The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 115 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.040% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.058% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £500 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £394
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%
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
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2064 1737 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 68.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 871 866
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Edinburgh -2 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (26.67%) SAP
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) ABAP
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ETL
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) CRD IV
2 1 (6.67%) COREP
2 1 (6.67%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) ArcSight