Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 386 411 463
Rank change year-on-year +25 +52 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Security 226 237 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.58% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 158 88
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £388 £396 £260
90th Percentile £725 £679 £646
England median daily rate £525 £500 £481
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £50.50 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +304.00% -7.41% +22.73%

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 37,371 40,585 34,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.61% 87.88% 86.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,673 29,304 25,079
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 566 390
London median hourly rate £29.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -2.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.49 £53.81
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.93% -10.00% +7.11%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 43 £550 +7.32% 3
South London +25 21 £475 -13.64% 1
East London -23 16 £550 -2.22%
West London +14 4 £513 +2.50%
North London - 4 £450 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 75 (33.19%) Finance
2 64 (28.32%) SQL
3 52 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (18.14%) Analytics
6 37 (16.37%) Security Cleared
7 36 (15.93%) Big Data
7 36 (15.93%) Data Modelling
8 35 (15.49%) Python
8 35 (15.49%) Data Management
8 35 (15.49%) Management Information System
9 34 (15.04%) Data Governance
9 34 (15.04%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (14.60%) MongoDB
10 33 (14.60%) Hadoop
10 33 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (14.16%) GDPR
11 32 (14.16%) Linux
12 31 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (13.72%) Information Security
12 31 (13.72%) Degree
13 30 (13.27%) Oracle
14 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
14 28 (12.39%) ETL
14 28 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (12.39%) Data Integration
15 27 (11.95%) Data Quality
15 27 (11.95%) Kafka

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 27 (11.95%) Apache Spark
2 14 (6.19%) SAS
3 4 (1.77%) Apache
4 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.88%) Confluence
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.77%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (0.44%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.08%) Amazon S3
4 15 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (3.54%) Data Lake Analytics
6 8 (3.54%) SaaS
7 7 (3.10%) PaaS
8 6 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.21%) Office 365
10 3 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.88%) IaaS
11 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.88%) Serverless
11 2 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.85%) Firewall
2 15 (6.64%) Network Security
3 7 (3.10%) DNS
4 5 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.77%) SSL
6 3 (1.33%) DHCP
6 3 (1.33%) FTP
6 3 (1.33%) HTTP
6 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.33%) SMTP
6 3 (1.33%) VLAN
6 3 (1.33%) VPN
7 2 (0.88%) BGP
7 2 (0.88%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.88%) IGRP
7 2 (0.88%) Internet
7 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.88%) LAN
7 2 (0.88%) OSPF
7 2 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) Big Data
2 33 (14.60%) Hadoop
2 33 (14.60%) MongoDB
3 31 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (10.62%) HBase
5 22 (9.73%) NoSQL
6 21 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
8 19 (8.41%) Redis
9 18 (7.96%) Power BI
10 17 (7.52%) Data Lake
11 16 (7.08%) MySQL
12 14 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (6.19%) Data Mining
13 13 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (5.31%) Cosmos DB
14 12 (5.31%) HDInsight
14 12 (5.31%) SAP BW
14 12 (5.31%) Spotfire
15 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.65%) SonarQube
4 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.21%) JIRA
6 4 (1.77%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (1.77%) Subversion
6 4 (1.77%) Toad
6 4 (1.77%) XMLSpy
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.88%) ERwin
9 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.44%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.44%) GitLab
9 1 (0.44%) Gradle
9 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.44%) Maven
9 1 (0.44%) Mocha
General
1 75 (33.19%) Finance
2 20 (8.85%) Banking
3 19 (8.41%) Legal
4 11 (4.87%) Retail
5 8 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.65%) Front Office
7 4 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 2 (0.88%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (23.01%) Architect
2 30 (13.27%) Analyst
3 29 (12.83%) Data Engineer
4 22 (9.73%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.29%) Security Manager
6 20 (8.85%) Data Architect
7 19 (8.41%) Big Data Engineer
7 19 (8.41%) Business Analyst
8 18 (7.96%) Administrator
9 16 (7.08%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (7.08%) Consultant
10 14 (6.19%) Developer
10 14 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.98%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 9 (3.98%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.54%) Information Manager
12 8 (3.54%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (3.54%) Security Analyst
12 8 (3.54%) Unix Administrator
12 8 (3.54%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.95%) Kafka
2 11 (4.87%) RESTful
3 9 (3.98%) JSON
3 9 (3.98%) Web Services
4 7 (3.10%) React
4 7 (3.10%) REST
5 5 (2.21%) Django
5 5 (2.21%) Flask
5 5 (2.21%) Middleware
5 5 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (2.21%) NumPy
5 5 (2.21%) OAuth
5 5 (2.21%) Pandas
5 5 (2.21%) scikit-learn
5 5 (2.21%) XML
6 4 (1.77%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.77%) OpenID
6 4 (1.77%) Velocity
7 3 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.49%) Management Information System
2 33 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.31%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.87%) User Experience
5 9 (3.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.21%) CESG
8 5 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (2.21%) Cyberattack
8 5 (2.21%) NHS
9 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.77%) Fintech
9 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.77%) PKI
9 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.77%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.16%) Linux
2 19 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (8.41%) Unix
3 16 (7.08%) CentOS
4 14 (6.19%) Windows
5 11 (4.87%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.77%) Solaris
7 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.88%) SUSE
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.14%) Analytics
3 36 (15.93%) Data Modelling
4 35 (15.49%) Data Management
5 34 (15.04%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (15.04%) Data Governance
6 33 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (13.72%) Information Security
8 28 (12.39%) Data Integration
8 28 (12.39%) ETL
9 25 (11.06%) Visualisation
10 24 (10.62%) Security Management
11 23 (10.18%) Data Architecture
12 22 (9.73%) Computer Science
12 22 (9.73%) Machine Learning
12 22 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (9.73%) Use Case
13 21 (9.29%) Data Science
14 19 (8.41%) Software Engineering
14 19 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.32%) SQL
2 35 (15.49%) Python
3 16 (7.08%) R
4 15 (6.64%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.19%) Java
6 8 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.65%) C++
7 6 (2.65%) Go
7 6 (2.65%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.65%) VBA
8 5 (2.21%) C
8 5 (2.21%) Scala
9 3 (1.33%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.33%) Perl
9 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) Gremlin
10 2 (0.88%) Java 8
10 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (16.37%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.72%) Degree
3 26 (11.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (4.87%) CISM
5 11 (4.87%) CISSP
6 9 (3.98%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (3.10%) CISA
7 7 (3.10%) PMP
8 5 (2.21%) SANS
9 4 (1.77%) CISMP
9 4 (1.77%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.77%) PhD
10 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.88%) CEH
11 2 (0.88%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.88%) GIAC
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.16%) GDPR
2 28 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (11.95%) Data Quality
4 14 (6.19%) PCI DSS
5 9 (3.98%) QA
6 7 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (2.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.88%) SLA
9 1 (0.44%) COBIT
9 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.44%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.44%) FISMA
9 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 26 (11.50%) Docker
2 17 (7.52%) Apache Flume
3 12 (5.31%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.88%) HDFS
6 2 (0.88%) KVM
6 2 (0.88%) RHEV
6 2 (0.88%) XenApp
6 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (11.50%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.52%) Terraform
3 6 (2.65%) SCCM
4 5 (2.21%) QRadar
5 4 (1.77%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.88%) vRealize
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.44%) Nessus
7 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (13.27%) Oracle
2 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.29%) SAP
4 17 (7.52%) Informatica
4 17 (7.52%) Talend
5 14 (6.19%) Alteryx
6 10 (4.42%) VMware
7 9 (3.98%) Google
8 8 (3.54%) Databricks
9 7 (3.10%) Tableau
10 6 (2.65%) Cisco
11 5 (2.21%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.77%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.77%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.77%) Juniper
13 3 (1.33%) Citrix
13 3 (1.33%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.88%) F5
14 2 (0.88%) hybris