The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £438
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 507 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.82% 78.60% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 268 364
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Hertfordshire

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in Hertfordshire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Watford - 6 £450 -
Data Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) 3PAR
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL