The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £495
% change year-on-year -5.55% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Data Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Reading

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Reading

Data Security
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Jaspersoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft