The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 55 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.49% 1.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.28%
Data Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
344 169 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.19% 69.55% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 81 88
Average daily rate £375 £340 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Security across the Kent region.

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells -2 6 £450 +4.65%
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft