The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £339 £368
% change year-on-year
+23.98% -7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.36% -51.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 80.77% 51.35% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 32
Average daily rate £445 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 8 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Handset
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SAP