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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 142 139 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 31 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.19% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.46% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 22
Median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £689
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £389 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.10% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-4.88% -0.72%
Data Protection
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
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 20 (37.74%) Banking
4 19 (35.85%) Migration
4 19 (35.85%) Oracle
4 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
4 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (33.96%) RHCE
6 17 (32.08%) DNS
7 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (26.42%) RHCA
8 14 (26.42%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (18.87%) Legal
10 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
10 9 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (15.09%) Finance
12 7 (13.21%) CISA
12 7 (13.21%) Freedom of Information
12 7 (13.21%) Information Management
12 7 (13.21%) Citrix
12 7 (13.21%) Windows
12 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
13 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.43%) Service Management
14 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
14 5 (9.43%) Information Security
14 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (9.43%) Ruby
14 5 (9.43%) Active Directory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.77%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DMZ
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) IPsec
3 1 (1.89%) OSPF
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.77%) Redis
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 20 (37.74%) Banking
2 10 (18.87%) Legal
3 8 (15.09%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Administrator
2 16 (30.19%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (26.42%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Compliance Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Ember.js
1 4 (7.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) Flask
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.89%) SAML
4 1 (1.89%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (1.89%) WCF
4 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.21%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.66%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.77%) CESG
5 2 (3.77%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.77%) Fintech
5 2 (3.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Migration
2 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.21%) Information Management
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) High Availability
4 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.43%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Information Security Management
5 4 (7.55%) Security Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Information Governance
6 3 (5.66%) ISMS
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Ruby
2 4 (7.55%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Tcl
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) RHCE
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (26.42%) RHCA
3 7 (13.21%) CISA
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) CRISC
6 3 (5.66%) CISSP
6 3 (5.66%) ISACA
7 2 (3.77%) CISM
7 2 (3.77%) CLAS
7 2 (3.77%) OCP
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCNP
8 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.89%) BS7799
4 1 (1.89%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
1 19 (35.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.21%) Citrix
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Sony
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau