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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 235 218 210
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Security 16 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £88 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-2.78% +24.59%
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
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Berkshire +3 8 £450 +94.59% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £450 -
Hampshire -4 1 £425 -19.04%
Kent - 1 £525 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (25.93%) CISSP
1 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (25.93%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 5 (18.52%) Coaching
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.11%) MS Office
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Metadata Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) SCCM
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) MPLS
1 1 (3.70%) BGP
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) Softswitch
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Information Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (25.93%) Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) Coaching
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
3 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CEH
3 1 (3.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Symantec
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk