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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% 2.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 3.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+22.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.36% -51.11%
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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
196 201 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.09% 71.28% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 83
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) CRISC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Aveksa
4 1 (25.00%) Database Security
4 1 (25.00%) Varonis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Database Security
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Aveksa
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis