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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 516 516 456
Rank change year-on-year
0 -60
Contract jobs citing Data Security 135 130 163
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 84 79 95
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £558 £772
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.83% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.48 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.48 - -

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 129 £475 +10.14% 36
London +13 68 £488 +8.33% 12
Yorkshire +15 20 £525 +281.81% 2
South East +2 15 £428 -5.00% 4
South Yorkshire +3 11 £638 +363.63%
Sheffield -4 10 £638 +363.63%
East Midlands +2 7 £425 - 4
South West +2 7 £350 -36.21% 2
Leeds - 7 £368 - 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £368 - 2
Bristol - 7 £350 - 1
City of London +41 5 £450 -
Canary Wharf +6 5 £338 -28.19%
West Midlands -38 5 £363 -12.22% 1
Surrey -1 4 - -
East of England +17 3 £600 +61.61% 3
Oxfordshire +10 3 £475 +5.55%
North West +4 3 £519 - 7
Scotland -3 3 £161 -57.06%
Berkshire -4 3 £300 -36.84% 3
West Sussex -6 3 £428 -7.56%
Birmingham -9 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Manchester - 3 £519 - 5
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £250 -
Nottingham -3 2 £250 -
North East -37 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £600 -
Watford - 2 £600 -
Leicester - 2 £425 -
Staines - 2 - -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (24.25%) Finance
2 64 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.94%) SQL
4 47 (15.61%) Oracle
5 45 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 40 (13.29%) Information Security
8 37 (12.29%) Data Modelling
9 35 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (10.63%) Project Management
10 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
10 32 (10.63%) Unix
10 32 (10.63%) Data Management
11 30 (9.97%) Data Protection
12 29 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (9.30%) PCI DSS
13 28 (9.30%) MS Excel
13 28 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (8.64%) Linux
14 26 (8.64%) ETL
15 24 (7.97%) Web Services
15 24 (7.97%) Java
15 24 (7.97%) Data Analysis
15 24 (7.97%) DevOps
16 23 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (7.64%) Big Data
16 23 (7.64%) Banking
17 22 (7.31%) Open Source
17 22 (7.31%) Analytics

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 10 (3.32%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.99%) SAS
2 9 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.66%) Confluence
3 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.33%) Apache
4 4 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.33%) IBM Domino
4 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.00%) IIS
5 3 (1.00%) Jetty
5 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
Applications
1 28 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.33%) ArcView
4 1 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (3.65%) SaaS
4 10 (3.32%) PaaS
5 9 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.99%) IaaS
6 7 (2.33%) Office 365
7 4 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.66%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Yammer
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.98%) Firewall
2 10 (3.32%) DNS
2 10 (3.32%) HTTP
2 10 (3.32%) Network Security
3 8 (2.66%) VPN
4 5 (1.66%) DHCP
4 5 (1.66%) SSL
5 4 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.33%) Intranet
5 4 (1.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.33%) LAN
5 4 (1.33%) SAN
5 4 (1.33%) SSH
5 4 (1.33%) WAN
6 3 (1.00%) DMZ
6 3 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.00%) Internet
6 3 (1.00%) NAS
6 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (7.64%) Big Data
4 14 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.65%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.99%) OLAP
10 5 (1.66%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.66%) DB2
10 5 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.66%) QlikView
11 4 (1.33%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.33%) HBase
11 4 (1.33%) MySQL
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.66%) JIRA
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.33%) ERwin
4 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.00%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) Toad
5 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (24.25%) Finance
2 23 (7.64%) Banking
3 13 (4.32%) Retail
4 6 (1.99%) Legal
5 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.33%) Back Office
6 4 (1.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (25.58%) Architect
2 59 (19.60%) Analyst
3 36 (11.96%) Consultant
4 33 (10.96%) Data Architect
5 31 (10.30%) Security Architect
6 30 (9.97%) Business Analyst
7 25 (8.31%) Developer
8 21 (6.98%) Security Consultant
9 16 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.32%) Data Analyst
11 12 (3.99%) ETL Developer
11 12 (3.99%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.32%) Cloud Architect
14 9 (2.99%) Product Manager
15 8 (2.66%) Administrator
15 8 (2.66%) Data Consultant
15 8 (2.66%) Digital Analyst
15 8 (2.66%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.97%) Web Services
2 18 (5.98%) .NET
3 11 (3.65%) Middleware
3 11 (3.65%) Velocity
4 8 (2.66%) JSON
4 8 (2.66%) XSD
5 7 (2.33%) XML
6 6 (1.99%) Kafka
6 6 (1.99%) Samza
7 4 (1.33%) J2EE
7 4 (1.33%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.33%) REST
7 4 (1.33%) SOAP
8 3 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.00%) CSS
8 3 (1.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.00%) HTML
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.99%) Data Integration
6 11 (3.65%) Data Extraction
7 9 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.66%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.66%) Replication
8 8 (2.66%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.33%) PKI
10 6 (1.99%) CESG
11 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.66%) Minimum Viable Product
12 4 (1.33%) CMDB
12 4 (1.33%) Fintech
12 4 (1.33%) IVR
12 4 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.63%) Unix
2 26 (8.64%) Linux
3 20 (6.64%) Windows
4 10 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.00%) CentOS
7 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.29%) Information Security
3 37 (12.29%) Data Modelling
4 35 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (10.63%) Data Management
5 32 (10.63%) Project Management
6 30 (9.97%) Data Protection
7 28 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (8.64%) ETL
9 24 (7.97%) Data Analysis
9 24 (7.97%) DevOps
10 23 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (7.31%) Analytics
11 22 (7.31%) Open Source
12 21 (6.98%) PRINCE2
12 21 (6.98%) TOGAF
13 20 (6.64%) Migration
13 20 (6.64%) Service Delivery
14 19 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (6.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.94%) SQL
2 24 (7.97%) Java
3 21 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 19 (6.31%) Python
5 17 (5.65%) C++
5 17 (5.65%) PHP
6 15 (4.98%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.32%) Ruby
8 12 (3.99%) Perl
8 12 (3.99%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.32%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.00%) C#
10 3 (1.00%) HiveQL
10 3 (1.00%) R
10 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.66%) Scala
11 2 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.32%) CISSP
2 16 (5.32%) Degree
3 15 (4.98%) CISM
4 9 (2.99%) CISA
5 7 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.33%) CEH
7 4 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.33%) SANS
8 3 (1.00%) ISACA
8 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.66%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.33%) CISMP
10 1 (0.33%) CLAS
10 1 (0.33%) IISP
10 1 (0.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 19 (6.31%) Data Quality
3 15 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.66%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.33%) SLA
6 3 (1.00%) QA
7 1 (0.33%) Basel II
7 1 (0.33%) BS25999
7 1 (0.33%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.99%) Docker
2 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.66%) NFS
4 4 (1.33%) HDFS
5 3 (1.00%) Dovecot
5 3 (1.00%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) NDS
7 1 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.33%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.33%) Postfix
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (5.65%) Puppet
2 14 (4.65%) Ansible
2 14 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.99%) Terraform
4 3 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (1.00%) Nagios
4 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.00%) SCCM
4 3 (1.00%) vRealize
5 2 (0.66%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.66%) MOM
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.33%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Icinga
6 1 (0.33%) Mesos
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (15.61%) Oracle
2 44 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.98%) SAP
4 15 (4.98%) VMware
5 12 (3.99%) Informatica
6 11 (3.65%) Teradata
7 8 (2.66%) F5
8 7 (2.33%) HP
9 6 (1.99%) Cisco
10 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.66%) Splunk
11 4 (1.33%) Citrix
11 4 (1.33%) Lotus
11 4 (1.33%) Pega
11 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.33%) Tableau
11 4 (1.33%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.00%) Dell
12 3 (1.00%) IBM
12 3 (1.00%) NetApp
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