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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 120 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.11% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.14% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £96 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+262.83% -64.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £92 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £101 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £24.00 £15.96
% change year-on-year
-34.29% +50.37%
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UK

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
2345 2090 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.11% 76.50% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1145 942
Average daily rate £365 £379 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.69% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 37 32
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £14.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.86 £38.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Glasgow +1 6 £350 +262.83% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £550 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Lotus
3 4 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) MOS
5 2 (12.50%) Java SE
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DTS
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Java SE
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.25%) J2SE
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MOS
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP