Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 172 180
Rank change year-on-year -37 +8 +35
Contract jobs citing Data Security 21 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 18
South West median daily rate £483 £448 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -14.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £407 £341
90th Percentile £555 £526 £684
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £14.00 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.09% -19.05% +11.11%

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 5,451 4,276 4,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.88% 82.39% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,508 2,670 2,905
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £256 £233
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 175 293
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -10.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.45 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -9 15 £494 +1.28% 1
Bristol -17 2 £450 +7.78%
Somerset -5 1 £415 -24.55%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Unix
3 15 (71.43%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 13 (61.90%) High Availability
5 13 (61.90%) HP
5 13 (61.90%) Replication
5 13 (61.90%) Clustering
5 13 (61.90%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (57.14%) MongoDB
6 12 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (57.14%) Task Automation
7 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
7 11 (52.38%) Big Data
7 11 (52.38%) MySQL
7 11 (52.38%) Sybase
7 11 (52.38%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (23.81%) ETL
10 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
10 4 (19.05%) IBM

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 2 (9.52%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 11 (52.38%) Big Data
3 11 (52.38%) MySQL
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
3 11 (52.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) DataStage
4 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (9.52%) QualityStage
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (4.76%) GIS
7 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ERwin
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) DBA
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared DBA
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (61.90%) Clustering
2 13 (61.90%) Replication
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
1 15 (71.43%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (61.90%) High Availability
3 12 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (57.14%) Task Automation
4 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Data Governance
5 4 (19.05%) Data Lineage
5 4 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (19.05%) RAD
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 13 (61.90%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) Sybase
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) Netezza
4 4 (19.05%) Teradata
5 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica