Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 6 months to 20 November 2018 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 128 108
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Security 4 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.72% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £611 £338 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.11% -43.75% +100.00%
10th Percentile £605 £313 £550
90th Percentile £619 £388 £659
South East median daily rate £475 £415 £600
% change year-on-year +14.46% -30.83% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 -
% change year-on-year +96.08% - -

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,509 1,950 1,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.38% 82.45% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 916 805
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £537 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 94 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £16.58 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% +10.53% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.51 £9.41
90th Percentile £37.55 £48.75 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Buckinghamshire

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Buckinghamshire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 4 £611 +81.11% 1
Data Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Tech Ops
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Tech Ops
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Brocade
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware