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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 434 449 446
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Security 171 116 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 67 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £344 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £766 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 16
Average hourly rate - £27.80 £14.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.46%
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
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
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 £268
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 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 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 28 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 +43 159 £425 - 43
London +8 45 £400 -5.88% 12
South East -17 36 £325 -22.61% 7
Yorkshire +20 22 £425 -8.10% 7
East of England -21 18 £300 -33.33% 6
Surrey - 17 £325 - 2
North West +5 15 £803 +185.33% 3
South West -23 14 £368 -12.23% 4
South Yorkshire - 14 £415 - 1
Sheffield - 13 £420 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 11 £500 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +4 8 £375 -2.59% 1
City of London +12 7 £505 +26.25% 8
Reading +10 7 - -
West Yorkshire +9 7 £425 - 6
Scotland -16 7 £600 +33.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 6 - - 1
Bristol -14 6 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £298 - 2
West Midlands -5 5 £565 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £295 - 2
Leeds +7 4 £438 - 3
North East -15 4 £400 -5.88%
Farnham - 4 £325 -
Hampshire -10 3 £120 -71.76% 1
Birmingham - 3 £275 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - - 3
Kent - 2 - -
Portsmouth +5 1 £120 -71.76%
Newbury -3 1 £375 -11.76%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 85 (25.22%) Finance
2 73 (21.66%) SQL
3 60 (17.80%) Oracle
3 60 (17.80%) Data Modelling
4 58 (17.21%) Windows
5 46 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (12.46%) Migration
7 39 (11.57%) Information Security
7 39 (11.57%) SQL Server
8 36 (10.68%) Linux
8 36 (10.68%) Data Management
9 35 (10.39%) Microsoft
10 34 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (9.50%) Management Information System
11 32 (9.50%) Oracle Database
12 28 (8.31%) .NET
13 27 (8.01%) PCI DSS
14 26 (7.72%) Degree
14 26 (7.72%) Data Migration
14 26 (7.72%) Big Data
15 25 (7.42%) Windows 7
15 25 (7.42%) UNIX
15 25 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (7.12%) SharePoint
16 24 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (6.82%) MS Excel
17 23 (6.82%) Data Architecture
17 23 (6.82%) Computer Science
17 23 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (6.82%) Banking

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.93%) SAS
3 10 (2.97%) Apache
4 7 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.78%) IIS
5 6 (1.78%) Confluence
5 6 (1.78%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.48%) CMS
7 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.89%) Lync
8 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.34%) MS Office
3 9 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) Summit
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.23%) Firewall
2 16 (4.75%) LAN
3 15 (4.45%) VPN
4 14 (4.15%) Network Security
5 13 (3.86%) WAN
6 11 (3.26%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.97%) DNS
8 8 (2.37%) Intranet
9 5 (1.48%) Internet
9 5 (1.48%) SSL
9 5 (1.48%) ATM
10 4 (1.19%) VoIP
10 4 (1.19%) RTCP
10 4 (1.19%) RTP
10 4 (1.19%) SSH
11 3 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.89%) SAN
11 3 (0.89%) DHCP
12 2 (0.59%) HTTP
12 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (9.50%) Oracle Database
4 26 (7.72%) Big Data
5 23 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.93%) Base SAS
7 19 (5.64%) MySQL
8 16 (4.75%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.56%) DB2
10 9 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.78%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.78%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.78%) Apache Accumulo
12 6 (1.78%) RapidMiner
Development Applications
1 10 (2.97%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (1.78%) JIRA
3 5 (1.48%) ERwin
4 3 (0.89%) Xcode
4 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (25.22%) Finance
2 23 (6.82%) Banking
3 14 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (3.86%) Marketing
5 11 (3.26%) Legal
5 11 (3.26%) Retail
6 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.78%) Back Office
10 5 (1.48%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.19%) Games
12 3 (0.89%) Front Office
13 2 (0.59%) Advertising
13 2 (0.59%) Publishing
13 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.59%) Local Government
14 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (19.58%) Architect
2 58 (17.21%) Analyst
3 41 (12.17%) Developer
4 30 (8.90%) Consultant
5 22 (6.53%) Data Architect
6 17 (5.04%) Rollout Engineer
7 16 (4.75%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.45%) Security Analyst
9 14 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.15%) SAS Developer
10 13 (3.86%) Administrator
10 13 (3.86%) Systems Architect
11 11 (3.26%) Data Manager
11 11 (3.26%) Information Manager
12 10 (2.97%) Security Manager
12 10 (2.97%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.97%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.67%) Security Consultant
13 9 (2.67%) Security Advisor
14 8 (2.37%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.31%) .NET
2 17 (5.04%) XML
3 10 (2.97%) HTML
4 9 (2.67%) XSD
4 9 (2.67%) LAMP
5 6 (1.78%) Middleware
5 6 (1.78%) Swing
5 6 (1.78%) Web Services
5 6 (1.78%) Spring
5 6 (1.78%) MapReduce
5 6 (1.78%) Kafka
6 5 (1.48%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.19%) XSLT
7 4 (1.19%) J2EE
7 4 (1.19%) SyncML
8 3 (0.89%) WAP
8 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.89%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.89%) iOS SDK
8 3 (0.89%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.50%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.93%) CESG
4 17 (5.04%) Open Source
5 16 (4.75%) RMADS
6 13 (3.86%) GIS
7 11 (3.26%) CESG CLAS
7 11 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.67%) Statistics
9 8 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (2.08%) Pharmacovigilance
10 7 (2.08%) iPhone
10 7 (2.08%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.48%) Replication
11 5 (1.48%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.19%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.19%) PKI
12 4 (1.19%) NHS
13 3 (0.89%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.21%) Windows
2 36 (10.68%) Linux
3 25 (7.42%) UNIX
3 25 (7.42%) Windows 7
4 19 (5.64%) Windows XP
5 14 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.08%) Android
9 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.48%) Solaris
10 3 (0.89%) AIX
11 2 (0.59%) Debian
11 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.80%) Data Modelling
2 46 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (12.46%) Migration
4 39 (11.57%) Information Security
5 36 (10.68%) Data Management
6 26 (7.72%) Data Migration
7 25 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (6.82%) Data Architecture
10 19 (5.64%) TOGAF
10 19 (5.64%) ETL
11 18 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.34%) Security Architecture
11 18 (5.34%) Dimensional Modelling
12 17 (5.04%) Data Protection
12 17 (5.04%) Analytics
12 17 (5.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (5.04%) ITIL
13 16 (4.75%) Project Management
13 16 (4.75%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (21.66%) SQL
2 21 (6.23%) Java
3 17 (5.04%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.26%) Python
4 11 (3.26%) Perl
5 7 (2.08%) PHP
6 6 (1.78%) R
7 5 (1.48%) VB
8 4 (1.19%) ABAP
8 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.19%) C++
9 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.89%) PHP5
9 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.59%) Ruby
10 2 (0.59%) C#
10 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (7.72%) Degree
2 20 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.04%) CISSP
4 13 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.19%) CCAB
6 3 (0.89%) CCNP
6 3 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.89%) CISA
6 3 (0.89%) CISM
6 3 (0.89%) ISEB
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.59%) MCP
7 2 (0.59%) CCSE
7 2 (0.59%) RHCA
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.59%) RHCE
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.01%) PCI DSS
2 21 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.89%) QA
4 3 (0.89%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.89%) COREP
4 3 (0.89%) FINREP
4 3 (0.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.08%) Puppet
2 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.89%) Salt
4 2 (0.59%) Foglight
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.30%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 60 (17.80%) Oracle
2 35 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.15%) VMware
4 11 (3.26%) SAP
5 9 (2.67%) Cisco
5 9 (2.67%) NetApp
6 7 (2.08%) Lotus
6 7 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.78%) Sybase
7 6 (1.78%) F5
7 6 (1.78%) ArcSight
7 6 (1.78%) Tableau
7 6 (1.78%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.48%) IBM
8 5 (1.48%) Citrix
8 5 (1.48%) Veeam
9 4 (1.19%) Casewise
9 4 (1.19%) Teradata
9 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.19%) ESRI
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