The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 64 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.82% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.80% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£406 - £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
616 499 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.56% 74.70% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 253 240
Average daily rate £375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 21
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Ware - 1 £425 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £388 -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) Data Integration
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
4 7 (36.84%) ETL
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (36.84%) Data Architecture
4 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (31.58%) Big Data
5 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
5 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) Data Management
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) CRM
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Android
7 4 (21.05%) Vertica
7 4 (21.05%) Infobright
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
7 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
7 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (21.05%) Linux

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Big Data
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Data Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Integration
2 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) FMCG
5 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Android
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Data Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Data Management
3 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Product Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SSCP
2 1 (5.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GCP
1 1 (5.26%) GMP
1 1 (5.26%) GLP
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Vertica
3 4 (21.05%) Infobright
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Nintex
5 2 (10.53%) Metastorm
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) ESRI