The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
London / City of London
Rank 140 155 176
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.091% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 10
Median daily rate £320 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.04% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £405 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £498
% change year-on-year -5.55% -9.54%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in the City of London

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in the City of London

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in the City of London

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 5 (18.52%) Information Governance
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.81%) NHS
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 4 (14.81%) GitHub
4 4 (14.81%) Use Case
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (11.11%) Puppet
5 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) IPython
2 1 (3.70%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
2 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Flink
3 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.70%) Presto
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) GoCD
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Healthcare Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Healthcare Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) Information Governance
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Use Case
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) R
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSA
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Varonis
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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