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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.78% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £415 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £15.77 £9.10
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +73.29%
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
304 444 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.55% 88.27% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 314 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 - 2 £375 -
Luton - 2 £331 -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) ISACA
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) ISSMP
1 1 (25.00%) MBCS
1 1 (25.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) VMware