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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 121 125 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Security 19 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
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£500 £550 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +64.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- -3.41%
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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 - 11 £500 -
Manchester -3 3 £525 -4.54% 1
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 (67.65%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (38.24%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) ETL
2 13 (38.24%) Data Structures
3 12 (35.29%) CESG
3 12 (35.29%) RMADS
3 12 (35.29%) Big Data
4 11 (32.35%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (29.41%) Open Source
5 10 (29.41%) Security Architecture
5 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) Statistics
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) SAS
8 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
8 5 (14.71%) Base SAS
8 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
9 2 (5.88%) ISO 14001
9 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.88%) Summit
9 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
9 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (2.94%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 24 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (35.29%) Big Data
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (14.71%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Law
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Security Advisor
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Developer
4 4 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Structures
2 12 (35.29%) CESG
2 12 (35.29%) RMADS
3 11 (32.35%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (29.41%) Open Source
4 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.59%) Statistics
6 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ETL
2 10 (29.41%) Security Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 14001
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Intel
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO