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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 352 332 343
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 232 233 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.68% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 158 133
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £398
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £8.66 £20.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £23.70 £32.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 122 £434 +15.66% 29
North West +9 21 £513 +57.69% 9
South East -37 21 £499 +33.00% 6
Yorkshire +14 17 £400 +23.07% 6
East of England -23 17 £259 -22.18% 9
South West -16 15 £295 -34.44% 5
West Midlands -8 13 £450 +16.88% 12
East Midlands +1 5 £500 +25.00% 2
North East -22 1 - - 1
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 196 (38.81%) Data Protection Act
2 118 (23.37%) Finance
3 99 (19.60%) Microsoft
4 96 (19.01%) Windows
5 92 (18.22%) Information Security
6 87 (17.23%) ITIL
7 80 (15.84%) Project Management
8 78 (15.45%) Freedom of Information
9 77 (15.25%) Management Information System
10 61 (12.08%) Freedom of Information Act
11 56 (11.09%) SQL
12 54 (10.69%) Active Directory
13 53 (10.50%) Service Management
14 52 (10.30%) Risk Management
15 50 (9.90%) MS Excel
16 49 (9.70%) Degree
17 47 (9.31%) Legal
17 47 (9.31%) PRINCE2
17 47 (9.31%) Linux
17 47 (9.31%) Service Delivery
18 46 (9.11%) Banking
19 45 (8.91%) CISSP
20 44 (8.71%) SQL Server
20 44 (8.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 43 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
22 41 (8.12%) VMware
22 41 (8.12%) PCI DSS
22 41 (8.12%) Information Assurance
23 40 (7.92%) Security Cleared
24 37 (7.33%) Hyper-V

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.16%) IIS
3 21 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.37%) Lync
5 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.98%) IBM Notes
5 10 (1.98%) Lotus Domino
6 9 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.59%) Apache
9 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.59%) SAS
10 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
Applications
1 50 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.13%) MS Office
3 12 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.79%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) SAP HR
1 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.20%) Pure360
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.33%) Firewall
2 33 (6.53%) SAN
3 25 (4.95%) DNS
4 23 (4.55%) Internet
5 19 (3.76%) LAN
6 18 (3.56%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.17%) WAN
7 16 (3.17%) VLAN
8 15 (2.97%) VPN
9 12 (2.38%) DHCP
9 12 (2.38%) OSPF
10 11 (2.18%) Network Security
11 9 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.58%) Wireless
12 8 (1.58%) BGP
13 7 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.19%) Intranet
14 6 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.18%) MySQL
4 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.98%) Big Data
5 10 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.19%) DB2
9 5 (0.99%) Star Schema
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.59%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.40%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.40%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.40%) Synon
3 1 (0.20%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 118 (23.37%) Finance
2 47 (9.31%) Legal
3 46 (9.11%) Banking
4 22 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.37%) Marketing
6 16 (3.17%) Law
7 8 (1.58%) Retail
7 8 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.19%) Local Government
10 5 (0.99%) Military
11 4 (0.79%) Publishing
11 4 (0.79%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.59%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) International Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (22.38%) Analyst
2 74 (14.65%) Architect
3 46 (9.11%) Consultant
4 43 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 26 (5.15%) Security Analyst
5 26 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
6 23 (4.55%) Developer
7 21 (4.16%) Information Manager
8 18 (3.56%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (3.37%) Administrator
10 16 (3.17%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.17%) Security Manager
11 15 (2.97%) Senior Manager
12 14 (2.77%) Information Analyst
13 13 (2.57%) Data Manager
13 13 (2.57%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (2.57%) Information Governance Manager
13 13 (2.57%) Governance Manager
14 12 (2.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.96%) .NET
2 8 (1.58%) J2EE
2 8 (1.58%) JSP
2 8 (1.58%) Web Services
3 6 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.19%) Middleware
4 5 (0.99%) HTML
4 5 (0.99%) XML
4 5 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 4 (0.79%) HTML5
5 4 (0.79%) CSS3
5 4 (0.79%) EJB
5 4 (0.79%) CSS
6 3 (0.59%) LAMP
6 3 (0.59%) Ajax
