The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 312 358 349
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 308 215 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 153 147
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£450 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £219 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.89 £14.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -35.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £8.44 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.30 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £10.80 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -53.54%
Data Protection
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the England region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 160 £475 +22.58% 35
North West +23 33 £520 +60.00% 11
South East -18 28 £474 +34.39% 14
Yorkshire +24 26 £400 +23.07% 8
East of England -30 18 £238 -32.04% 9
South West -17 17 £275 +10.00% 6
West Midlands -17 12 £405 +11.49% 5
East Midlands +4 10 £425 +172.00% 5
North East -18 3 £558 -25.66%
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 211 (39.29%) Data Protection Act
2 125 (23.28%) Finance
3 105 (19.55%) Information Security
4 100 (18.62%) Microsoft
5 98 (18.25%) Management Information System
5 98 (18.25%) Project Management
6 91 (16.95%) Windows
7 79 (14.71%) ITIL
8 64 (11.92%) Freedom of Information
8 64 (11.92%) Information Assurance
9 61 (11.36%) PRINCE2
9 61 (11.36%) MS Excel
10 60 (11.17%) Security Cleared
11 58 (10.80%) CISSP
12 54 (10.06%) Degree
13 52 (9.68%) Freedom of Information Act
13 52 (9.68%) Risk Management
14 51 (9.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 51 (9.50%) SQL
15 50 (9.31%) Service Management
16 48 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (8.75%) Linux
17 47 (8.75%) Active Directory
18 45 (8.38%) Service Delivery
19 42 (7.82%) Firewall
20 41 (7.64%) TOGAF
21 40 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 39 (7.26%) VMware
22 39 (7.26%) Banking
22 39 (7.26%) Oracle

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (5.96%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.98%) IIS
5 12 (2.23%) Lync
6 10 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.12%) SAS
7 6 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.74%) TPMS
8 4 (0.74%) CICS
8 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.37%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 61 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.08%) MS Office
3 15 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) FastStats
5 4 (0.74%) SPSS
6 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.74%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.82%) Firewall
2 29 (5.40%) LAN
3 28 (5.21%) DNS
4 27 (5.03%) SAN
5 24 (4.47%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.28%) WAN
7 20 (3.72%) Internet
8 16 (2.98%) DHCP
8 16 (2.98%) VPN
9 15 (2.79%) VLAN
10 14 (2.61%) OSPF
11 12 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (2.05%) Network Security
13 10 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.86%) Wireless
13 10 (1.86%) VoIP
13 10 (1.86%) BGP
14 9 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (1.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.98%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.79%) MySQL
5 14 (2.61%) Big Data
6 12 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.86%) DB2
8 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.93%) DataStage
10 5 (0.93%) Star Schema
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.74%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) Selenium
4 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.37%) Synon
5 1 (0.19%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.19%) NUnit
5 1 (0.19%) JMeter
5 1 (0.19%) Sahi
5 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.19%) Mocha
5 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (23.28%) Finance
2 39 (7.26%) Banking
3 37 (6.89%) Legal
4 25 (4.66%) Law
5 22 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.42%) Marketing
7 10 (1.86%) Retail
8 8 (1.49%) Local Government
9 7 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.93%) Military
12 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.56%) International Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) German Language
13 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (21.23%) Analyst
2 95 (17.69%) Architect
3 53 (9.87%) Project Manager
4 50 (9.31%) Consultant
5 34 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 30 (5.59%) Security Analyst
7 26 (4.84%) Senior Manager
8 21 (3.91%) Data Analyst
9 19 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (3.54%) Data Manager
10 18 (3.35%) Information Manager
10 18 (3.35%) Developer
11 16 (2.98%) Security Manager
11 16 (2.98%) Information Analyst
11 16 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.79%) Security Consultant
12 15 (2.79%) Security Architect
12 15 (2.79%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.72%) .NET
2 12 (2.23%) HTML
