The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 55 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
- +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +106.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
589 733 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.08% 73.30% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 331 282
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) SSH
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) tcpdump

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (10.00%) snoop
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) FWSM
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) RTCP
4 1 (10.00%) RTP
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) SyncML
3 1 (10.00%) WAP
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (10.00%) HP