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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 66 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.52% 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £336 £340
% change year-on-year
+21.18% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.00%
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
428 357 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.37% 65.38% 64.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 212 143
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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 - 2 £315 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) MS Office
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (31.58%) Data Structures
4 6 (31.58%) DB2
4 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) VBA
4 6 (31.58%) J2EE
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) COBIT
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) CISSP
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) SUSE
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) CISA
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (31.58%) WebLogic
1 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Lombardi
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (31.58%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) SUSE
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) VBA
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
1 3 (15.79%) CISA
1 3 (15.79%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee