The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 April 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 36
Contract jobs citing Data Security 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.45% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 15
Median daily rate - £450 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £18.47

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 254 321 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.69% 72.30% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 194 200
Median daily rate £410 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 32
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £31.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £45.00 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Lancashire

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

1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita