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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 38 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.78% - 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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£485 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 114 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.11% 68.67% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 65 108
Average daily rate £400 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £203 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £20.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (52.94%) ETL
1 9 (52.94%) Data Structures
2 8 (47.06%) Algorithms
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) SAS
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (47.06%) Dimensional Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) Base SAS
2 8 (47.06%) Big Data
3 6 (35.29%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Informatica
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) Summit

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (47.06%) Base SAS
2 8 (47.06%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) SAS Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) SAS Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) SAS Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) SAS Analyst Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.88%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Structures
2 8 (47.06%) Algorithms
3 6 (35.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ETL
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Informatica