The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.56% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
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 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 172 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.41% 78.18% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 109 91
Average daily rate £413 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +105.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £25.50 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.00
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 Middlesex

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Data Protection
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Security
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) COBIT

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Smart Meter
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Security
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CISA
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT