The first table below looks at the demand for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection (Data Privacy)
Rank 77 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 1.02% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.44% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £510 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -35.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
759 554 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.05% 70.93% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 236 260
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Average hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Data Protection
Berkshire

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Data Protection
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) IDOL
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) Meridio
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (50.00%) IDOL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Meridio