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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 127 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Security 15 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.43% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£525 £550 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +73.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- +0.29%
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
2355 2072 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.07% 65.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1026 1125
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 110 92
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.49 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.15 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.97 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
Lancashire - 9 £525 -
Manchester -11 3 £525 -4.54%
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (44.83%) Web Services
2 13 (44.83%) ETL
2 13 (44.83%) Data Structures
3 12 (41.38%) Big Data
3 12 (41.38%) RMADS
3 12 (41.38%) CESG
4 11 (37.93%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (34.48%) Open Source
5 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
6 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (24.14%) Statistics
8 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
9 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.90%) Finance
9 2 (6.90%) Legal
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.45%) Law
10 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
10 1 (3.45%) Summit
10 1 (3.45%) Data Management
10 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) SQL
10 1 (3.45%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (41.38%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Security Advisor
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Spotfire Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Structures
2 12 (41.38%) RMADS
2 12 (41.38%) CESG
3 11 (37.93%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (34.48%) Open Source
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) Statistics
7 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ETL
2 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Intel
1 1 (3.45%) TIBCO