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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 468 416 445
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +29
Contract jobs citing Data Security 127 156 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 95 62
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£438 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £772 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.80
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 62 £463 +15.62% 15
South East -20 24 £450 +38.46% 11
West Midlands +8 10 £413 -26.90% 1
East of England -9 10 £363 +20.83% 1
South West -12 7 £549 +49.31% 1
North East -25 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -42 4 £138 -67.64% 1
North West -38 3 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Data Security
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Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (24.25%) SQL
2 63 (23.51%) Finance
3 58 (21.64%) Data Modelling
4 56 (20.90%) SQL Server
5 53 (19.78%) Linux
6 48 (17.91%) Oracle
7 45 (16.79%) Windows
8 41 (15.30%) Information Security
9 37 (13.81%) Microsoft
10 35 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (12.69%) UNIX
12 31 (11.57%) ITIL
12 31 (11.57%) Data Protection
13 30 (11.19%) ETL
14 29 (10.82%) CISSP
15 27 (10.07%) SAS
15 27 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (10.07%) Web Services
15 27 (10.07%) Banking
15 27 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 27 (10.07%) Degree
16 26 (9.70%) Internet
16 26 (9.70%) Migration
17 24 (8.96%) Project Management
17 24 (8.96%) Oracle Database
17 24 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (8.58%) Data Management
18 23 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (8.21%) Active Directory
20 21 (7.84%) Agile Software Development

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (10.07%) SAS
2 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.48%) IIS
4 10 (3.73%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.87%) Apache
6 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.49%) Node.js
7 2 (0.75%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.75%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) WordPress
8 1 (0.37%) Moodle
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Agresso
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.87%) SaaS
2 4 (1.49%) PaaS
2 4 (1.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.70%) Internet
2 20 (7.46%) Firewall
3 15 (5.60%) DNS
4 14 (5.22%) Network Security
5 13 (4.85%) SAN
6 11 (4.10%) VPN
7 10 (3.73%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.61%) LDAP
9 6 (2.24%) LAN
9 6 (2.24%) WAN
10 5 (1.87%) Wireless
10 5 (1.87%) NAS
11 4 (1.49%) IPsec
11 4 (1.49%) DSL
11 4 (1.49%) DHCP
11 4 (1.49%) ATM
11 4 (1.49%) SSL
12 3 (1.12%) Intranet
12 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (8.96%) Oracle Database
4 19 (7.09%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.34%) Big Data
6 16 (5.97%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.60%) RDBMS
8 14 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (4.10%) Data Mining
10 10 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (3.73%) Base SAS
11 9 (3.36%) MySQL
12 8 (2.99%) Data Mart
12 8 (2.99%) Hadoop
13 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.24%) DB2
15 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
16 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.72%) ERwin
2 6 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.87%) Toad
3 5 (1.87%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
6 2 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 63 (23.51%) Finance
2 27 (10.07%) Banking
3 20 (7.46%) Retail
4 12 (4.48%) Legal
5 8 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.61%) Publishing
6 7 (2.61%) Marketing
6 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (29.85%) Analyst
2 43 (16.04%) Business Analyst
3 36 (13.43%) Architect
4 24 (8.96%) Consultant
5 23 (8.58%) Security Analyst
6 22 (8.21%) Developer
7 19 (7.09%) Project Manager
8 17 (6.34%) Security Consultant
9 16 (5.97%) Data Architect
10 14 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (5.22%) Data Analyst
11 13 (4.85%) Administrator
11 13 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.85%) DBA
12 12 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.48%) Security Manager
13 10 (3.73%) Technical Business Analyst
13 10 (3.73%) SAS Developer
14 8 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 8 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.07%) Web Services
2 15 (5.60%) .NET
3 10 (3.73%) HTML
4 7 (2.61%) CSS
4 7 (2.61%) WCF
5 4 (1.49%) LAMP
5 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.49%) XML
6 3 (1.12%) XSLT
6 3 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.12%) SOAP
6 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.12%) HTML5
6 3 (1.12%) REST
6 3 (1.12%) RESTful
6 3 (1.12%) FusionCharts
7 2 (0.75%) jQuery
7 2 (0.75%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.75%) Spring
7 2 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.09%) Data Structures
4 16 (5.97%) Statistics
5 14 (5.22%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.73%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.36%) Data Integration
9 8 (2.99%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.61%) Visualisation
10 7 (2.61%) Replication
10 7 (2.61%) PKI
11 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.49%) Ontologies
13 3 (1.12%) Data Extraction
13 3 (1.12%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.12%) Social Media
14 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.78%) Linux
2 45 (16.79%) Windows
3 34 (12.69%) UNIX
4 23 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.85%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.48%) Solaris
7 10 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.75%) CentOS
11 2 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.64%) Data Modelling
2 41 (15.30%) Information Security
3 31 (11.57%) ITIL
3 31 (11.57%) Data Protection
4 30 (11.19%) ETL
5 27 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (9.70%) Migration
7 24 (8.96%) Project Management
8 23 (8.58%) Data Management
9 21 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (7.46%) Open Source
11 19 (7.09%) Analytics
12 18 (6.72%) Business Analysis
12 18 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.72%) Change Management
13 17 (6.34%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.34%) Data Governance
14 16 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (5.97%) Security Management
14 16 (5.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.25%) SQL
2 20 (7.46%) Java
2 20 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.34%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.48%) C#
5 11 (4.10%) VB
6 9 (3.36%) Python
7 8 (2.99%) Ruby
7 8 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.99%) Perl
7 8 (2.99%) VBScript
8 7 (2.61%) R
8 7 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.24%) C
10 5 (1.87%) PHP
10 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.49%) C++
12 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 29 (10.82%) CISSP
2 27 (10.07%) Degree
3 12 (4.48%) CISA
4 11 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.36%) CISM
6 8 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) CCSE
7 5 (1.87%) CCSA
8 4 (1.49%) RHCE
8 4 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.49%) RHCA
8 4 (1.49%) CEH
8 4 (1.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.75%) HND
9 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.37%) SSCP
10 1 (0.37%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (7.46%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.48%) QA
4 6 (2.24%) COBIT
5 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.12%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.37%) SLA
7 1 (0.37%) Basel III
7 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.24%) vSphere
3 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.87%) Snort
3 5 (1.87%) Squid
4 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.99%) DatAdvantage
2 6 (2.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) SmokePing
3 4 (1.49%) Nagios
3 4 (1.49%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.49%) Cacti
4 3 (1.12%) SCCM
5 2 (0.75%) Graphite
5 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (17.91%) Oracle
2 37 (13.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.97%) Cisco
3 16 (5.97%) SAP
4 15 (5.60%) Symantec
5 12 (4.48%) VMware
5 12 (4.48%) Informatica
6 11 (4.10%) IBM
7 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.73%) Varonis
8 7 (2.61%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.61%) Websense
8 7 (2.61%) EMC
9 6 (2.24%) Tableau
10 5 (1.87%) Greenplum
10 5 (1.87%) Dell
10 5 (1.87%) Teradata
11 4 (1.49%) Google
11 4 (1.49%) NetApp
11 4 (1.49%) Nokia
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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