Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Data Loss Prevention skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Loss Prevention over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 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 Loss Prevention
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 558 568 568
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 67 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 38
London median daily rate £550 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +0.96%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £358
90th Percentile £671 £575 £686
England median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% -10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.27 -
% change year-on-year +50.36% - -

Data Loss Prevention 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,958 37,453 39,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.77% 87.64% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,913 26,792 28,562
London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 378 343
London median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.02% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.96 £50.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

Data Loss Prevention
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Loss Prevention as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Loss Prevention in London

Data Loss Prevention
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Loss Prevention in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Loss Prevention in London

Data Loss Prevention
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Loss Prevention in London

Data Loss Prevention
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Loss Prevention within the London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -15 12 £625 +37.74% 5
North London +6 5 - -
West London - 2 £525 - 2
East London - 1 £425 -
Data Loss Prevention
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Loss Prevention also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Data Loss Prevention.

1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (38.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (37.31%) Information Security
4 22 (32.84%) Windows
5 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
6 19 (28.36%) Firewall
6 19 (28.36%) Office 365
7 17 (25.37%) Symantec
8 16 (23.88%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
9 15 (22.39%) SIEM
9 15 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (22.39%) CISSP
9 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
11 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
11 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.91%) Windows 10
12 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (14.93%) Project Management
13 10 (14.93%) DNS
13 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
13 10 (14.93%) PKI
14 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.43%) Migration
14 9 (13.43%) Linux
15 8 (11.94%) CISM
15 8 (11.94%) Network Security
15 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS

Data Loss Prevention
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (28.36%) Office 365
3 6 (8.96%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.99%) Serverless
6 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (14.93%) DNS
4 8 (11.94%) Network Security
5 5 (7.46%) IPsec
5 5 (7.46%) Skype
6 4 (5.97%) MPLS
7 3 (4.48%) Internet
7 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) VPN
7 3 (4.48%) Wireless
8 2 (2.99%) BGP
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.99%) LAN
8 2 (2.99%) OSPF
8 2 (2.99%) SSL
8 2 (2.99%) TACACS
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Consultant
3 10 (14.93%) Security Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Office 365 Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Operations Team Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Regular Expression
1 4 (5.97%) VML
2 1 (1.49%) OAuth
2 1 (1.49%) OpenID
2 1 (1.49%) SAML
2 1 (1.49%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.93%) PKI
3 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.49%) BYOD
7 1 (1.49%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows 10
3 9 (13.43%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.46%) Android
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (1.49%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Information Security
2 16 (23.88%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
3 15 (22.39%) SIEM
4 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
5 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) Migration
7 7 (10.45%) Cryptography
7 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
7 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (8.96%) Data Security
8 6 (8.96%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.46%) Change Management
9 5 (7.46%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (7.46%) Password Management
9 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) CISSP
2 8 (11.94%) CISM
3 7 (10.45%) CISA
4 6 (8.96%) SANS
5 5 (7.46%) GIAC
6 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.49%) CCIE
8 1 (1.49%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) CCSP
8 1 (1.49%) CEH
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.45%) GDPR
4 5 (7.46%) PMO
5 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.99%) COBIT
6 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) NFS
3 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (7.46%) SCCM
3 4 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.48%) CASB
4 3 (4.48%) PowerBroker
5 1 (1.49%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.49%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.49%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Symantec
3 5 (7.46%) Mercator
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.48%) BeyondTrust
5 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.48%) CyberArk
5 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.99%) Capita
6 2 (2.99%) Juniper
6 2 (2.99%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Okta
6 2 (2.99%) Sophos
6 2 (2.99%) Tufin
7 1 (1.49%) F5
7 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.49%) Meraki
7 1 (1.49%) Trustwave