Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 14 December 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 Security
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 470 512
Rank change year-on-year +28 +42 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Security 187 171 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 114 76
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £382 £369 £344
90th Percentile £673 £750 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.60 £14.23
% change year-on-year -2.08% +16.66% -20.97%

Data Security 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 41,142 41,864 38,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.87% 88.09% 87.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,661 30,436 27,850
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £648
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 390 441
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.30 £12.13
90th Percentile £54.52 £49.02 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.22 £25.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -11.14% +9.06% +4.19%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in London

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in London

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in London

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in London

Data Security
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 Security within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 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 -5 42 £450 -7.69% 15
South London -3 17 £450 -18.18% 3
East London -12 16 £550 -2.22% 3
West London +4 7 £500 +25.00% 6
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security 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 Security.

1 60 (32.09%) Finance
2 58 (31.02%) SQL
3 49 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (25.13%) Python
5 42 (22.46%) Analytics
5 42 (22.46%) Data Science
6 39 (20.86%) Hadoop
7 38 (20.32%) Big Data
8 36 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (18.72%) Microsoft
10 34 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (17.11%) Oracle
11 32 (17.11%) Degree
12 31 (16.58%) Linux
12 31 (16.58%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (16.58%) R
13 30 (16.04%) Kafka
13 30 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (15.51%) Data Modelling
14 29 (15.51%) Data Integration
15 28 (14.97%) Visualisation
15 28 (14.97%) Apache Flume
15 28 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (14.97%) Apache Spark
15 28 (14.97%) ETL
16 27 (14.44%) Informatica
16 27 (14.44%) MongoDB
17 26 (13.90%) GDPR
17 26 (13.90%) Algorithms
17 26 (13.90%) ISO/IEC 27001

Data Security
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 28 (14.97%) Apache Spark
2 25 (13.37%) SAS
3 9 (4.81%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.07%) Apache
6 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.07%) nginx
6 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) Appian
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (6.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.49%) Office 365
4 12 (6.42%) SaaS
5 11 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (4.81%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (4.81%) Data Lake Analytics
7 8 (4.28%) PaaS
8 6 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.67%) IaaS
10 4 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (2.14%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.07%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) DNS
2 5 (2.67%) DHCP
3 4 (2.14%) Firewall
3 4 (2.14%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.14%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) HTTP
4 3 (1.60%) Skype
4 3 (1.60%) SSL
4 3 (1.60%) VoIP
5 2 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.07%) Internet
5 2 (1.07%) Network Security
5 2 (1.07%) WebEx
6 1 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) SMTP
6 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.53%) Telnet
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.86%) Hadoop
2 38 (20.32%) Big Data
3 31 (16.58%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (14.44%) MongoDB
5 24 (12.83%) HBase
6 23 (12.30%) Data Mining
7 22 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (9.09%) Redis
9 15 (8.02%) Data Lake
9 15 (8.02%) NoSQL
9 15 (8.02%) Power BI
9 15 (8.02%) SQL Server
10 14 (7.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 14 (7.49%) SAP BW
10 14 (7.49%) SAP HANA
11 13 (6.95%) Cosmos DB
11 13 (6.95%) HDInsight
12 12 (6.42%) Spotfire
13 11 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (5.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.74%) SonarQube
4 5 (2.67%) Toad
5 4 (2.14%) ERwin
5 4 (2.14%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (2.14%) XMLSpy
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.07%) JIRA
8 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.53%) GitLab
8 1 (0.53%) Gradle
8 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 60 (32.09%) Finance
2 22 (11.76%) Retail
3 20 (10.70%) Legal
4 11 (5.88%) Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.07%) Billing
8 2 (1.07%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.07%) Law
8 2 (1.07%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Architect
2 27 (14.44%) Data Engineer
3 22 (11.76%) Analyst
4 20 (10.70%) Project Manager
5 17 (9.09%) Administrator
5 17 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 16 (8.56%) Big Data Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Developer
7 14 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.95%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.28%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Digital Business Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.28%) Python Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.74%) AWS Administrator
11 7 (3.74%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.04%) Kafka
2 10 (5.35%) Web Services
3 9 (4.81%) JSON
3 9 (4.81%) RESTful
4 7 (3.74%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (3.74%) React
5 6 (3.21%) Django
5 6 (3.21%) Flask
5 6 (3.21%) NumPy
5 6 (3.21%) Pandas
5 6 (3.21%) REST
5 6 (3.21%) scikit-learn
6 5 (2.67%) OAuth
6 5 (2.67%) XML
7 4 (2.14%) .NET
7 4 (2.14%) LDAP
7 4 (2.14%) OAuth2
7 4 (2.14%) OpenID
8 2 (1.07%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.07%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (13.90%) Algorithms
3 21 (11.23%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.21%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.14%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.14%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (2.14%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.60%) Fintech
7 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.60%) NHS
8 2 (1.07%) Handset
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
8 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.07%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.07%) User Experience
9 1 (0.53%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.58%) Linux
2 20 (10.70%) Windows
3 18 (9.63%) Unix
4 17 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.02%) CentOS
6 14 (7.49%) Windows Server
7 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.21%) Solaris
9 6 (3.21%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.60%) Android
11 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) Analytics
1 42 (22.46%) Data Science
2 36 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (15.51%) Data Integration
4 29 (15.51%) Data Modelling
5 28 (14.97%) ETL
5 28 (14.97%) Visualisation
6 25 (13.37%) Information Security
7 24 (12.83%) Computer Science
8 23 (12.30%) Metadata Management
9 21 (11.23%) Data Engineering
9 21 (11.23%) Data Protection
10 20 (10.70%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (10.70%) Data Visualisation
10 20 (10.70%) DevOps
10 20 (10.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (9.63%) Security Management
13 17 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.02%) SQL
2 47 (25.13%) Python
3 31 (16.58%) R
4 18 (9.63%) MATLAB
5 11 (5.88%) C#
5 11 (5.88%) Java
5 11 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.81%) Scala
7 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.14%) Perl
9 3 (1.60%) AppleScript
9 3 (1.60%) C
9 3 (1.60%) Ruby
9 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.07%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) Go
11 1 (0.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) Degree
2 20 (10.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (10.70%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.56%) CISM
3 16 (8.56%) CISSP
4 14 (7.49%) CISA
5 11 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.74%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) PhD
7 6 (3.21%) CCNA
8 4 (2.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.07%) MCP
9 2 (1.07%) MCSA
9 2 (1.07%) PMP
10 1 (0.53%) CCA
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
10 1 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.90%) GDPR
1 26 (13.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (11.23%) Data Quality
3 14 (7.49%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.28%) QA
5 7 (3.74%) HIPAA
6 4 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.53%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.53%) FISMA
8 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.53%) PSD2
8 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (14.97%) Apache Flume
2 21 (11.23%) Active Directory
3 19 (10.16%) Docker
4 8 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.14%) XenApp
7 3 (1.60%) HDFS
7 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 16 (8.56%) Terraform
3 10 (5.35%) SCCM
4 6 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.60%) Oozie
6 3 (1.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) Nessus
7 1 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.11%) Oracle
3 27 (14.44%) Informatica
4 21 (11.23%) Talend
5 20 (10.70%) Alteryx
6 17 (9.09%) SAP
7 15 (8.02%) Tableau
8 13 (6.95%) VMware
9 10 (5.35%) Hortonworks
9 10 (5.35%) Splunk
10 9 (4.81%) Databricks
11 8 (4.28%) Citrix
12 7 (3.74%) Cisco
12 7 (3.74%) Cloudera
13 6 (3.21%) CyberArk
13 6 (3.21%) ForeScout
13 6 (3.21%) McAfee
14 4 (2.14%) Ivanti
15 3 (1.60%) IBM
16 2 (1.07%) Apple