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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 111 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 14 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.43% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.53% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.03 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +2.31%
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
1868 2653 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.65% 81.71% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1381 1121
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 9 £475 +35.71% 2
North Lanarkshire +6 1 £450 -18.18%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 5 (22.73%) OOD
1 5 (22.73%) Apple
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) OO
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) Cocoa
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
1 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
1 5 (22.73%) Animation
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
1 5 (22.73%) Core Animation
1 5 (22.73%) iPhone
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
1 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
1 5 (22.73%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (22.73%) UIKit
1 5 (22.73%) Apple Swift
1 5 (22.73%) Apple TV
1 5 (22.73%) Core Data
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) iTunes
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Xcode
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Risk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Assistant
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (4.55%) Information Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Pensions Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Pensions Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Cocoa
1 5 (22.73%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (22.73%) Core Animation
1 5 (22.73%) Core Data
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) UIKit
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
3 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Animation
1 5 (22.73%) Apple TV
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
1 5 (22.73%) iPhone
2 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) OO
1 5 (22.73%) OOD
1 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Information Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Apple Swift
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
1 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle