The first table below looks at the demand for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dorset region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection (Data Privacy)
Rank 32 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 2.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £303 £505 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £344 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -17.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 135 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.36% 72.97% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 101
Average daily rate £401 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Protection
South West

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) MOS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper