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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 136 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Security 11 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.13% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.18% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 10
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£550 £463 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £463 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Wiltshire - 6 £569 - 3
Bristol -13 4 £513 +10.81%
Devon - 1 £580 -
Dorset - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (43.33%) Information Assurance
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 9 (30.00%) Banking
4 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) SAP
5 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (20.00%) Retail
6 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Process Management
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) IBM
7 5 (16.67%) EMC
7 5 (16.67%) Unisys
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 4 (13.33%) Network Security
8 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Reference Data
8 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
8 4 (13.33%) Information Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Casewise
8 4 (13.33%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Agresso
2 1 (3.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Information Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Data Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) CESG
2 4 (13.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Assurance
2 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Process Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Information Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VB
1 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) SAP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Unisys
2 5 (16.67%) EMC
2 5 (16.67%) Citrix
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Casewise
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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