The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 504 502
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 109 128 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 81 75
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £316 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £650 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.25 £18.47
% change year-on-year - -28.26%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in England

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in England

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in England

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +3 57 £488 -2.50% 21
South East +29 15 £488 +2.63% 4
East of England +6 13 £450 +9.09% 3
West Midlands +29 10 £450 +20.00% 2
North West +24 6 £400 -36.00% 4
Yorkshire +10 4 £550 +33.33% 3
South West +1 2 - - 8
East Midlands -12 1 £160 -68.39%
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 61 (23.37%) Finance
2 53 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.16%) Microsoft
3 50 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (17.62%) Information Security
5 44 (16.86%) Linux
6 43 (16.48%) Project Management
7 42 (16.09%) SQL
7 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
7 42 (16.09%) Data Protection
8 38 (14.56%) Data Modelling
9 37 (14.18%) Windows
9 37 (14.18%) Degree
10 35 (13.41%) Oracle
10 35 (13.41%) Management Information System
11 32 (12.26%) Analytics
12 31 (11.88%) Data Management
13 29 (11.11%) Web Services
14 28 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (10.34%) Java
15 27 (10.34%) Unix
15 27 (10.34%) Python
15 27 (10.34%) ETL
15 27 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (9.58%) CISSP
16 25 (9.58%) Banking
17 24 (9.20%) PCI DSS
17 24 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (9.20%) Data Governance

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (4.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.30%) Apache
3 6 (2.30%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.30%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.53%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.53%) SAS
6 3 (1.15%) CMS
6 3 (1.15%) FileNet
6 3 (1.15%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) Drupal
7 2 (0.77%) Mule
7 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.07%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.92%) SPSS
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.77%) InDesign
6 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.45%) SaaS
4 8 (3.07%) Office 365
5 5 (1.92%) IaaS
5 5 (1.92%) PaaS
6 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.38%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.38%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.38%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.38%) Slack
8 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.36%) SAN
2 13 (4.98%) Network Security
3 12 (4.60%) Firewall
4 10 (3.83%) LAN
4 10 (3.83%) WAN
5 7 (2.68%) Internet
5 7 (2.68%) Skype
5 7 (2.68%) VPN
6 6 (2.30%) HTTP
6 6 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.30%) Wireless
7 5 (1.92%) 3G
7 5 (1.92%) 4G
7 5 (1.92%) DNS
7 5 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.53%) 5G
8 4 (1.53%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.53%) RFID
8 4 (1.53%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (9.20%) Big Data
4 15 (5.75%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.45%) MySQL
10 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.30%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.30%) Power BI
12 6 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.92%) DB2
13 5 (1.92%) HBase
13 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.92%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) ERwin
2 3 (1.15%) JUnit
3 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.38%) Appium
4 1 (0.38%) Calabash
4 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) GoCD
4 1 (0.38%) JBehave
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
4 1 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.38%) TestRail
4 1 (0.38%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (23.37%) Finance
2 25 (9.58%) Banking
3 12 (4.60%) Legal
3 12 (4.60%) Retail
4 9 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.68%) Marketing
6 5 (1.92%) Law
7 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.15%) Publishing
9 2 (0.77%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (22.61%) Architect
2 32 (12.26%) Analyst
3 31 (11.88%) Developer
4 26 (9.96%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.66%) Security Architect
6 18 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 16 (6.13%) Security Analyst
8 13 (4.98%) Consultant
9 12 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.21%) Administrator
11 10 (3.83%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.83%) Security Manager
12 9 (3.45%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.07%) Python Developer
13 8 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 7 (2.68%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.68%) Data Consultant
14 7 (2.68%) Information Manager
14 7 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.11%) Web Services
2 19 (7.28%) XML
3 14 (5.36%) .NET
4 9 (3.45%) Kafka
5 6 (2.30%) HTML
5 6 (2.30%) SOAP
6 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.92%) REST
6 5 (1.92%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (1.53%) WSDL
7 4 (1.53%) XML Messaging
7 4 (1.53%) XSD
8 3 (1.15%) Apache Avro
8 3 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.15%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.15%) Middleware
9 2 (0.77%) JSON
9 2 (0.77%) POSIX
9 2 (0.77%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.60%) NHS
6 11 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.68%) PMI
9 5 (1.92%) PKI
9 5 (1.92%) Social Media
10 4 (1.53%) Blog
10 4 (1.53%) BYOD
10 4 (1.53%) Fintech
10 4 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.53%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.15%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.77%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.86%) Linux
2 37 (14.18%) Windows
3 27 (10.34%) Unix
4 17 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.13%) Mac OS
6 13 (4.98%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.30%) Solaris
9 5 (1.92%) AIX
9 5 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.15%) VMS
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.62%) Information Security
3 43 (16.48%) Project Management
4 42 (16.09%) Data Protection
5 38 (14.56%) Data Modelling
6 32 (12.26%) Analytics
7 31 (11.88%) Data Management
8 28 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (10.34%) ETL
10 24 (9.20%) Data Governance
11 22 (8.43%) Data Analysis
11 22 (8.43%) Data Privacy
11 22 (8.43%) PRINCE2
12 20 (7.66%) Data Architecture
12 20 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (7.28%) SDLC
14 18 (6.90%) Business Continuity
14 18 (6.90%) ITIL
14 18 (6.90%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.09%) SQL
2 27 (10.34%) Java
2 27 (10.34%) Python
3 21 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.75%) Perl
5 13 (4.98%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.21%) Scala
7 10 (3.83%) Ruby
8 8 (3.07%) C
8 8 (3.07%) C#
8 8 (3.07%) Go
9 7 (2.68%) R
10 6 (2.30%) C++
11 5 (1.92%) VBScript
12 4 (1.53%) PHP
13 2 (0.77%) AppleScript
13 2 (0.77%) Haskell
13 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (14.18%) Degree
2 25 (9.58%) CISSP
3 23 (8.81%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.66%) CISM
5 14 (5.36%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.21%) MCSE
7 11 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.83%) CISA
9 9 (3.45%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.30%) CRISC
10 6 (2.30%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.30%) Postgraduate
11 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.53%) CCSP
12 4 (1.53%) CEH
12 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.51%) GDPR
4 14 (5.36%) Data Quality
5 7 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.53%) COBIT
8 4 (1.53%) ISO 22301
8 4 (1.53%) SLA
9 3 (1.15%) GxP
9 3 (1.15%) MiFID
9 3 (1.15%) QA
10 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.77%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.38%) BS25999
11 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.30%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.92%) OpenSSH
7 4 (1.53%) vSphere
8 3 (1.15%) Docker
8 3 (1.15%) HDFS
9 2 (0.77%) KVM
9 2 (0.77%) LXC
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.77%) Xen
10 1 (0.38%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) SCCM
2 5 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.15%) Grafana
3 3 (1.15%) Graphite
3 3 (1.15%) Nagios
3 3 (1.15%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.77%) Nessus
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.38%) Kibana
5 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.38%) Mesos
5 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.41%) Oracle
3 17 (6.51%) VMware
4 14 (5.36%) Citrix
5 13 (4.98%) Cisco
6 9 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 8 (3.07%) IBM
8 6 (2.30%) Cognos
8 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.30%) Symantec
9 5 (1.92%) BMC
9 5 (1.92%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (1.92%) Netezza
9 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.92%) Splunk
9 5 (1.92%) Teradata
9 5 (1.92%) Tripwire
10 4 (1.53%) HP
10 4 (1.53%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.15%) McAfee
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