10 29 (12.13%) Oracle Database
11 26 (10.88%) CISSP
12 25 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (10.46%) Network Security
12 25 (10.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (10.04%) Firewall
14 23 (9.62%) Microsoft
14 23 (9.62%) PL/SQL
14 23 (9.62%) ETL
15 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
16 21 (8.79%) Linux
16 21 (8.79%) Security Architecture
17 20 (8.37%) Open Source
17 20 (8.37%) Algorithms
17 20 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (8.37%) Web Services

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (12.55%) SAS
2 12 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.77%) IIS
4 7 (2.93%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) FileNet
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.67%) MS Office
5 3 (1.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.42%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) Network Security
2 24 (10.04%) Firewall
3 12 (5.02%) SAN
4 10 (4.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (4.18%) Internet
5 7 (2.93%) NAS
6 6 (2.51%) VPN
7 5 (2.09%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.67%) DNS
9 3 (1.26%) LAN
9 3 (1.26%) WAN
9 3 (1.26%) Wireless
10 2 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.84%) TACACS
10 2 (0.84%) MPLS
10 2 (0.84%) SSL
11 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.97%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (12.13%) Oracle Database
4 20 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (7.11%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.11%) Base SAS
6 15 (6.28%) RDBMS
7 14 (5.86%) Big Data
8 12 (5.02%) Data Mining
9 9 (3.77%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.35%) Data Mart
11 6 (2.51%) DB2
12 5 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.09%) Star Schema
12 5 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.09%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.26%) OLAP
13 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.35%) ERwin
2 5 (2.09%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.42%) Xcode
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 70 (29.29%) Finance
2 19 (7.95%) Banking
2 19 (7.95%) Retail
3 10 (4.18%) Publishing
4 9 (3.77%) Legal
5 6 (2.51%) Marketing
5 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (30.54%) Analyst
2 48 (20.08%) Architect
3 33 (13.81%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.30%) Consultant
5 25 (10.46%) Developer
5 25 (10.46%) Security Analyst
6 20 (8.37%) Security Consultant
7 16 (6.69%) SAS Developer
8 14 (5.86%) DBA
9 12 (5.02%) Security Manager
9 12 (5.02%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.60%) Security Architect
11 9 (3.77%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.77%) Information Manager
12 8 (3.35%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.35%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (2.93%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.37%) Web Services
2 9 (3.77%) .NET
3 3 (1.26%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) XSLT
3 3 (1.26%) HTML
4 2 (0.84%) REST
4 2 (0.84%) RESTful
4 2 (0.84%) WCF
4 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.84%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.84%) JMS
4 2 (0.84%) SOAP
4 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.42%) JSP
5 1 (0.42%) Servlets
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) J2EE
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.42%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 20 (8.37%) Open Source
3 20 (8.37%) Algorithms
4 18 (7.53%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.60%) Statistics
5 11 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (4.18%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.35%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.93%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 4 (1.67%) PKI
9 4 (1.67%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.26%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.55%) Windows
2 21 (8.79%) Linux
3 15 (6.28%) UNIX
4 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.18%) Solaris
5 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.36%) Data Modelling
2 39 (16.32%) Information Security
3 38 (15.90%) Data Protection
4 31 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (9.62%) ETL
8 21 (8.79%) Security Architecture
9 18 (7.53%) Logical Data Model
10 17 (7.11%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (7.11%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.69%) Data Management
11 16 (6.69%) ITIL
11 16 (6.69%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.28%) Migration
13 14 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (5.86%) Project Management
13 14 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (5.44%) Data Governance
15 12 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.52%) SQL
2 23 (9.62%) PL/SQL
3 10 (4.18%) Python
4 9 (3.77%) Ruby
4 9 (3.77%) R
5 8 (3.35%) Java
6 7 (2.93%) C
7 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.26%) C#
8 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.26%) VBScript
9 2 (0.84%) Clojure
9 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.84%) C++
9 2 (0.84%) Perl
10 1 (0.42%) VB
10 1 (0.42%) SOQL
10 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 26 (10.88%) CISSP
2 16 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) Degree
4 10 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.18%) CISA
5 8 (3.35%) CISM
6 6 (2.51%) CEH
7 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.67%) CCNP
9 3 (1.26%) CCNA
10 2 (0.84%) CRISC
10 2 (0.84%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.84%) ISEB
10 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.42%) HND
11 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.42%) GSEC
11 1 (0.42%) GIAC
11 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.55%) PCI DSS
2 25 (10.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.77%) COBIT
4 6 (2.51%) QA
5 5 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.84%) BS7799
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.42%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) UAG
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (0.84%) Graphite
1 2 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.42%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (23.01%) Oracle
2 23 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.53%) Cisco
4 15 (6.28%) IBM
5 14 (5.86%) Informatica
5 14 (5.86%) Business Objects
6 11 (4.60%) VMware
7 10 (4.18%) Tableau
7 10 (4.18%) F5
7 10 (4.18%) SAP
8 7 (2.93%) Symantec
8 7 (2.93%) Teradata
8 7 (2.93%) Google
9 6 (2.51%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.09%) Juniper
10 5 (2.09%) Greenplum
11 4 (1.67%) Stonesoft
11 4 (1.67%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.67%) Sophos
12 3 (1.26%) Cognos
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