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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 119 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Security 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.079% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £575 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +98.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+30.13% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
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
2017 1732 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.29% 68.35% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 857 850
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 74
Average hourly rate £33.75 £26.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.25 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 +1 5 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 5 (33.33%) SAP
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
2 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) ABAP
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (13.33%) Teradata
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) OLAP
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CISA
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Teradata
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight