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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 108 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 15 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
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£450 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.00%
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
1784 1785 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.26% 68.21% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 895 742
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 12 £498 +42.14% 1
Reading +12 1 £450 +28.57%
Maidenhead - 1 £210 -
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (21.05%) Back Office
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Android
3 4 (21.05%) iPad
4 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Database Security
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) PKI
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) CISA

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Back Office
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Programme Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Data Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Deskside Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) OSS Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (21.05%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Database Security
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) B2C
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CISA
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) BEA
2 1 (5.26%) Qualys
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk