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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 29 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.00% 0.75% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 1.15% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£498 £350 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.14% -15.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £336 £333
% change year-on-year
+23.85% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.00%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 174 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.33% 65.66% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 100 65
Average daily rate £333 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £30.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 4 (28.57%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) iPad
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Database Security
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
4 2 (14.29%) CISM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Programme Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Data Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Data Protection Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Database Security
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) CISA
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft