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 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 126 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Security 36 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.45% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.61% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
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
3459 2300 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.90% 74.15% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2130 1275 1052
Average daily rate £413 £366 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 102 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 30 £493 -6.19%
Manchester -20 1 - - 1
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (84.00%) SQL
1 42 (84.00%) Data Modelling
2 41 (82.00%) PL/SQL
3 39 (78.00%) Oracle
4 35 (70.00%) Algorithms
5 27 (54.00%) ERwin
6 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
6 26 (52.00%) ETL
7 25 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (48.00%) Informatica
8 24 (48.00%) C++
9 20 (40.00%) SAS
10 18 (36.00%) Base SAS
11 17 (34.00%) Unit Testing
11 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (32.00%) Velocity
12 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (32.00%) Dimensional Modelling
12 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
13 8 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (14.00%) Analytics
15 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
16 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 3 (6.00%) Finance
17 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
17 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
17 2 (4.00%) IBM
17 2 (4.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.00%) Base SAS
3 16 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.00%) SQLBase
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) SAS Developer
3 17 (34.00%) ETL Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Informatica Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI Developer
8 2 (4.00%) ETL Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modeller
8 2 (4.00%) DB2 Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) SAS BI Developer
8 2 (4.00%) DBA
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Communications Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Velocity
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Data Modelling
2 26 (52.00%) ETL
3 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (34.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (14.00%) Analytics
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Information Management
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Information Security
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 1 (2.00%) Data Privacy
9 1 (2.00%) Information Governance
9 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.00%) Data Management
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) SQL
2 41 (82.00%) PL/SQL
3 25 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 24 (48.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Oracle
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.00%) Informatica
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Vertica
5 1 (2.00%) Talend