The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 245 204 209
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 8 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -32.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £88 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
Data Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6951 6060 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 72.15% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3847 3182 2680
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 257 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Security across the South East region.

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the South East region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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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
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £419 - 2
Berkshire -5 2 £406 +32.11% 1
Surrey -4 1 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (43.75%) Data Protection
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Information Security
3 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
3 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (21.88%) COBIT
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
5 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) Legal
6 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.38%) BCP
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Network Management
8 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
1 6 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (6.25%) CESG
2 2 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Data Protection
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Information Security
3 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.38%) BCP
7 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Network Management
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Line Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
1 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (21.88%) COBIT
3 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Novell
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago