The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / South West
Rank 123 146 126
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Security 14 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.10% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.12% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
Median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £370 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2053 2418 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.04% 82.22% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1708 1540
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Security across the South West region.

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the South West region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +7 9 £525 -8.69% 1
Bristol +6 2 £338 -19.40% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (43.48%) Intel Security
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (39.13%) Splunk
4 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (39.13%) Cyber Defence
4 9 (39.13%) Reference Data
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Domino
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) ArcView
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) SPSS
3 1 (4.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Lotus Notes Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Cyber Defence
1 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (39.13%) Reference Data
2 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) BPR
5 2 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
2 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Intel Security
2 9 (39.13%) Splunk
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Lotus
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP