The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 51 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.17% 0.68% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.26% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.14%
Data Protection
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
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 Gloucestershire

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham -10 5 - -
Data Protection
South West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Security Management
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Lync
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) Infoflex