The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.80 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +107.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 160 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 59.35% 67.51% 66.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 96 71
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Security
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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 11 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001