The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 204 205 213
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Security 36 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 17
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£325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.80 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +107.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6696 5991 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.96% 70.82% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3666 3220 3261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 250 319
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Data Security
England

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 1 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 1 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
Surrey - 16 £325 - 2
Berkshire -2 9 £375 -2.59% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 - -
Hampshire -8 3 £120 -71.76% 2
Kent - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Finance
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) Linux
5 14 (21.54%) Windows 7
6 13 (20.00%) Information Security
6 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (18.46%) Firewall
7 12 (18.46%) Big Data
7 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
7 12 (18.46%) Hadoop
8 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.92%) SQL
9 10 (15.38%) OO
10 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
10 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
10 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.31%) UNIX
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle
12 7 (10.77%) DB2
12 7 (10.77%) VPN
12 7 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Degree
13 6 (9.23%) JIRA
13 6 (9.23%) Spring
13 6 (9.23%) TDD
13 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
13 6 (9.23%) Cloudera

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (9.23%) Apache Pig
1 6 (9.23%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.54%) SAP Web AS
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
5 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.69%) MS Office
4 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.54%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) VPN
4 5 (7.69%) SSL
4 5 (7.69%) ATM
5 4 (6.15%) SSH
5 4 (6.15%) LAN
6 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.62%) DHCP
6 3 (4.62%) DNS
6 3 (4.62%) Network Security
7 2 (3.08%) WAN
8 1 (1.54%) RTCP
8 1 (1.54%) RTP
8 1 (1.54%) MPLS
8 1 (1.54%) OSPF
8 1 (1.54%) BGP
8 1 (1.54%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
8 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Big Data
1 12 (18.46%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.77%) DB2
3 6 (9.23%) Couchbase
3 6 (9.23%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
3 6 (9.23%) RapidMiner
3 6 (9.23%) HBase
3 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Rollout Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Security Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (4.62%) Head of Security
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Developer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Spring
1 6 (9.23%) Kafka
1 6 (9.23%) MapReduce
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
1 6 (9.23%) XML
1 6 (9.23%) XSD
1 6 (9.23%) Swing
2 5 (7.69%) LAMP
2 5 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (6.15%) Middleware
4 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.54%) SyncML
5 1 (1.54%) J2EE
5 1 (1.54%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Open Source
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 14 (21.54%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.31%) UNIX
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) Solaris
8 2 (3.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Information Security
2 10 (15.38%) OO
3 7 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (9.23%) TDD
4 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
4 6 (9.23%) Analytics
4 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.23%) OOP
4 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 6 (9.23%) Security Management
4 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 5 (7.69%) SIEM
5 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (6.15%) Cyber Security
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.15%) OO PHP
6 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.62%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) R
3 6 (9.23%) Python
3 6 (9.23%) Perl
4 4 (6.15%) PHP5
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) PHP
5 3 (4.62%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) ABAP
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) MCP
4 1 (1.54%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Cloudera
3 6 (9.23%) ArcSight
3 6 (9.23%) Tableau
3 6 (9.23%) Sybase
3 6 (9.23%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) Nokia
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.08%) Veeam
6 2 (3.08%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) ESRI
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) Alterian