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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 69 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 56 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 4 7
Average daily rate
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£395 £474 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.62% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £282 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £499 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
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
1899 1872 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.06% 74.52% 69.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 748
Average daily rate £379 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Reading - 47 £418 - 5
Slough +1 3 £364 -26.88% 1
Windsor - 1 £285 -
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) BDD
3 23 (39.66%) C#
4 22 (37.93%) TDD
5 20 (34.48%) Scrum
6 19 (32.76%) User Stories
7 14 (24.14%) .NET
8 12 (20.69%) MVC
9 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
9 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.52%) Selenium
10 9 (15.52%) SDLC
11 8 (13.79%) Migration
11 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
11 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 8 (13.79%) Web Development
11 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
12 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
12 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
13 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
13 6 (10.34%) K2 blackpearl
13 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) Android
13 6 (10.34%) Workflow
13 6 (10.34%) Web Services
14 5 (8.62%) Java
14 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (10.34%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) VLAN
2 1 (1.72%) NAS
2 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.72%) Broadband
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
2 9 (15.52%) Selenium
3 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
3 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
4 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.72%) Appium
General
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Tester
4 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Automation Tester
8 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.62%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Software Tester
12 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Specialist
13 1 (1.72%) Coordinator
13 1 (1.72%) Architect
13 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
13 1 (1.72%) Author
13 1 (1.72%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
3 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.90%) SOAP
6 3 (5.17%) XML
7 2 (3.45%) REST
7 2 (3.45%) CSS3
7 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.45%) HTML
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) RESTful
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
2 1 (1.72%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
2 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) BDD
3 22 (37.93%) TDD
4 20 (34.48%) Scrum
5 19 (32.76%) User Stories
6 12 (20.69%) MVC
7 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.52%) SDLC
9 8 (13.79%) Migration
9 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.79%) Web Development
10 6 (10.34%) Workflow
11 2 (3.45%) Information Security
11 2 (3.45%) Data Privacy
12 1 (1.72%) Automation Testing
12 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
12 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C#
2 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) NFS
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) SRDF
1 1 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.72%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.72%) SnapMirror
1 1 (1.72%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe
2 1 (1.72%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) Dell
2 1 (1.72%) EMC
2 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
2 1 (1.72%) NetApp
2 1 (1.72%) NetIQ
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec
2 1 (1.72%) VMware
2 1 (1.72%) Brocade
2 1 (1.72%) PlateSpin
2 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.72%) Veeam
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) SAP
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco
2 1 (1.72%) IBM
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