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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank - 59 37
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.89% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £340 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.31 £22.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-30.40% +60.00%
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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
319 528 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.36% 78.69% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 298 96
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 49
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Support Assistant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Assistant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee
1 1 (20.00%) VMware