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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 121 128 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 12 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.073% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.093% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £102 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+244.23% -32.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £102 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £102 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
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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
2532 2154 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.52% 78.21% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1125 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 37 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £115.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +6 6 £350 +244.23% 2
North Lanarkshire - 3 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Stirling - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (26.67%) RAD
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (26.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DTS
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Lotus Notes Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) J2SE
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Java SE
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) RAD
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MOS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP