The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 400 425 462
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +37
Contract jobs citing Data Security 170 104 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 57
Average daily rate £375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £305 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £380 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £61.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +234.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £25.80 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.70 £61.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £61.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-68.03% +234.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Data Security
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 70 £428 -5.00% 17
South East 0 35 £231 -40.32% 10
South West -13 18 £353 +0.71% 7
North West -25 9 £365 -8.75% 1
East of England -27 8 £284 +13.50% 6
Yorkshire -11 7 £458 -
East Midlands -3 5 £425 - 2
West Midlands -5 2 £281 -
Data Security
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Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 76 (27.34%) Finance
2 68 (24.46%) Windows
3 54 (19.42%) SQL
4 53 (19.06%) Data Modelling
5 47 (16.91%) Microsoft
6 46 (16.55%) Oracle
7 37 (13.31%) Information Security
8 36 (12.95%) Migration
9 35 (12.59%) PCI DSS
10 33 (11.87%) Data Migration
11 31 (11.15%) Degree
12 29 (10.43%) Data Protection
13 28 (10.07%) Data Architecture
14 26 (9.35%) Windows 7
14 26 (9.35%) Computer Science
14 26 (9.35%) Windows XP
14 26 (9.35%) RUP
14 26 (9.35%) MS Excel
14 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (8.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (8.99%) TOGAF
16 24 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (8.63%) SQL Server
17 23 (8.27%) Workflow
17 23 (8.27%) Banking
18 22 (7.91%) Active Directory
18 22 (7.91%) CISSP
18 22 (7.91%) Oracle Database
19 21 (7.55%) .NET
19 21 (7.55%) Risk Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (5.76%) SharePoint
1 16 (5.76%) SAS
2 12 (4.32%) IIS
3 10 (3.60%) Apache
4 7 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.52%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.44%) Lync
6 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) Documentum
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.47%) MS Office
3 9 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) Firewall
2 13 (4.68%) LAN
2 13 (4.68%) VPN
3 12 (4.32%) DNS
4 11 (3.96%) Network Security
5 10 (3.60%) WAN
5 10 (3.60%) DHCP
5 10 (3.60%) Intranet
6 9 (3.24%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.88%) LDAP
7 8 (2.88%) SNMP
8 6 (2.16%) SSH
8 6 (2.16%) SSL
9 5 (1.80%) Internet
10 4 (1.44%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.44%) RTCP
10 4 (1.44%) RTP
10 4 (1.44%) VoIP
11 3 (1.08%) ATM
11 3 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.91%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.12%) MySQL
3 17 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (5.76%) Base SAS
5 14 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.44%) Big Data
10 4 (1.44%) DTS
11 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.08%) DB2
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (6.47%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (1.80%) ERwin
3 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 76 (27.34%) Finance
2 25 (8.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (8.27%) Banking
4 17 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 17 (6.12%) Marketing
5 16 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 15 (5.40%) Retail
7 13 (4.68%) Legal
8 9 (3.24%) Back Office
8 9 (3.24%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Front Office
11 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.72%) Publishing
11 2 (0.72%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (19.42%) Analyst
2 42 (15.11%) Architect
3 22 (7.91%) Business Analyst
3 22 (7.91%) Consultant
4 20 (7.19%) Developer
4 20 (7.19%) Rollout Engineer
5 16 (5.76%) Data Modeller
6 13 (4.68%) Administrator
6 13 (4.68%) SAS Developer
7 12 (4.32%) DBA
8 11 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (3.96%) Data Architect
8 11 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.60%) Security Analyst
10 9 (3.24%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.52%) Security Specialist
11 7 (2.52%) Information Manager
12 6 (2.16%) Designer
12 6 (2.16%) Security Manager
12 6 (2.16%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.55%) .NET
2 12 (4.32%) HTML
3 7 (2.52%) Middleware
4 5 (1.80%) LAMP
5 4 (1.44%) SyncML
5 4 (1.44%) XML
5 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.44%) J2EE
6 3 (1.08%) WAP
6 3 (1.08%) Web Services
7 2 (0.72%) Java EE
7 2 (0.72%) SOAP
7 2 (0.72%) J2ME
8 1 (0.36%) EJB
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) JDBC
8 1 (0.36%) Servlets
8 1 (0.36%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.36%) JMX
8 1 (0.36%) MIDP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (4.68%) Pharmacovigilance
5 8 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.16%) PKI
6 6 (2.16%) GIS
6 6 (2.16%) NHS
7 5 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.44%) iPhone
8 4 (1.44%) Open Source
8 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.44%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) CESG
9 3 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.08%) Social Media
9 3 (1.08%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.72%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 68 (24.46%) Windows
2 26 (9.35%) Windows 7
2 26 (9.35%) Windows XP
3 20 (7.19%) Linux
4 17 (6.12%) UNIX
5 9 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.44%) Android
8 4 (1.44%) AIX
8 4 (1.44%) Solaris
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.72%) Debian
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.06%) Data Modelling
2 37 (13.31%) Information Security
3 36 (12.95%) Migration
4 33 (11.87%) Data Migration
5 29 (10.43%) Data Protection
6 28 (10.07%) Data Architecture
7 26 (9.35%) RUP
7 26 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (8.99%) TOGAF
9 24 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (8.27%) Workflow
11 21 (7.55%) Risk Management
11 21 (7.55%) Identity Management
12 19 (6.83%) Data Management
12 19 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (6.83%) Business Continuity
13 15 (5.40%) Service Delivery
14 14 (5.04%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (4.68%) UML
15 13 (4.68%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.42%) SQL
2 14 (5.04%) PL/SQL
3 12 (4.32%) Java
4 7 (2.52%) PHP
5 6 (2.16%) C++
6 4 (1.44%) Perl
6 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.44%) Python
7 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.72%) Ruby
8 2 (0.72%) VB
8 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (11.15%) Degree
2 22 (7.91%) CISSP
3 7 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) CISA
4 4 (1.44%) ISEB
4 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.08%) CISM
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.72%) CCNP
6 2 (0.72%) CCNA
6 2 (0.72%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) GIAC
7 1 (0.36%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.59%) PCI DSS
2 15 (5.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (5.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.44%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.36%) GAMP
5 1 (0.36%) GMP
System Software
1 22 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.16%) KVM
4 5 (1.80%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.88%) SCCM
2 7 (2.52%) Puppet
3 5 (1.80%) ARCserve
3 5 (1.80%) Foglight
3 5 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Netcool
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 47 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.55%) Oracle
3 19 (6.83%) VMware
4 13 (4.68%) Cisco
4 13 (4.68%) Cyber-Ark
5 11 (3.96%) F5
6 8 (2.88%) Citrix
7 7 (2.52%) Lotus
7 7 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.16%) Nokia
8 6 (2.16%) McAfee
9 5 (1.80%) NetApp
9 5 (1.80%) HP
9 5 (1.80%) Websense
9 5 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.44%) ESRI
10 4 (1.44%) Juniper
10 4 (1.44%) SAP
11 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.08%) MobileIron
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