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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 369 323 304
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 203 231 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 152 150
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +10.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £344
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 22
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.89 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.63% +23.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.10 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.80 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.31 £22.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-30.40% +60.00%
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
36373 35079 29900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.39% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23249 21496 18158
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1094 1102
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -13 93 £450 +9.09% 36
South East -19 29 £438 +34.61% 17
North West -19 20 £400 -8.57% 5
South West -8 19 £625 +400.00% 3
Yorkshire -13 14 £294 -14.85% 9
East of England +12 11 £400 +17.64% 3
West Midlands 0 11 £325 -8.45% 3
East Midlands -7 4 £450 +102.24% 7
North East - 2 - - 1
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 165 (34.45%) Data Protection Act
2 109 (22.76%) Information Security
3 89 (18.58%) Management Information System
4 88 (18.37%) ITIL
5 86 (17.95%) Project Management
6 78 (16.28%) Finance
7 72 (15.03%) Security Cleared
8 71 (14.82%) Risk Management
9 69 (14.41%) Microsoft
9 69 (14.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 65 (13.57%) Freedom of Information
11 60 (12.53%) SQL
12 55 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (11.06%) Information Assurance
13 53 (11.06%) PRINCE2
14 51 (10.65%) CISSP
15 50 (10.44%) Legal
16 49 (10.23%) Law
17 47 (9.81%) SC Cleared
18 46 (9.60%) Windows
19 45 (9.39%) MS Excel
19 45 (9.39%) Data Security
20 44 (9.19%) CISM
20 44 (9.19%) Freedom of Information Act
20 44 (9.19%) PCI DSS
21 38 (7.93%) Degree
21 38 (7.93%) Information Management
21 38 (7.93%) SQL Server
22 35 (7.31%) Service Delivery

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 22 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.34%) IIS
3 14 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.04%) CMS
5 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.84%) Drupal
6 4 (0.84%) SAS
6 4 (0.84%) Lync
6 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.59%) MS Office
3 10 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.46%) MS Project
5 6 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.42%) SPSS
8 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP HR-PA
5 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.21%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.59%) Firewall
2 19 (3.97%) Internet
3 18 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.92%) SAN
5 12 (2.51%) Network Security
6 11 (2.30%) LAN
7 10 (2.09%) WAN
7 10 (2.09%) DNS
8 8 (1.67%) DHCP
8 8 (1.67%) Wireless
9 7 (1.46%) Intranet
9 7 (1.46%) VPN
10 6 (1.25%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.84%) LDAP
12 2 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.42%) NAS
12 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.09%) Big Data
5 10 (2.09%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.46%) MS Access
8 6 (1.25%) VLDB
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.84%) Cognos Impromptu
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.63%) MySQL
11 3 (0.63%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.63%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.30%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.63%) Ant
3 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.42%) MSI
4 2 (0.42%) Xcode
4 2 (0.42%) Subversion
4 2 (0.42%) Maven
4 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (16.28%) Finance
2 50 (10.44%) Legal
3 49 (10.23%) Law
4 28 (5.85%) Local Government
5 24 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 20 (4.18%) Marketing
7 13 (2.71%) Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Retail
9 6 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.25%) Back Office
10 4 (0.84%) Electronics
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Military
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (15.24%) Architect
2 71 (14.82%) Analyst
3 64 (13.36%) Consultant
4 48 (10.02%) Project Manager
5 27 (5.64%) Security Consultant
5 27 (5.64%) Security Manager
6 25 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (5.01%) Developer
7 24 (5.01%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.80%) Security Analyst
9 19 (3.97%) Programme Manager
9 19 (3.97%) Information Manager
10 17 (3.55%) Security Architect
