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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 132 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £161 £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.06% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.48 - -
Data Security
UK

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
2062 2613 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.15% 81.55% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1321 1152
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 34
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Jetty
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
1 2 (28.57%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) ETRM
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETRM
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
1 2 (28.57%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP