The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Security
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 114 138
Rank change year-on-year +35 +24  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.28% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.35% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £483 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £553 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £495
% change year-on-year -5.55% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

Data Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Data Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Berkshire

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Security in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Berkshire

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Berkshire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +17 4 £425 -15.00% 1
Slough +6 2 £450 -10.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £330 -
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) SOA
2 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) Security Management
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) XML
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Data Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) ETL
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) CRM
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Project Management
9 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
10 2 (11.11%) Big Data
10 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (11.11%) Cyber Attack

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (61.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Integration Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Architect
3 5 (27.78%) IT Architect
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Genesys Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Database Architect
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 11 (61.11%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) SOA
2 12 (66.67%) Security Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) BCP
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Genesys
3 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft