The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 30 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.09% 2.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 3.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 0
Average daily rate
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£493 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
Data Security
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 314 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.57% 76.40% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 172 76
Average daily rate £442 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £78.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Blackpool -4 30 £493 -6.19%
Data Security
North West

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 34 (94.44%) Data Modelling
2 32 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 32 (88.89%) SQL
3 30 (83.33%) Oracle
4 28 (77.78%) Algorithms
5 22 (61.11%) ERwin
6 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
6 19 (52.78%) T-SQL
6 19 (52.78%) ETL
7 18 (50.00%) C++
7 18 (50.00%) Informatica
8 17 (47.22%) SAS
9 15 (41.67%) Base SAS
10 13 (36.11%) Dimensional Modelling
10 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
10 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 12 (33.33%) Velocity
12 8 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (19.44%) Analytics
14 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
15 3 (8.33%) Finance
16 2 (5.56%) Back Office
16 2 (5.56%) CRM
16 2 (5.56%) SQLBase
17 1 (2.78%) Open Source
17 1 (2.78%) Big Data

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 17 (47.22%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) Base SAS
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
4 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.56%) SQLBase
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) ERwin
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) SAS Developer
3 11 (30.56%) ETL Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Informatica Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SAS BI Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) ETL Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior SAS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Modeller
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Velocity
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (77.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Data Modelling
2 19 (52.78%) ETL
3 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (36.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) PL/SQL
1 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) T-SQL
3 18 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Oracle
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Informatica