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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £365 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -26.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +12 5 £365 -14.11%
Edinburgh +23 1 - -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Fraud Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Conflict Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ETRM
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter