The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 129 102 123
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Security 14 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.46% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £369 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £478 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.80 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +107.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2218 1506 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.55% 70.74% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 66 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Security
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol -13 6 £500 - 3
Devon - - - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (41.94%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Replication
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 5 (16.13%) Retail
5 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
5 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.90%) CESG
6 4 (12.90%) Casewise
6 4 (12.90%) Validation
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.90%) Reference Data
6 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
6 4 (12.90%) MySQL
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 3 (9.68%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (9.68%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Rollout Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) CESG
2 4 (12.90%) Reference Data
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
2 4 (12.90%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
2 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
2 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.45%) Information Management
3 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Process Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Casewise
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Acronis
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM