The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-60.86% +191.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 283 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.15% 88.99% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 196 260
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (41.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (41.67%) GDPR
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) HR Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CIPD
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) GDPR
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) FireEye
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) VMware