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 3 months to 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 142 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.074% 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.21% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £556 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year - -26.90%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2211 2375 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 79.19% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1565 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 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 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -6 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Data Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (22.22%) Data Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MariaDB
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Data Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Chief Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Chief Data Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) e-Health
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Go
2 1 (11.11%) Haskell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) R
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) GSEC
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) LXC
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau