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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 472 444 449
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 99 115 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 63
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £88 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £13.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.12%

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -39 93 £465 +16.25% 42
London +20 40 £500 +11.11% 19
East of England +10 13 £375 +10.29% 8
North West -9 10 £475 -5.00% 3
Hertfordshire +9 9 £288 - 1
South West -18 8 £556 +20.27% 3
South East -36 8 £413 +34.14% 5
North East -12 7 £450 +38.46%
City of London +14 6 £435 -3.33% 6
Wiltshire - 6 £556 -
Swindon - 6 £556 -
Scotland -4 5 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £350 - 2
Edinburgh -2 4 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £368 -16.36% 1
West Yorkshire -2 3 £396 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -7 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £419 - 1
East Midlands +11 2 £550 +29.41% 1
Berkshire -3 2 £406 +32.11% 1
Manchester -12 2 £465 -11.42% 2
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - - 2
Surrey +1 1 - - 1
Bristol -13 1 £380 -17.83% 3
Leeds - 1 £310 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £550 - 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 81 (30.80%) Finance
2 57 (21.67%) Data Modelling
3 50 (19.01%) Oracle
4 47 (17.87%) SQL
5 42 (15.97%) Information Security
6 38 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (13.69%) Data Protection
9 33 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (11.79%) Security Architecture
11 30 (11.41%) PCI DSS
11 30 (11.41%) ITIL
12 29 (11.03%) ETL
13 26 (9.89%) Firewall
13 26 (9.89%) Cisco
14 25 (9.51%) SQL Server
14 25 (9.51%) Algorithms
15 24 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (9.13%) Oracle Database
15 24 (9.13%) Security Cleared
15 24 (9.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 24 (9.13%) PL/SQL
15 24 (9.13%) SAS
16 23 (8.75%) Windows
16 23 (8.75%) Banking
17 22 (8.37%) Network Security
17 22 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
17 22 (8.37%) Big Data
17 22 (8.37%) Information Assurance
17 22 (8.37%) SAP

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (9.13%) SAS
2 12 (4.56%) Apache
3 10 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.04%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.28%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.52%) JBoss
7 3 (1.14%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.76%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) FileNet
9 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.66%) MS Office
4 4 (1.52%) SPSS
4 4 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) SAP BPC
2 5 (1.90%) Agresso
3 4 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.76%) Summit
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.89%) Firewall
2 22 (8.37%) Network Security
3 10 (3.80%) Internet
4 8 (3.04%) VPN
5 7 (2.66%) BIG-IP
5 7 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.66%) SAN
6 5 (1.90%) SSL
7 4 (1.52%) WAN
7 4 (1.52%) LAN
7 4 (1.52%) Wireless
7 4 (1.52%) NAS
8 3 (1.14%) SSH
8 3 (1.14%) HTTP
8 3 (1.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.76%) VoIP
9 2 (0.76%) TACACS
9 2 (0.76%) LDAP
9 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (9.51%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.13%) Oracle Database
4 22 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (8.37%) Big Data
5 19 (7.22%) Base SAS
6 11 (4.18%) DB2
7 9 (3.42%) SAP BW
8 8 (3.04%) Data Mart
9 7 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.90%) OLAP
11 5 (1.90%) Star Schema
12 4 (1.52%) SQLPlus
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) ERwin
2 3 (1.14%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.76%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (30.80%) Finance
2 23 (8.75%) Banking
3 16 (6.08%) Retail
4 12 (4.56%) Legal
5 10 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.42%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.28%) Marketing
8 5 (1.90%) Publishing
8 5 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.14%) Law
9 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.14%) Advertising
9 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.76%) Automotive
10 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (29.66%) Architect
2 46 (17.49%) Analyst
3 32 (12.17%) Developer
4 27 (10.27%) Security Architect
5 26 (9.89%) Consultant
6 17 (6.46%) Security Consultant
6 17 (6.46%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.08%) Information Architect
7 16 (6.08%) SAS Developer
8 15 (5.70%) Data Architect
8 15 (5.70%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.32%) Security Manager
10 13 (4.94%) Security Analyst
11 11 (4.18%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.80%) Administrator
12 10 (3.80%) Information Manager
13 9 (3.42%) Lead Architect
13 9 (3.42%) Lead Security Architect
13 9 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.98%) Web Services
2 18 (6.84%) .NET
3 3 (1.14%) REST
3 3 (1.14%) SOAP
3 3 (1.14%) Middleware
4 2 (0.76%) CSS
4 2 (0.76%) XML
4 2 (0.76%) XSLT
4 2 (0.76%) Classic ASP
4 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.76%) HTML
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.76%) HTML5
4 2 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) Algorithms
2 24 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.60%) Data Structures
4 14 (5.32%) Open Source
5 10 (3.80%) Data Integration
6 9 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.04%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.28%) PKI
9 5 (1.90%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (1.90%) Clustering
10 4 (1.52%) NHS
10 4 (1.52%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.14%) Statistics
11 3 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.14%) Pharmacovigilance
11 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.14%) Social Media
11 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.75%) Windows
2 18 (6.84%) Linux
2 18 (6.84%) UNIX
3 8 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.67%) Data Modelling
2 42 (15.97%) Information Security
3 38 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (13.69%) Data Protection
5 33 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (11.79%) Security Architecture
7 30 (11.41%) ITIL
8 29 (11.03%) ETL
9 22 (8.37%) Information Assurance
10 19 (7.22%) Logical Data Model
10 19 (7.22%) Dimensional Modelling
10 19 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (6.84%) Data Management
11 18 (6.84%) PRINCE2
12 17 (6.46%) TOGAF
12 17 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (6.08%) Migration
14 14 (5.32%) Data Governance
14 14 (5.32%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.87%) SQL
2 24 (9.13%) PL/SQL
3 11 (4.18%) Java
4 7 (2.66%) C++
5 4 (1.52%) C
6 3 (1.14%) Ruby
6 3 (1.14%) Python
6 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.76%) C#
7 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.76%) ABAP
7 2 (0.76%) R
8 1 (0.38%) PHP5
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.08%) Degree
3 11 (4.18%) CISSP
4 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.52%) RHCE
5 4 (1.52%) ISEB
5 4 (1.52%) CISA
5 4 (1.52%) CISM
5 4 (1.52%) CEH
6 3 (1.14%) CCNP
6 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CRISC
8 1 (0.38%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.41%) PCI DSS
2 24 (9.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.04%) COBIT
4 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.52%) QA
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.76%) BS7799
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.76%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.76%) UAG
3 2 (0.76%) vSphere
3 2 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) SCCM
2 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 50 (19.01%) Oracle
2 26 (9.89%) Cisco
3 22 (8.37%) SAP
4 20 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.60%) VMware
5 17 (6.46%) F5
6 12 (4.56%) Informatica
6 12 (4.56%) IBM
7 9 (3.42%) Teradata
7 9 (3.42%) Citrix
7 9 (3.42%) EMC
8 7 (2.66%) Unisys
8 7 (2.66%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.90%) Juniper
10 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.52%) Tableau
10 4 (1.52%) Stonesoft
10 4 (1.52%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.52%) Google
11 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds
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