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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 450 430 436
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Security 149 169 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 92 78
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£475 £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £90 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+28.02% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.47 £20.00 £61.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -67.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £19.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -68.03%

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
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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 -14 145 £475 +23.21% 31
London -9 67 £513 +19.18% 13
North West -5 24 £550 +50.68% 1
South East -32 19 £450 +63.63% 6
Lancashire +20 15 £565 +54.79% 1
West Midlands -2 14 £325 +15.55%
City of London +1 13 £528 +22.67% 1
Blackpool - 13 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -23 10 £450 -1.63% 1
East of England +12 8 £450 +58.59% 3
Berkshire +5 8 £450 +414.28%
West Yorkshire -9 8 £485 +6.01%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £450 -
Leeds -2 5 £523 -
Manchester -6 5 - -
North East -13 5 £550 +25.00% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £376 -
Reading +8 4 - -
Cheshire -8 4 £525 +51.07%
Bedfordshire - 4 £450 - 1
Norwich - 4 £413 -
Norfolk - 4 £413 -
Warwickshire - 3 £338 -
Warrington - 3 £525 -
Kent - 3 £430 - 1
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Scotland -2 2 £175 -41.66%
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 £513 +16.47%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 72 (28.69%) Finance
2 67 (26.69%) Data Modelling
3 65 (25.90%) SQL
4 58 (23.11%) Oracle
5 39 (15.54%) SQL Server
6 38 (15.14%) Information Security
7 37 (14.74%) Data Protection
8 34 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (13.15%) SAS
10 32 (12.75%) Windows
11 31 (12.35%) Oracle Database
12 29 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (11.55%) PCI DSS
13 27 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 27 (10.76%) Linux
13 27 (10.76%) CISSP
13 27 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (10.36%) Firewall
15 25 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (9.96%) ETL
15 25 (9.96%) Network Security
16 24 (9.56%) PL/SQL
16 24 (9.56%) Microsoft
17 22 (8.76%) Web Services
17 22 (8.76%) Management Information System
18 21 (8.37%) Retail
18 21 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (8.37%) Open Source
18 21 (8.37%) Algorithms

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (13.15%) SAS
2 12 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.59%) IIS
4 7 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.59%) JBoss
6 4 (1.59%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) Node.js
8 1 (0.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.99%) MS Office
5 3 (1.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.40%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.59%) PaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.36%) Firewall
2 25 (9.96%) Network Security
3 12 (4.78%) SAN
4 10 (3.98%) Internet
4 10 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.79%) BIG-IP
5 7 (2.79%) NAS
5 7 (2.79%) VPN
6 5 (1.99%) DNS
6 5 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.20%) LAN
8 3 (1.20%) WAN
8 3 (1.20%) Wireless
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.80%) LDAP
9 2 (0.80%) SSL
9 2 (0.80%) TACACS
9 2 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (12.35%) Oracle Database
4 21 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (7.17%) Base SAS
5 18 (7.17%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.37%) RDBMS
7 15 (5.98%) Big Data
8 12 (4.78%) Data Mining
9 10 (3.98%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.19%) Data Mart
11 7 (2.79%) DB2
12 6 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.99%) Star Schema
13 5 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.99%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.59%) OLAP
15 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.19%) ERwin
2 5 (1.99%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) Xcode
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (28.69%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Retail
3 20 (7.97%) Banking
4 10 (3.98%) Publishing
5 9 (3.59%) Legal
6 7 (2.79%) Marketing
7 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.59%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (30.28%) Analyst
2 49 (19.52%) Architect
3 34 (13.55%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.76%) Consultant
5 26 (10.36%) Security Analyst
6 25 (9.96%) Developer
7 19 (7.57%) Security Consultant
8 16 (6.37%) SAS Developer
9 15 (5.98%) DBA
10 12 (4.78%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.78%) Security Manager
11 11 (4.38%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.98%) Data Architect
13 9 (3.59%) Administrator
13 9 (3.59%) Information Manager
14 8 (3.19%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 8 (3.19%) Data Analyst
14 8 (3.19%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.76%) Web Services
2 9 (3.59%) .NET
3 3 (1.20%) XML
3 3 (1.20%) XSLT
3 3 (1.20%) HTML
4 2 (0.80%) SOAP
4 2 (0.80%) RESTful
4 2 (0.80%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.80%) WCF
4 2 (0.80%) JMS
4 2 (0.80%) CSS
4 2 (0.80%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.40%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.40%) JSP
5 1 (0.40%) Servlets
5 1 (0.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.37%) Algorithms
3 21 (8.37%) Open Source
4 19 (7.57%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.38%) Statistics
5 11 (4.38%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (3.98%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.19%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.79%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.39%) Clustering
10 4 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.59%) PKI
10 4 (1.59%) User Experience
11 3 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.80%) Ontologies
12 2 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.75%) Windows
2 27 (10.76%) Linux
3 15 (5.98%) UNIX
4 11 (4.38%) Solaris
4 11 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.69%) Data Modelling
2 38 (15.14%) Information Security
3 37 (14.74%) Data Protection
4 33 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (9.96%) ETL
6 25 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.97%) ITIL
7 20 (7.97%) Security Architecture
8 18 (7.17%) Dimensional Modelling
8 18 (7.17%) Logical Data Model
8 18 (7.17%) Migration
8 18 (7.17%) Data Analysis
9 17 (6.77%) Data Management
10 16 (6.37%) Business Analysis
11 15 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.58%) Project Management
12 14 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.18%) Physical Data Model
13 13 (5.18%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.90%) SQL
2 24 (9.56%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.98%) Python
4 9 (3.59%) Ruby
4 9 (3.59%) R
4 9 (3.59%) Java
5 7 (2.79%) C
6 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.20%) C#
7 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.20%) VBScript
8 2 (0.80%) C++
8 2 (0.80%) Perl
8 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.80%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.80%) Clojure
9 1 (0.40%) SOQL
9 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (10.76%) CISSP
2 17 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.37%) Degree
4 11 (4.38%) CISA
5 10 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.19%) CISM
7 6 (2.39%) CEH
8 5 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.59%) CCNP
9 4 (1.59%) RHCE
10 3 (1.20%) CCNA
11 2 (0.80%) ISEB
11 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.80%) HND
11 2 (0.80%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.80%) CRISC
12 1 (0.40%) ISACA
12 1 (0.40%) APMP
12 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.55%) PCI DSS
2 27 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.19%) COBIT
4 6 (2.39%) QA
5 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.80%) BS7799
6 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.40%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) UAG
4 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) SCCM
1 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.80%) Puppet
1 2 (0.80%) Graphite
2 1 (0.40%) SmokePing
2 1 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.40%) Cacti
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
2 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (23.11%) Oracle
2 24 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.17%) Cisco
4 17 (6.77%) Informatica
5 15 (5.98%) IBM
5 15 (5.98%) Business Objects
5 15 (5.98%) VMware
6 12 (4.78%) F5
7 10 (3.98%) Tableau
7 10 (3.98%) SAP
8 9 (3.59%) Teradata
9 8 (3.19%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.79%) Symantec
10 7 (2.79%) Google
11 5 (1.99%) Greenplum
11 5 (1.99%) Juniper
12 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.59%) EMC
12 4 (1.59%) Cognos
12 4 (1.59%) SonicWALL
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