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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 364 378
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 53 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 36
Median daily rate £488 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £681 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £438
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.25 £18.47
% change year-on-year - -28.26%  

Data Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 9 £575 +17.94% 5
Croydon - 1 £150 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.55%) Finance
4 29 (21.17%) Information Security
5 25 (18.25%) Degree
6 24 (17.52%) Unix
6 24 (17.52%) Windows
6 24 (17.52%) Project Management
7 22 (16.06%) Python
7 22 (16.06%) Data Protection
7 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (14.60%) Data Privacy
8 20 (14.60%) Data Modelling
8 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
9 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.14%) PRINCE2
9 18 (13.14%) Java
9 18 (13.14%) SQL
10 17 (12.41%) Banking
10 17 (12.41%) SDLC
10 17 (12.41%) Analytics
10 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (11.68%) Mac OS
11 16 (11.68%) Data Governance
12 15 (10.95%) PCI DSS
13 14 (10.22%) Business Analysis
13 14 (10.22%) Risk Management
13 14 (10.22%) CISSP
14 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
14 13 (9.49%) Perl

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 11 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.38%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.65%) Apache
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.92%) SAS
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.46%) CMS
6 2 (1.46%) Drupal
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) Mule
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.73%) IPython
7 1 (0.73%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.73%) Kentico
7 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.65%) SPSS
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.46%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.46%) InDesign
4 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.11%) Office 365
4 6 (4.38%) SaaS
5 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.19%) GitHub
5 3 (2.19%) IaaS
5 3 (2.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.73%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.73%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.73%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.73%) Slack
6 1 (0.73%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Network Security
2 7 (5.11%) Skype
3 6 (4.38%) Firewall
3 6 (4.38%) SAN
4 5 (3.65%) HTTP
4 5 (3.65%) Internet
5 3 (2.19%) FTP
5 3 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.19%) LDAP
5 3 (2.19%) SSH
6 2 (1.46%) DMZ
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.46%) VPN
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
6 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) DNS
7 1 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.11%) Big Data
3 7 (5.11%) MySQL
4 6 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.92%) MS Access
6 3 (2.19%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.19%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.46%) HBase
7 2 (1.46%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.46%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
1 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.73%) Appium
2 1 (0.73%) Calabash
2 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) GoCD
2 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.73%) JBehave
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) Maven
2 1 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.73%) Selenium
2 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.73%) TestRail
2 1 (0.73%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (25.55%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Legal
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.92%) Law
6 3 (2.19%) Publishing
7 2 (1.46%) Front Office
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (16.79%) Analyst
2 20 (14.60%) Architect
3 19 (13.87%) Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.76%) Security Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Security Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Python Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Consultant
8 7 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Administrator
10 5 (3.65%) Data Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Engineering Specialist
10 5 (3.65%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.92%) Office 365 Architect
11 4 (2.92%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) XML
2 5 (3.65%) Web Services
3 4 (2.92%) .NET
4 3 (2.19%) Kafka
4 3 (2.19%) Middleware
5 2 (1.46%) CSS
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
5 2 (1.46%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.46%) jQuery
5 2 (1.46%) JSON
5 2 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.46%) RESTful
5 2 (1.46%) SOAP
5 2 (1.46%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.73%) EDI
6 1 (0.73%) J2EE
6 1 (0.73%) OpenID
6 1 (0.73%) REST
6 1 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.11%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.11%) NHS
5 5 (3.65%) Social Media
6 4 (2.92%) Blog
6 4 (2.92%) Fintech
6 4 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.92%) PKI
7 3 (2.19%) BYOD
7 3 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.19%) PMI
8 2 (1.46%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.46%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.46%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.46%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 24 (17.52%) Unix
2 24 (17.52%) Windows
3 16 (11.68%) Mac OS
4 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.11%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.65%) AIX
8 5 (3.65%) Solaris
8 5 (3.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.17%) Information Security
3 24 (17.52%) Project Management
4 22 (16.06%) Data Protection
5 20 (14.60%) Data Modelling
5 20 (14.60%) Data Privacy
6 18 (13.14%) PRINCE2
7 17 (12.41%) Analytics
7 17 (12.41%) SDLC
8 16 (11.68%) Data Governance
9 14 (10.22%) Business Analysis
9 14 (10.22%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.76%) SIEM
12 11 (8.03%) Data Management
12 11 (8.03%) Security Architecture
13 10 (7.30%) Information Governance
13 10 (7.30%) ITIL
13 10 (7.30%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (7.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) Python
2 18 (13.14%) Java
2 18 (13.14%) SQL
3 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.49%) Perl
4 8 (5.84%) Ruby
5 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.11%) Scala
6 6 (4.38%) C
6 6 (4.38%) Go
7 5 (3.65%) R
7 5 (3.65%) VBScript
8 4 (2.92%) PHP
9 3 (2.19%) C#
10 2 (1.46%) AppleScript
10 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.73%) VB
11 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Degree
2 14 (10.22%) CISSP
3 11 (8.03%) CISM
4 9 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (5.11%) MCSE
5 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.65%) CISA
6 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.92%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.19%) CCSP
8 3 (2.19%) CEH
8 3 (2.19%) CRISC
8 3 (2.19%) MCSA
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.46%) GCIH
9 2 (1.46%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.95%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.57%) GDPR
4 6 (4.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.92%) COBIT
5 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.19%) ISO 22301
6 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (2.19%) MiFID
7 2 (1.46%) GxP
7 2 (1.46%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.73%) QA
8 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.65%) OpenSSH
4 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.92%) vSphere
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.73%) Docker
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) BladeLogic
1 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.92%) SCCM
3 3 (2.19%) Nagios
3 3 (2.19%) Puppet
4 2 (1.46%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.46%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.46%) Nessus
5 1 (0.73%) Ansible
5 1 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.73%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) VMware
3 8 (5.84%) IBM
4 6 (4.38%) Citrix
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
4 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.65%) BMC
5 5 (3.65%) IBM Sterling
5 5 (3.65%) Symantec
5 5 (3.65%) Tripwire
6 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco
6 4 (2.92%) HP
6 4 (2.92%) Splunk
7 3 (2.19%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.46%) Adobe
8 2 (1.46%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.46%) Qualys
8 2 (1.46%) Rapid7
North London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago