The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 214 206 212
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 43 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 9
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£450 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.75%
Data Protection
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +6 17 £450 +28.57% 1
Surrey +6 11 £550 +155.81%
Middlesex +4 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £419 - 3
Hampshire -19 3 £300 -29.82% 1
East Sussex 0 2 £449 -10.25% 1
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (36.90%) Data Protection Act
2 29 (34.52%) Information Security
3 24 (28.57%) ITIL
4 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 19 (22.62%) Risk Management
6 18 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 16 (19.05%) PCI DSS
8 15 (17.86%) PKI
9 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 14 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (16.67%) CISSP
10 13 (15.48%) Security Testing
10 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (14.29%) Data Security
11 12 (14.29%) Legal
12 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (13.10%) Cryptography
12 11 (13.10%) Smart Meter
13 10 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.71%) Finance
14 9 (10.71%) Security Management
14 9 (10.71%) Information Security Management
15 8 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (9.52%) COBIT
15 8 (9.52%) Information Management
15 8 (9.52%) Information Assurance

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (1.19%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (4.76%) SPSS
4 3 (3.57%) FastStats
5 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.76%) SAN
1 4 (4.76%) Network Security
2 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.19%) MVNO
4 1 (1.19%) FCoE
4 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.19%) SNMP
4 1 (1.19%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) QlikView
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (14.29%) Legal
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Consultant
2 17 (20.24%) Security Consultant
3 14 (16.67%) Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) Architect
5 12 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Programme Manager
7 7 (8.33%) Data Protection Manager
7 7 (8.33%) Data Manager
8 6 (7.14%) Information Manager
8 6 (7.14%) Deskside Support
9 5 (5.95%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Information Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Support Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
12 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.38%) Desktop Support
12 2 (2.38%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
1 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Data Protection Act
2 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (17.86%) PKI
4 11 (13.10%) Cryptography
4 11 (13.10%) Smart Meter
5 7 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 7 (8.33%) CESG
6 6 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.95%) NHS
8 4 (4.76%) CMDB
9 3 (3.57%) Statistics
9 3 (3.57%) iPad
9 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
10 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.19%) Informatics
11 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) UNIX
3 3 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Information Security
2 24 (28.57%) ITIL
3 19 (22.62%) Risk Management
4 18 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 14 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (15.48%) Security Testing
6 13 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (14.29%) Data Security
8 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (10.71%) Security Management
10 9 (10.71%) Information Security Management
11 8 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (9.52%) Information Management
11 8 (9.52%) Information Assurance
12 6 (7.14%) Project Management
12 6 (7.14%) ISMS
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.95%) SABSA
13 5 (5.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) C
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) VBA
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 14 (16.67%) CISSP
2 7 (8.33%) CISA
2 7 (8.33%) CISM
3 4 (4.76%) MCSE
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 4 (4.76%) CRISC
3 4 (4.76%) MCITP
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) GIAC
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.52%) COBIT
4 7 (8.33%) JSP 440
5 6 (7.14%) SLA
6 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) Nessus
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 4 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (3.57%) Alterian
4 2 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) Unica
5 1 (1.19%) Qualys
5 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.19%) Neolane
5 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Cadence
5 1 (1.19%) Siebel
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) EMC
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