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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 6 months to 24 May 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 165 145 144
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 +74
Contract jobs citing Data Security 22 5 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.19% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 10
10th Percentile £420 - £442
25th Percentile £543 £469 £564
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £488 £625
Median % change year-on-year +17.95% -22.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £725 £564 £778
90th Percentile £755 £599 £954
Central London median daily rate £570 £488 £600
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.75% +9.09%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,821 2,604 2,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.35% 91.59% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,889 1,889 2,083
10th Percentile £388 £340 £338
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £515
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -1.90%
75th Percentile £688 £628 £603
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 50
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.28 £14.41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.98 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +74.10% -4.51% +21.82%
75th Percentile £52.63 £28.94 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.50 £38.98 £52.33
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.31
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.73% +21.55%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the City of London

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Security in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Security in the City of London

Data Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Security in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Security in the City of London

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Security in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Azure
2 7 (31.82%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) Ansible
4 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
4 5 (22.73%) CI/CD
5 4 (18.18%) Nutanix
5 4 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
5 4 (18.18%) Splunk
5 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (18.18%) GitHub
5 4 (18.18%) CyberArk
5 4 (18.18%) GCP
5 4 (18.18%) QRadar
5 4 (18.18%) Data Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) AWS
5 4 (18.18%) Confluence
5 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 4 (18.18%) Qualys
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (18.18%) LDAP
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP

Data Security
Co-occurring 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) AWS
2 4 (18.18%) GCP
2 4 (18.18%) GitHub
2 4 (18.18%) Nutanix
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Metadata
1 1 (4.55%) Metadata Repository
1 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
1 1 (4.55%) OLTP
1 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Serena SBM
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) International Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Social Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DB2 Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) DB2 Systems Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Django
3 1 (4.55%) GatsbyJS
3 1 (4.55%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Equities
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Robotics
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) CI/CD
2 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
2 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Data Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (13.64%) Agile
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) API Integration
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) Security Hardening
4 3 (13.64%) Storage Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) Bash
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) GDPR
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) GRC
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas File System
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Control-M
2 4 (18.18%) QRadar
2 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 3 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 3 (13.64%) Netcool
3 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Icinga
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) BMC
1 4 (18.18%) CyberArk
1 4 (18.18%) EMC
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Qualys
1 4 (18.18%) Splunk
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Serena
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow