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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 130 152 178
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 36 61 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.03% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.28% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 17
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.04% -9.88%
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
2919 4781 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.33% 80.65% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2374 3786 3439
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 July 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 July 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 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 19 (34.55%) Oracle
4 18 (32.73%) Banking
5 17 (30.91%) Migration
5 17 (30.91%) DNS
5 17 (30.91%) Red Hat
5 17 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (29.09%) RHCE
7 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (21.82%) RHCA
8 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
11 9 (16.36%) Windows
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.55%) Finance
13 7 (12.73%) Service Management
13 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.73%) Citrix
13 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
14 6 (10.91%) Ruby
14 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
15 5 (9.09%) Legal
15 5 (9.09%) TDD
15 5 (9.09%) Freedom of Information

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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) DMZ
4 1 (1.82%) IPsec
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) OSPF
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) QlikView
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) ProC
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (32.73%) Banking
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Administrator
2 14 (25.45%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (21.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Ember.js
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) Ajax
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (3.64%) Flask
4 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
4 2 (3.64%) WCF
4 2 (3.64%) WPF
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) Django
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.82%) React
5 1 (1.82%) SAML
5 1 (1.82%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.64%) CESG
5 2 (3.64%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.64%) Fintech
5 2 (3.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Unix
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) CentOS
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 17 (30.91%) Migration
2 17 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
4 7 (12.73%) Service Management
5 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.09%) High Availability
6 5 (9.09%) Information Management
6 5 (9.09%) Information Security
6 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.27%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security Management
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) Security Management
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Ruby
2 5 (9.09%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.45%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) Korn
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Tcl
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) RHCE
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (21.82%) RHCA
3 4 (7.27%) CISA
4 3 (5.45%) CRISC
4 3 (5.45%) ISACA
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 2 (3.64%) CLAS
5 2 (3.64%) OCP
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CISM
6 1 (1.82%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau