Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 553 580 548
Rank change year-on-year +27 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Loss Prevention 69 38 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.096% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 47
London median daily rate £591 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.25% -9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £431 £325 £361
90th Percentile £675 £668 £690
England median daily rate £500 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +24.92% -15.74% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £29.36 - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 £28.27 -
% change year-on-year +3.87% - -

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 40,396 39,675 38,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.48% 88.03% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,171 28,721 27,765
London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% +3.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £643
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 362 404
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.81 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +6.09% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.02 £11.43
90th Percentile £52.88 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -17 11 £544 +11.54% 4
North London +7 9 - -
West London - 5 £525 - 2
East London - 3 - -
Data Loss Prevention
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (59.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 29 (42.03%) Management Information System
4 24 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (33.33%) SIEM
5 23 (33.33%) Windows
5 23 (33.33%) Information Security
6 22 (31.88%) Office 365
7 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.43%) CISSP
8 20 (28.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (27.54%) Symantec
10 18 (26.09%) CISM
10 18 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
11 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
12 15 (21.74%) CISA
13 14 (20.29%) Firewall
13 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
14 13 (18.84%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (18.84%) Migration
14 13 (18.84%) GCIH
14 13 (18.84%) CASB
15 12 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (17.39%) Darktrace
15 12 (17.39%) Thycotic
15 12 (17.39%) GCFA
15 12 (17.39%) Identity Management
15 12 (17.39%) TOGAF
15 12 (17.39%) Mimecast
16 11 (15.94%) Degree

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 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 41 (59.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (31.88%) Office 365
3 13 (18.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (17.39%) Mimecast
5 6 (8.70%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 9 (13.04%) DNS
3 8 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.45%) IMAP
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) IPsec
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) SMTP
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) IT Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Active Directory Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Office 365 Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (10.14%) SCCM Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Senior SCCM Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Regular Expression
1 3 (4.35%) VML
2 1 (1.45%) OAuth
2 1 (1.45%) OpenID
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
2 1 (1.45%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (13.04%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.14%) Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.25%) Android
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) HPUX
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (33.33%) Information Security
2 23 (33.33%) SIEM
3 20 (28.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (18.84%) Migration
6 12 (17.39%) Identity Management
6 12 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 9 (13.04%) Cryptography
7 9 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.04%) IT Governance
7 9 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (13.04%) Project Management
7 9 (13.04%) Validation
8 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
9 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 6 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) CISSP
2 18 (26.09%) CISM
3 15 (21.74%) CISA
4 13 (18.84%) GCIH
5 12 (17.39%) GCFA
6 11 (15.94%) Degree
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CCIE
8 2 (2.90%) CCIE Security
9 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) CCDP
9 1 (1.45%) CCNA
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) CEH
9 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.45%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.45%) SANS
9 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) GDPR
1 9 (13.04%) PMO
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.90%) COBIT
4 2 (2.90%) QA
5 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) NFS
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) CASB
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (13.04%) SCCM
4 5 (7.25%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.45%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.45%) QRadar
5 1 (1.45%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) Symantec
3 12 (17.39%) Darktrace
3 12 (17.39%) Thycotic
4 9 (13.04%) Mercator
5 7 (10.14%) Forcepoint
6 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.35%) Okta
7 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.35%) Sophos
7 3 (4.35%) Tufin
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.45%) Meraki
9 1 (1.45%) Splunk
9 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.45%) Varonis
9 1 (1.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.45%) Zscaler