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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 493 477 477
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 127 181 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 89
Median daily rate £513 £475 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £560 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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
40818 44914 44371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.53% 81.14% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27175 29114 28821
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1346 1227
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.93 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -30 120 £525 +5.00% 29
London -31 46 £550 +10.00% 18
South East +1 20 £625 +33.68% 1
South West +20 16 £525 +7.69%
City of London -5 16 £588 +23.68% 3
Yorkshire +26 14 £408 -14.43% 1
Wiltshire +8 12 £525 -8.69%
West Yorkshire +22 11 £300 -9.77% 1
West Midlands -9 9 £400 -8.57% 2
Coventry - 9 £400 -
Hampshire +18 8 £525 +0.96%
North West +7 7 £400 +0.94% 6
Leeds +21 6 £320 -3.75% 1
East of England +15 4 £260 -45.26% 1
Scotland +14 4 £450 +12.14% 3
Cheshire +12 4 £400 -23.80% 1
Southampton +10 4 £593 -16.84%
Berkshire +3 4 £750 +63.04% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £750 -
West Sussex +17 3 £438 -27.68%
Bristol +7 3 £344 -17.91%
Swindon +3 3 £450 -21.73%
South Yorkshire -9 3 £525 +3.96%
Sheffield -12 3 £525 +3.96%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh +19 2 £450 - 3
Glasgow +9 2 - -
Milton Keynes -4 2 £625 +127.27%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £625 +127.27%
Winsford - 2 £400 -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 69 (24.73%) Finance
2 61 (21.86%) Information Security
3 54 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (15.77%) Big Data
6 43 (15.41%) Cybersecurity
7 41 (14.70%) Data Modelling
8 40 (14.34%) Security Cleared
9 39 (13.98%) PCI DSS
10 37 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (13.26%) SQL
11 36 (12.90%) Management Information System
11 36 (12.90%) Analytics
12 33 (11.83%) Project Management
12 33 (11.83%) Data Protection
13 29 (10.39%) SC Cleared
13 29 (10.39%) Data Governance
13 29 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (10.39%) Migration
13 29 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (9.32%) Data Quality
15 26 (9.32%) Banking
16 24 (8.60%) Hadoop
17 23 (8.24%) Data Analysis
17 23 (8.24%) Degree
17 23 (8.24%) Network Security
18 22 (7.89%) Retail
18 22 (7.89%) Open Source

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 11 (3.94%) Apache Spark
1 11 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 7 (2.51%) SAS
5 6 (2.15%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.79%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.43%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.08%) Apache
8 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.72%) Confluence
9 2 (0.72%) JBoss
9 2 (0.72%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.72%) nginx
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Project
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.43%) SPSS
5 2 (0.72%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) ArcView
6 1 (0.36%) InVision
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.09%) SaaS
3 16 (5.73%) PaaS
4 15 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (5.02%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.23%) Office 365
7 6 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.15%) IaaS
8 3 (1.08%) GitHub
8 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.24%) Network Security
2 11 (3.94%) Firewall
3 7 (2.51%) DNS
3 7 (2.51%) SAN
4 5 (1.79%) VPN
5 4 (1.43%) Intranet
5 4 (1.43%) LAN
5 4 (1.43%) VLAN
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.08%) CTI
6 3 (1.08%) DHCP
6 3 (1.08%) FTP
6 3 (1.08%) IPsec
6 3 (1.08%) WAN
7 2 (0.72%) Extranet
7 2 (0.72%) Internet
7 2 (0.72%) LDAP
7 2 (0.72%) NAS
7 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.77%) Big Data
2 29 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (8.60%) Hadoop
4 18 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.94%) Apache Hive
6 10 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.51%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.15%) HBase
9 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.15%) Sqoop
10 5 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.15%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Babel
5 1 (0.36%) ERwin
5 1 (0.36%) git-flow
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 69 (24.73%) Finance
2 26 (9.32%) Banking
3 22 (7.89%) Retail
4 12 (4.30%) Legal
5 8 (2.87%) Marketing
6 7 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.79%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Publishing
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (33.69%) Architect
2 50 (17.92%) Analyst
3 48 (17.20%) Data Architect
4 43 (15.41%) Security Architect
5 21 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.38%) Consultant
8 13 (4.66%) Technical Architect
9 12 (4.30%) Developer
10 11 (3.94%) Security Officer
11 10 (3.58%) Big Data Architect
11 10 (3.58%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (3.58%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.58%) Security Analyst
12 9 (3.23%) Administrator
12 9 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (3.23%) Data Manager
12 9 (3.23%) Hadoop Architect
12 9 (3.23%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.53%) Web Services
2 9 (3.23%) JSON
3 7 (2.51%) .NET
3 7 (2.51%) XSD
4 5 (1.79%) HTML
5 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.43%) Kafka
6 3 (1.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.08%) J2EE
6 3 (1.08%) Middleware
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.72%) Node.js
7 2 (0.72%) Samza
7 2 (0.72%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) CSS3
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.36%) REST
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) WCF
8 1 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.02%) Reference Data
5 13 (4.66%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.94%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.23%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.87%) CESG
8 8 (2.87%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.87%) Data Extraction
9 7 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.51%) User Experience
10 6 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.15%) Replication
10 6 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.53%) Windows
2 20 (7.17%) Linux
3 19 (6.81%) Unix
4 13 (4.66%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) CentOS
9 2 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.86%) Information Security
2 52 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.41%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (14.70%) Data Modelling
5 37 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (12.90%) Analytics
7 33 (11.83%) Data Protection
7 33 (11.83%) Project Management
8 29 (10.39%) Data Governance
8 29 (10.39%) Migration
9 27 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.24%) Data Analysis
11 22 (7.89%) Open Source
11 22 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 20 (7.17%) Data Architecture
12 20 (7.17%) Data Management
12 20 (7.17%) Data Migration
12 20 (7.17%) PRINCE2
13 19 (6.81%) Security Architecture
14 17 (6.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.26%) SQL
2 20 (7.17%) Java
3 16 (5.73%) Python
4 12 (4.30%) Perl
5 9 (3.23%) PHP
6 7 (2.51%) R
7 6 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.79%) Ruby
9 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.08%) C#
10 3 (1.08%) C++
10 3 (1.08%) HiveQL
10 3 (1.08%) Scala
11 2 (0.72%) C
11 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.24%) Degree
4 14 (5.02%) CISSP
5 12 (4.30%) CISM
6 8 (2.87%) PhD
7 6 (2.15%) CISA
8 5 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.08%) CEH
10 3 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.72%) ISEB
11 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.98%) PCI DSS
2 29 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (9.32%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.43%) QA
6 3 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.72%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.72%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.36%) Basel II
8 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.15%) HDFS
3 5 (1.79%) Docker
3 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) Corosync
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.36%) NFS
6 1 (0.36%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.66%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.51%) Puppet
3 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) Ansible
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.36%) Control-M
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) Mesos
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 22 (7.89%) VMware
2 19 (6.81%) Oracle
3 13 (4.66%) Intel Security
3 13 (4.66%) Splunk
4 8 (2.87%) SAP
4 8 (2.87%) Teradata
5 7 (2.51%) Cisco
6 6 (2.15%) Google
6 6 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.15%) Tableau
7 5 (1.79%) Lotus
8 3 (1.08%) HP
8 3 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.08%) NetApp
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.08%) Symantec
9 2 (0.72%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.72%) Nintex
9 2 (0.72%) Siemens
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