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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 215 213 232
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Data Security 33 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 11
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£275 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £449 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +104.91%
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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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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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
Berkshire +12 10 £130 -66.23%
Surrey - 10 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £375 +8.69%
Kent -4 4 £413 +87.50%
Hampshire -15 3 £120 -73.33% 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Java
3 16 (25.40%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Finance
4 14 (22.22%) Information Security
5 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
6 12 (19.05%) Big Data
6 12 (19.05%) Hadoop
7 11 (17.46%) Firewall
7 11 (17.46%) SQL
8 10 (15.87%) OO
8 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.29%) PCI DSS
9 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
10 8 (12.70%) UNIX
11 7 (11.11%) Oracle
11 7 (11.11%) DB2
11 7 (11.11%) VPN
11 7 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Degree
12 6 (9.52%) JIRA
12 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
12 6 (9.52%) Spring
12 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (9.52%) TDD
12 6 (9.52%) Open Source
12 6 (9.52%) Confluence

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
1 6 (9.52%) Apache Pig
2 5 (7.94%) CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) SAS
6 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.94%) MS Office
4 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) VPN
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) ATM
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) SSH
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.59%) snoop
7 1 (1.59%) FWSM
7 1 (1.59%) S/MIME
7 1 (1.59%) SAN
7 1 (1.59%) MPLS
7 1 (1.59%) OSPF
7 1 (1.59%) BGP
7 1 (1.59%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Hadoop
1 12 (19.05%) Big Data
2 7 (11.11%) DB2
3 6 (9.52%) HBase
3 6 (9.52%) Apache Hive
3 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.52%) Couchbase
3 6 (9.52%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.59%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Rollout Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Head of Security
8 3 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
9 2 (3.17%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
1 6 (9.52%) XSD
1 6 (9.52%) Swing
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
1 6 (9.52%) Spring
1 6 (9.52%) Kafka
2 5 (7.94%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (7.94%) LAMP
3 4 (6.35%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.59%) SyncML
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Open Source
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.59%) CESG
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Linux
3 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.70%) UNIX
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) Solaris
7 2 (3.17%) AIX
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Information Security
2 10 (15.87%) OO
3 7 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (9.52%) TDD
4 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) OOP
4 6 (9.52%) Security Management
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) MapReduce
4 6 (9.52%) Analytics
5 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (7.94%) SIEM
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.35%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
3 6 (9.52%) Python
3 6 (9.52%) R
4 4 (6.35%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) PHP5
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) CISSP
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Sybase
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco
3 6 (9.52%) Tableau
3 6 (9.52%) RapidMiner
3 6 (9.52%) Cloudera
4 5 (7.94%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.35%) Nokia
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) Citrix
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.17%) F5
8 1 (1.59%) Alterian
8 1 (1.59%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.59%) ESRI
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