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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
UK
Rank 459 493 476
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Security 133 132 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 79
Median daily rate £475 £473 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £367 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £581 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.45% -
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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +18 125 £488 +2.63% 45
London -4 56 £495 +4.21% 14
Yorkshire +12 15 £320 -21.95% 7
South West +29 14 £525 +5.00% 3
West Yorkshire +11 13 £300 -26.82% 5
South East +7 12 £525 -12.50% 7
West Midlands -6 11 £425 -2.01% 2
City of London -14 11 £550 +15.78% 5
Wiltshire +10 9 £525 -8.69% 1
Coventry - 9 £400 -
Hampshire +17 7 £525 -23.63% 2
East of England +6 6 £400 -15.78% 4
Leeds -2 6 £300 -26.82% 3
Scotland +20 5 £365 -1.35%
North West +18 4 £419 -6.94% 7
Glasgow +11 4 £365 -14.11%
East Midlands +10 4 £500 -
Southampton +7 4 £593 -34.16% 1
Croydon - 4 £475 - 1
Halifax - 4 £255 -
West Sussex +6 3 £525 -13.22%
Swindon +5 3 £450 -21.73% 1
Chelmsford - 3 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £400 - 2
Sutton Coldfield +7 2 £675 +35.00%
Bristol +4 2 £338 -19.40% 1
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Sheffield -1 2 £506 +26.56% 1
South Yorkshire -5 2 £506 +26.56% 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 71 (27.95%) Finance
2 61 (24.02%) Information Security
3 47 (18.50%) Security Cleared
4 44 (17.32%) Management Information System
4 44 (17.32%) Data Modelling
5 42 (16.54%) SC Cleared
6 41 (16.14%) Analytics
7 40 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (14.96%) Big Data
10 37 (14.57%) PCI DSS
10 37 (14.57%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (12.20%) SQL
12 30 (11.81%) Migration
13 29 (11.42%) Data Quality
14 28 (11.02%) Data Governance
14 28 (11.02%) Degree
15 27 (10.63%) Data Management
16 26 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (10.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 25 (9.84%) Data Protection
17 25 (9.84%) Linux
17 25 (9.84%) Project Management
18 24 (9.45%) Microsoft
18 24 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (9.45%) Risk Management
18 24 (9.45%) Data Migration
18 24 (9.45%) Hadoop
19 23 (9.06%) 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 11 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.54%) Apache Solr
3 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.76%) nginx
5 6 (2.36%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.57%) SAS
8 3 (1.18%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.79%) Apache
9 2 (0.79%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.39%) JBoss
10 1 (0.39%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.76%) MS Office
4 6 (2.36%) MS Project
5 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.39%) ArcView
6 1 (0.39%) InVision
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.30%) SaaS
3 15 (5.91%) PaaS
4 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.36%) IaaS
7 5 (1.97%) Office 365
8 4 (1.57%) GitHub
9 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.79%) Heroku
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.06%) Network Security
2 12 (4.72%) Firewall
3 8 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.36%) SAN
5 5 (1.97%) CTI
5 5 (1.97%) LAN
6 4 (1.57%) DNS
6 4 (1.57%) VLAN
6 4 (1.57%) WAN
7 3 (1.18%) FTP
7 3 (1.18%) IPsec
7 3 (1.18%) LDAP
7 3 (1.18%) VPN
8 2 (0.79%) Intranet
9 1 (0.39%) DHCP
9 1 (0.39%) Internet
9 1 (0.39%) PBX
9 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.39%) VoIP
9 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.96%) Big Data
2 26 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (9.45%) Hadoop
4 23 (9.06%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.76%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.97%) QlikView
10 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.57%) Power BI
12 3 (1.18%) BigTable
12 3 (1.18%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.18%) DB2
12 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.36%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.57%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.18%) JIRA
5 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Appium
6 1 (0.39%) Calabash
6 1 (0.39%) ERwin
6 1 (0.39%) git-flow
6 1 (0.39%) JBehave
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Selenium
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) TestRail
6 1 (0.39%) webpack
6 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 71 (27.95%) Finance
2 23 (9.06%) Banking
3 18 (7.09%) Retail
4 11 (4.33%) Legal
5 8 (3.15%) Marketing
5 8 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (30.31%) Architect
2 41 (16.14%) Data Architect
3 38 (14.96%) Analyst
4 31 (12.20%) Security Architect
