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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 116 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.041% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.057% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £500 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +395.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £500 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £366 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-27.57% +25.00%
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
2244 1765 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.67% 72.13% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 889 793
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 7 £93 -
Edinburgh - 2 £313 -
Data Protection
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Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) CMDB
4 3 (21.43%) Clustering
4 3 (21.43%) SLA
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Java SE
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQLite
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) Java SE
3 1 (7.14%) J2SE
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (21.43%) CMDB
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.14%) Animation
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft