The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 351 367 359
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Security 61 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 45
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£400 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £700 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
- +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +106.03%
Data Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18643 18955 19471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.52% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 13265 13081
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 229 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.44 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the London region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
City of London +39 14 £500 +21.21% 6
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 28 (27.45%) Data Modelling
3 18 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (15.69%) SQL
4 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.71%) Oracle
5 15 (14.71%) Migration
5 15 (14.71%) Computer Science
5 15 (14.71%) Data Architecture
6 13 (12.75%) GIS
6 13 (12.75%) Information Security
6 13 (12.75%) Big Data
7 12 (11.76%) Windows
7 12 (11.76%) Data Management
7 12 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 12 (11.76%) Degree
7 12 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 12 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 11 (10.78%) UML
8 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.78%) Apple iOS
8 11 (10.78%) Mobile App
9 10 (9.80%) RUP
9 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.80%) Data Protection
9 10 (9.80%) Open Source
10 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.92%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Network Security
2 5 (4.90%) Intranet
3 3 (2.94%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) RTCP
4 2 (1.96%) RTP
5 1 (0.98%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) WAN
5 1 (0.98%) FTP
5 1 (0.98%) VPN
5 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.98%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (12.75%) Big Data
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.86%) SAP BW
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.98%) Informix
8 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (2.94%) Xcode
3 1 (0.98%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) ERwin
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.90%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Games
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Architect
2 16 (15.69%) Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Data Architect
4 10 (9.80%) Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.88%) Consultant
6 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Tester
7 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Data Modeller
7 4 (3.92%) Information Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Security Specialist
8 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Security Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Security Tester
8 3 (2.94%) iOS Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) HTML
1 6 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (2.94%) XSD
2 3 (2.94%) LAMP
2 3 (2.94%) Cocoa
2 3 (2.94%) .NET
2 3 (2.94%) J2EE
2 3 (2.94%) iOS SDK
2 3 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (1.96%) WAP
3 2 (1.96%) Rendezvous
3 2 (1.96%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) SyncML
3 2 (1.96%) jQuery
3 2 (1.96%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) J2ME
4 1 (0.98%) Ajax
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.98%) Symfony
4 1 (0.98%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.75%) GIS
3 11 (10.78%) Mobile App
4 10 (9.80%) Open Source
5 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.90%) iPhone
7 4 (3.92%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (2.94%) RMADS
8 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.94%) iPad
9 2 (1.96%) CESG
9 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.96%) Equities
9 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.98%) NHS
10 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.84%) Linux
4 7 (6.86%) UNIX
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.96%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Data Modelling
2 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.71%) Migration
3 15 (14.71%) Data Architecture
4 13 (12.75%) Information Security
5 12 (11.76%) Data Management
5 12 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 12 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 12 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 11 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (10.78%) UML
7 10 (9.80%) RUP
7 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.80%) Data Protection
8 9 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.84%) Master Data Management
10 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) Perl
3 4 (3.92%) PHP
4 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.96%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.98%) Java
6 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) CRISC
5 1 (0.98%) MCSE
5 1 (0.98%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CISM
5 1 (0.98%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.94%) Salt
3 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.98%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) Lotus
5 3 (2.94%) Symantec
5 3 (2.94%) ATG
5 3 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.94%) Veeam
5 3 (2.94%) F5
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) ESRI
6 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Teradata
6 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.98%) Remedy
7 1 (0.98%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) Juniper
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