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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Data Security 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.28%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 266 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.17% 69.82% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 125 70
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £675 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +106.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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