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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 43 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.36% 2.53% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.25% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
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£558 £803 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +100.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-2.78% +24.59%
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
363 400 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.50% 77.82% 66.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 251 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.16 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.20 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -5 4 £513 -37.01%
Data Security
North West

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 13 (86.67%) SAS
2 10 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (66.67%) ETL
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) Data Structures
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Business Objects
3 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (53.33%) Informatica
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Big Data
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) Base SAS
7 3 (20.00%) PaaS
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (13.33%) SQLBase
9 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 13 (86.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) Base SAS
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (13.33%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) SAS Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAS BI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior SAS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Solaris
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
1 8 (53.33%) Business Objects
1 8 (53.33%) Informatica