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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 12 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.70% 2.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £366 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-27.57% +25.00%
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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
20 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 74.07% 64.47% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 24
Average daily rate £420 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £575 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) VMware