Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 488 477
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +30
Contract jobs citing Data Security 155 119 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 75 85
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £335 £349 £343
90th Percentile £748 £675 £588
England median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £33.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -47.06% +155.00%

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 40213 38714 39399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29244 27790 28144
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 399 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £50.61 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -18 25 £488 -2.50% 8
West London -5 5 £400 +66.67% 4
North London -7 3 £431 -
South London -35 2 £350 -28.21% 1
East London -13 1 £400 +18.52% 1
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 41 (26.45%) Data Protection
2 40 (25.81%) Finance
3 35 (22.58%) GDPR
4 28 (18.06%) Information Security
5 26 (16.77%) Java
6 25 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
7 23 (14.84%) Project Management
7 23 (14.84%) Degree
7 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (14.19%) SQL
9 20 (12.90%) Linux
10 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
10 19 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (11.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (11.61%) Data Centre
12 17 (10.97%) Analytics
12 17 (10.97%) Windows
12 17 (10.97%) Management Information System
13 16 (10.32%) Banking
13 16 (10.32%) Data Management
13 16 (10.32%) Data Analysis
13 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
13 16 (10.32%) Data Governance
13 16 (10.32%) Computer Science
14 15 (9.68%) PCI DSS
15 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
15 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (9.03%) Data Quality
16 13 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree

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 5 (3.23%) SAS
1 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.58%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (2.58%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.29%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) Confluence
4 2 (1.29%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.65%) Kentico
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.58%) SPSS
4 4 (2.58%) Stata
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (1.29%) InDesign
5 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.23%) IaaS
4 4 (2.58%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 4 (2.58%) SaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.65%) G Suite
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.65%) Slack
6 1 (0.65%) Taleo
6 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) Network Security
1 8 (5.16%) SAN
2 6 (3.87%) VPN
3 4 (2.58%) DNS
3 4 (2.58%) Firewall
3 4 (2.58%) HTTP
3 4 (2.58%) Internet
4 3 (1.94%) SSL
5 2 (1.29%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.29%) LAN
5 2 (1.29%) LDAP
5 2 (1.29%) SSH
5 2 (1.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.39%) Big Data
3 10 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.23%) HBase
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.58%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.58%) BigQuery
7 4 (2.58%) MS Access
7 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.29%) DB2
9 2 (1.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
1 4 (2.58%) PowerDesigner
1 4 (2.58%) Subversion
2 3 (1.94%) CocoaPods
2 3 (1.94%) ERwin
2 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.29%) Gradle
3 2 (1.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.65%) Appium
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 40 (25.81%) Finance
2 16 (10.32%) Banking
3 12 (7.74%) Retail
4 10 (6.45%) Legal
5 6 (3.87%) Law
5 6 (3.87%) Marketing
6 5 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.23%) Publishing
7 3 (1.94%) Advertising
7 3 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.65%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Local Government
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (21.94%) Architect
2 30 (19.35%) Analyst
3 20 (12.90%) Consultant
3 20 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 19 (12.26%) Data Architect
5 15 (9.68%) Developer
6 14 (9.03%) GDPR Project Manager
7 11 (7.10%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Data Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Security Consultant
8 10 (6.45%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) Administrator
10 8 (5.16%) Security Architect
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Architect
10 8 (5.16%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.87%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 5 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
12 5 (3.23%) Data Consultant
12 5 (3.23%) Security Manager
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) XML
2 9 (5.81%) JSON
3 5 (3.23%) Kafka
4 4 (2.58%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.58%) RESTful
4 4 (2.58%) Velocity
5 3 (1.94%) .NET
5 3 (1.94%) Cocoa
5 3 (1.94%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (1.94%) Core Data
5 3 (1.94%) iOS SDK
5 3 (1.94%) REST
5 3 (1.94%) SOAP
5 3 (1.94%) UIKit
5 3 (1.94%) Web Services
6 2 (1.29%) CSS
6 2 (1.29%) HTML
6 2 (1.29%) J2EE
6 2 (1.29%) JSON Schema
6 2 (1.29%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.61%) Data Centre
3 17 (10.97%) Management Information System
4 16 (10.32%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.16%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.87%) User Experience
7 4 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.58%) PMI
8 3 (1.94%) Fintech
8 3 (1.94%) iPad
8 3 (1.94%) iPhone
8 3 (1.94%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.29%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.29%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.29%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.90%) Linux
2 17 (10.97%) Windows
3 13 (8.39%) Unix
4 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) VMS
6 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.87%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.23%) AIX
7 5 (3.23%) Solaris
7 5 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.45%) Data Protection
2 28 (18.06%) Information Security
3 25 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
4 23 (14.84%) Project Management
5 17 (10.97%) Analytics
6 16 (10.32%) Data Analysis
6 16 (10.32%) Data Governance
6 16 (10.32%) Data Management
7 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.39%) Migration
7 13 (8.39%) Visualisation
8 12 (7.74%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (7.74%) Data Architecture
8 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.10%) Data Analytics
10 10 (6.45%) CRM
10 10 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.45%) SDLC
10 10 (6.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.77%) Java
2 22 (14.19%) SQL
3 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.74%) Python
5 6 (3.87%) Perl
5 6 (3.87%) PHP
5 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.23%) Ruby
6 5 (3.23%) VBScript
7 3 (1.94%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.94%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.29%) AppleScript
8 2 (1.29%) Scala
8 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) C#
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Degree
2 13 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.52%) CISSP
4 6 (3.87%) MCSE
4 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) CISM
5 4 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.29%) CISA
7 2 (1.29%) SANS
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) CRISC
8 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (22.58%) GDPR
2 18 (11.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (9.68%) PCI DSS
4 14 (9.03%) Data Quality
5 9 (5.81%) QA
6 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.29%) PMO
8 1 (0.65%) COBIT
8 1 (0.65%) GCP
8 1 (0.65%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.65%) MiFID
8 1 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.65%) HDFS
5 1 (0.65%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.65%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
5 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) Puppet
1 6 (3.87%) SCCM
2 5 (3.23%) BladeLogic
2 5 (3.23%) Nagios
2 5 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.58%) CFEngine
3 4 (2.58%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (2.58%) Oozie
4 2 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.65%) QRadar
5 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.16%) Symantec
3 7 (4.52%) Cisco
3 7 (4.52%) Citrix
3 7 (4.52%) Splunk
4 6 (3.87%) 3PAR
4 6 (3.87%) HP
4 6 (3.87%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.87%) SAP
5 5 (3.23%) BMC
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle
5 5 (3.23%) Tripwire
5 5 (3.23%) VMware
6 4 (2.58%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.58%) Thales
7 3 (1.94%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.29%) Adobe
8 2 (1.29%) Google
8 2 (1.29%) IBM