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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 449 437 473
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +36
Contract jobs citing Data Security 187 175 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 67
Average daily rate
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£480 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 - £32.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 0 173 £478 +12.35% 42
London +12 59 £475 +18.75% 15
North West -10 37 £518 -1.42% 5
South East -26 33 £425 +54.54% 5
Lancashire +6 30 £493 -6.19%
Blackpool -6 30 £493 -6.19%
Yorkshire -37 18 £509 +19.70% 3
West Midlands +12 12 £363 -7.05% 4
Milton Keynes -3 11 £318 -15.33%
Buckinghamshire -7 11 £318 -15.33%
South Yorkshire -18 11 £475 +13.09%
Sheffield -23 11 £475 +13.09%
West Yorkshire -29 11 £509 +19.70% 2
Berkshire -1 10 £516 +297.11%
South West -4 10 £551 +1.94% 2
Leeds -27 10 £509 +19.70% 1
Hampshire +2 9 £345 +187.50% 1
Scotland -11 9 £370 -38.33% 2
North East -22 8 £550 +175.00% 2
City of London +4 7 £400 -20.00% 3
Tyne and Wear - 7 £563 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £563 - 2
Wiltshire +5 5 £551 -2.17% 1
East of England -3 5 £280 -6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £280 -5.08%
Cambridge -6 5 £280 -5.08%
Reading -8 5 £558 -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Farnborough - 5 £345 -
Dorset - 5 - -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 112 (35.22%) SQL
2 93 (29.25%) Data Modelling
3 90 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 83 (26.10%) Finance
5 81 (25.47%) Oracle
6 77 (24.21%) Microsoft
7 56 (17.61%) ETL
7 56 (17.61%) PL/SQL
8 54 (16.98%) Windows
8 54 (16.98%) Linux
9 48 (15.09%) ERwin
10 46 (14.47%) UNIX
11 45 (14.15%) Algorithms
12 44 (13.84%) T-SQL
12 44 (13.84%) Information Security
13 41 (12.89%) C++
13 41 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (12.26%) Degree
15 35 (11.01%) ITIL
16 34 (10.69%) Banking
16 34 (10.69%) Data Management
17 33 (10.38%) Informatica
17 33 (10.38%) Project Management
18 31 (9.75%) SAS
18 31 (9.75%) Oracle Database
19 29 (9.12%) Analytics
19 29 (9.12%) CISSP
19 29 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (8.49%) Internet

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (9.75%) SAS
2 16 (5.03%) IIS
3 15 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.46%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.14%) Apache
6 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.26%) Drupal
6 4 (1.26%) Node.js
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.31%) WordPress
8 1 (0.31%) Moodle
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.77%) MS Office
3 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Agresso
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.31%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.49%) Internet
2 24 (7.55%) Firewall
3 17 (5.35%) DNS
4 16 (5.03%) VPN
5 13 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.09%) SAN
6 12 (3.77%) Network Security
7 9 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (2.83%) LDAP
8 8 (2.52%) SSL
9 7 (2.20%) ATM
10 6 (1.89%) LAN
10 6 (1.89%) WAN
10 6 (1.89%) DHCP
10 6 (1.89%) HTTP
10 6 (1.89%) SSH
11 5 (1.57%) Wireless
11 5 (1.57%) IPsec
12 4 (1.26%) DSL
12 4 (1.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (9.75%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.60%) Base SAS
5 20 (6.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (5.35%) Big Data
7 15 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.77%) MySQL
9 10 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.52%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.20%) DB2
12 7 (2.20%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (1.26%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 48 (15.09%) ERwin
2 8 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.57%) Toad
6 4 (1.26%) Maven
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.63%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.31%) JIRA
9 1 (0.31%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 83 (26.10%) Finance
2 34 (10.69%) Banking
3 20 (6.29%) Retail
4 13 (4.09%) Legal
5 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.89%) Marketing
8 4 (1.26%) Publishing
8 4 (1.26%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.94%) Back Office
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (25.47%) Analyst
2 56 (17.61%) Developer
3 36 (11.32%) Architect
4 35 (11.01%) Business Analyst
5 27 (8.49%) Consultant
6 25 (7.86%) Project Manager
7 22 (6.92%) Data Analyst
8 21 (6.60%) Security Analyst
8 21 (6.60%) SAS Developer
9 19 (5.97%) ETL Developer
9 19 (5.97%) Security Consultant
10 15 (4.72%) Data Architect
11 14 (4.40%) Administrator
12 13 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) DBA
13 12 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) Informatica Developer
14 10 (3.14%) Programmer
15 9 (2.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.92%) .NET
2 17 (5.35%) Velocity
3 16 (5.03%) Web Services
4 13 (4.09%) HTML
5 9 (2.83%) CSS
6 7 (2.20%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.89%) Middleware
7 6 (1.89%) SOAP
7 6 (1.89%) WCF
7 6 (1.89%) REST
7 6 (1.89%) FusionCharts
8 5 (1.57%) LAMP
8 5 (1.57%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.26%) Spring
9 4 (1.26%) HTML5
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Avro
10 3 (0.94%) RESTful
10 3 (0.94%) jQuery
10 3 (0.94%) J2EE
11 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.15%) Algorithms
2 27 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.66%) Data Structures
4 17 (5.35%) Statistics
5 11 (3.46%) PKI
5 11 (3.46%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.83%) Data Extraction
6 9 (2.83%) Replication
7 8 (2.52%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.89%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.94%) Social Media
12 2 (0.63%) Informatics
12 2 (0.63%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.63%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.98%) Windows
1 54 (16.98%) Linux
2 46 (14.47%) UNIX
3 23 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.03%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.89%) Solaris
8 5 (1.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.63%) Debian
10 2 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (29.25%) Data Modelling
2 56 (17.61%) ETL
3 44 (13.84%) Information Security
4 41 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (11.01%) ITIL
6 34 (10.69%) Data Management
7 33 (10.38%) Project Management
8 29 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (9.12%) Analytics
9 23 (7.23%) Unit Testing
10 21 (6.60%) Data Analysis
11 20 (6.29%) Migration
11 20 (6.29%) Data Protection
11 20 (6.29%) Data Governance
12 19 (5.97%) Dimensional Modelling
12 19 (5.97%) Change Management
13 18 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 18 (5.66%) Cyber Security
14 17 (5.35%) PRINCE2
15 16 (5.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 112 (35.22%) SQL
2 56 (17.61%) PL/SQL
3 44 (13.84%) T-SQL
4 41 (12.89%) C++
5 27 (8.49%) Java
6 22 (6.92%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.35%) VB
8 14 (4.40%) C#
9 11 (3.46%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.83%) Perl
10 9 (2.83%) PHP
10 9 (2.83%) VBScript
11 6 (1.89%) Ruby
12 5 (1.57%) C
12 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.57%) R
13 4 (1.26%) Python
13 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.94%) VBA
15 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (12.26%) Degree
2 29 (9.12%) CISSP
3 13 (4.09%) CISA
4 9 (2.83%) CISM
5 8 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.57%) CCSA
6 5 (1.57%) CCSE
7 4 (1.26%) RHCA
7 4 (1.26%) RHCE
7 4 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.63%) HND
9 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.63%) CEH
9 2 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.31%) GIAC
10 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.92%) PCI DSS
2 21 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (5.03%) QA
4 11 (3.46%) Data Quality
5 7 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.89%) COBIT
7 3 (0.94%) Basel II
7 3 (0.94%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.31%) MiFID
8 1 (0.31%) SLA
8 1 (0.31%) Basel III
System Software
1 22 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.57%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.57%) Snort
3 5 (1.57%) Squid
3 5 (1.57%) vSphere
4 3 (0.94%) XenApp
5 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) SRDF
6 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.83%) DatAdvantage
2 6 (1.89%) Puppet
3 4 (1.26%) SmokePing
3 4 (1.26%) Nagios
3 4 (1.26%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.26%) Cacti
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (25.47%) Oracle
2 77 (24.21%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.38%) Informatica
4 17 (5.35%) Cisco
5 16 (5.03%) Symantec
6 15 (4.72%) SAP
7 13 (4.09%) IBM
7 13 (4.09%) VMware
8 11 (3.46%) Varonis
9 10 (3.14%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.14%) EMC
10 7 (2.20%) Dell
10 7 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.89%) Telerik
12 5 (1.57%) Websense
12 5 (1.57%) HP
12 5 (1.57%) Sybase
12 5 (1.57%) F5
13 4 (1.26%) Tableau
13 4 (1.26%) Cloudera
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