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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 419 455 441
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Security 155 108 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 93
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£425 £414 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £345 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Average hourly rate - £27.65 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year
- +94.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39001 36635 40786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 72.85% 70.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24217 22128 23288
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1074 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £46.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%

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 14 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 14 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 +31 144 £420 +1.20% 38
London +2 41 £425 -5.55% 11
South East +1 37 £325 -17.72% 9
Yorkshire +24 19 £425 -8.10% 7
Surrey +13 17 £325 -14.47% 3
East of England -8 15 £295 -31.39% 4
North West +7 14 £814 +110.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 13 £415 - 3
Sheffield - 12 £420 - 3
Hertfordshire +13 10 - - 3
South West -21 10 £155 -63.52% 3
Berkshire 0 8 £375 -2.59% 4
Wiltshire -3 8 £120 -72.95%
City of London +28 7 £505 +26.25% 4
Reading +6 6 - - 1
Scotland +3 6 £600 +33.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 6 - -
West Yorkshire +6 5 £438 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 5 £295 -
Hampshire -1 4 £120 -70.00% 1
North East -9 4 £400 -5.88%
Farnham - 4 £325 -
Cambridge - 4 £295 -
Birmingham - 3 £275 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 3
Leeds +1 2 £450 - 2
Bristol - 2 £345 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Portsmouth +7 1 £120 -70.00%
Newbury 0 1 £375 -11.76%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 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 83 (25.08%) Finance
2 72 (21.75%) SQL
3 60 (18.13%) Windows
4 59 (17.82%) Oracle
5 53 (16.01%) Data Modelling
6 42 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (11.48%) Migration
8 36 (10.88%) Microsoft
8 36 (10.88%) Linux
9 35 (10.57%) Information Security
10 34 (10.27%) SQL Server
11 33 (9.97%) Oracle Database
12 32 (9.67%) Data Management
13 30 (9.06%) PCI DSS
13 30 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (8.76%) Management Information System
14 29 (8.76%) Windows 7
15 28 (8.46%) .NET
16 26 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (7.85%) Data Migration
16 26 (7.85%) Big Data
17 25 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (7.55%) Banking
18 24 (7.25%) MS Excel
19 23 (6.95%) SharePoint
19 23 (6.95%) Windows XP
19 23 (6.95%) UNIX
19 23 (6.95%) Degree
19 23 (6.95%) Oracle Database 11g
20 22 (6.65%) Computer Science

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 23 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.04%) SAS
3 10 (3.02%) Apache
4 7 (2.11%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.81%) IIS
5 6 (1.81%) Confluence
5 6 (1.81%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.51%) CMS
7 4 (1.21%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.91%) Lync
8 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) Documentum
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.74%) Firewall
2 16 (4.83%) LAN
3 14 (4.23%) VPN
3 14 (4.23%) Network Security
4 13 (3.93%) WAN
5 11 (3.32%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.72%) DNS
7 8 (2.42%) Intranet
8 5 (1.51%) SSL
8 5 (1.51%) ATM
9 4 (1.21%) RTCP
9 4 (1.21%) RTP
9 4 (1.21%) SSH
9 4 (1.21%) VoIP
10 3 (0.91%) DHCP
10 3 (0.91%) Internet
10 3 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.91%) SAN
11 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.97%) Oracle Database
3 30 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (7.85%) Big Data
5 23 (6.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (6.04%) MySQL
6 20 (6.04%) Base SAS
7 12 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.63%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.02%) DB2
9 9 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.81%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Accumulo
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.81%) RapidMiner
Development Applications
1 10 (3.02%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (1.81%) JIRA
3 5 (1.51%) ERwin
4 3 (0.91%) Xcode
4 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (25.08%) Finance
2 25 (7.55%) Banking
3 15 (4.53%) Marketing
4 13 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.32%) Retail
6 10 (3.02%) Legal
7 9 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.81%) Back Office
8 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.51%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.21%) Games
11 3 (0.91%) Front Office
12 2 (0.60%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) Publishing
12 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (16.92%) Architect
2 52 (15.71%) Analyst
3 39 (11.78%) Developer
4 28 (8.46%) Consultant
5 21 (6.34%) Rollout Engineer
6 17 (5.14%) Data Architect
7 15 (4.53%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.23%) Administrator
8 14 (4.23%) SAS Developer
9 13 (3.93%) Systems Architect
10 12 (3.63%) Security Analyst
10 12 (3.63%) Information Manager
11 11 (3.32%) DBA
11 11 (3.32%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.02%) Data Manager
12 10 (3.02%) Security Manager
13 9 (2.72%) Security Advisor
14 8 (2.42%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (2.42%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.46%) .NET
2 15 (4.53%) XML
3 10 (3.02%) HTML
4 9 (2.72%) XSD
4 9 (2.72%) LAMP
5 6 (1.81%) Middleware
5 6 (1.81%) Swing
5 6 (1.81%) Web Services
5 6 (1.81%) Spring
5 6 (1.81%) MapReduce
5 6 (1.81%) Kafka
6 5 (1.51%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.21%) J2EE
7 4 (1.21%) SyncML
8 3 (0.91%) WAP
8 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.91%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.91%) iOS SDK
8 3 (0.91%) Cocoa
9 2 (0.60%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.76%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.14%) Open Source
4 16 (4.83%) CESG
5 15 (4.53%) RMADS
6 12 (3.63%) GIS
7 11 (3.32%) CESG CLAS
7 11 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.42%) Statistics
10 7 (2.11%) iPhone
10 7 (2.11%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.81%) Pharmacovigilance
12 4 (1.21%) PKI
12 4 (1.21%) NHS
13 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.91%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.91%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.13%) Windows
2 36 (10.88%) Linux
3 29 (8.76%) Windows 7
4 23 (6.95%) Windows XP
4 23 (6.95%) UNIX
5 14 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.11%) Android
9 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.51%) Solaris
10 3 (0.91%) AIX
11 2 (0.60%) Debian
11 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.60%) 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 53 (16.01%) Data Modelling
2 42 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (11.48%) Migration
4 35 (10.57%) Information Security
5 32 (9.67%) Data Management
6 26 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (7.85%) Data Migration
7 25 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (6.65%) Data Architecture
9 19 (5.74%) ETL
9 19 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (5.44%) Data Protection
10 18 (5.44%) Dimensional Modelling
11 17 (5.14%) Security Architecture
11 17 (5.14%) ITIL
12 16 (4.83%) Project Management
12 16 (4.83%) Analytics
13 15 (4.53%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.53%) RUP
13 15 (4.53%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.75%) SQL
2 21 (6.34%) Java
3 17 (5.14%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.63%) Python
5 11 (3.32%) Perl
6 8 (2.42%) PHP
7 6 (1.81%) R
8 5 (1.51%) VB
9 4 (1.21%) ABAP
9 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.21%) C++
10 3 (0.91%) PHP5
10 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.60%) Ruby
11 2 (0.60%) C#
11 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (6.95%) Degree
2 20 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.83%) CISSP
4 13 (3.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.51%) CISM
6 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.21%) CISA
6 4 (1.21%) CCAB
7 3 (0.91%) ISEB
7 3 (0.91%) CCNP
7 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.60%) MCP
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.60%) RHCE
8 2 (0.60%) PMP
8 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CCSE
8 2 (0.60%) RHCA
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.06%) PCI DSS
2 21 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.91%) QA
4 3 (0.91%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.91%) COREP
4 3 (0.91%) FINREP
4 3 (0.91%) SLA
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.11%) Puppet
2 5 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.91%) Salt
4 2 (0.60%) Foglight
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (17.82%) Oracle
2 36 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.23%) VMware
4 11 (3.32%) SAP
5 9 (2.72%) Cisco
6 8 (2.42%) NetApp
7 7 (2.11%) Lotus
7 7 (2.11%) Tableau
8 6 (1.81%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.81%) Sybase
8 6 (1.81%) F5
9 5 (1.51%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.51%) Veeam
9 5 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.51%) IBM
9 5 (1.51%) Citrix
10 4 (1.21%) Nokia
10 4 (1.21%) HP
10 4 (1.21%) ESRI
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