11 15 (3.13%) Information Analyst
12 14 (2.92%) Security Specialist
12 14 (2.92%) Data Manager
12 14 (2.92%) Information Security Analyst
12 14 (2.92%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.92%) Senior Manager
12 14 (2.92%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.97%) .NET
2 9 (1.88%) HTML
3 8 (1.67%) CSS
4 6 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.25%) jQuery
5 5 (1.04%) HTML5
5 5 (1.04%) Web Services
6 4 (0.84%) XML
6 4 (0.84%) JSP
7 3 (0.63%) XHTML
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.63%) CSS3
7 3 (0.63%) MDX
7 3 (0.63%) Ajax
7 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.42%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 165 (34.45%) Data Protection Act
2 89 (18.58%) Management Information System
3 65 (13.57%) Freedom of Information
4 55 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (9.19%) Freedom of Information Act
6 26 (5.43%) Open Source
7 19 (3.97%) CESG
7 19 (3.97%) NHS
8 18 (3.76%) PKI
9 16 (3.34%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.34%) Cryptography
10 12 (2.51%) Smart Meter
11 11 (2.30%) Blackberry
11 11 (2.30%) Replication
12 10 (2.09%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (1.88%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.46%) iPad
14 7 (1.46%) Statistics
14 7 (1.46%) RMADS
15 6 (1.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.60%) Windows
2 17 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (3.13%) UNIX
4 14 (2.92%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.51%) Android
6 11 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.88%) Linux
8 6 (1.25%) Solaris
9 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.63%) AIX
11 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.76%) Information Security
2 88 (18.37%) ITIL
3 86 (17.95%) Project Management
4 71 (14.82%) Risk Management
5 55 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (11.06%) PRINCE2
6 53 (11.06%) Information Assurance
7 45 (9.39%) Data Security
8 38 (7.93%) Information Management
9 35 (7.31%) Service Delivery
10 32 (6.68%) Service Management
10 32 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (6.26%) Migration
11 30 (6.26%) Agile Project Management
12 27 (5.64%) Security Architecture
13 26 (5.43%) Risk Analysis
13 26 (5.43%) Change Management
13 26 (5.43%) CRM
14 24 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (12.53%) SQL
2 16 (3.34%) C#
3 15 (3.13%) Java
4 14 (2.92%) Python
5 13 (2.71%) Ruby
6 12 (2.51%) C++
7 11 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.04%) PHP
9 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.63%) Perl
12 2 (0.42%) C
12 2 (0.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.42%) XPath
13 1 (0.21%) PHP5
13 1 (0.21%) R
13 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.65%) CISSP
3 47 (9.81%) SC Cleared
4 44 (9.19%) CISM
5 38 (7.93%) Degree
6 26 (5.43%) CISA
7 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.92%) CRISC
8 13 (2.71%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.71%) ISEB
9 12 (2.51%) MCSE
10 10 (2.09%) GIAC
10 10 (2.09%) VCP4
11 8 (1.67%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.46%) MCITP
13 6 (1.25%) Postgraduate
14 5 (1.04%) CCNA
14 5 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (1.04%) HND
15 4 (0.84%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (14.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (9.19%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.55%) QA
4 14 (2.92%) COBIT
4 14 (2.92%) SLA
5 7 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.25%) BS7799
7 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.84%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.84%) BS25999
8 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.42%) GMP
10 1 (0.21%) P3O
10 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.88%) vSphere
5 6 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.84%) Xen
8 3 (0.63%) XenApp
9 2 (0.42%) XenServer
9 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.21%) Samba
10 1 (0.21%) VMware GSX
10 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (3.55%) SCCM
2 10 (2.09%) SCDPM
3 8 (1.67%) SCOM
4 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.63%) OpenView
6 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.42%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) Nessus
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 69 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.05%) Oracle
3 22 (4.59%) VMware
4 18 (3.76%) Citrix
5 16 (3.34%) HP
6 14 (2.92%) SAP
6 14 (2.92%) IBM
7 9 (1.88%) Cisco
7 9 (1.88%) McAfee
8 8 (1.67%) Teradata
9 7 (1.46%) Cognos
9 7 (1.46%) EMC
10 6 (1.25%) Remedy
11 5 (1.04%) Greenplum
11 5 (1.04%) Dell
11 5 (1.04%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.04%) Lotus
11 5 (1.04%) Apple
12 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.84%) Adobe
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