Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 192 198
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Security 25 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
South West median daily rate £425 £550 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +20.55% -17.05%
10th Percentile £403 £331 £210
90th Percentile £501 £820 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -7.41% +22.73% -40.44%

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 4,135 4,326 4,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.78% 83.48% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,487 2,819 3,229
South West median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £530
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 223 263
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +19.69%
10th Percentile £11.18 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.05 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +23 10 £500 - 1
Devon - 8 £425 -
Somerset - 4 £415 - 1
Bristol -7 1 £418 -42.41% 3
Wiltshire - 1 £438 - 1
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (32.00%) Firewall
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (32.00%) Network Security
1 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
1 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (32.00%) Server Hardening
1 8 (32.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (28.00%) SaaS
2 7 (28.00%) SIEM
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) SAML
3 5 (20.00%) GDPR
3 5 (20.00%) User Experience
4 4 (16.00%) Service Design
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (4.00%) Relational Database

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 (4.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
1 8 (32.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) DataStage
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) QualityStage
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Designer
1 8 (32.00%) Senior Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Digital Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (8.00%) UX Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Database Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Digital UX Designer
7 1 (4.00%) GDPR Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
1 8 (32.00%) Server Hardening
2 7 (28.00%) SIEM
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Design
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) EMC
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Netezza
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Teradata