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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 124 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Security 18 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
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£545 £476 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% +52.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £457 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
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
2432 1605 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.90% 71.08% 69.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1080 1288
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Devon - 7 £545 - 4
Bristol -13 5 £500 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Information Assurance
3 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 7 (21.88%) Retail Banking
6 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (18.75%) VMware
7 5 (15.63%) Replication
7 5 (15.63%) Process Management
7 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Reference Data
8 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 4 (12.50%) CESG
8 4 (12.50%) Casewise
8 4 (12.50%) IBM
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (12.50%) WAN
8 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Retail
3 7 (21.88%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Rollout Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Project Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) CESG
2 4 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Information Assurance
2 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Process Management
3 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) Validation
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Information Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) IT Governance
7 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Casewise
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Unisys
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) EMC
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Acronis
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Plymouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
DP Connect
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago