The first table below looks at the demand for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 22 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 418 453 455
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Security 155 113 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 67 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £344 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £778 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Average hourly rate - £27.80 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +106.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Data Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security within the UK.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Security
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 144 £425 +1.19% 43
London +5 39 £413 -8.33% 14
South East +3 36 £325 -20.48% 7
Yorkshire +15 20 £425 -8.10% 6
Surrey - 17 £325 - 2
North West +1 14 £814 +110.00% 2
East of England -15 14 £295 -34.44% 6
South West -21 14 £368 -13.52% 2
South Yorkshire - 13 £415 - 1
Sheffield - 12 £420 - 1
Hertfordshire +9 8 - - 4
Berkshire +1 8 £375 -2.59% 1
Wiltshire -4 8 £120 -72.95%
City of London +23 7 £505 +26.25% 6
Reading +8 7 - -
West Yorkshire +8 6 £425 - 5
Buckinghamshire -4 6 - -
Scotland -10 6 £600 +33.25% 6
Bristol -11 6 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £295 -
North East -17 4 £400 -5.88%
Cambridge - 4 £295 -
Farnham - 4 £325 -
Leeds +5 3 £450 - 2
Hampshire -6 3 £120 -70.00% 2
West Midlands -8 3 £275 - 5
Birmingham - 3 £275 -
Kent - 2 - -
Portsmouth +6 1 £120 -70.00% 1
Newbury +1 1 £375 -11.76%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 83 (24.92%) Finance
2 72 (21.62%) SQL
3 59 (17.72%) Windows
4 58 (17.42%) Oracle
5 56 (16.82%) Data Modelling
6 42 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (12.31%) Migration
8 37 (11.11%) Information Security
9 36 (10.81%) Linux
9 36 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 35 (10.51%) Microsoft
11 33 (9.91%) Oracle Database
12 32 (9.61%) Data Management
13 31 (9.31%) Management Information System
14 30 (9.01%) PCI DSS
15 29 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (8.41%) .NET
17 27 (8.11%) Windows 7
18 26 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (7.81%) Big Data
19 25 (7.51%) Data Migration
20 24 (7.21%) Degree
20 24 (7.21%) Banking
20 24 (7.21%) SharePoint
20 24 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
21 23 (6.91%) MS Excel
21 23 (6.91%) MySQL
21 23 (6.91%) UNIX
21 23 (6.91%) Oracle Database 11g
22 21 (6.31%) Computer Science

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.01%) SAS
3 10 (3.00%) Apache
4 7 (2.10%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.80%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.80%) Confluence
5 6 (1.80%) IIS
6 5 (1.50%) CMS
7 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.90%) Lync
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.30%) SAP Web AS
10 1 (0.30%) FileNet
Applications
1 23 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.11%) MS Office
3 8 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.31%) Firewall
2 16 (4.80%) LAN
3 15 (4.50%) VPN
4 14 (4.20%) Network Security
5 13 (3.90%) WAN
6 11 (3.30%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.00%) DNS
8 8 (2.40%) Intranet
9 5 (1.50%) ATM
9 5 (1.50%) SSL
10 4 (1.20%) SSH
10 4 (1.20%) VoIP
10 4 (1.20%) RTCP
10 4 (1.20%) RTP
11 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.90%) DHCP
11 3 (0.90%) SAN
11 3 (0.90%) Internet
12 2 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.91%) Oracle Database
3 29 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (7.81%) Big Data
5 23 (6.91%) MySQL
5 23 (6.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (6.01%) Base SAS
7 13 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.60%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.30%) DB2
10 9 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.80%) Apache Accumulo
12 6 (1.80%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.80%) RapidMiner
12 6 (1.80%) HBase
12 6 (1.80%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.70%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (1.80%) JIRA
3 5 (1.50%) ERwin
4 3 (0.90%) Xcode
4 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 83 (24.92%) Finance
2 24 (7.21%) Banking
3 14 (4.20%) Marketing
4 12 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.30%) Legal
5 11 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (3.30%) Retail
6 9 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.80%) Back Office
8 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.50%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Games
10 3 (0.90%) Front Office
11 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.60%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (16.82%) Architect
1 56 (16.82%) Analyst
2 39 (11.71%) Developer
3 31 (9.31%) Consultant
4 19 (5.71%) Rollout Engineer
5 18 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 16 (4.80%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.20%) SAS Developer
7 14 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (4.20%) Administrator
8 13 (3.90%) Systems Architect
9 12 (3.60%) Information Manager
9 12 (3.60%) Security Analyst
10 11 (3.30%) DBA
10 11 (3.30%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.30%) Data Manager
11 10 (3.00%) Security Manager
12 9 (2.70%) Security Consultant
12 9 (2.70%) Security Advisor
13 8 (2.40%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.41%) .NET
2 16 (4.80%) XML
3 10 (3.00%) HTML
4 9 (2.70%) LAMP
4 9 (2.70%) XSD
5 6 (1.80%) Kafka
5 6 (1.80%) MapReduce
5 6 (1.80%) Spring
5 6 (1.80%) Middleware
5 6 (1.80%) Swing
5 6 (1.80%) Web Services
6 5 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.20%) J2EE
7 4 (1.20%) SyncML
8 3 (0.90%) Cocoa
8 3 (0.90%) XSLT
8 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.90%) WAP
8 3 (0.90%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.90%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.31%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.01%) CESG
4 17 (5.11%) Open Source
5 15 (4.50%) RMADS
6 13 (3.90%) GIS
7 11 (3.30%) CESG CLAS
7 11 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.40%) Statistics
10 7 (2.10%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.10%) iPhone
11 5 (1.50%) Replication
11 5 (1.50%) Pharmacovigilance
11 5 (1.50%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.20%) PKI
12 4 (1.20%) NHS
13 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.72%) Windows
2 36 (10.81%) Linux
3 27 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 23 (6.91%) UNIX
5 21 (6.31%) Windows XP
6 14 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.10%) Android
10 5 (1.50%) Solaris
10 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.60%) CentOS
12 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.60%) Debian
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.82%) Data Modelling
2 42 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (12.31%) Migration
4 37 (11.11%) Information Security
5 32 (9.61%) Data Management
6 26 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (7.51%) Data Migration
8 24 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (6.01%) Data Architecture
10 19 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 18 (5.41%) Dimensional Modelling
11 18 (5.41%) Security Architecture
11 18 (5.41%) ETL
11 18 (5.41%) ITIL
12 17 (5.11%) Project Management
13 16 (4.80%) TOGAF
14 15 (4.50%) Risk Management
14 15 (4.50%) Asset Management
14 15 (4.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.62%) SQL
2 21 (6.31%) Java
3 17 (5.11%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.60%) Python
5 11 (3.30%) Perl
6 8 (2.40%) PHP
7 6 (1.80%) R
8 5 (1.50%) VB
9 4 (1.20%) ABAP
9 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.20%) C++
10 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.90%) PHP5
11 2 (0.60%) Ruby
11 2 (0.60%) C#
11 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) Jython
12 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (7.21%) Degree
2 20 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.80%) CISSP
4 13 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.50%) CISM
6 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.20%) CISA
6 4 (1.20%) CCAB
7 3 (0.90%) CCNP
7 3 (0.90%) ISEB
7 3 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CCSE
8 2 (0.60%) RHCA
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.60%) PMP
8 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.60%) RHCE
8 2 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.01%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.90%) QA
4 3 (0.90%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.90%) COREP
4 3 (0.90%) FINREP
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.10%) Puppet
2 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.90%) Salt
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.60%) Foglight
5 1 (0.30%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (17.42%) Oracle
2 35 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.20%) VMware
4 11 (3.30%) SAP
5 9 (2.70%) Cisco
5 9 (2.70%) NetApp
6 7 (2.10%) Lotus
7 6 (1.80%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.80%) F5
7 6 (1.80%) ArcSight
7 6 (1.80%) Tableau
7 6 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.80%) Sybase
8 5 (1.50%) IBM
8 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.50%) Citrix
8 5 (1.50%) Veeam
9 4 (1.20%) Casewise
9 4 (1.20%) Nokia
9 4 (1.20%) HP
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