The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection (Data Privacy)
Rank 296 273 349
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +76
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 297 284 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 169 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £344 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £28.75 £39.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -17.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37929 31517 38922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 72.98% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23931 19262 22641
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 994 1339
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Protection
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 167 £415 +3.75% 49
South East -34 40 £418 +19.28% 15
North West 0 31 £375 +3.44% 7
Yorkshire +8 23 £325 +66.66% 8
South West -29 17 £385 -14.44% 9
East of England -30 9 £368 +2.08% 2
West Midlands -28 6 £425 +73.46% 9
East Midlands -12 4 £245 -10.90% 4
North East -26 1 - -
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 190 (35.32%) Data Protection Act
2 116 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 115 (21.38%) Finance
4 98 (18.22%) Information Security
5 92 (17.10%) Windows
6 89 (16.54%) Freedom of Information
7 80 (14.87%) ITIL
8 77 (14.31%) SQL
9 75 (13.94%) SQL Server
10 74 (13.75%) Project Management
11 71 (13.20%) Management Information System
12 60 (11.15%) Service Delivery
13 56 (10.41%) Risk Management
13 56 (10.41%) Freedom of Information Act
14 52 (9.67%) Service Management
14 52 (9.67%) MS Excel
15 49 (9.11%) Legal
16 47 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 46 (8.55%) Oracle
18 43 (7.99%) Data Management
19 42 (7.81%) Banking
19 42 (7.81%) Degree
19 42 (7.81%) Migration
20 40 (7.43%) MS Office
20 40 (7.43%) PRINCE2
20 40 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 39 (7.25%) Security Cleared
22 37 (6.88%) Java
23 36 (6.69%) Linux
23 36 (6.69%) SAN

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.72%) IIS
3 20 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.04%) Lync
4 11 (2.04%) IBM Notes
5 10 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
5 10 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (1.67%) Apache
7 8 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.74%) SAS
10 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 52 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.43%) MS Office
3 10 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.30%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) Stata
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) FastStats
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.37%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.12%) SaaS
3 4 (0.74%) Office 365
3 4 (0.74%) GitHub
3 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.69%) SAN
2 25 (4.65%) Internet
3 22 (4.09%) Firewall
4 16 (2.97%) DNS
5 14 (2.60%) WAN
6 13 (2.42%) LAN
6 13 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.23%) VLAN
8 9 (1.67%) NAS
8 9 (1.67%) DHCP
9 8 (1.49%) VPN
10 7 (1.30%) Intranet
11 5 (0.93%) Network Security
11 5 (0.93%) OSPF
12 4 (0.74%) Connectrix
13 3 (0.56%) SSL
13 3 (0.56%) PBX
14 2 (0.37%) Wireless
14 2 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
15 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.35%) MySQL
2 18 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.30%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.93%) MS Access
8 5 (0.93%) EDRMS
8 5 (0.93%) Big Data
9 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.74%) ClearQuest
2 4 (0.74%) Subversion
3 3 (0.56%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.56%) Selenium
3 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.56%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.56%) Ant
4 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.37%) Synon
5 1 (0.19%) LSMW
5 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
General
1 115 (21.38%) Finance
2 49 (9.11%) Legal
3 42 (7.81%) Banking
4 25 (4.65%) Marketing
5 19 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.97%) Law
7 9 (1.67%) Back Office
7 9 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.12%) Advertising
9 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.74%) German Language
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Retail
11 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 128 (23.79%) Analyst
2 73 (13.57%) Architect
3 39 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 35 (6.51%) Consultant
5 31 (5.76%) Developer
6 27 (5.02%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.83%) Security Analyst
8 24 (4.46%) Administrator
9 20 (3.72%) Backup Specialist
10 19 (3.53%) Security Manager
10 19 (3.53%) DBA
10 19 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.35%) Information Manager
12 17 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
12 17 (3.16%) Data Architect
12 17 (3.16%) Data Analyst
13 15 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (2.42%) Enterprise Data Architect
15 12 (2.23%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.39%) .NET
2 22 (4.09%) Middleware
3 13 (2.42%) Web Services
4 10 (1.86%) JSP
5 9 (1.67%) CSS
6 8 (1.49%) HTML
6 8 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (0.93%) Ajax
7 5 (0.93%) XML
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.74%) CSS3
8 4 (0.74%) HTML5
9 3 (0.56%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.56%) Zend Framework
9 3 (0.56%) jQuery
9 3 (0.56%) EJB
9 3 (0.56%) LAMP
9 3 (0.56%) XHTML
9 3 (0.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 190 (35.32%) Data Protection Act
2 89 (16.54%) Freedom of Information
3 71 (13.20%) Management Information System
4 56 (10.41%) Freedom of Information Act
5 34 (6.32%) NHS
6 26 (4.83%) Computer Science
7 24 (4.46%) Replication
8 22 (4.09%) CESG
9 18 (3.35%) AS400
10 16 (2.97%) Blackberry
11 14 (2.60%) Open Source
12 13 (2.42%) Fixed Income
13 11 (2.04%) Clustering
13 11 (2.04%) Firmware
14 10 (1.86%) Statistics
15 8 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
16 7 (1.30%) PMI
16 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (1.12%) Thin Client
17 6 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.10%) Windows
2 36 (6.69%) Linux
3 31 (5.76%) UNIX
4 25 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.28%) Windows 7
6 22 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (3.53%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.67%) AIX
9 7 (1.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.74%) SUSE
10 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.37%) HPUX
12 2 (0.37%) VMS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (18.22%) Information Security
2 80 (14.87%) ITIL
3 74 (13.75%) Project Management
4 60 (11.15%) Service Delivery
5 56 (10.41%) Risk Management
6 52 (9.67%) Service Management
7 47 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (7.99%) Data Management
9 42 (7.81%) Migration
10 40 (7.43%) PRINCE2
11 35 (6.51%) Technical Analysis
12 34 (6.32%) Change Management
13 33 (6.13%) Information Assurance
14 32 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (5.76%) Security Management
15 31 (5.76%) Data Modelling
16 29 (5.39%) Data Security
16 29 (5.39%) Information Management
17 27 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.31%) SQL
2 37 (6.88%) Java
3 34 (6.32%) C#
4 16 (2.97%) Ruby
5 15 (2.79%) C
6 13 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.67%) C++
8 8 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.49%) Python
9 6 (1.12%) Perl
10 5 (0.93%) COBOL
10 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.74%) PHP
11 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.56%) PHP5
12 3 (0.56%) ABAP
12 3 (0.56%) VBA
12 3 (0.56%) SQR
Qualifications
1 42 (7.81%) Degree
2 39 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.58%) CISSP
4 13 (2.42%) CISA
5 12 (2.23%) CISM
5 12 (2.23%) ISEB
6 7 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.12%) MCP
8 5 (0.93%) MCSE
8 5 (0.93%) CCNP
8 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.93%) VCAP
9 4 (0.74%) MCSA
10 3 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.65%) QA
4 24 (4.46%) SLA
5 19 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (3.35%) ISO 9001
7 13 (2.42%) Data Quality
7 13 (2.42%) COBIT
8 7 (1.30%) BS7799
9 5 (0.93%) GxP
10 3 (0.56%) BS25999
11 1 (0.19%) GCP
11 1 (0.19%) GMP
11 1 (0.19%) GLP
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 35 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.83%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.60%) vSphere
5 11 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (1.49%) XenApp
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.12%) NFS
9 5 (0.93%) SRDF
10 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.56%) Xen
10 3 (0.56%) RACF
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.37%) XenServer
12 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (5.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 23 (4.28%) Tivoli
3 21 (3.90%) SCOM
4 16 (2.97%) SCCM
5 12 (2.23%) SCDPM
6 10 (1.86%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.12%) SCSM
8 6 (1.12%) WSUS
8 6 (1.12%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.93%) Foglight
10 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 116 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.55%) Oracle
3 30 (5.58%) VMware
4 24 (4.46%) HP
5 20 (3.72%) SAP
5 20 (3.72%) EMC
5 20 (3.72%) NetApp
6 19 (3.53%) Cisco
7 16 (2.97%) Citrix
8 15 (2.79%) IBM
9 14 (2.60%) Symantec
10 12 (2.23%) Brocade
11 11 (2.04%) Lotus
11 11 (2.04%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.49%) Dell
12 8 (1.49%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.74%) Remedy
15 4 (0.74%) Avaya
Wiltshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £19.79 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £24000 - £26000 per annum + great pension, 27.5 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Rate: £34000 - £36000 per annum + PRO RATA
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 260-280 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago