The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 133 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 69.06% 63.03% 67.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 87 78
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £209 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
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 Merseyside

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Security
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Basis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) IBM