The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 511 505 466
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Contract jobs citing Data Security 131 128 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 78 88
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £323 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £767
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.25 £18.47 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £18.47 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £18.47 £156.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £18.47 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-28.26% -13.08%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 120 £475 +5.55% 39
London +12 67 £500 - 15
South East +2 17 £475 +5.55% 10
Yorkshire - 11 £413 - 6
West Yorkshire - 8 £388 - 3
Leeds - 8 £388 - 1
East Midlands +11 7 £506 -
West Midlands -22 7 £375 -6.36%
City of London +31 6 £488 -7.14% 1
South West +7 6 £625 - 2
Surrey -4 6 £588 +84.31% 1
Hampshire +7 5 £380 -10.70% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £250 -
Nottingham +1 4 £250 -
Scotland -13 4 £161 -41.45%
Bristol - 4 £650 -
Birmingham -7 3 £425 +41.66%
North East -55 3 £363 -19.44% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £363 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £363 - 2
Southampton - 3 - - 1
Canary Wharf +6 2 £375 -20.21%
Stirling +3 2 - -
Berkshire -14 2 £275 -40.54% 5
North West -14 2 £625 +31.57% 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £363 -
West Sussex - 2 £475 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 - -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Security.

1 79 (28.42%) Finance
2 56 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.14%) Oracle
3 50 (17.99%) Data Modelling
4 49 (17.63%) Microsoft
5 46 (16.55%) SQL
6 38 (13.67%) Information Security
7 37 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (13.31%) SQL Server
8 34 (12.23%) Data Management
9 31 (11.15%) ETL
10 30 (10.79%) Web Services
11 29 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (10.07%) Security Cleared
12 28 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
14 26 (9.35%) Unix
14 26 (9.35%) Linux
14 26 (9.35%) TOGAF
15 25 (8.99%) Project Management
15 25 (8.99%) Risk Management
16 24 (8.63%) PL/SQL
16 24 (8.63%) Data Protection
16 24 (8.63%) DevOps
17 23 (8.27%) PCI DSS
17 23 (8.27%) SAP
18 21 (7.55%) C++
18 21 (7.55%) UML
18 21 (7.55%) Amazon AWS

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.52%) SAS
1 7 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.44%) Confluence
3 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.08%) Apache
4 3 (1.08%) IIS
4 3 (1.08%) Jetty
4 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) FileNet
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (2.88%) SaaS
5 6 (2.16%) IaaS
5 6 (2.16%) PaaS
6 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.72%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.19%) Firewall
2 12 (4.32%) HTTP
3 11 (3.96%) Network Security
4 6 (2.16%) VPN
5 5 (1.80%) DMZ
5 5 (1.80%) DNS
5 5 (1.80%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (1.80%) SSL
6 4 (1.44%) SSH
7 3 (1.08%) DHCP
7 3 (1.08%) DLNA
7 3 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.08%) Internet
7 3 (1.08%) Intranet
7 3 (1.08%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.08%) LDAP
7 3 (1.08%) Multicast
7 3 (1.08%) SAN
7 3 (1.08%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.47%) Big Data
4 14 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.52%) DB2
9 6 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.44%) MySQL
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.44%) QlikView
11 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.08%) OLAP
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.88%) ERwin
3 6 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.44%) JIRA
5 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.36%) Toad
6 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (28.42%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Banking
3 9 (3.24%) Retail
4 6 (2.16%) Back Office
4 6 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.80%) Legal
5 5 (1.80%) Marketing
6 4 (1.44%) Front Office
6 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.08%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (24.82%) Architect
2 53 (19.06%) Analyst
3 37 (13.31%) Consultant
4 31 (11.15%) Data Architect
5 29 (10.43%) Business Analyst
5 29 (10.43%) Developer
6 19 (6.83%) Security Architect
6 19 (6.83%) Security Consultant
7 16 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.40%) ETL Developer
8 15 (5.40%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.68%) SQL Developer
10 12 (4.32%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.24%) Security Analyst
13 8 (2.88%) DBA
13 8 (2.88%) Digital Analyst
13 8 (2.88%) Digital Business Analyst
14 7 (2.52%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.79%) Web Services
2 20 (7.19%) .NET
3 15 (5.40%) Velocity
4 11 (3.96%) JSON
4 11 (3.96%) Middleware
4 11 (3.96%) XSD
5 7 (2.52%) XML
6 5 (1.80%) Kafka
6 5 (1.80%) Samza
7 4 (1.44%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.44%) REST
7 4 (1.44%) SOAP
8 3 (1.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.08%) CSS
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.72%) HTML
10 1 (0.36%) J2EE
10 1 (0.36%) SAML
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.19%) Algorithms
3 16 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.40%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.68%) Data Structures
6 11 (3.96%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.88%) PKI
8 7 (2.52%) Minimum Viable Product
8 7 (2.52%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.16%) Data Extraction
9 6 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.80%) CESG
11 4 (1.44%) CMDB
11 4 (1.44%) IVR
11 4 (1.44%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.44%) Replication
11 4 (1.44%) Statistics
11 4 (1.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.35%) Linux
1 26 (9.35%) Unix
2 18 (6.47%) Windows
3 7 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.08%) CentOS
6 2 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.99%) Data Modelling
3 38 (13.67%) Information Security
4 37 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (12.23%) Data Management
6 31 (11.15%) ETL
7 29 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (9.35%) TOGAF
9 25 (8.99%) Project Management
9 25 (8.99%) Risk Management
10 24 (8.63%) Data Protection
10 24 (8.63%) DevOps
11 21 (7.55%) Data Analysis
11 21 (7.55%) UML
12 20 (7.19%) Analytics
12 20 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (6.47%) Configuration Management
13 18 (6.47%) Enterprise Architecture
14 17 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (5.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.55%) SQL
2 24 (8.63%) PL/SQL
3 21 (7.55%) C++
4 20 (7.19%) Java
5 19 (6.83%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.40%) PHP
6 15 (5.40%) Python
7 12 (4.32%) Ruby
8 9 (3.24%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.24%) Perl
8 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) C#
10 2 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.72%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) VBA
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.12%) CISSP
2 17 (6.12%) Degree
3 15 (5.40%) CISM
4 9 (3.24%) CISA
5 8 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.44%) SANS
8 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.08%) CEH
8 3 (1.08%) ISACA
8 3 (1.08%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.36%) CISMP
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.27%) PCI DSS
2 18 (6.47%) Data Quality
3 15 (5.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.44%) QA
4 4 (1.44%) SLA
4 4 (1.44%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.72%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.36%) Basel II
6 1 (0.36%) BS25999
6 1 (0.36%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.36%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.88%) Docker
3 4 (1.44%) NFS
4 3 (1.08%) Dovecot
4 3 (1.08%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) NDS
6 1 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.36%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.36%) Postfix
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (5.76%) Puppet
2 13 (4.68%) Ansible
3 12 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.88%) Terraform
5 3 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.08%) Nagios
5 3 (1.08%) SCCM
6 2 (0.72%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.72%) MOM
6 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.72%) vRealize
7 1 (0.36%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Icinga
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (20.14%) Oracle
2 49 (17.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.27%) SAP
4 15 (5.40%) Informatica
4 15 (5.40%) VMware
5 10 (3.60%) F5
6 7 (2.52%) HP
6 7 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.16%) Teradata
8 5 (1.80%) Cisco
8 5 (1.80%) Splunk
9 4 (1.44%) IBM
9 4 (1.44%) Pega
9 4 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.08%) Apple
10 3 (1.08%) Citrix
11 2 (0.72%) Dell
11 2 (0.72%) NetApp
11 2 (0.72%) Symantec
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £20,000k per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago