The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 165 169 159
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 21 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 27
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £444 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.14%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3916 4623 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.98% 77.31% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3371 3356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the City of London region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the City of London region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (27.69%) Project Management
2 17 (26.15%) Information Security
3 16 (24.62%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 15 (23.08%) Finance
5 13 (20.00%) ITIL
6 12 (18.46%) Law
7 11 (16.92%) Service Management
7 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance
8 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.38%) CISSP
9 9 (13.85%) Windows
9 9 (13.85%) CISA
9 9 (13.85%) CISM
9 9 (13.85%) Legal
9 9 (13.85%) Freedom of Information
10 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
10 8 (12.31%) IIS
11 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
11 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.23%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (9.23%) Banking
12 6 (9.23%) Freedom of Information Act
12 6 (9.23%) Open Source
12 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.23%) GIAC
12 6 (9.23%) Firewall

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Drupal
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) Jetty
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) DHCP
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 2 (3.08%) Wireless
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) FTP
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) SSL
5 1 (1.54%) WLAN
5 1 (1.54%) IPsec
5 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Law
3 9 (13.85%) Legal
4 6 (9.23%) Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Marketing
6 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.08%) Electronics
7 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.54%) Retail
8 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Architect
1 12 (18.46%) Project Manager
1 12 (18.46%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Information Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Security Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Security Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Digital Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Process Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Security Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) Servlets
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) CSS3
3 1 (1.54%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) Django
3 1 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (1.54%) Ajax
3 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.54%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (13.85%) Freedom of Information
3 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.23%) Freedom of Information Act
4 6 (9.23%) Open Source
5 3 (4.62%) NHS
5 3 (4.62%) Clustering
5 3 (4.62%) CESG
5 3 (4.62%) Replication
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (3.08%) DTV
7 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.54%) AS400
7 1 (1.54%) RMADS
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) PDA
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Project Management
2 17 (26.15%) Information Security
3 15 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 13 (20.00%) ITIL
5 11 (16.92%) Service Management
5 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance
6 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.23%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.69%) DevOps
11 4 (6.15%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.15%) Migration
12 3 (4.62%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Ruby
3 2 (3.08%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) C++
3 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.08%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) VBA
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) CISSP
2 9 (13.85%) CISA
2 9 (13.85%) CISM
3 6 (9.23%) GIAC
4 5 (7.69%) Degree
5 4 (6.15%) CRISC
5 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) CEH
7 2 (3.08%) GPEN
7 2 (3.08%) GSEC
7 2 (3.08%) CBAP
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) SSCP
7 2 (3.08%) MCP
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) COBIT
3 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) IAG
3 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCDPM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) VMware
1 4 (6.15%) Dell
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco
2 3 (4.62%) HP
2 3 (4.62%) Symantec
3 2 (3.08%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) EMC
4 1 (1.54%) NetApp
4 1 (1.54%) Sage
4 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Siebel
4 1 (1.54%) Websense
4 1 (1.54%) McAfee
4 1 (1.54%) Sophos
4 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
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