Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 341 331
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 56 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 40
South East median daily rate £415 £600 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.83% +30.43% +22.67%
10th Percentile £313 £401 £295
90th Percentile £538 £825 £582
England median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £12.75 - -
England median hourly rate £16.60 £14.23 £25.50
% change year-on-year +16.66% -44.22% +155.00%

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +10 26 £350 -49.09% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 14 £338 -43.75% 1
Hampshire +15 9 £438 -16.67% 2
Berkshire -6 8 £400 -46.67% 3
West Sussex -6 7 £455 +6.95% 2
Oxfordshire +7 4 £563 +18.42%
East Sussex - 4 £525 -
Surrey -11 3 £475 - 1
Sussex - 2 £275 -
Kent -10 1 £375 -11.76%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (33.93%) SQL
1 19 (33.93%) GDPR
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (25.00%) EAI
6 13 (23.21%) Information Security
7 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 11 (19.64%) Analytics
8 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
9 10 (17.86%) ETL
9 10 (17.86%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) Data Management
9 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
10 9 (16.07%) RosettaNet
10 9 (16.07%) cXML
10 9 (16.07%) ActionScript
10 9 (16.07%) EDI
10 9 (16.07%) SMTP
10 9 (16.07%) FTP
10 9 (16.07%) HTTP
10 9 (16.07%) XML Schema
10 9 (16.07%) B2B
10 9 (16.07%) SSL
10 9 (16.07%) IBM
10 9 (16.07%) ebXML
10 9 (16.07%) Internet
10 9 (16.07%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (16.07%) webMethods

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 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) IaaS
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.93%) PaaS
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) FTP
1 9 (16.07%) HTTP
1 9 (16.07%) Internet
1 9 (16.07%) SMTP
1 9 (16.07%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (5.36%) Intranet
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.50%) Big Data
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.36%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.57%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) HBase
6 2 (3.57%) Impala
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) Spatial Data
6 2 (3.57%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Data Architect
4 5 (8.93%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) GDPR Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) Head of Data Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) Head of Information
6 3 (5.36%) Information Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Officer
7 2 (3.57%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) ICT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) cXML
2 9 (16.07%) ebXML
2 9 (16.07%) EDI
2 9 (16.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (16.07%) XML Schema
3 5 (8.93%) JDBC
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) Kafka
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) WSDL
6 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.07%) DataPower
3 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.57%) CCTV
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 14 (25.00%) EAI
3 13 (23.21%) Information Security
4 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Analytics
5 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
6 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 10 (17.86%) Data Management
6 10 (17.86%) ETL
7 9 (16.07%) API Development
7 9 (16.07%) B2B
7 9 (16.07%) High Availability
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) Migration
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (12.50%) Data Architecture
9 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) ActionScript
3 9 (16.07%) ActionScript 2.0
3 9 (16.07%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) Scala
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Delphi
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) R
7 1 (1.79%) ABAP
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) CISSP
2 3 (5.36%) CISA
2 3 (5.36%) CISM
2 3 (5.36%) ISACA
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) GDPR
2 12 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (16.07%) RosettaNet
4 3 (5.36%) COBIT
4 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) IBM
1 9 (16.07%) webMethods
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) CommVault
5 2 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) TEOCO