The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.66% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £270 £333 £202
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +65.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £218 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £588 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-60.86% +191.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1446 2132 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.97% 82.76% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1151 1260
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +76.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 4 £140 -60.00% 1
Glasgow -4 2 £400 +56.86%
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Banking

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) DBA
1 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Assistant
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore