Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 222 251
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 +36
Contract jobs citing Data Security 17 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
City of London median daily rate £475 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £343 £389 £314
90th Percentile £705 £665 £534
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £515
% change year-on-year -2.50% -2.91% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6261 5866 7755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.43% 87.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4975 4699 6170
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) GDPR
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Data Privacy
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
3 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) VMS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
1 4 (23.53%) Data Privacy
1 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
1 4 (23.53%) Information Security
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
2 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.76%) BDD
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) GDPR
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk