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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 210 207 237
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Contract jobs citing Data Security 36 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 6
Average daily rate £231 £394 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% +27.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £315 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £384 £374
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £61.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-68.03% +234.24%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 11 £231 - 7
Hampshire -3 9 £88 -75.00%
Surrey -5 7 £113 -72.89% 2
West Sussex 0 6 £294 -24.19%
Oxfordshire - 2 £88 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 18 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 17 (26.98%) Finance
5 13 (20.63%) Information Security
6 12 (19.05%) PCI DSS
7 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
8 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
8 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
9 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.70%) MS Office
10 8 (12.70%) SQL
10 8 (12.70%) VMware
10 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (11.11%) Network Security
11 7 (11.11%) F5
11 7 (11.11%) DHCP
11 7 (11.11%) DNS
11 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
12 6 (9.52%) IIS
12 6 (9.52%) Change Management
12 6 (9.52%) Firewall
12 6 (9.52%) Degree
13 5 (7.94%) SCCM
13 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
13 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (7.94%) ServiceNow

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) SAP Web AS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
3 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
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
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DHCP
1 7 (11.11%) DNS
1 7 (11.11%) Network Security
2 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 5 (7.94%) VPN
4 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) SSL
5 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.76%) ATM
6 2 (3.17%) SSH
6 2 (3.17%) WAN
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%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) DB2
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) Base SAS
3 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Legal
2 4 (6.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Rollout Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Data Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (4.76%) Head of Security
5 3 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (4.76%) Server Support
5 3 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) DBA
6 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.17%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.59%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 18 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.35%) UNIX
7 3 (4.76%) Linux
8 2 (3.17%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Information Security
2 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
3 6 (9.52%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
5 4 (6.35%) Security Management
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.76%) WFM
6 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.76%) ITSM
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.76%) Change Control
6 3 (4.76%) Database Security
6 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) ISA Server
2 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) ARCserve
1 5 (7.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) F5
4 5 (7.94%) ServiceNow
4 5 (7.94%) McAfee
4 5 (7.94%) Websense
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.17%) Nokia
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.59%) Juniper
8 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (1.59%) Alterian
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