5 16 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (5.91%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.91%) Developer
7 13 (5.12%) Security Officer
7 13 (5.12%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.72%) Administrator
8 12 (4.72%) Security Analyst
9 11 (4.33%) Data Manager
9 11 (4.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 11 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.94%) Consultant
11 8 (3.15%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.15%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 8 (3.15%) Java Architect
11 8 (3.15%) Security Manager
11 8 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.69%) Web Services
2 8 (3.15%) .NET
3 7 (2.76%) JSON
4 6 (2.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (1.97%) XSD
6 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.57%) HTML
6 4 (1.57%) RESTful
6 4 (1.57%) XML
7 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.18%) Kafka
7 3 (1.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.39%) boto
8 1 (0.39%) CSS
8 1 (0.39%) hapi
8 1 (0.39%) Redux
8 1 (0.39%) Samza
8 1 (0.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.32%) Management Information System
2 40 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.48%) Cyber Defence
4 15 (5.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.51%) Reference Data
6 11 (4.33%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.94%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.15%) CESG
8 8 (3.15%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.76%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.76%) User Experience
10 6 (2.36%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.97%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.84%) Linux
2 22 (8.66%) Windows
3 18 (7.09%) Unix
4 10 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.15%) CentOS
5 8 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.18%) Solaris
7 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.02%) Information Security
2 44 (17.32%) Data Modelling
3 41 (16.14%) Analytics
4 40 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (14.57%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (11.81%) Migration
8 28 (11.02%) Data Governance
9 27 (10.63%) Data Management
10 25 (9.84%) Data Protection
10 25 (9.84%) Project Management
11 24 (9.45%) Data Migration
11 24 (9.45%) Risk Management
11 24 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (9.06%) Data Architecture
13 19 (7.48%) Data Analysis
13 19 (7.48%) Security Architecture
13 19 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (7.09%) ETL
14 18 (7.09%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.20%) SQL
2 15 (5.91%) Python
3 14 (5.51%) Java
4 9 (3.54%) Perl
5 6 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.36%) PHP
5 6 (2.36%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.36%) R
6 4 (1.57%) C#
6 4 (1.57%) Ruby
6 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.18%) C++
8 2 (0.79%) C
8 2 (0.79%) Scala
8 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) ABAP
9 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 42 (16.54%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.02%) Degree
4 18 (7.09%) CISSP
5 16 (6.30%) CISM
6 8 (3.15%) PhD
7 6 (2.36%) CISA
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.97%) CLAS
8 5 (1.97%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.18%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.18%) CEH
10 3 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.18%) ISEB
10 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.18%) SSCP
11 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.57%) PCI DSS
2 29 (11.42%) Data Quality
3 26 (10.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.97%) QA
6 3 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.79%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.79%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.39%) GDPR
8 1 (0.39%) GxP
8 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.33%) Docker
3 6 (2.36%) Corosync
3 6 (2.36%) Squid
4 5 (1.97%) OpenSSH
5 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.18%) HDFS
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.12%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (4.72%) Puppet
3 6 (2.36%) Pacemaker
4 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.79%) Ansible
6 2 (0.79%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.39%) Control-M
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.39%) Salt
7 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.06%) Oracle
3 18 (7.09%) VMware
4 14 (5.51%) Intel Security
4 14 (5.51%) Splunk
5 11 (4.33%) Cisco
6 7 (2.76%) SAP
7 6 (2.36%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.97%) Google
8 5 (1.97%) IBM
8 5 (1.97%) IBM Sterling
8 5 (1.97%) Symantec
8 5 (1.97%) Teradata
9 4 (1.57%) HP
9 4 (1.57%) Tableau
10 3 (1.18%) Cognos
10 3 (1.18%) Lotus
10 3 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.18%) Varonis
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