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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 60 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 1.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.14%
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
390 395 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.47% 69.66% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 237 113
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 42
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.13 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £340 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CISA
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
4 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Data Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP