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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 127 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate
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- £213 £91
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +134.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.72% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £9.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -57.67%
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
2126 1714 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.06% 69.90% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 862 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh -11 1 - - 3
Glasgow -18 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSTL
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (25.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware