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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 520 473 473
Rank change year-on-year
-47 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 132 206 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 142 97
Median daily rate £500 £493 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £580 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £490 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.73 £25.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.41% +155.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.73 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.50% -

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -66 126 £500 +1.52% 37
London +3 52 £500 - 22
South East +4 27 £600 +57.89% 10
Yorkshire +7 16 £525 +3.96% 1
City of London +24 15 £568 +29.71% 3
Berkshire +6 11 £750 +57.89% 5
South Yorkshire -4 10 £638 +25.61%
Sheffield -8 10 £638 +25.61%
Maidenhead - 8 £750 -
South West +12 7 £350 -34.88%
North West -19 7 £506 -1.69% 1
Scotland +13 5 £545 +27.85% 1
West Sussex +8 5 £425 -10.52%
Leeds +5 5 £475 -6.63% 1
West Yorkshire +1 5 £500 -1.71% 1
Birmingham -5 5 £488 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £463 - 1
West Midlands -32 5 £488 +30.00% 2
Bristol - 5 £340 -
Cheshire +6 4 £600 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £613 +104.16% 1
East of England +5 4 £600 +84.61%
Canary Wharf - 4 £338 -
Edinburgh +16 3 - -
Reading +15 3 £580 +4.03% 4
Milton Keynes -2 3 £625 +108.33% 1
Croydon -9 3 £475 -9.52%
Watford - 3 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £600 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 2

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 61 (23.37%) Finance
1 61 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (16.09%) Big Data
4 40 (15.33%) SQL
5 39 (14.94%) Data Modelling
6 35 (13.41%) Information Security
6 35 (13.41%) Analytics
7 33 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (11.88%) Data Protection
9 31 (11.88%) Project Management
10 28 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (10.34%) Linux
12 26 (9.96%) Unix
12 26 (9.96%) Management Information System
12 26 (9.96%) Degree
12 26 (9.96%) Banking
12 26 (9.96%) Open Source
13 25 (9.58%) Java
14 24 (9.20%) Web Services
14 24 (9.20%) Hadoop
15 23 (8.81%) Data Governance
16 21 (8.05%) MS Excel
16 21 (8.05%) Microsoft
16 21 (8.05%) SaaS
17 20 (7.66%) Retail
17 20 (7.66%) Data Management
17 20 (7.66%) Data Analysis

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 14 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.21%) SAS
3 10 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.30%) Apache
5 6 (2.30%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.53%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.15%) Confluence
7 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.15%) Jetty
7 3 (1.15%) nginx
7 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.77%) IIS
8 2 (0.77%) JBoss
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.53%) MS Project
3 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) SPSS
4 2 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) ArcView
5 1 (0.38%) InVision
5 1 (0.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.05%) SaaS
3 19 (7.28%) PaaS
4 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.45%) IaaS
7 7 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.68%) Office 365
8 4 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.77%) Yammer
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.83%) Firewall
1 10 (3.83%) Network Security
2 8 (3.07%) DNS
3 7 (2.68%) SAN
4 6 (2.30%) Intranet
5 4 (1.53%) DHCP
5 4 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.53%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.53%) NAS
6 3 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.15%) CTI
6 3 (1.15%) FTP
6 3 (1.15%) Internet
6 3 (1.15%) VoIP
6 3 (1.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.77%) Extranet
7 2 (0.77%) LAN
7 2 (0.77%) VLAN
7 2 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) Big Data
2 33 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (9.20%) Hadoop
4 19 (7.28%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.21%) Apache Hive
8 9 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.68%) Data Lake
9 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.30%) HBase
10 6 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.30%) Sqoop
11 5 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.53%) MySQL
12 4 (1.53%) OLAP
12 4 (1.53%) QlikView
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.15%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.15%) JIRA
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Babel
5 1 (0.38%) git-flow
5 1 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 61 (23.37%) Finance
2 26 (9.96%) Banking
3 20 (7.66%) Retail
4 10 (3.83%) Legal
5 8 (3.07%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (33.33%) Architect
2 45 (17.24%) Data Architect
3 36 (13.79%) Analyst
4 35 (13.41%) Security Architect
5 23 (8.81%) Consultant
6 16 (6.13%) Security Consultant
6 16 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.36%) Developer
8 11 (4.21%) Data Engineer
9 10 (3.83%) Administrator
9 10 (3.83%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (3.45%) Hadoop Architect
10 9 (3.45%) Product Manager
10 9 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.07%) Big Data Architect
11 8 (3.07%) Digital Analyst
11 8 (3.07%) Java Architect
11 8 (3.07%) Security Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.07%) Solr Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.20%) Web Services
2 10 (3.83%) .NET
3 7 (2.68%) JSON
3 7 (2.68%) Kafka
3 7 (2.68%) XSD
4 5 (1.92%) Samza
5 4 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.53%) XML
6 3 (1.15%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.15%) J2EE
6 3 (1.15%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.77%) CSS
7 2 (0.77%) HTML
7 2 (0.77%) Middleware
7 2 (0.77%) Node.js
8 1 (0.38%) Ajax
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.83%) Data Extraction
6 10 (3.83%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.07%) Replication
8 7 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.92%) CESG
10 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.53%) Equities
10 4 (1.53%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.53%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.34%) Linux
2 26 (9.96%) Unix
3 18 (6.90%) Windows
4 12 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.30%) CentOS
5 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.77%) Solaris
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) Android
9 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.94%) Data Modelling
3 35 (13.41%) Analytics
3 35 (13.41%) Information Security
4 33 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (11.88%) Data Protection
5 31 (11.88%) Project Management
6 28 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.96%) Open Source
8 23 (8.81%) Data Governance
9 20 (7.66%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (7.66%) Data Analysis
9 20 (7.66%) Data Management
9 20 (7.66%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.28%) Migration
11 18 (6.90%) Data Architecture
12 16 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (6.13%) ITIL
12 16 (6.13%) TOGAF
13 15 (5.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.33%) SQL
2 25 (9.58%) Java
3 19 (7.28%) Python
4 15 (5.75%) PHP
5 12 (4.60%) Perl
6 10 (3.83%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.45%) Ruby
8 8 (3.07%) R
9 6 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.15%) C#
12 3 (1.15%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.15%) Scala
13 2 (0.77%) C
13 2 (0.77%) C++
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.77%) VB
14 1 (0.38%) ABAP
14 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (9.96%) Degree
2 16 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.75%) CISSP
4 13 (4.98%) CISM
5 8 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.07%) PhD
6 7 (2.68%) CISA
6 7 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) CEH
8 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.77%) CLAS
9 2 (0.77%) IISP
9 2 (0.77%) ISEB
9 2 (0.77%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 18 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.53%) QA
4 3 (1.15%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) Basel II
6 1 (0.38%) BS25999
6 1 (0.38%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.07%) Docker
3 6 (2.30%) HDFS
4 5 (1.92%) NFS
5 3 (1.15%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.15%) Dovecot
5 3 (1.15%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) Corosync
7 1 (0.38%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.38%) Postfix
7 1 (0.38%) Squid
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.60%) Puppet
2 11 (4.21%) Ansible
3 10 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.30%) Terraform
5 3 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.15%) Nagios
5 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 3 (1.15%) vRealize
6 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.77%) MOM
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.38%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.38%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.38%) Icinga
7 1 (0.38%) Mesos
7 1 (0.38%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.13%) Oracle
3 12 (4.60%) VMware
4 11 (4.21%) SAP
4 11 (4.21%) Teradata
5 10 (3.83%) Cisco
6 7 (2.68%) HP
7 6 (2.30%) Tableau
8 5 (1.92%) Splunk
9 4 (1.53%) Citrix
9 4 (1.53%) Dell
9 4 (1.53%) Google
9 4 (1.53%) Lotus
9 4 (1.53%) Symantec
10 3 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.15%) NetApp
10 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.77%) Apple
11 2 (0.77%) EMC
11 2 (0.77%) Siemens
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