The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 124 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.081% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.25% +55.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1753 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.55% 71.00% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 62
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Security
UK

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 23 July 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
Glasgow - 1 - - 4
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) SAP HR
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) CRD IV
2 3 (21.43%) COREP
2 3 (21.43%) FINREP
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) ABAP
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) WorkSite
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP HR
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.14%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) CRD IV
1 3 (21.43%) COREP
1 3 (21.43%) FINREP
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight