The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 30 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.32% 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.14%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.62% 72.54% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 96
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the Slough region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Slough region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 3 (18.75%) iPad
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Database Security
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 3 (18.75%) CISA
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
4 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Data Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Information Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
1 3 (18.75%) iPad
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Database Security
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISA
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CRISC
2 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft