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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 384 327 296
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -31
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 201 243 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 165 147
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 18
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £51.50 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-27.57% +25.00%
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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -35 88 £450 +10.09% 25
South East -26 24 £413 +26.92% 19
East of England +20 18 £400 +15.52% 3
Yorkshire -15 18 £294 -9.61% 4
West Midlands +9 17 £325 -7.14% 6
North West -33 16 £418 -5.91% 6
South West -7 11 £425 +15.25% 5
East Midlands -11 5 £450 +83.67% 2
North East - - - - 4
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 133 (29.69%) Data Protection Act
2 108 (24.11%) Information Security
3 83 (18.53%) Finance
4 82 (18.30%) Management Information System
5 77 (17.19%) Project Management
6 74 (16.52%) ITIL
7 69 (15.40%) Risk Management
8 68 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 63 (14.06%) Microsoft
10 60 (13.39%) Freedom of Information
11 58 (12.95%) SQL
12 55 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (11.83%) Security Cleared
14 47 (10.49%) CISSP
15 46 (10.27%) Windows
16 44 (9.82%) Data Security
16 44 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (9.60%) Law
18 42 (9.38%) Legal
18 42 (9.38%) PRINCE2
18 42 (9.38%) MS Excel
19 41 (9.15%) CISM
20 40 (8.93%) PCI DSS
21 36 (8.04%) SQL Server
21 36 (8.04%) Freedom of Information Act
22 34 (7.59%) SC Cleared
22 34 (7.59%) Information Assurance
23 30 (6.70%) Agile Project Management
23 30 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
24 29 (6.47%) Oracle

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.23%) IIS
4 6 (1.34%) SAS
5 5 (1.12%) CMS
5 5 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.89%) Drupal
7 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.22%) Jadu
9 1 (0.22%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 42 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.91%) MS Office
3 11 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.34%) MS Project
5 4 (0.89%) SPSS
5 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.89%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.22%) Maximo
4 1 (0.22%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR-PA
4 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.89%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) PaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.46%) Firewall
2 19 (4.24%) Internet
3 13 (2.90%) LAN
4 12 (2.68%) WAN
4 12 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.46%) SAN
6 9 (2.01%) Network Security
7 8 (1.79%) LDAP
7 8 (1.79%) VPN
7 8 (1.79%) DNS
8 6 (1.34%) Intranet
8 6 (1.34%) DHCP
8 6 (1.34%) Wireless
9 5 (1.12%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.67%) NAS
12 2 (0.45%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 11 (2.46%) Big Data
5 10 (2.23%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.34%) VLDB
9 5 (1.12%) MS Access
9 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.89%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.67%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.67%) MySQL
11 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.68%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.46%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.67%) Ant
3 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.45%) MSI
4 2 (0.45%) Xcode
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
4 2 (0.45%) Maven
4 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (18.53%) Finance
2 43 (9.60%) Law
3 42 (9.38%) Legal
4 23 (5.13%) Local Government
5 18 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.79%) Marketing
7 16 (3.57%) Banking
8 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.12%) Back Office
10 5 (1.12%) Retail
10 5 (1.12%) Automotive
11 4 (0.89%) Electronics
11 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (17.63%) Analyst
2 68 (15.18%) Architect
3 59 (13.17%) Consultant
4 37 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 25 (5.58%) Security Manager
6 23 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.13%) Security Consultant
6 23 (5.13%) Security Analyst
7 21 (4.69%) Information Manager
8 20 (4.46%) Programme Manager
8 20 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.02%) Developer
9 18 (4.02%) Security Architect
10 14 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
10 14 (3.13%) Support Engineer
11 13 (2.90%) Information Analyst
11 13 (2.90%) Data Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Information Security Officer
12 12 (2.68%) Senior Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.57%) .NET
2 9 (2.01%) HTML
3 8 (1.79%) CSS
4 6 (1.34%) jQuery
5 5 (1.12%) HTML5
6 4 (0.89%) JSP
6 4 (0.89%) XML
7 3 (0.67%) Web Services
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.67%) CSS3
7 3 (0.67%) Ajax
7 3 (0.67%) XHTML
7 3 (0.67%) MDX
8 2 (0.45%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (0.45%) UIKit
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (0.45%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.45%) Middleware
8 2 (0.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 133 (29.69%) Data Protection Act
2 82 (18.30%) Management Information System
3 60 (13.39%) Freedom of Information
4 44 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (8.04%) Freedom of Information Act
6 26 (5.80%) Open Source
7 20 (4.46%) NHS
8 15 (3.35%) Cryptography
9 14 (3.13%) PKI
9 14 (3.13%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.46%) CESG
10 11 (2.46%) Data Integration
11 10 (2.23%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.79%) Statistics
12 8 (1.79%) Smart Meter
13 7 (1.56%) RMADS
13 7 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (1.34%) Replication
14 6 (1.34%) Life Science
14 6 (1.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.27%) Windows
2 19 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (3.79%) UNIX
4 15 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.68%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.68%) Android
5 12 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.46%) Linux
7 6 (1.34%) Solaris
8 5 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (24.11%) Information Security
2 77 (17.19%) Project Management
3 74 (16.52%) ITIL
4 69 (15.40%) Risk Management
5 55 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (9.82%) Data Security
7 42 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 34 (7.59%) Information Assurance
9 30 (6.70%) Agile Project Management
9 30 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (6.47%) Migration
10 29 (6.47%) Information Management
11 28 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 28 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
12 26 (5.80%) Service Management
13 25 (5.58%) Security Architecture
14 24 (5.36%) CRM
15 23 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.13%) Information Governance
16 21 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.95%) SQL
2 15 (3.35%) Java
3 14 (3.13%) Python
4 13 (2.90%) C#
5 12 (2.68%) C++
5 12 (2.68%) Ruby
6 10 (2.23%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.34%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.12%) Perl
8 5 (1.12%) PHP
9 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.45%) R
10 2 (0.45%) XPath
10 2 (0.45%) VB
10 2 (0.45%) C
10 2 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.49%) CISSP
3 41 (9.15%) CISM
4 34 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 27 (6.03%) Degree
6 22 (4.91%) CISA
7 15 (3.35%) ISEB
8 11 (2.46%) CRISC
9 9 (2.01%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.34%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.34%) MCSE
11 6 (1.34%) GIAC
12 5 (1.12%) MCITP
12 5 (1.12%) HND
13 4 (0.89%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.89%) CITP
13 4 (0.89%) ISACA
14 3 (0.67%) PgMP
14 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (8.93%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.02%) QA
4 12 (2.68%) SLA
5 11 (2.46%) COBIT
6 8 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.34%) BS7799
8 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.89%) BS25999
9 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.45%) GMP
10 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.89%) XenApp
5 4 (0.89%) Xen
6 2 (0.45%) XenServer
6 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.22%) Squid
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) Samba
7 1 (0.22%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) IAG
7 1 (0.22%) UAG
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (2.90%) SCCM
2 7 (1.56%) SCDPM
3 6 (1.34%) SCOM
3 6 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.89%) OpenView
6 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.67%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.45%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) MOM
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.47%) Oracle
3 21 (4.69%) Citrix
4 18 (4.02%) VMware
5 17 (3.79%) HP
6 16 (3.57%) IBM
7 14 (3.13%) SAP
8 10 (2.23%) Teradata
9 8 (1.79%) Cisco
9 8 (1.79%) EMC
10 7 (1.56%) Dell
10 7 (1.56%) Cognos
10 7 (1.56%) McAfee
11 6 (1.34%) Symantec
11 6 (1.34%) Apple
12 5 (1.12%) Lotus
12 5 (1.12%) Greenplum
13 4 (0.89%) Brocade
13 4 (0.89%) ArcSight
13 4 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
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