6 3 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.40%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 196 (38.81%) Data Protection Act
2 78 (15.45%) Freedom of Information
3 77 (15.25%) Management Information System
4 61 (12.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 30 (5.94%) CESG
6 26 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 26 (5.15%) NHS
7 18 (3.56%) Replication
8 17 (3.37%) Blackberry
9 16 (3.17%) Open Source
10 13 (2.57%) Clustering
11 10 (1.98%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.78%) AS400
13 8 (1.58%) Statistics
14 7 (1.39%) PMI
14 7 (1.39%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.19%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.99%) Thin Client
16 5 (0.99%) Fat Client
17 4 (0.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.01%) Windows
2 47 (9.31%) Linux
3 26 (5.15%) UNIX
4 25 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 23 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (4.36%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.39%) SUSE
8 6 (1.19%) AIX
9 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.59%) HPUX
11 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.40%) VME
12 2 (0.40%) MVS
12 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.22%) Information Security
2 87 (17.23%) ITIL
3 80 (15.84%) Project Management
4 53 (10.50%) Service Management
5 52 (10.30%) Risk Management
6 47 (9.31%) Service Delivery
6 47 (9.31%) PRINCE2
7 43 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (8.12%) Information Assurance
9 34 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (5.35%) TOGAF
10 27 (5.35%) Information Management
11 25 (4.95%) Data Management
11 25 (4.95%) Change Management
12 24 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (4.75%) Security Architecture
12 24 (4.75%) Incident Management
12 24 (4.75%) Information Governance
13 23 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.09%) SQL
2 28 (5.54%) Java
3 19 (3.76%) C#
4 17 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.57%) Ruby
6 12 (2.38%) C
7 11 (2.18%) C++
8 10 (1.98%) Python
9 7 (1.39%) VBA
9 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.99%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.59%) COBOL
12 2 (0.40%) ABAP
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.20%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) Scala
13 1 (0.20%) JCL
13 1 (0.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 49 (9.70%) Degree
2 45 (8.91%) CISSP
3 40 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 29 (5.74%) CISM
5 23 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.76%) CISA
7 11 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.78%) ISEB
8 9 (1.78%) CCNP
9 7 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.19%) CRISC
11 5 (0.99%) VCAP
11 5 (0.99%) MBA
11 5 (0.99%) GIAC
11 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.99%) CCNA
12 3 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (8.12%) PCI DSS
3 23 (4.55%) QA
4 16 (3.17%) COBIT
5 15 (2.97%) SLA
6 12 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.98%) BS7799
8 9 (1.78%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.99%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.59%) GxP
10 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 54 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.33%) Hyper-V
3 36 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.97%) vSphere
5 9 (1.78%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.99%) Xen
6 5 (0.99%) XenApp
7 4 (0.79%) SRDF
7 4 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) RACF
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.20%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 20 (3.96%) SCOM
2 18 (3.56%) SCDPM
3 16 (3.17%) SCCM
4 14 (2.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (2.77%) SCOrch
5 13 (2.57%) Tivoli
6 11 (2.18%) SCVMM
7 9 (1.78%) Puppet
7 9 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.58%) WSUS
9 7 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.39%) SCSM
10 6 (1.19%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.99%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.79%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.40%) Foglight
13 2 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.40%) OpenView
14 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 99 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.12%) VMware
3 32 (6.34%) Oracle
4 25 (4.95%) Cisco
4 25 (4.95%) HP
5 19 (3.76%) Citrix
6 16 (3.17%) SAP
7 12 (2.38%) Dell
7 12 (2.38%) NetApp
8 11 (2.18%) Symantec
8 11 (2.18%) IBM
8 11 (2.18%) McAfee
9 10 (1.98%) Qualys
9 10 (1.98%) 3PAR
9 10 (1.98%) EMC
9 10 (1.98%) Lotus
10 9 (1.78%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.78%) Brocade
11 8 (1.58%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.19%) Remedy
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Radiant Info
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £460.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago