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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
UK
Rank 424 490 513
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +23
Contract jobs citing Data Security 162 132 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 72
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £498
% change year-on-year
+0.57% -12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -

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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Data Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +79 150 £500 +11.11% 49
London +46 76 £500 +2.56% 21
South East +22 29 £450 - 2
Berkshire +32 16 £425 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +22 13 £340 -19.04% 10
City of London +10 11 £420 -11.57% 2
Scotland +28 8 £425 +14.86% 2
South West +14 8 £513 +74.46% 2
East of England +14 7 £400 -5.88% 2
East Midlands +2 7 £375 -
Sheffield - 7 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +7 6 £298 -29.16% 8
Hampshire +7 6 £463 +16.35%
Glasgow +5 6 £365 -14.11% 1
North West +27 5 - - 6
Essex - 5 £400 - 1
Chelmsford - 5 £400 - 1
Reading +14 4 £425 -20.93%
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £250 -
Nottingham -1 4 £250 -
Croydon - 4 £475 -
Halifax - 4 £255 -
Bristol +13 3 £594 +102.12% 2
Southampton +4 3 £660 +83.33%
Manchester +15 2 - - 5
Surrey +13 2 - - 1
Slough +10 2 £450 -10.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield +8 2 £675 -
West Midlands +4 2 £675 +56.97% 4

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 72 (25.53%) Finance
2 71 (25.18%) Information Security
3 54 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 49 (17.38%) Data Modelling
5 47 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 43 (15.25%) Management Information System
7 41 (14.54%) Oracle
7 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (14.54%) Analytics
8 40 (14.18%) PCI DSS
9 39 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (13.48%) Microsoft
11 37 (13.12%) Data Governance
12 36 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 34 (12.06%) Data Management
14 33 (11.70%) SQL Server
14 33 (11.70%) Data Quality
15 32 (11.35%) Web Services
16 31 (10.99%) SQL
17 30 (10.64%) Data Architecture
18 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (9.93%) Big Data
19 28 (9.93%) Data Protection
19 28 (9.93%) Degree
19 28 (9.93%) Security Management
19 28 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
20 27 (9.57%) Linux
20 27 (9.57%) ETL
20 27 (9.57%) Banking

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 17 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.55%) Apache Solr
4 9 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.13%) nginx
6 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.06%) IIS
7 3 (1.06%) SAS
7 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.71%) Apache
8 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 2 (0.71%) Confluence
8 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.71%) Mule
8 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.35%) Liferay
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.19%) MS Office
3 7 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.42%) MS Project
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.06%) SPSS
6 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.61%) PaaS
2 13 (4.61%) SaaS
3 9 (3.19%) Office 365
4 8 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.13%) GitHub
5 6 (2.13%) IaaS
6 5 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.71%) Heroku
8 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.74%) Network Security
2 12 (4.26%) Firewall
3 7 (2.48%) LAN
4 6 (2.13%) WAN
5 5 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.77%) VLAN
5 5 (1.77%) VPN
5 5 (1.77%) Wireless
6 4 (1.42%) DNS
6 4 (1.42%) LDAP
6 4 (1.42%) SAN
7 3 (1.06%) FTP
7 3 (1.06%) Internet
7 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.06%) IPsec
7 3 (1.06%) Skype
8 2 (0.71%) BGP
8 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.35%) HTTP
9 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.93%) Big Data
3 25 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (6.74%) Hadoop
4 19 (6.74%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.13%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.77%) QlikView
11 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.42%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.42%) MySQL
11 4 (1.42%) Power BI
11 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.06%) DB2
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.06%) Presto
Development Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.48%) JIRA
3 6 (2.13%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.71%) Appium
5 2 (0.71%) Calabash
5 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.71%) JBehave
5 2 (0.71%) JUnit
5 2 (0.71%) Maven
5 2 (0.71%) Selenium
5 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.71%) TestRail
5 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.71%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.35%) git-flow
6 1 (0.35%) GoCD
6 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 72 (25.53%) Finance
2 27 (9.57%) Banking
3 18 (6.38%) Retail
4 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.55%) Marketing
6 9 (3.19%) Legal
7 7 (2.48%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.06%) Back Office
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (26.95%) Architect
2 39 (13.83%) Data Architect
3 38 (13.48%) Analyst
4 26 (9.22%) Security Architect
5 22 (7.80%) Developer
6 18 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.67%) Administrator
7 16 (5.67%) Security Analyst
7 16 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.96%) Consultant
9 13 (4.61%) Data Manager
9 13 (4.61%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.61%) Security Officer
9 13 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.26%) Security Manager
11 11 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
12 8 (2.84%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 8 (2.84%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.48%) Integration Developer
14 6 (2.13%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.35%) Web Services
2 16 (5.67%) XML
3 15 (5.32%) .NET
4 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.84%) HTML
5 6 (2.13%) RESTful
6 5 (1.77%) JSON
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (1.42%) Middleware
8 3 (1.06%) SOAP
9 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.71%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.71%) Kafka
9 2 (0.71%) REST
9 2 (0.71%) XSD
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (0.35%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.35%) CSS3
10 1 (0.35%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.09%) Cyber Defence
4 17 (6.03%) Reference Data
5 16 (5.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (4.61%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.90%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.84%) Data Integration
10 7 (2.48%) NHS
11 6 (2.13%) CESG
11 6 (2.13%) Mainframe
11 6 (2.13%) Mathematics
11 6 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (2.13%) User Experience
12 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.77%) Social Media
13 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.57%) Linux
2 24 (8.51%) Windows
3 16 (5.67%) Unix
4 7 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.77%) CentOS
5 5 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.42%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.18%) Information Security
2 49 (17.38%) Data Modelling
3 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.54%) Analytics
4 39 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (13.12%) Data Governance
7 34 (12.06%) Data Management
8 30 (10.64%) Data Architecture
9 28 (9.93%) Data Protection
9 28 (9.93%) Security Management
9 28 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (9.57%) ETL
11 26 (9.22%) Migration
11 26 (9.22%) SOA
12 25 (8.87%) Project Management
12 25 (8.87%) Risk Management
13 21 (7.45%) Data Migration
13 21 (7.45%) ITIL
13 21 (7.45%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.99%) SQL
2 18 (6.38%) Java
2 18 (6.38%) Python
3 17 (6.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.26%) Perl
5 10 (3.55%) C#
6 7 (2.48%) C++
6 7 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.48%) Ruby
6 7 (2.48%) Scala
7 6 (2.13%) C
8 4 (1.42%) Go
8 4 (1.42%) PHP
8 4 (1.42%) R
9 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 47 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.93%) Degree
4 23 (8.16%) CISM
5 22 (7.80%) CISSP
6 9 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.84%) CISA
8 6 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.13%) PhD
9 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.77%) SSCP
10 4 (1.42%) CLAS
10 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.42%) SANS
11 3 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.06%) CRISC
11 3 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.18%) PCI DSS
2 36 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (11.70%) Data Quality
4 9 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.42%) GDPR
5 4 (1.42%) QA
6 3 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.71%) COBIT
7 2 (0.71%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.71%) GxP
7 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.71%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.35%) BS25999
8 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.35%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.35%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.35%) SLA
8 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.55%) Docker
3 5 (1.77%) Corosync
3 5 (1.77%) OpenSSH
3 5 (1.77%) Squid
3 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (3.90%) Puppet
3 5 (1.77%) Pacemaker
4 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.06%) SCCM
6 2 (0.71%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.35%) Control-M
7 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (14.54%) Oracle
2 38 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.80%) VMware
4 16 (5.67%) Splunk
5 15 (5.32%) Intel Security
6 8 (2.84%) Cisco
6 8 (2.84%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.48%) IBM
8 6 (2.13%) SAP
9 5 (1.77%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (1.77%) Symantec
10 3 (1.06%) Citrix
10 3 (1.06%) Cognos
10 3 (1.06%) HP
10 3 (1.06%) Netezza
10 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.06%) Teradata
10 3 (1.06%) Varonis
11 2 (0.71%) Genesys
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £63000 - £74000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago