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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 127 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.48% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£400 £510 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +45.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.31 £22.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-30.40% +60.00%
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
2014 2092 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.93% 74.79% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1095 627
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 -10 2 £463 +42.30% 2
Newbury -7 1 £475 -6.86%
Reading - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (41.67%) Legal
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (12.50%) CISA
4 3 (12.50%) CISM
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) CISSP
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (8.33%) PKI
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) MS Office
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) Back Office

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) FCoE
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
General
1 10 (41.67%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Data Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Data Protection Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deskside Support
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.33%) Database Security
4 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) B2C
5 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
1 3 (12.50%) CISA
1 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) VCP4
3 1 (4.17%) CRISC
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) EMC
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) IBM