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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 341 352 336
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 266 215 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 149 128
Average daily rate
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£483 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £17.22 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £23.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.75%
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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 125 £500 +25.00% 20
South East -8 43 £450 +24.13% 10
Yorkshire +3 20 £638 +63.46% 9
South West -14 20 £484 +180.43% 7
North West 0 19 £463 +77.88% 2
West Midlands -22 15 £353 +5.44% 5
East of England -15 11 £375 +11.94% 1
North East - 5 £500 - 2
East Midlands -9 4 £345 +8.66% 4
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 199 (33.84%) Data Protection Act
2 134 (22.79%) Information Security
3 113 (19.22%) Management Information System
4 107 (18.20%) Project Management
5 96 (16.33%) Security Cleared
6 95 (16.16%) ITIL
7 94 (15.99%) Finance
8 89 (15.14%) Information Assurance
9 81 (13.78%) Microsoft
9 81 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (13.44%) CISSP
11 77 (13.10%) PRINCE2
12 68 (11.56%) Windows
13 66 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 65 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
15 63 (10.71%) Risk Management
16 60 (10.20%) Law
17 57 (9.69%) Degree
18 56 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
18 56 (9.52%) Legal
19 54 (9.18%) MS Excel
19 54 (9.18%) SC Cleared
20 53 (9.01%) CISM
21 49 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
22 48 (8.16%) Freedom of Information Act
23 47 (7.99%) PCI DSS
24 43 (7.31%) SQL
25 42 (7.14%) Security Architecture
26 41 (6.97%) Agile Project Management
27 40 (6.80%) Service Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (2.89%) IIS
5 14 (2.38%) Lync
6 9 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.02%) SAS
8 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.68%) TPMS
9 4 (0.68%) Drupal
9 4 (0.68%) CMS
9 4 (0.68%) CICS
9 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.34%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 54 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.61%) MS Office
3 12 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.19%) MS Project
5 5 (0.85%) SPSS
5 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.68%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.34%) SAP HR-PA
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.17%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.46%) Firewall
2 27 (4.59%) LAN
3 21 (3.57%) DNS
4 20 (3.40%) SAN
5 19 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.89%) WAN
6 17 (2.89%) DHCP
7 15 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (2.38%) VPN
8 14 (2.38%) Internet
9 13 (2.21%) Wireless
9 13 (2.21%) Network Security
10 12 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.53%) IPsec
11 9 (1.53%) WLAN
11 9 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.19%) BGP
12 7 (1.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.38%) Big Data
4 13 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.04%) MySQL
6 10 (1.70%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.36%) DB2
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.85%) VLDB
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) Maven
6 2 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.34%) Ant
6 2 (0.34%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) JMeter
7 1 (0.17%) JUnit
7 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.17%) WATIR
7 1 (0.17%) NUnit
7 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 94 (15.99%) Finance
2 60 (10.20%) Law
3 56 (9.52%) Legal
4 25 (4.25%) Banking
5 24 (4.08%) Marketing
6 22 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.74%) Local Government
7 11 (1.87%) Retail
8 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.85%) Military
11 4 (0.68%) Back Office
12 3 (0.51%) Publishing
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (20.75%) Architect
2 100 (17.01%) Analyst
3 66 (11.22%) Consultant
4 58 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.46%) Security Analyst
6 28 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (4.76%) Security Consultant
7 27 (4.59%) Security Architect
7 27 (4.59%) Security Manager
8 25 (4.25%) Information Analyst
8 25 (4.25%) Senior Manager
8 25 (4.25%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 23 (3.91%) Information Security Analyst
10 23 (3.91%) Programme Manager
11 21 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
12 20 (3.40%) Information Manager
12 20 (3.40%) Data Manager
13 19 (3.23%) Developer
14 16 (2.72%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.42%) .NET
2 15 (2.55%) HTML
2 15 (2.55%) CSS
3 10 (1.70%) HTML5
4 8 (1.36%) CSS3
4 8 (1.36%) Ajax
4 8 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.02%) REST
5 6 (1.02%) JSON
5 6 (1.02%) J2EE
6 5 (0.85%) jQuery
7 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (0.68%) JavaBeans
7 4 (0.68%) EJB
7 4 (0.68%) Servlets
8 3 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.51%) Web Services
8 3 (0.51%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 199 (33.84%) Data Protection Act
2 113 (19.22%) Management Information System
3 65 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
5 48 (8.16%) Freedom of Information Act
6 32 (5.44%) Open Source
7 26 (4.42%) CESG
8 23 (3.91%) NHS
9 22 (3.74%) Computer Science
10 17 (2.89%) PKI
11 16 (2.72%) Replication
12 13 (2.21%) Clustering
12 13 (2.21%) Cryptography
12 13 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.04%) Smart Meter
14 9 (1.53%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.53%) CMDB
14 9 (1.53%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.36%) Statistics
16 7 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.56%) Windows
2 29 (4.93%) Linux
3 24 (4.08%) UNIX
4 21 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.89%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.36%) Android
9 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.02%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.68%) Solaris
11 4 (0.68%) AIX
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.34%) SUSE
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.79%) Information Security
2 107 (18.20%) Project Management
3 95 (16.16%) ITIL
4 89 (15.14%) Information Assurance
5 81 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (13.10%) PRINCE2
7 63 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 49 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 41 (6.97%) Agile Project Management
11 40 (6.80%) Service Management
12 39 (6.63%) Information Management
13 35 (5.95%) Service Delivery
14 34 (5.78%) Data Security
15 31 (5.27%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (4.76%) Security Management
16 28 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
16 28 (4.76%) Migration
17 24 (4.08%) Business Continuity
17 24 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.31%) SQL
2 27 (4.59%) Java
3 20 (3.40%) C#
4 16 (2.72%) Ruby
5 15 (2.55%) Python
6 14 (2.38%) C++
7 7 (1.19%) C
7 7 (1.19%) VBA
8 5 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.68%) PHP
10 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.34%) R
11 2 (0.34%) XPath
11 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
12 1 (0.17%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 96 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 79 (13.44%) CISSP
3 57 (9.69%) Degree
4 54 (9.18%) SC Cleared
5 53 (9.01%) CISM
6 35 (5.95%) CISA
7 19 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (3.06%) CRISC
9 15 (2.55%) ISEB
9 15 (2.55%) MCSE
10 14 (2.38%) GIAC
11 13 (2.21%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.70%) MCITP
12 10 (1.70%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.02%) ISACA
14 4 (0.68%) ISSAP
14 4 (0.68%) CCNA
14 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.68%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (7.99%) PCI DSS
3 33 (5.61%) COBIT
4 17 (2.89%) SLA
5 16 (2.72%) QA
6 10 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.53%) BS7799
8 7 (1.19%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.34%) BS25999
12 1 (0.17%) Basel II
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (5.10%) Active Directory
1 30 (5.10%) Hyper-V
2 24 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.87%) vSphere
4 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.51%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.51%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.51%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (0.34%) XenApp
6 2 (0.34%) XenServer
6 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.34%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) Squid
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) IAG
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (2.72%) SCCM
1 16 (2.72%) SCDPM
1 16 (2.72%) SCOrch
2 11 (1.87%) SCOM
3 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.36%) Puppet
4 5 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.68%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.34%) Nessus
6 2 (0.34%) OpenView
6 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) MOM
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 81 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.95%) Oracle
3 27 (4.59%) VMware
4 18 (3.06%) HP
4 18 (3.06%) Cisco
4 18 (3.06%) IBM
5 16 (2.72%) Dell
6 12 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 11 (1.87%) SAP
7 11 (1.87%) Citrix
8 10 (1.70%) McAfee
9 9 (1.53%) Symantec
9 9 (1.53%) TOWER Software
10 8 (1.36%) Splunk
10 8 (1.36%) EMC
10 8 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (1.19%) Remedy
11 7 (1.19%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.02%) Qualys
12 6 (1.02%) Brocade
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 500 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Kent (Oakhill House, Hildenborough) + travel
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago