The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 262 313 276
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -37
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 161 111 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 93 93
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£475 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.85 £19.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.87% +23.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £9.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -57.67%
Data Protection
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +36 37 £488 +21.87% 7
Bromley - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 144 (51.25%) Data Protection Act
2 76 (27.05%) Project Management
2 76 (27.05%) Finance
3 57 (20.28%) Information Assurance
4 54 (19.22%) PRINCE2
5 50 (17.79%) ITIL
6 49 (17.44%) Management Information System
7 47 (16.73%) Information Security
8 46 (16.37%) Freedom of Information
9 45 (16.01%) Microsoft
10 40 (14.23%) Freedom of Information Act
11 37 (13.17%) Degree
12 35 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (12.46%) Service Management
12 35 (12.46%) Service Delivery
13 33 (11.74%) Security Cleared
14 30 (10.68%) Risk Management
15 29 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (10.32%) Active Directory
15 29 (10.32%) Windows
15 29 (10.32%) SQL
16 25 (8.90%) MS Excel
16 25 (8.90%) Firewall
17 24 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (8.19%) Banking
19 22 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 22 (7.83%) Hyper-V
19 22 (7.83%) CISSP
20 21 (7.47%) DNS
20 21 (7.47%) Agile Project Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.34%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.49%) Lync
5 6 (2.14%) IIS
6 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.71%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.71%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) Jetty
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.69%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) MS Project
5 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.90%) Firewall
2 21 (7.47%) DNS
3 15 (5.34%) DHCP
4 14 (4.98%) SAN
5 12 (4.27%) VPN
6 11 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (3.56%) LAN
8 9 (3.20%) Internet
8 9 (3.20%) Wireless
9 8 (2.85%) IPsec
9 8 (2.85%) OSPF
9 8 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.49%) BGP
10 7 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.49%) WLAN
11 5 (1.78%) VLAN
12 4 (1.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.98%) Big Data
4 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.78%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.78%) DataStage
8 4 (1.42%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.42%) MySQL
9 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
1 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) Synon
2 2 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Sahi
3 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.36%) Mocha
3 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.36%) JMeter
3 1 (0.36%) NUnit
3 1 (0.36%) WATIR
3 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.36%) JUnit
3 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 76 (27.05%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Banking
3 14 (4.98%) Law
3 14 (4.98%) Legal
4 5 (1.78%) Retail
4 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.78%) Marketing
5 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.07%) International Banking
6 3 (1.07%) Local Government
7 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (23.84%) Analyst
2 41 (14.59%) Project Manager
3 39 (13.88%) Architect
4 25 (8.90%) Senior Manager
5 21 (7.47%) Consultant
5 21 (7.47%) Security Analyst
6 19 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 18 (6.41%) Data Analyst
7 18 (6.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.27%) Information Analyst
9 12 (4.27%) Information Manager
9 12 (4.27%) Security Manager
10 11 (3.91%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (3.91%) Developer
10 11 (3.91%) Governance Manager
11 10 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.56%) Designer
11 10 (3.56%) Information Governance Manager
12 7 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.56%) .NET
2 5 (1.78%) XML
3 4 (1.42%) EJB
3 4 (1.42%) JSP
4 3 (1.07%) HTML
5 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.71%) CSS
5 2 (0.71%) Middleware
5 2 (0.71%) Synon Analyst Programmer
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) CSS3
6 1 (0.36%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.36%) XSL
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.36%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 144 (51.25%) Data Protection Act
2 49 (17.44%) Management Information System
3 46 (16.37%) Freedom of Information
4 40 (14.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 13 (4.63%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.27%) Open Source
6 12 (4.27%) Replication
7 10 (3.56%) Clustering
8 9 (3.20%) CESG
8 9 (3.20%) NHS
9 6 (2.14%) PMI
9 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.78%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.78%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.78%) AS400
11 4 (1.42%) Statistics
12 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.71%) RMADS
12 2 (0.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.32%) Windows
2 12 (4.27%) Linux
3 10 (3.56%) UNIX
4 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.07%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.71%) MVS
8 2 (0.71%) VME
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) SUSE
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.05%) Project Management
2 57 (20.28%) Information Assurance
3 54 (19.22%) PRINCE2
4 50 (17.79%) ITIL
5 47 (16.73%) Information Security
6 35 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.46%) Service Management
6 35 (12.46%) Service Delivery
7 30 (10.68%) Risk Management
8 29 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (7.47%) Agile Project Management
11 20 (7.12%) Data Modelling
12 19 (6.76%) Change Control
13 16 (5.69%) Analytics
13 16 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (5.69%) TOGAF
13 16 (5.69%) Information Management
14 15 (5.34%) Data Management
14 15 (5.34%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.32%) SQL
2 17 (6.05%) Java
3 8 (2.85%) C#
4 7 (2.49%) C++
4 7 (2.49%) Ruby
5 6 (2.14%) Python
6 5 (1.78%) C
7 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.71%) COBOL
8 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.71%) Scala
9 1 (0.36%) R
9 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (13.17%) Degree
2 33 (11.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.83%) CISSP
4 14 (4.98%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.63%) CISM
6 9 (3.20%) CISA
7 6 (2.14%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.07%) ISEB
9 3 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.07%) CRISC
9 3 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.71%) MCITP
10 2 (0.71%) CCNP
11 1 (0.36%) CCIP
11 1 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.41%) QA
3 17 (6.05%) COBIT
4 16 (5.69%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.14%) SLA
6 5 (1.78%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) Basel II
8 1 (0.36%) GxP
8 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
System Software
1 29 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.83%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.85%) vSphere
5 6 (2.14%) Xen
6 4 (1.42%) XenApp
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) IAG
7 1 (0.36%) XenServer
7 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) SRDF
7 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.36%) NLBS
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (4.63%) SCOrch
2 8 (2.85%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.14%) SCDPM
4 4 (1.42%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.42%) SCCM
5 3 (1.07%) SCOM
6 2 (0.71%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.71%) WSUS
6 2 (0.71%) OpenView
6 2 (0.71%) SCSM
7 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
7 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 45 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.12%) Oracle
3 14 (4.98%) Cisco
4 13 (4.63%) CheckPoint
5 12 (4.27%) VMware
5 12 (4.27%) Dell
6 11 (3.91%) IBM
6 11 (3.91%) Citrix
7 10 (3.56%) HP
8 9 (3.20%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.85%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.85%) SAP
10 7 (2.49%) Symantec
11 6 (2.14%) Qualys
12 5 (1.78%) EMC
13 4 (1.42%) NetApp
13 4 (1.42%) McAfee
13 4 (1.42%) Teradata
13 4 (1.42%) Splunk
14 3 (1.07%) ArcSight
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