The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 499 509 461
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -48
Contract jobs citing Data Security 127 103 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 63 66
Average daily rate £450 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £316 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £485 £343
% change year-on-year
-9.79% +41.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 114 £450 -7.21% 28
London +20 50 £475 -5.00% 5
South East +27 19 £500 +16.27% 4
Yorkshire -14 13 £420 +6.06% 3
City of London +41 12 £463 +6.32% 3
West Yorkshire -3 12 £420 +2.31%
Scotland +1 10 £370 -26.00% 1
Leeds -2 10 £420 +35.48%
West Midlands -7 9 £415 +18.57% 2
Hampshire - 7 £444 -
Nottinghamshire -2 6 - -
Nottingham -7 6 - -
East Midlands -10 6 - - 1
North East -18 6 £538 +13.15%
Tyne and Wear -24 6 £538 +7.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 6 £538 +7.50%
North West -30 6 £450 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 5 - -
Berkshire +12 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Milton Keynes +5 5 - -
Glasgow +12 4 £425 -
South West +2 4 £338 -40.00% 6
Lancashire -5 4 £450 -11.11%
Blackpool -15 4 £450 -11.11%
Havant - 4 £475 -
Birmingham -1 3 £380 -
Reading - 3 £538 - 1
Livingston - 3 £253 -
West Lothian - 3 £253 -
Bristol +1 2 £294 -22.69% 3

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (33.13%) Finance
2 106 (32.82%) SQL Server
3 95 (29.41%) SQL
4 94 (29.10%) Microsoft
5 77 (23.84%) Oracle
6 74 (22.91%) Windows
7 71 (21.98%) ETL
8 69 (21.36%) Data Modelling
9 58 (17.96%) T-SQL
10 57 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (16.72%) Information Security
12 49 (15.17%) Data Structures
13 46 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (13.31%) Linux
16 40 (12.38%) MS Excel
16 40 (12.38%) Analytics
17 39 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (11.76%) ITIL
18 38 (11.76%) Firewall
19 36 (11.15%) Security Cleared
20 35 (10.84%) Informatica
21 33 (10.22%) C++
21 33 (10.22%) PL/SQL
22 31 (9.60%) Data Protection
22 31 (9.60%) PCI DSS
22 31 (9.60%) Data Quality
23 30 (9.29%) Data Analysis
23 30 (9.29%) ERwin
24 29 (8.98%) Java

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (4.33%) SAS
2 10 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.17%) Drupal
3 7 (2.17%) IIS
3 7 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) Apache
4 2 (0.62%) Node.js
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.67%) MS Office
3 12 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.76%) Firewall
2 22 (6.81%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.19%) Network Security
4 19 (5.88%) ATM
5 15 (4.64%) HTTP
6 11 (3.41%) DMZ
6 11 (3.41%) HTTPS
6 11 (3.41%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (2.17%) Internet
7 7 (2.17%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.86%) LDAP
8 6 (1.86%) SSL
9 4 (1.24%) DNS
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.93%) DHCP
10 3 (0.93%) SAN
11 2 (0.62%) LAN
11 2 (0.62%) SSH
11 2 (0.62%) VPN
11 2 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (32.82%) SQL Server
2 45 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (8.98%) Oracle Database
4 26 (8.05%) Big Data
5 15 (4.64%) Pentaho
6 13 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.24%) DB2
11 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.24%) MS Access
11 4 (1.24%) MySQL
11 4 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
12 3 (0.93%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 30 (9.29%) ERwin
2 16 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.55%) Maven
3 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.93%) JIRA
4 3 (0.93%) Subversion
4 3 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.62%) Ant
5 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.62%) Gradle
5 2 (0.62%) Hudson
5 2 (0.62%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 107 (33.13%) Finance
2 19 (5.88%) Banking
3 12 (3.72%) Retail
4 9 (2.79%) Back Office
4 9 (2.79%) Legal
5 7 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.24%) Automotive
6 4 (1.24%) Front Office
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (25.39%) Analyst
2 50 (15.48%) Architect
2 50 (15.48%) Developer
3 37 (11.46%) Data Analyst
4 32 (9.91%) Security Analyst
5 30 (9.29%) Consultant
6 26 (8.05%) Data Architect
7 24 (7.43%) DBA
7 24 (7.43%) SQL Developer
8 19 (5.88%) Security Specialist
9 14 (4.33%) SQL DBA
9 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (4.02%) IT Analyst
10 13 (4.02%) IT Security Analyst
10 13 (4.02%) SQL Server DBA
11 12 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 12 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.36%) .NET
2 26 (8.05%) Web Services
3 19 (5.88%) XML
4 15 (4.64%) Apache Avro
5 10 (3.10%) CSS
5 10 (3.10%) HTML
6 8 (2.48%) JSON
7 7 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.86%) Velocity
9 5 (1.55%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.55%) Spring
9 5 (1.55%) WCF
9 5 (1.55%) XSD
10 3 (0.93%) Middleware
11 2 (0.62%) J2EE
11 2 (0.62%) JSF
11 2 (0.62%) MFC
11 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.62%) SOAP
11 2 (0.62%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.17%) Data Structures
2 39 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.12%) Statistics
4 19 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (4.02%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.02%) Data Extraction
7 11 (3.41%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (2.79%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.86%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.55%) Replication
11 3 (0.93%) Clustering
11 3 (0.93%) CMDB
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.93%) PKI
11 3 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.91%) Windows
2 43 (13.31%) Linux
3 25 (7.74%) Windows 7
4 24 (7.43%) Unix
5 22 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (6.19%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.17%) Android
9 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) AIX
10 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.98%) ETL
2 69 (21.36%) Data Modelling
3 57 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (16.72%) Information Security
5 46 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (12.38%) Analytics
7 38 (11.76%) ITIL
8 31 (9.60%) Data Protection
9 30 (9.29%) Data Analysis
10 28 (8.67%) Data Management
11 25 (7.74%) Data Governance
11 25 (7.74%) Risk Management
12 23 (7.12%) Unit Testing
13 21 (6.50%) Change Management
13 21 (6.50%) Security Management
14 20 (6.19%) Project Management
14 20 (6.19%) Scrum
15 19 (5.88%) Data Analytics
15 19 (5.88%) Data Architecture
16 18 (5.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (29.41%) SQL
2 58 (17.96%) T-SQL
3 33 (10.22%) C++
3 33 (10.22%) PL/SQL
4 29 (8.98%) C#
4 29 (8.98%) Java
5 22 (6.81%) PHP
6 17 (5.26%) Ruby
7 15 (4.64%) R
8 11 (3.41%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.41%) VB
9 10 (3.10%) VBScript
10 5 (1.55%) Perl
11 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.62%) C
13 2 (0.62%) Python
13 2 (0.62%) VC++
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.98%) CISSP
3 24 (7.43%) Degree
4 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.41%) CISM
5 11 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.10%) CEH
6 10 (3.10%) MCSA
7 7 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.17%) CISA
8 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.24%) MCSE
10 3 (0.93%) IISP
10 3 (0.93%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.62%) RHCA
11 2 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.60%) Data Quality
1 31 (9.60%) PCI DSS
2 26 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.88%) QA
4 17 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (4.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (3.41%) RMADS
7 9 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.24%) COBIT
8 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.62%) COSO
9 2 (0.62%) SLA
10 1 (0.31%) BS25999
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.31%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.55%) NFS
3 5 (1.55%) Samba
4 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.24%) vSphere
4 4 (1.24%) XenApp
5 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.62%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) HDFS
6 1 (0.31%) SRDF
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.79%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 94 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 77 (23.84%) Oracle
3 35 (10.84%) Informatica
4 17 (5.26%) Cisco
4 17 (5.26%) Tableau
5 16 (4.95%) VMware
6 15 (4.64%) Alteryx
6 15 (4.64%) Cloudera
7 14 (4.33%) SAP
8 13 (4.02%) Red Gate
9 11 (3.41%) EMC
10 10 (3.10%) Dell
11 9 (2.79%) Varonis
12 8 (2.48%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.17%) F5
13 7 (2.17%) IBM
14 6 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.55%) Citrix
15 5 (1.55%) Google
15 5 (1.55%) Symantec
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