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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 261 374 350
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 416 210 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 122 159
Average daily rate £390 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £15.89 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.58% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £13.48 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.05 £18.93 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
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
38464 36543 34805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.46% 77.80% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25533 23649 21506
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 988 1090
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.50 £52.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 136 £388 -22.50% 43
South East +57 92 £415 -2.35% 43
North West +30 55 £425 +2.40% 10
Yorkshire +19 52 £388 -26.19% 18
East of England +10 19 £400 -23.80% 11
West Midlands -2 19 £413 +17.85% 10
East Midlands +9 18 £330 -26.66% 4
South West -10 18 £320 -39.04% 18
North East -20 7 £443 - 2
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 184 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (18.55%) Information Security
3 145 (16.20%) Data Protection Act
4 130 (14.53%) Finance
5 128 (14.30%) Windows
6 122 (13.63%) Microsoft
7 118 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 102 (11.40%) SQL
9 100 (11.17%) JavaScript
10 99 (11.06%) Risk Management
11 93 (10.39%) SQL Server
12 90 (10.06%) .NET
12 90 (10.06%) TDD
13 86 (9.61%) C#
14 83 (9.27%) Management Information System
15 79 (8.83%) BDD
16 78 (8.72%) Project Management
17 74 (8.27%) ITIL
18 73 (8.16%) Legal
19 72 (8.04%) HTML
19 72 (8.04%) Java
19 72 (8.04%) AngularJS
20 71 (7.93%) MS Excel
21 66 (7.37%) Security Cleared
22 65 (7.26%) PCI DSS
22 65 (7.26%) Active Directory
23 64 (7.15%) Degree
24 63 (7.04%) HTML5
24 63 (7.04%) CISSP
24 63 (7.04%) Analytical Skills

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (3.46%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.79%) Confluence
4 22 (2.46%) IIS
5 21 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.68%) CMS
7 12 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.23%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.12%) SAS
10 9 (1.01%) Node.js
11 8 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.67%) WordPress
13 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.91%) MS Office
3 23 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.89%) MS Project
5 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) Maximo
2 9 (1.01%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.45%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.22%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) FastStats
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.11%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.01%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.45%) Office 365
5 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.70%) Firewall
2 34 (3.80%) SAN
3 24 (2.68%) DNS
4 21 (2.35%) VPN
5 20 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.90%) SMS
7 16 (1.79%) Internet
8 15 (1.68%) WAN
9 13 (1.45%) LAN
10 12 (1.34%) DHCP
10 12 (1.34%) Intranet
11 11 (1.23%) Network Security
11 11 (1.23%) Skype
11 11 (1.23%) Wireless
12 10 (1.12%) NAS
13 9 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.78%) SSL
15 6 (0.67%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (0.56%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.89%) MySQL
8 8 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.67%) Big Data
10 6 (0.67%) MS Access
10 6 (0.67%) OLAP
10 6 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (0.56%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 48 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.46%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.02%) JIRA
4 25 (2.79%) WebDriver
5 23 (2.57%) Maven
5 23 (2.57%) Selenium
6 22 (2.46%) JUnit
6 22 (2.46%) Liquibase
6 22 (2.46%) SonarQube
6 22 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.79%) Subversion
9 10 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.01%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.89%) RSpec
12 6 (0.67%) Appium
13 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.45%) Calabash
14 4 (0.45%) JMeter
14 4 (0.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 130 (14.53%) Finance
2 73 (8.16%) Legal
3 42 (4.69%) Law
4 37 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.91%) Marketing
6 29 (3.24%) Retail
7 28 (3.13%) Banking
8 12 (1.34%) Advertising
9 8 (0.89%) Billing
10 6 (0.67%) Publishing
11 5 (0.56%) Automotive
11 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.45%) Local Government
13 3 (0.34%) Back Office
13 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) Games
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (22.68%) Analyst
2 150 (16.76%) Developer
3 108 (12.07%) Architect
4 76 (8.49%) Business Analyst
5 72 (8.04%) Consultant
6 51 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 38 (4.25%) Security Analyst
8 36 (4.02%) Tester
9 35 (3.91%) C# Developer
9 35 (3.91%) Security Consultant
9 35 (3.91%) Test Analyst
10 31 (3.46%) Information Manager
11 28 (3.13%) Security Architect
11 28 (3.13%) Security Specialist
11 28 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (2.91%) Information Specialist
13 24 (2.68%) Information Security Specialist
13 24 (2.68%) Security Manager
14 23 (2.57%) Information Analyst
15 22 (2.46%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (10.06%) .NET
2 72 (8.04%) AngularJS
2 72 (8.04%) HTML
3 63 (7.04%) HTML5
4 59 (6.59%) Web Services
5 55 (6.15%) CSS
6 49 (5.47%) jQuery
7 39 (4.36%) CSS3
8 29 (3.24%) XML
9 28 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 14 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.56%) Entity Framework
12 14 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (1.56%) WSDL
13 13 (1.45%) Java EE
13 13 (1.45%) JSON
13 13 (1.45%) WCF
14 12 (1.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (16.20%) Data Protection Act
2 83 (9.27%) Management Information System
3 63 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.47%) NHS
5 32 (3.58%) Freedom of Information
6 25 (2.79%) User Experience
7 22 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.46%) Freedom of Information Act
8 17 (1.90%) Copywriting
9 14 (1.56%) Replication
10 12 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.12%) Clustering
11 10 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.12%) FMCG
11 10 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.30%) Windows
2 52 (5.81%) Linux
3 37 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (3.02%) Unix
6 25 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.12%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.90%) AIX
10 14 (1.56%) Mac OS
10 14 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 12 (1.34%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.01%) Android
14 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.34%) Solaris
15 3 (0.34%) SUSE
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.22%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (18.55%) Information Security
3 99 (11.06%) Risk Management
4 90 (10.06%) TDD
5 79 (8.83%) BDD
6 78 (8.72%) Project Management
7 74 (8.27%) ITIL
8 59 (6.59%) Information Assurance
9 54 (6.03%) Change Management
10 53 (5.92%) SDLC
11 52 (5.81%) MVC
12 51 (5.70%) Information Governance
13 48 (5.36%) DevOps
14 46 (5.14%) CRM
14 46 (5.14%) Scrum
15 44 (4.92%) Analytics
16 42 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (4.47%) Migration
17 40 (4.47%) PRINCE2
18 38 (4.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.40%) SQL
2 100 (11.17%) JavaScript
3 86 (9.61%) C#
4 72 (8.04%) Java
5 38 (4.25%) Ruby
6 31 (3.46%) C++
6 31 (3.46%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.46%) Python
8 19 (2.12%) C
8 19 (2.12%) PHP
9 13 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.89%) VB
12 8 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.78%) Perl
14 6 (0.67%) VBScript
15 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.45%) VBA
16 3 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 64 (7.15%) Degree
3 63 (7.04%) CISSP
4 49 (5.47%) SC Cleared
5 39 (4.36%) CISM
6 27 (3.02%) CISA
7 24 (2.68%) ISEB
8 9 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.89%) IISP
9 8 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.78%) CLAS
11 6 (0.67%) HND
11 6 (0.67%) PMP
12 5 (0.56%) CCNA
12 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.56%) HNC
12 5 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (7.26%) PCI DSS
3 43 (4.80%) RMADS
4 36 (4.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 33 (3.69%) QA
6 22 (2.46%) SLA
7 17 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (1.68%) JSP 440
9 14 (1.56%) ISO27005
10 11 (1.23%) COBIT
11 10 (1.12%) Data Quality
11 10 (1.12%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
13 6 (0.67%) ISO22301
13 6 (0.67%) ISO27002
14 5 (0.56%) Basel II
15 4 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
16 3 (0.34%) WCAG
17 2 (0.22%) BS25999
17 2 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 65 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.58%) Hyper-V
3 31 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.34%) vSphere
5 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.22%) Postfix
7 2 (0.22%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) Snort
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (3.13%) SCCM
2 27 (3.02%) Puppet
3 26 (2.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 22 (2.46%) Bareos
4 22 (2.46%) yum
5 19 (2.12%) SCOM
6 14 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.23%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.56%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.45%) SCSM
9 4 (0.45%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.45%) WSUS
10 3 (0.34%) Ansible
10 3 (0.34%) vMotion
11 2 (0.22%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 122 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.81%) Oracle
3 38 (4.25%) VMware
4 37 (4.13%) IBM
5 31 (3.46%) Cisco
6 24 (2.68%) HP
7 22 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.35%) SAP
9 20 (2.23%) EMC
9 20 (2.23%) Google
10 17 (1.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 12 (1.34%) Dell
11 12 (1.34%) Intel Security
12 10 (1.12%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.12%) CommVault
13 9 (1.01%) Altiris
13 9 (1.01%) ArcSight
13 9 (1.01%) Citrix
13 9 (1.01%) NetApp
13 9 (1.01%) Symantec
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
City of London
Rate: £44, 820 - £51,110 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + REMOTE
Posted: 7 days ago
Loughborough
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £450 p/d contract
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day +
Posted: 27 days ago