Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 October 2018 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 West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 173 197
Rank change year-on-year -28 +24 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Security 19 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 16
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -22.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £397 £370 £340
90th Percentile £500 £479 £681
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.10% -9.99% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £14.00 -
England median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -56.43% +159.26% -47.06%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,167 4,568 4,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 83.10% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,187 2,884 3,167
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 190 265
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the South West

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in the South West

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in the South West

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in the South West

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +6 11 £488 +7.44% 3
Somerset -3 5 £415 +7.10%
Bristol -14 2 £450 - 1
Dorset 0 1 £350 -30.00%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Teradata
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
3 7 (36.84%) Data Governance
3 7 (36.84%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (36.84%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (36.84%) Data Lineage
3 7 (36.84%) GDPR
4 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
4 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 6 (31.58%) DataStage
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) RAD
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SAS

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (26.32%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) DataStage
3 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (15.79%) QualityStage
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modeller
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.26%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Defect Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Data Governance
2 7 (36.84%) Data Lineage
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (31.58%) RAD
3 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Dependency Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
1 7 (36.84%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Teradata
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Netezza
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau