The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 55 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £160 £93 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
Data Protection
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 628 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.63% 81.24% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 382 235
Average daily rate £330 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (46.67%) Unix
1 7 (46.67%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) AIX
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) SLA
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Information Assurance
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Legato
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Dell

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Celerra
4 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Legato
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat