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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 298 344 341
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 319 223 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 161 151
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£450 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -43.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.67 £14.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -41.25%
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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +40 154 £475 +18.75% 31
South East -9 40 £486 +43.54% 13
North West +23 36 £475 +46.15% 10
South West -2 22 £290 +10.47% 5
Yorkshire +19 21 £400 -5.88% 7
West Midlands -8 16 £410 +6.55% 6
East of England -22 16 £238 -32.57% 2
East Midlands +7 11 £438 +65.87% 5
North East -30 2 £558 - 1
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 219 (40.26%) Data Protection Act
2 122 (22.43%) Finance
3 111 (20.40%) Information Security
4 108 (19.85%) Management Information System
5 96 (17.65%) Project Management
6 92 (16.91%) Microsoft
7 83 (15.26%) ITIL
8 82 (15.07%) Windows
9 75 (13.79%) Information Assurance
9 75 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (13.42%) Security Cleared
11 65 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (11.76%) CISSP
13 63 (11.58%) PRINCE2
14 61 (11.21%) MS Excel
14 61 (11.21%) Freedom of Information
15 57 (10.48%) Degree
16 56 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 51 (9.38%) Freedom of Information Act
18 50 (9.19%) Risk Management
19 48 (8.82%) Service Management
20 45 (8.27%) Firewall
21 44 (8.09%) Active Directory
22 43 (7.90%) Oracle
23 42 (7.72%) Linux
23 42 (7.72%) Service Delivery
24 41 (7.54%) MS Office
24 41 (7.54%) TOGAF
25 40 (7.35%) SQL
26 39 (7.17%) CISM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.76%) Lync
5 13 (2.39%) IIS
6 11 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.10%) SAS
7 6 (1.10%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.74%) CICS
9 4 (0.74%) TPMS
10 2 (0.37%) Jetty
10 2 (0.37%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.37%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 61 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.54%) MS Office
3 16 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) FastStats
6 3 (0.55%) SPSS
7 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR-PA
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.27%) Firewall
2 29 (5.33%) DNS
3 28 (5.15%) SAN
4 27 (4.96%) TCP/IP
4 27 (4.96%) LAN
5 20 (3.68%) WAN
6 19 (3.49%) DHCP
7 17 (3.13%) VPN
8 13 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (2.39%) Internet
9 12 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (2.21%) VLAN
9 12 (2.21%) Wireless
9 12 (2.21%) OSPF
10 11 (2.02%) Network Security
10 11 (2.02%) BGP
11 10 (1.84%) IPsec
11 10 (1.84%) VoIP
11 10 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.57%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.39%) MySQL
5 12 (2.21%) Big Data
6 10 (1.84%) DB2
6 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.92%) MS Access
10 5 (0.92%) DataStage
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.74%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.37%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) Sahi
5 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.18%) Mocha
5 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) WATIR
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.18%) JUnit
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
5 1 (0.18%) JMeter
5 1 (0.18%) Lombardi
General
1 122 (22.43%) Finance
2 37 (6.80%) Legal
3 36 (6.62%) Banking
4 23 (4.23%) Law
5 21 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.94%) Marketing
7 12 (2.21%) Retail
8 11 (2.02%) Local Government
9 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.10%) Military
10 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.92%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 3 (0.55%) International Banking
13 2 (0.37%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (20.59%) Analyst
2 103 (18.93%) Architect
3 55 (10.11%) Project Manager
3 55 (10.11%) Consultant
4 33 (6.07%) Infrastructure Architect
5 31 (5.70%) Security Analyst
6 26 (4.78%) Senior Manager
7 22 (4.04%) Data Analyst
8 21 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (3.49%) Security Consultant
9 19 (3.49%) Senior Project Manager
10 18 (3.31%) Security Manager
10 18 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.13%) Information Analyst
11 17 (3.13%) Security Architect
11 17 (3.13%) Data Manager
11 17 (3.13%) Information Manager
12 16 (2.94%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (2.39%) Developer
14 12 (2.21%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.76%) .NET
2 12 (2.21%) HTML
3 11 (2.02%) CSS
4 9 (1.65%) J2EE
5 8 (1.47%) Ajax
5 8 (1.47%) JSP
5 8 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.47%) EJB
5 8 (1.47%) HTML5
5 8 (1.47%) CSS3
6 6 (1.10%) JSON
6 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 6 (1.10%) REST
7 5 (0.92%) Web Services
7 5 (0.92%) XML
8 4 (0.74%) Middleware
8 4 (0.74%) JavaBeans
9 3 (0.55%) jQuery
9 3 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (40.26%) Data Protection Act
2 108 (19.85%) Management Information System
3 75 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (11.21%) Freedom of Information
5 51 (9.38%) Freedom of Information Act
6 31 (5.70%) CESG
7 28 (5.15%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.31%) NHS
9 17 (3.13%) Replication
10 12 (2.21%) Open Source
11 11 (2.02%) Clustering
12 10 (1.84%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.47%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.29%) Smart Meter
14 7 (1.29%) Statistics
15 6 (1.10%) PKI
15 6 (1.10%) N-Tier
15 6 (1.10%) PMI
15 6 (1.10%) iPad
16 5 (0.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.07%) Windows
2 42 (7.72%) Linux
3 27 (4.96%) UNIX
4 16 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.92%) Android
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.74%) SUSE
8 4 (0.74%) AIX
8 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.55%) HPUX
10 2 (0.37%) MVS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) VME
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.40%) Information Security
2 96 (17.65%) Project Management
3 83 (15.26%) ITIL
4 75 (13.79%) Information Assurance
5 65 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (11.58%) PRINCE2
7 50 (9.19%) Risk Management
8 48 (8.82%) Service Management
9 42 (7.72%) Service Delivery
10 41 (7.54%) TOGAF
11 38 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (6.25%) Security Architecture
13 32 (5.88%) Information Management
14 31 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
16 26 (4.78%) Data Analysis
17 24 (4.41%) Migration
18 23 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (4.23%) Security Management
18 23 (4.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.35%) SQL
2 24 (4.41%) Java
3 14 (2.57%) C
4 12 (2.21%) C#
5 10 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.47%) VBA
7 6 (1.10%) Ruby
8 5 (0.92%) C++
8 5 (0.92%) Python
9 3 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.18%) R
11 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) COBOL
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (13.42%) Security Cleared
2 64 (11.76%) CISSP
3 57 (10.48%) Degree
4 39 (7.17%) CISM
4 39 (7.17%) SC Cleared
5 31 (5.70%) CISA
6 13 (2.39%) ISEB
6 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.84%) CRISC
8 9 (1.65%) MCSE
8 9 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.29%) GIAC
10 6 (1.10%) CCNA
10 6 (1.10%) CCNP
10 6 (1.10%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.92%) MCITP
12 4 (0.74%) ISSAP
12 4 (0.74%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 32 (5.88%) COBIT
4 19 (3.49%) QA
5 16 (2.94%) SLA
6 12 (2.21%) BS7799
7 8 (1.47%) JSP 440
8 7 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.74%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.18%) Basel II
System Software
1 44 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.62%) Hyper-V
3 33 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.02%) vSphere
5 7 (1.29%) Xen
6 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.74%) XenApp
7 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.55%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (0.55%) MetaFrame
7 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.18%) SRDF
8 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.18%) IAG
8 1 (0.18%) XenServer
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) RACF
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (2.76%) SCDPM
2 13 (2.39%) SCOrch
3 12 (2.21%) Puppet
3 12 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (1.65%) SCCM
5 8 (1.47%) SCOM
6 6 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.92%) WSUS
8 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.74%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.37%) OpenView
10 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 92 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.90%) Oracle
3 38 (6.99%) VMware
4 23 (4.23%) Cisco
5 22 (4.04%) HP
6 18 (3.31%) Citrix
7 16 (2.94%) Dell
8 15 (2.76%) IBM
9 14 (2.57%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.39%) Symantec
10 13 (2.39%) McAfee
10 13 (2.39%) SAP
11 12 (2.21%) EMC
12 11 (2.02%) Qualys
12 11 (2.02%) NetApp
13 9 (1.65%) TOWER Software
13 9 (1.65%) Brocade
14 8 (1.47%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (1.10%) Remedy
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