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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 112 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 13 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate £345 £310 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +138.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £92 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £358 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
Data Protection
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
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 3 £160 +72.04% 2
Edinburgh -8 3 £375 +20.00%
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £750 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £315 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (39.29%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Unix
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Freedom of Information Act
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) SAN
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
6 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) SLA
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (17.86%) Freedom of Information Act
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) Celerra
5 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
5 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
5 2 (7.14%) Cybercrime
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) AIX
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Information Security
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
1 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
2 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) GIAC
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Legato
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 2 (7.14%) Brocade
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) CommVault
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) Fujitsu
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat