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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 298 291 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -55
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 98 112 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 110
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £600 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.59 £16.89 £18.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £16.89 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £16.89 £21.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.31 £22.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-30.40% +60.00%
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
16763 17241 15433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 78.54% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11902 11791 10831
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 239 249
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.56 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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
City of London +5 22 £525 +31.25% 13
Croydon -2 4 £363 -34.09%
Twickenham - 2 - -
Upminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 84 (39.44%) Data Protection Act
2 49 (23.00%) Information Security
3 46 (21.60%) Freedom of Information
4 42 (19.72%) Finance
4 42 (19.72%) Project Management
5 39 (18.31%) Information Assurance
6 37 (17.37%) Security Cleared
7 36 (16.90%) Management Information System
8 33 (15.49%) SQL
8 33 (15.49%) ITIL
9 31 (14.55%) PRINCE2
9 31 (14.55%) Microsoft
9 31 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (14.55%) Freedom of Information Act
10 30 (14.08%) Windows
10 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (13.15%) SC Cleared
12 26 (12.21%) Degree
12 26 (12.21%) MS Excel
12 26 (12.21%) Law
13 24 (11.27%) Risk Management
13 24 (11.27%) CISSP
14 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
14 23 (10.80%) Legal
14 23 (10.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 21 (9.86%) CISM
16 20 (9.39%) Service Delivery
17 19 (8.92%) Service Management
17 19 (8.92%) Data Security
18 18 (8.45%) Business Intelligence

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (5.63%) IIS
2 9 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.35%) CMS
4 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.88%) Drupal
6 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.47%) Jadu
7 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.16%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.88%) MS Project
5 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) PaaS
1 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.57%) Firewall
2 10 (4.69%) Network Security
3 9 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.23%) Internet
4 8 (3.76%) SAN
5 7 (3.29%) DNS
6 6 (2.82%) DHCP
6 6 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.35%) Wireless
7 5 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.35%) LAN
8 4 (1.88%) LDAP
9 2 (0.94%) Intranet
9 2 (0.94%) WLAN
9 2 (0.94%) WAN
9 2 (0.94%) VPN
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.23%) Big Data
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.29%) MS Access
5 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.35%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.88%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.41%) MySQL
8 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.41%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.41%) VLDB
9 1 (0.47%) DataStage
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.88%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.41%) Ant
3 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.94%) MSI
4 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.94%) Subversion
4 2 (0.94%) Maven
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.47%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (19.72%) Finance
2 26 (12.21%) Law
3 23 (10.80%) Legal
4 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.63%) Banking
5 12 (5.63%) Marketing
6 6 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.82%) Local Government
6 6 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.88%) Electronics
8 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Retail
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.47%) International Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (15.96%) Analyst
2 33 (15.49%) Architect
3 26 (12.21%) Project Manager
4 20 (9.39%) Consultant
5 16 (7.51%) Security Analyst
6 13 (6.10%) Information Analyst
7 12 (5.63%) Security Specialist
7 12 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) Security Manager
9 8 (3.76%) DBA
9 8 (3.76%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.76%) Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.29%) Information Manager
10 7 (3.29%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.29%) Digital Architect
11 6 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (2.82%) Desktop Support
11 6 (2.82%) Senior Architect
12 5 (2.35%) Information Assurance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.23%) .NET
2 6 (2.82%) HTML
3 5 (2.35%) CSS
4 3 (1.41%) MDX
4 3 (1.41%) jQuery
4 3 (1.41%) Ajax
4 3 (1.41%) HTML5
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
5 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.94%) Spring
5 2 (0.94%) Struts2
5 2 (0.94%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.94%) JSP
5 2 (0.94%) Servlets
5 2 (0.94%) Struts
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) XSL
6 1 (0.47%) XHTML
6 1 (0.47%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 84 (39.44%) Data Protection Act
2 46 (21.60%) Freedom of Information
3 36 (16.90%) Management Information System
4 31 (14.55%) Freedom of Information Act
5 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (6.57%) Open Source
7 13 (6.10%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.69%) CESG
9 8 (3.76%) NHS
10 7 (3.29%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (2.82%) Replication
12 4 (1.88%) Clustering
12 4 (1.88%) Smartcard
12 4 (1.88%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.88%) CMDB
12 4 (1.88%) RMADS
13 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.41%) Statistics
13 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.08%) Windows
2 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.23%) UNIX
4 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.29%) Linux
6 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.94%) Solaris
9 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.00%) Information Security
2 42 (19.72%) Project Management
3 39 (18.31%) Information Assurance
4 33 (15.49%) ITIL
5 31 (14.55%) PRINCE2
5 31 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (11.27%) Risk Management
7 20 (9.39%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.92%) Data Security
8 19 (8.92%) Service Management
9 18 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.98%) Agile Project Management
11 16 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.57%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.63%) Change Management
13 12 (5.63%) Cyber Security
14 11 (5.16%) ETL
15 10 (4.69%) Information Management
16 9 (4.23%) Incident Management
16 9 (4.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.49%) SQL
2 11 (5.16%) Java
3 10 (4.69%) Python
4 9 (4.23%) Ruby
5 8 (3.76%) C#
5 8 (3.76%) C++
6 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.35%) PHP
8 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.41%) Perl
8 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) Korn
10 1 (0.47%) PHP5
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (17.37%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.15%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.21%) Degree
4 24 (11.27%) CISSP
5 21 (9.86%) CISM
6 14 (6.57%) CISA
7 7 (3.29%) GIAC
7 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.29%) CRISC
8 6 (2.82%) Postgraduate
9 5 (2.35%) MCSE
9 5 (2.35%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.35%) MCITP
10 4 (1.88%) ISACA
10 4 (1.88%) ISEB
11 3 (1.41%) MCP
11 3 (1.41%) CCNA
11 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.41%) PMP
11 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.76%) SLA
4 7 (3.29%) QA
5 4 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (1.88%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.47%) BS7799
7 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.76%) vSphere
4 6 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.94%) XenApp
6 2 (0.94%) XenServer
6 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) Postfix
7 1 (0.47%) Samba
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.47%) vCloud
7 1 (0.47%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) SCCM
2 4 (1.88%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.41%) OpenView
3 3 (1.41%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.41%) SCOM
4 2 (0.94%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.98%) Oracle
3 13 (6.10%) HP
3 13 (6.10%) VMware
4 12 (5.63%) Citrix
5 10 (4.69%) Cisco
6 7 (3.29%) IBM
7 6 (2.82%) Dell
8 5 (2.35%) SAP
8 5 (2.35%) Symantec
8 5 (2.35%) McAfee
8 5 (2.35%) Brocade
8 5 (2.35%) Greenplum
9 4 (1.88%) Websense
9 4 (1.88%) Teradata
9 4 (1.88%) Cognos
9 4 (1.88%) EMC
9 4 (1.88%) NetApp
10 3 (1.41%) Sun
10 3 (1.41%) Sophos
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120.00 - £160.00 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Red10
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