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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 121 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £545 £426 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 -
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
1793 2654 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.46% 82.27% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1381 1161
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 +13 3 - -
Stirling - 1 £545 -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Dovecot
2 2 (22.22%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (22.22%) Conflict Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) ETRM Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Information Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Conflict Management
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) ETRM
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Dovecot
1 2 (22.22%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP