The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / South East
Rank 211 226 248
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 29 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.52% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £383 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £523
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6306 7493 7783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.55% 81.26% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4607 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 276
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Berkshire +36 16 £425 -15.00% 1
Surrey +11 3 - -
East Sussex +7 3 £538 +21.46% 2
West Sussex +4 3 £510 -
Hampshire -8 1 £660 +60.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (36.17%) Web Services
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
4 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Security Management
7 13 (27.66%) SOA
8 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (23.40%) Information Security
9 11 (23.40%) XML
9 11 (23.40%) Data Architecture
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
10 10 (21.28%) ETL
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Project Management
11 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
12 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
12 7 (14.89%) VMware
13 6 (12.77%) Migration
13 6 (12.77%) CRM
13 6 (12.77%) .NET
13 6 (12.77%) C#
13 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
14 5 (10.64%) Security Operations
14 5 (10.64%) Cyber Defence

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (23.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) BGP
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.26%) VLAN
1 2 (4.26%) VPN
1 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Power BI
5 2 (4.26%) QlikView
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) JUnit
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Data Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Integration Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Data Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Architect
4 5 (10.64%) IT Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Migration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Genesys Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Web Services
2 11 (23.40%) XML
3 6 (12.77%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) PMI
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.26%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) CentOS
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Security Management
2 13 (27.66%) SOA
3 11 (23.40%) Data Architecture
3 11 (23.40%) Information Security
4 10 (21.28%) ETL
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.77%) CRM
7 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.64%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.51%) Data Management
9 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) CISM
4 4 (8.51%) CISSP
4 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) CISA
6 1 (2.13%) PhD
6 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.64%) GDPR
4 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Intel Security
4 5 (10.64%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) Genesys
5 2 (4.26%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (4.26%) Netezza
5 2 (4.26%) Teradata
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Palantir
6 1 (2.13%) Qualys
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