The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 114 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.41% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.14%
Data Protection
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Slough -5 4 £463 -
Newbury - 2 £463 -
Reading +8 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) iPad
5 3 (12.00%) Android
5 3 (12.00%) Database Security
5 3 (12.00%) PKI
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) MS Office
5 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (12.00%) CISSP
5 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.00%) Back Office
5 3 (12.00%) CISA
5 3 (12.00%) CISM
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) MVNO
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Programme Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Data Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Support Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Deskside Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.00%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) iPad
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
1 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Database Security
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
1 3 (12.00%) CISA
1 3 (12.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CRISC
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) NetApp
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) VMware