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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 145 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.13% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £363 £525 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +77.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £525 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.84% -12.64%
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
2470 2366 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.37% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1295 1077
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 £488 -7.14% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £363 - 1
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (10.53%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (10.53%) Cybercrime
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Administrator
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Risk Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Project Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (5.26%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.26%) Head of Security
3 1 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.79%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.53%) Cybercrime
3 2 (10.53%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security
1 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
1 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Records Management
4 1 (5.26%) SOLID
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) GIAC
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Google