The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 126 137
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 9
Median daily rate £450 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £353 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year - -26.90%  

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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in the East of England

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in the East of England

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in the East of England

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £448 - 3
Essex - 3 £550 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) CISSP
5 4 (22.22%) CISM
5 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
6 3 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Degree

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) HBase
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) Sqoop
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Zeppelin
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Officer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Kafka
1 3 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.56%) e-Health
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Go
4 1 (5.56%) Haskell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISM
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SSCP
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) GDPR
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Flume
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) LXC
3 1 (5.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) FireEye
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) Pegasus
5 1 (5.56%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec