The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 41 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.38% 0.96% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.38% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£575 £476 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.79% -20.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- +0.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 218 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.93% 69.87% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 173 213
Average daily rate £443 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £23.85 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.77% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Data Security
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) Retail Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Process Management
4 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) SAP
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Unisys
5 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
6 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 1 (11.11%) AIX

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Process Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Unisys
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper