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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 484 443 455
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Security 125 149 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 81 61
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £778 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.47 £190.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.27% +753.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 - £13.50

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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -30 120 £450 +9.09% 49
London +17 59 £465 +3.33% 24
South East -28 20 £450 +38.46% 5
West Midlands +9 12 £401 +45.72% 3
City of London -2 10 £463 -6.09% 9
East of England -6 10 £380 +28.81% 5
Berkshire +5 9 £475 +105.40% 1
Cambridge +2 9 £380 +28.81% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £380 +28.81% 3
Durham -9 6 £450 +125.00%
North East -21 6 £450 +12.50%
Scotland -1 5 £275 -54.16%
North West -25 5 £475 -40.71% 3
Reading +4 4 £475 -
South West -14 4 - - 3
Dorset - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Glasgow +3 3 - -
Banbury - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
Birmingham +2 2 £300 +9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes -2 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf -7 2 £470 -
South Yorkshire -8 2 £125 -54.54% 2
East Midlands -8 2 - - 2
Surrey -11 2 £319 -1.92% 1
Yorkshire -26 2 £125 -66.66% 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 62 (24.22%) SQL
2 60 (23.44%) Finance
3 57 (22.27%) Data Modelling
4 47 (18.36%) Linux
5 46 (17.97%) SQL Server
6 44 (17.19%) Oracle
7 41 (16.02%) Windows
8 38 (14.84%) Information Security
8 38 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (11.72%) Data Protection
10 29 (11.33%) ETL
10 29 (11.33%) UNIX
11 28 (10.94%) CISSP
11 28 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 27 (10.55%) Web Services
13 26 (10.16%) SAS
13 26 (10.16%) Microsoft
13 26 (10.16%) Project Management
13 26 (10.16%) Migration
14 25 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (9.77%) Banking
14 25 (9.77%) Open Source
15 24 (9.38%) ITIL
15 24 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (8.98%) Oracle Database
16 23 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (8.59%) Data Management
17 22 (8.59%) Internet
18 21 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (7.81%) Firewall

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (10.16%) SAS
2 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.91%) IIS
4 7 (2.73%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.56%) Node.js
5 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.73%) MS Office
2 7 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.39%) Agresso
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.73%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.95%) SaaS
3 4 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.59%) Internet
2 20 (7.81%) Firewall
3 14 (5.47%) Network Security
4 12 (4.69%) DNS
5 11 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.30%) VPN
5 11 (4.30%) SAN
5 11 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.73%) LAN
6 7 (2.73%) WAN
7 5 (1.95%) Wireless
7 5 (1.95%) IPsec
7 5 (1.95%) NAS
8 4 (1.56%) DHCP
8 4 (1.56%) DSL
9 3 (1.17%) DDNS
9 3 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.17%) SDH
9 3 (1.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (8.98%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 18 (7.03%) Big Data
6 16 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 16 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 14 (5.47%) Data Mining
8 10 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.91%) Base SAS
9 8 (3.13%) Data Mart
10 7 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.34%) MySQL
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.95%) DB2
12 5 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.25%) ERwin
2 5 (1.95%) Toad
2 5 (1.95%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 60 (23.44%) Finance
2 25 (9.77%) Banking
3 17 (6.64%) Retail
4 13 (5.08%) Legal
5 10 (3.91%) Publishing
6 8 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.34%) Marketing
9 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.78%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (28.13%) Analyst
2 40 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 34 (13.28%) Architect
4 23 (8.98%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.98%) Consultant
5 21 (8.20%) Developer
6 20 (7.81%) Security Analyst
7 15 (5.86%) DBA
8 14 (5.47%) Security Consultant
8 14 (5.47%) Administrator
8 14 (5.47%) Data Architect
8 14 (5.47%) Security Manager
9 12 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.91%) SAS Developer
12 9 (3.52%) Information Manager
12 9 (3.52%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.55%) Web Services
2 10 (3.91%) .NET
3 6 (2.34%) HTML
3 6 (2.34%) WCF
4 4 (1.56%) CSS
4 4 (1.56%) XML
5 3 (1.17%) XSLT
5 3 (1.17%) RESTful
5 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.78%) HTML5
6 2 (0.78%) REST
6 2 (0.78%) SOAP
6 2 (0.78%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.39%) Ajax
7 1 (0.39%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.39%) jQuery
7 1 (0.39%) OAuth
7 1 (0.39%) Middleware
7 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 15 (5.86%) Statistics
5 13 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 10 (3.91%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (3.52%) Data Integration
8 8 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.13%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.34%) PKI
10 5 (1.95%) Replication
10 5 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.56%) User Experience
11 4 (1.56%) Ontologies
11 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.17%) Clustering
12 3 (1.17%) Social Media
12 3 (1.17%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.78%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.36%) Linux
2 41 (16.02%) Windows
3 29 (11.33%) UNIX
4 19 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.08%) Solaris
6 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.27%) Data Modelling
2 38 (14.84%) Information Security
3 30 (11.72%) Data Protection
4 29 (11.33%) ETL
5 26 (10.16%) Project Management
5 26 (10.16%) Migration
6 25 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.77%) Open Source
7 24 (9.38%) ITIL
8 23 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (8.59%) Data Management
10 21 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.42%) Analytics
12 17 (6.64%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (6.64%) PRINCE2
12 17 (6.64%) Data Analysis
12 17 (6.64%) Business Analysis
13 16 (6.25%) Security Management
14 15 (5.86%) Change Management
14 15 (5.86%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.22%) SQL
2 18 (7.03%) PL/SQL
3 15 (5.86%) Java
4 14 (5.47%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.91%) VBScript
5 10 (3.91%) Python
6 9 (3.52%) Ruby
6 9 (3.52%) R
7 8 (3.13%) C
7 8 (3.13%) C#
8 7 (2.73%) Perl
9 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.95%) VB
10 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.17%) C++
12 2 (0.78%) PHP
12 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 28 (10.94%) CISSP
2 20 (7.81%) Degree
3 14 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.69%) CISA
5 10 (3.91%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.52%) CISM
7 5 (1.95%) CCSA
7 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.95%) CCSE
8 4 (1.56%) RHCA
8 4 (1.56%) CCNA
8 4 (1.56%) RHCE
8 4 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.17%) CEH
10 2 (0.78%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.78%) CCNP
10 2 (0.78%) HND
10 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.03%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.30%) QA
4 5 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.17%) Basel II
5 3 (1.17%) COBIT
5 3 (1.17%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.39%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.95%) Snort
2 5 (1.95%) Squid
2 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.95%) vSphere
3 4 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.17%) XenApp
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) DatAdvantage
2 4 (1.56%) Puppet
2 4 (1.56%) SmokePing
2 4 (1.56%) Nagios
2 4 (1.56%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.56%) Cacti
3 2 (0.78%) Graphite
3 2 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (17.19%) Oracle
2 26 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.25%) Cisco
3 16 (6.25%) SAP
4 15 (5.86%) Business Objects
5 13 (5.08%) Symantec
5 13 (5.08%) Informatica
6 12 (4.69%) IBM
6 12 (4.69%) VMware
7 9 (3.52%) Tableau
8 8 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.73%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.73%) Websense
9 7 (2.73%) Google
10 6 (2.34%) Teradata
10 6 (2.34%) Varonis
11 5 (1.95%) Greenplum
11 5 (1.95%) EMC
12 4 (1.56%) Citrix
12 4 (1.56%) NetApp
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