Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 10 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 72 -
Rank change year-on-year -42 - +107
Contract jobs citing Data Security 2 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.11% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 0
Wales median daily rate £550 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.60 £14.23
% change year-on-year +5.45% +16.66% -20.97%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,525 1,000 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.64% 83.47% 85.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,051 674 855
Wales median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £179 £211
90th Percentile £588 £554 £562
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 50
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.92% +2.78% +13.39%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £37.50 £46.03 £62.65
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Wales

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Wales

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
South Wales -30 2 £550 +18.92% 2
Data Security
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera