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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 244 220 215
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 33 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 13
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£425 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £120 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £405 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
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
7715 6912 6396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.74% 74.40% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 3901 3519
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 1 September 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 +1 11 £318 -15.33% 2
Berkshire -5 10 £516 +297.11% 2
Hampshire +8 9 £345 +187.50%
Surrey -16 2 £319 +15.90% 2
West Sussex - 2 £463 -
Isle of Wight - 2 £235 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
3 12 (24.49%) IIS
4 11 (22.45%) Information Security
4 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
4 11 (22.45%) SDLC
5 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (20.41%) CISSP
6 9 (18.37%) .NET
6 9 (18.37%) Oracle
7 8 (16.33%) VB
7 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Cyber Security
7 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (16.33%) Statistics
8 7 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
8 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Firewall
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) MS Office
8 7 (14.29%) ATM
9 6 (12.24%) Project Management
9 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
9 6 (12.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.24%) C#
9 6 (12.24%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (24.49%) IIS
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) ATM
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) VPN
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) Intranet
3 3 (6.12%) HTTP
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) SSH
4 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) BGP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) Softswitch
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Security Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (12.24%) Programmer
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Knowledge Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Content Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.24%) FusionCharts
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) SOAP
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Statistics
3 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 6 (12.24%) Data Extraction
4 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
4 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.12%) PKI
6 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
1 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Information Security
1 11 (22.45%) SDLC
2 8 (16.33%) Cyber Security
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 7 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 6 (12.24%) Coaching
4 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) VB
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) PHP5
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CISSP
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) CEH
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CISA
4 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.16%) COBIT
3 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Telerik
4 5 (10.20%) IBM
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) Symantec
6 3 (6.12%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Zend
8 1 (2.04%) Splunk
8 1 (2.04%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
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