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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 114 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 9 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.28% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£498 £325 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.07% -26.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+22.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.36% -51.11%
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
1806 1756 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.59% 68.06% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 835 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 5 £498 +53.07% 1
Reading +14 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 £210 -
Wokingham - - - -
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) iPad
3 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (23.08%) Database Security
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) OSS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Database Security
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) BEA