3 11 (2.05%) CSS
4 9 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.49%) CSS3
5 8 (1.49%) HTML5
5 8 (1.49%) Ajax
5 8 (1.49%) EJB
5 8 (1.49%) JSP
5 8 (1.49%) J2EE
6 6 (1.12%) REST
6 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.12%) JSON
7 5 (0.93%) Middleware
7 5 (0.93%) Web Services
7 5 (0.93%) XML
8 4 (0.74%) JavaBeans
9 3 (0.56%) LAMP
9 3 (0.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 211 (39.29%) Data Protection Act
2 98 (18.25%) Management Information System
3 64 (11.92%) Freedom of Information
4 52 (9.68%) Freedom of Information Act
5 30 (5.59%) CESG
6 28 (5.21%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.72%) NHS
8 19 (3.54%) Replication
9 17 (3.17%) Open Source
10 13 (2.42%) Blackberry
11 12 (2.23%) Clustering
12 10 (1.86%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.30%) Statistics
14 6 (1.12%) Smart Meter
14 6 (1.12%) AS400
14 6 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (1.12%) PMI
14 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.93%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.95%) Windows
2 47 (8.75%) Linux
3 29 (5.40%) UNIX
4 23 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.79%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.30%) SUSE
10 5 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.74%) AIX
12 3 (0.56%) HPUX
13 2 (0.37%) VME
13 2 (0.37%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.37%) MVS
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.55%) Information Security
2 98 (18.25%) Project Management
3 79 (14.71%) ITIL
4 64 (11.92%) Information Assurance
5 61 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 52 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 50 (9.31%) Service Management
8 48 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (8.38%) Service Delivery
10 41 (7.64%) TOGAF
11 40 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (6.15%) Security Architecture
14 28 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (5.21%) Information Management
15 25 (4.66%) Agile Project Management
16 24 (4.47%) Migration
16 24 (4.47%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (4.47%) Data Analysis
17 23 (4.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.50%) SQL
2 28 (5.21%) Java
3 18 (3.35%) C#
4 16 (2.98%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.61%) C
6 10 (1.86%) Ruby
6 10 (1.86%) C++
7 9 (1.68%) Python
8 8 (1.49%) VBA
9 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.56%) COBOL
11 2 (0.37%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) JCL
12 1 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 58 (10.80%) CISSP
3 54 (10.06%) Degree
4 35 (6.52%) CISM
5 31 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 29 (5.40%) CISA
7 11 (2.05%) ISEB
7 11 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.86%) CRISC
9 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.68%) CCNP
10 6 (1.12%) GIAC
10 6 (1.12%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.93%) MCSE
11 5 (0.93%) CCNA
12 4 (0.74%) MBA
12 4 (0.74%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.56%) MCITP
13 3 (0.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (7.26%) PCI DSS
3 29 (5.40%) COBIT
4 23 (4.28%) QA
5 13 (2.42%) SLA
6 12 (2.23%) BS7799
7 9 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.12%) JSP 440
8 6 (1.12%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.56%) GxP
10 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.19%) Basel II
11 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 47 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.08%) Hyper-V
3 34 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.42%) vSphere
5 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.12%) Xen
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.74%) XenApp
6 4 (0.74%) SRDF
6 4 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.37%) Novell eDirectory
7 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.19%) RACF
8 1 (0.19%) NLBS
8 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.19%) IAG
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (3.72%) SCDPM
2 15 (2.79%) SCOM
3 14 (2.61%) SCCM
4 13 (2.42%) SCOrch
5 12 (2.23%) Puppet
5 12 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.49%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.12%) WSUS
9 4 (0.74%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.37%) SCSM
10 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.37%) OpenView
10 2 (0.37%) MOM
10 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 100 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.26%) VMware
2 39 (7.26%) Oracle
3 23 (4.28%) Cisco
4 20 (3.72%) HP
5 18 (3.35%) Citrix
6 15 (2.79%) IBM
6 15 (2.79%) Dell
7 14 (2.61%) Symantec
8 13 (2.42%) CheckPoint
8 13 (2.42%) SAP
9 12 (2.23%) EMC
9 12 (2.23%) NetApp
10 11 (2.05%) McAfee
10 11 (2.05%) Qualys
11 10 (1.86%) Brocade
11 10 (1.86%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.68%) TOWER Software
13 6 (1.12%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.12%) Lotus
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