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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 358 336 302
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 207 213 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.64% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 139 148
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £513 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 16
Average hourly rate £15.89 £22.20 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +64.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £17.95 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.44 £22.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-42.65% +103.70%
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
34869 33282 29935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.42% 74.78% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22744 20629 18112
Average daily rate £425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1056 1254
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -17 94 £488 +21.87% 33
South East -14 33 £413 +17.85% 15
South West -1 25 £525 +320.00% 7
Yorkshire +7 20 £613 +67.80% 3
North West -15 17 £415 +10.66% 4
West Midlands -12 10 £350 +4.47% 1
East of England 0 7 £525 +92.66% 2
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands -4 1 £500 +86.91% 5
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 188 (34.75%) Data Protection Act
2 118 (21.81%) Information Security
3 107 (19.78%) Project Management
4 106 (19.59%) Management Information System
5 97 (17.93%) ITIL
6 88 (16.27%) Security Cleared
7 83 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (14.79%) Information Assurance
9 77 (14.23%) Finance
10 74 (13.68%) Microsoft
11 71 (13.12%) PRINCE2
12 70 (12.94%) Risk Management
13 69 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 67 (12.38%) CISSP
15 65 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
16 62 (11.46%) Law
17 57 (10.54%) Freedom of Information
18 56 (10.35%) Windows
19 51 (9.43%) Degree
20 49 (9.06%) CISM
20 49 (9.06%) SC Cleared
21 48 (8.87%) Legal
22 46 (8.50%) SQL
23 43 (7.95%) Freedom of Information Act
23 43 (7.95%) PCI DSS
24 42 (7.76%) MS Excel
25 41 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
26 39 (7.21%) Agile Project Management
27 38 (7.02%) Service Management
28 37 (6.84%) CISA

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.14%) IIS
4 14 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.29%) Lync
6 6 (1.11%) SAS
7 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.74%) TPMS
8 4 (0.74%) Drupal
8 4 (0.74%) CMS
8 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.74%) CICS
9 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.37%) Jetty
10 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.37%) nginx
10 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.99%) MS Office
3 12 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.29%) MS Project
5 6 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.92%) SPSS
7 4 (0.74%) FastStats
8 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) SAP HR-PA
4 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.99%) Firewall
2 23 (4.25%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.07%) LAN
4 19 (3.51%) Internet
5 17 (3.14%) SAN
5 17 (3.14%) WAN
6 13 (2.40%) DNS
6 13 (2.40%) Network Security
7 11 (2.03%) DHCP
8 9 (1.66%) VPN
8 9 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.48%) Wireless
10 7 (1.29%) VoIP
11 6 (1.11%) Intranet
12 5 (0.92%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.92%) IPsec
12 5 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.77%) Data Mining
4 13 (2.40%) Big Data
5 12 (2.22%) MySQL
6 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.11%) VLDB
11 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.59%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.37%) Selenium
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.37%) Subversion
5 2 (0.37%) Maven
5 2 (0.37%) MSI
5 2 (0.37%) Ant
5 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.18%) JUnit
6 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.18%) JMeter
6 1 (0.18%) WATIR
6 1 (0.18%) Xcode
6 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 77 (14.23%) Finance
2 62 (11.46%) Law
3 48 (8.87%) Legal
4 25 (4.62%) Local Government
4 25 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.44%) Marketing
6 15 (2.77%) Banking
7 7 (1.29%) Retail
8 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.92%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Electronics
11 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (19.04%) Architect
2 71 (13.12%) Analyst
3 68 (12.57%) Consultant
4 60 (11.09%) Project Manager
5 32 (5.91%) Security Manager
6 30 (5.55%) Security Consultant
7 27 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.25%) Programme Manager
8 23 (4.25%) Security Architect
9 22 (4.07%) Security Analyst
9 22 (4.07%) Senior Project Manager
9 22 (4.07%) Senior Manager
9 22 (4.07%) Developer
10 20 (3.70%) Information Manager
10 20 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.51%) Data Manager
12 17 (3.14%) Information Analyst
13 15 (2.77%) Information Security Analyst
14 14 (2.59%) Service Manager
15 13 (2.40%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.99%) .NET
2 16 (2.96%) CSS
2 16 (2.96%) HTML
3 10 (1.85%) HTML5
4 9 (1.66%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.48%) CSS3
5 8 (1.48%) Ajax
6 6 (1.11%) jQuery
6 6 (1.11%) REST
6 6 (1.11%) JSON
7 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.74%) EJB
7 4 (0.74%) JSP
7 4 (0.74%) Servlets
7 4 (0.74%) Web Services
7 4 (0.74%) JavaBeans
8 3 (0.55%) XML
8 3 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 188 (34.75%) Data Protection Act
2 106 (19.59%) Management Information System
3 65 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (10.54%) Freedom of Information
5 43 (7.95%) Freedom of Information Act
6 29 (5.36%) Open Source
7 24 (4.44%) CESG
7 24 (4.44%) NHS
8 21 (3.88%) Computer Science
9 20 (3.70%) PKI
10 17 (3.14%) Cryptography
11 16 (2.96%) Replication
12 15 (2.77%) Smart Meter
13 11 (2.03%) Statistics
14 10 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
14 10 (1.85%) Blackberry
15 9 (1.66%) CMDB
16 8 (1.48%) Clustering
17 7 (1.29%) RMADS
18 6 (1.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.35%) Windows
2 19 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (3.33%) UNIX
4 16 (2.96%) Linux
5 15 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.66%) Android
9 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.74%) Solaris
11 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.55%) AIX
11 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (21.81%) Information Security
2 107 (19.78%) Project Management
3 97 (17.93%) ITIL
4 83 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (14.79%) Information Assurance
6 71 (13.12%) PRINCE2
7 70 (12.94%) Risk Management
8 41 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (7.21%) Agile Project Management
10 38 (7.02%) Service Management
11 37 (6.84%) Information Management
11 37 (6.84%) Security Architecture
12 35 (6.47%) Service Delivery
12 35 (6.47%) Data Security
13 30 (5.55%) Migration
13 30 (5.55%) Security Management
14 26 (4.81%) Penetration Testing
15 23 (4.25%) Information Security Management
15 23 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.50%) SQL
2 21 (3.88%) C#
2 21 (3.88%) Java
3 16 (2.96%) Ruby
4 15 (2.77%) Python
5 14 (2.59%) C++
6 6 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.74%) PHP
7 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.74%) C
8 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) R
9 2 (0.37%) XPath
9 2 (0.37%) VB
9 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.37%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 67 (12.38%) CISSP
3 51 (9.43%) Degree
4 49 (9.06%) CISM
4 49 (9.06%) SC Cleared
5 37 (6.84%) CISA
6 17 (3.14%) CRISC
7 16 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.77%) ISEB
9 14 (2.59%) MCSE
10 13 (2.40%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.03%) GIAC
12 10 (1.85%) MCITP
12 10 (1.85%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.11%) ISACA
13 6 (1.11%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.74%) CITP
14 4 (0.74%) CCNA
14 4 (0.74%) HND
14 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 30 (5.55%) COBIT
4 19 (3.51%) SLA
5 16 (2.96%) QA
6 10 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.66%) BS7799
8 5 (0.92%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.55%) BS25999
11 2 (0.37%) GMP
11 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.18%) Basel II
12 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (3.88%) Hyper-V
2 19 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.85%) vSphere
4 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.55%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.55%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 2 (0.37%) XenServer
6 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.37%) Xen
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.18%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (2.96%) SCDPM
2 15 (2.77%) SCCM
3 10 (1.85%) SCOM
4 7 (1.29%) SCOrch
5 6 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.55%) Puppet
7 3 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.37%) Nessus
8 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.37%) MOM
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 74 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.81%) Oracle
3 23 (4.25%) VMware
4 19 (3.51%) IBM
5 16 (2.96%) HP
6 14 (2.59%) Cisco
7 11 (2.03%) SAP
8 10 (1.85%) Citrix
8 10 (1.85%) Dell
9 8 (1.48%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.48%) EMC
10 7 (1.29%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.29%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.11%) Symantec
11 6 (1.11%) McAfee
11 6 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.92%) Adobe
12 5 (0.92%) NetApp
12 5 (0.92%) Sybase
12 5 (0.92%) Brocade
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £670.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago