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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 130 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Security 16 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
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£575 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £478 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2483 1939 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.96% 72.22% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1005 818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 115 87
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.62 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Manchester -6 4 - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (67.74%) SAS
2 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 17 (54.84%) Data Modelling
2 17 (54.84%) Oracle Database
3 15 (48.39%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (45.16%) Informatica
5 13 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 12 (38.71%) Base SAS
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (38.71%) Algorithms
7 11 (35.48%) Data Structures
7 11 (35.48%) Migration
7 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 11 (35.48%) ETL
8 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
8 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 8 (25.81%) Solaris
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Business Objects
10 7 (22.58%) Open Source
11 5 (16.13%) Big Data
12 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (9.68%) PaaS
13 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
13 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (6.45%) Data Governance

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (67.74%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle Database
2 15 (48.39%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (38.71%) Base SAS
4 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
5 5 (16.13%) Big Data
6 2 (6.45%) DB2
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) SAS Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 3 (9.68%) SAS Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Teradata DBA
6 2 (6.45%) DB2 Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Algorithms
2 11 (35.48%) Data Structures
3 7 (22.58%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
1 8 (25.81%) Solaris
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Data Modelling
2 13 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (38.71%) Dimensional Modelling
4 11 (35.48%) ETL
4 11 (35.48%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.45%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.45%) Metadata Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) Informatica
3 8 (25.81%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Teradata
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.23%) Intel