The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 147 132
Rank change year-on-year +36 -15  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £485 £161 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +201.24% -41.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £161 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £161 £368
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3457 5158 3899
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £233 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 148 219
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.25 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.75
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Scotland

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Scotland

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Edinburgh - 2 £450 -
Glasgow - 2 £523 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Data Security
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) GDPR
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (18.18%) ArchiMate
4 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (18.18%) ERD
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
1 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
1 2 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) ArchiMate
3 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ERD
3 2 (18.18%) ETRM
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft