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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 455 479 476
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Security 158 99 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 55 54
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£493 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.18% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £149 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £22.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%

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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Data Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 November 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 +38 142 £483 +28.66% 29
London +16 54 £543 +8.50% 14
South East -24 21 £375 +7.91% 6
South West -17 18 £558 - 1
North West -6 15 £475 -2.56% 1
Scotland +5 12 £500 -23.07% 1
North East -22 11 £500 +110.52%
East of England -22 11 £356 +5.55% 1
Edinburgh -3 9 £500 -23.07% 1
Hertfordshire -5 9 £288 - 1
Devon - 9 £565 -
Berkshire +10 7 £369 - 1
City of London +18 6 £448 +9.81% 4
Yorkshire -8 6 £450 +15.38% 6
West Midlands -9 6 £400 -
Wiltshire - 6 £575 - 1
Swindon - 6 £575 - 1
East Midlands +6 3 - -
Surrey -7 3 - - 3
Manchester -13 3 £465 -15.45%
Bristol -18 3 £525 -
Hampshire -38 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -9 2 £353 -9.48% 6
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Croydon - 2 £540 -
Reading - 2 £388 -
Leeds -10 1 £310 -20.51% 3
Watford - 1 £288 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 91 (27.08%) Finance
2 78 (23.21%) Data Modelling
3 58 (17.26%) Oracle
4 57 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (16.37%) SQL
6 53 (15.77%) Information Security
7 51 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (12.20%) Management Information System
8 41 (12.20%) Data Management
9 38 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (11.01%) ETL
11 35 (10.42%) SQL Server
11 35 (10.42%) Migration
11 35 (10.42%) Big Data
12 34 (10.12%) ITIL
13 32 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 32 (9.52%) PCI DSS
13 32 (9.52%) Information Assurance
14 31 (9.23%) Security Cleared
14 31 (9.23%) Data Protection
14 31 (9.23%) Firewall
14 31 (9.23%) Logical Data Model
15 30 (8.93%) Physical Data Model
15 30 (8.93%) Windows
16 28 (8.33%) Security Architecture
16 28 (8.33%) Algorithms
17 27 (8.04%) Oracle Database
17 27 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (8.04%) Microsoft
18 26 (7.74%) SAS

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 26 (7.74%) SAS
2 13 (3.87%) Apache
3 12 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.79%) Confluence
7 4 (1.19%) JBoss
7 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.89%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) FileNet
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.46%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.27%) MS Office
4 7 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.49%) SPSS
6 2 (0.60%) MS Project
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) SAP BPC
2 5 (1.49%) Agresso
3 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.89%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.60%) Summit
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.23%) Firewall
2 18 (5.36%) Network Security
3 12 (3.57%) Internet
4 10 (2.98%) VPN
5 7 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.08%) DNS
6 6 (1.79%) LAN
6 6 (1.79%) WAN
6 6 (1.79%) SSL
6 6 (1.79%) SAN
7 5 (1.49%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.49%) HTTP
8 4 (1.19%) SSH
8 4 (1.19%) NAS
9 3 (0.89%) Wireless
10 2 (0.60%) LDAP
10 2 (0.60%) VoIP
10 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.42%) Big Data
3 27 (8.04%) Oracle Database
4 25 (7.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 16 (4.76%) DB2
6 16 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.27%) SAP BW
8 9 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.79%) Apache Accumulo
11 6 (1.79%) MySQL
11 6 (1.79%) Data Mart
11 6 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.49%) Star Schema
12 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) ERwin
2 4 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.89%) Xcode
4 2 (0.60%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 91 (27.08%) Finance
2 17 (5.06%) Banking
3 13 (3.87%) Retail
4 12 (3.57%) Legal
5 11 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.98%) Marketing
7 8 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.89%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (26.79%) Architect
2 57 (16.96%) Analyst
3 47 (13.99%) Developer
4 34 (10.12%) Consultant
5 28 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 22 (6.55%) Security Architect
7 19 (5.65%) Security Analyst
8 17 (5.06%) Security Consultant
9 16 (4.76%) Information Architect
9 16 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 16 (4.76%) SAS Developer
10 15 (4.46%) Data Manager
11 14 (4.17%) Administrator
12 13 (3.87%) Security Manager
12 13 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.57%) Information Manager
14 10 (2.98%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (2.98%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.55%) Web Services
2 20 (5.95%) .NET
3 17 (5.06%) XML
4 9 (2.68%) XSD
5 7 (2.08%) XSLT
6 6 (1.79%) Kafka
6 6 (1.79%) Swing
6 6 (1.79%) Spring
7 4 (1.19%) Middleware
8 3 (0.89%) REST
8 3 (0.89%) iOS SDK
8 3 (0.89%) Cocoa
8 3 (0.89%) SOAP
8 3 (0.89%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (0.60%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.60%) CSS
9 2 (0.60%) J2EE
9 2 (0.60%) HTML
9 2 (0.60%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 38 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.55%) Data Structures
5 17 (5.06%) Open Source
6 14 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.27%) Data Integration
8 9 (2.68%) CESG
9 8 (2.38%) GIS
10 7 (2.08%) Reference Data
10 7 (2.08%) PKI
10 7 (2.08%) Pharmacovigilance
10 7 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
12 5 (1.49%) Replication
12 5 (1.49%) NHS
12 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.93%) Windows
2 25 (7.44%) UNIX
3 24 (7.14%) Linux
4 12 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.98%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.19%) Solaris
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.21%) Data Modelling
2 57 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (15.77%) Information Security
4 41 (12.20%) Data Management
5 37 (11.01%) ETL
6 35 (10.42%) Migration
7 34 (10.12%) ITIL
8 32 (9.52%) Information Assurance
9 31 (9.23%) Data Protection
9 31 (9.23%) Logical Data Model
10 30 (8.93%) Physical Data Model
11 28 (8.33%) Security Architecture
12 27 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (7.74%) Master Data Management
14 25 (7.44%) Data Governance
15 24 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (6.55%) TOGAF
17 20 (5.95%) Dimensional Modelling
18 19 (5.65%) Data Migration
19 17 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.37%) SQL
2 23 (6.85%) PL/SQL
3 19 (5.65%) Java
4 8 (2.38%) C++
5 4 (1.19%) ABAP
5 4 (1.19%) VB
6 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.60%) JAQL
7 2 (0.60%) Python
7 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.60%) C
7 2 (0.60%) C#
7 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.60%) Perl
7 2 (0.60%) R
8 1 (0.30%) PHP5
8 1 (0.30%) Jython
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.25%) Degree
3 14 (4.17%) CISSP
3 14 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.79%) RHCE
5 4 (1.19%) CCNP
5 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.19%) CCAB
5 4 (1.19%) CISA
6 3 (0.89%) CEH
6 3 (0.89%) CISM
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.89%) ISEB
7 2 (0.60%) CRISC
7 2 (0.60%) CCSE
7 2 (0.60%) RHCA
7 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 32 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.38%) COBIT
4 3 (0.89%) QA
5 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.60%) BS7799
5 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) XenApp
3 2 (0.60%) vSphere
3 2 (0.60%) UAG
3 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (17.26%) Oracle
2 27 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.14%) SAP
4 21 (6.25%) Cisco
5 18 (5.36%) VMware
6 15 (4.46%) F5
7 14 (4.17%) Informatica
8 13 (3.87%) Teradata
9 8 (2.38%) IBM
9 8 (2.38%) Citrix
9 8 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.08%) EMC
11 6 (1.79%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.49%) Veeam
12 5 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.49%) Unisys
12 5 (1.49%) Sybase
13 4 (1.19%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.19%) Cognos
13 4 (1.19%) Symantec
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