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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 37 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.60% - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
Data Protection
East of England

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
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £425 -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) ICT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) ISSMP
1 1 (11.11%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (22.22%) TickIT
3 1 (11.11%) ISO27002
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) VMware