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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 124 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Security 16 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.22% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.27% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 16
Median daily rate £525 £488 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £394 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £538 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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
2131 2567 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.63% 80.45% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1794 1742
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 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 124
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 12 £525 -8.69%
Bristol +7 3 £344 -17.91%
Gloucestershire - 1 £650 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (39.13%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (39.13%) Splunk
4 9 (39.13%) Reference Data
4 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Replication
7 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (17.39%) IBM Domino
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Lotus
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365

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 4 (17.39%) IBM Domino
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
1 4 (17.39%) 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 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
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%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (39.13%) Reference Data
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
5 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) BPR
7 2 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Document Management
7 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
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 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
1 9 (39.13%) Splunk
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Lotus
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP