The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / North West
Rank 122 149 127
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.24% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.29% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 15
Median daily rate - £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £498
% change year-on-year
+0.57% -12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2127 3084 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 81.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1872 1510
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 131 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 2 - - 5
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
4 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Transformation Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) boto
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
3 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Capita