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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / South West
Rank 129 135 146
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £638 £350 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -34.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £495
% change year-on-year -5.55% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +7 3 £788 +250.00% 2
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Reference Data
3 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
3 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (34.78%) Splunk
4 8 (34.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (34.78%) Cyber Defence
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Information Security
4 8 (34.78%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture

Data Security
Top Related 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 (8.70%) MS Project Server
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Data Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Security Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus Notes Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) POSIX
1 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Reference Data
2 8 (34.78%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (34.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) e-Health
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Document Management
6 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Go
3 1 (4.35%) Haskell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) R
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) KVM
1 1 (4.35%) LXC
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
2 8 (34.78%) Splunk
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 12 days ago