The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 56 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 1.44% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.18% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£268 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.36 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.64 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+42.13% -45.00%
Data Protection
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
389 321 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.04% 65.91% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 172 144
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 63
Average hourly rate £33.49 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Colchester - 2 - -
Brentwood - 1 £315 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 6 (33.33%) VBA
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) DB2
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) IIS
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Lombardi
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Assistant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Assistant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) SUSE
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) VBA
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JCL
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM