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 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 252 241
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 15 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £255 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £580 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £464 £438
% change year-on-year -2.96% +6.00%  
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 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 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3744 4499 4351
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 269 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Hampshire +6 5 £600 +58.10%
West Sussex +17 3 £440 -7.36%
Berkshire +20 2 £375 +36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 2 - -
Surrey +3 1 £525 -10.63% 1
Kent - 1 £375 - 1
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 South East region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 20 (45.45%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle
3 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 13 (29.55%) XML
6 13 (29.55%) SOA
7 12 (27.27%) ETL
7 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 11 (25.00%) Project Management
8 11 (25.00%) Security Management
9 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
9 10 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
10 9 (20.45%) IT Strategy
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (18.18%) CRM
12 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.91%) Physical Data Model
13 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.64%) GDPR
13 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
13 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
14 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (11.36%) DB2

Data Security
Co-occurring 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 10 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (6.82%) FileNet
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) BGP
1 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
1 3 (6.82%) VPN
1 3 (6.82%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) Big Data
3 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.36%) DB2
4 4 (9.09%) Power BI
4 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ERwin
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
1 3 (6.82%) JUnit
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Data Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) IT Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.09%) XML Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) ETL Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Genesys Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Netezza Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Web Services
2 13 (29.55%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) SOAP
4 4 (9.09%) WSDL
4 4 (9.09%) XML Messaging
4 4 (9.09%) XSD
5 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) PMI
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) BYOD
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.27%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.27%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) SOA
2 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 12 (27.27%) ETL
3 11 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 11 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (25.00%) Security Management
4 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
5 9 (20.45%) IT Strategy
6 8 (18.18%) CRM
6 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.91%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security
8 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (11.36%) Migration
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.09%) Information Management
9 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C#
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) CISM
4 4 (9.09%) CISSP
4 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.27%) CCSP
5 1 (2.27%) CEH
5 1 (2.27%) CISA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) CRISC
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) GDPR
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.55%) SLA
6 1 (2.27%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (2.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Cognos
3 4 (9.09%) Netezza
3 4 (9.09%) Teradata
4 3 (6.82%) Genesys
4 3 (6.82%) Informatica
4 3 (6.82%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) Palantir
5 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Splunk
5 1 (2.27%) TEOCO