The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 115 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.54% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.78% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
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£474 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £445 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £391
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1657 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.32% 68.30% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 720 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Protection
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2014. 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 - 2 £498 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £210 - 1
Reading - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Qualys
2 1 (10.00%) Zend