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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 125 229 175
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -54
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 154 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 0.24% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.32% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 16 35
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £305 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.46 £10.90 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.33% -39.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
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
7376 6846 6108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.25% 74.40% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3751 3266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 273
Average hourly rate £23.29 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Berkshire +57 58 £395 -16.62% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 30 £390 +15.55% 3
Hampshire +18 24 £450 -16.27% 4
Surrey +13 21 £400 -27.27% 3
East Sussex - 14 £420 - 2
Oxfordshire -21 3 £450 +47.54% 1
West Sussex - 2 £500 - 3
Isle of Wight - 2 £104 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 50 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.93%) Information Security
3 37 (19.79%) Data Protection Act
4 36 (19.25%) Project Management
5 32 (17.11%) C#
5 32 (17.11%) .NET
5 32 (17.11%) Management Information System
6 31 (16.58%) Finance
7 30 (16.04%) TDD
7 30 (16.04%) BDD
8 29 (15.51%) ITIL
9 26 (13.90%) Migration
10 25 (13.37%) PRINCE2
11 24 (12.83%) Security Management
12 23 (12.30%) Risk Management
12 23 (12.30%) Scrum
13 22 (11.76%) CISSP
13 22 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 22 (11.76%) PCI DSS
14 21 (11.23%) SQL
15 20 (10.70%) User Stories
16 19 (10.16%) SOAP
17 18 (9.63%) XML
17 18 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.63%) Freedom of Information
17 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
18 16 (8.56%) Windows
19 14 (7.49%) MS Office
19 14 (7.49%) SLA
19 14 (7.49%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 11 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.21%) Documentum
2 6 (3.21%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.49%) MS Office
3 7 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.07%) assyst
3 1 (0.53%) Agresso
3 1 (0.53%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) LDAP
2 4 (2.14%) WAN
2 4 (2.14%) Firewall
3 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) LAN
3 3 (1.60%) TACACS
3 3 (1.60%) SSL
3 3 (1.60%) SAN
4 2 (1.07%) Intranet
4 2 (1.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.07%) VPN
4 2 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.53%) VLAN
5 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.53%) SNMP
5 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) DB2
1 12 (6.42%) DB2 UDB
2 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.67%) EDMS
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.14%) MS Access
6 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) QlikView
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 10 (5.35%) Selenium
2 10 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.74%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.74%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.14%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.07%) Appium
6 2 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.53%) RSpec
7 1 (0.53%) Ant
7 1 (0.53%) PVCS
7 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.53%) DbUnit
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Banking
3 10 (5.35%) Legal
4 8 (4.28%) Retail
5 7 (3.74%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
7 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (40.64%) Analyst
2 36 (19.25%) Business Analyst
3 23 (12.30%) Developer
4 21 (11.23%) Consultant
5 19 (10.16%) Security Consultant
6 18 (9.63%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 15 (8.02%) Security Analyst
9 13 (6.95%) Agile Business Analyst
10 12 (6.42%) Tester
10 12 (6.42%) Test Analyst
10 12 (6.42%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (5.35%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (4.81%) IT Security Analyst
12 9 (4.81%) Architect
12 9 (4.81%) Automation Tester
13 6 (3.21%) C# Developer
14 5 (2.67%) Support Engineer
14 5 (2.67%) ScrumMaster
15 4 (2.14%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.11%) .NET
2 19 (10.16%) SOAP
3 18 (9.63%) XML
4 13 (6.95%) HTML
5 11 (5.88%) Web Services
6 8 (4.28%) Entity Framework
7 6 (3.21%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.67%) WCF
8 5 (2.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.60%) CSS
9 3 (1.60%) REST
9 3 (1.60%) CSS3
9 3 (1.60%) HTML5
10 2 (1.07%) Reactive Extensions
10 2 (1.07%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.07%) jQuery
10 2 (1.07%) RESTful
11 1 (0.53%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.79%) Data Protection Act
2 32 (17.11%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.63%) Freedom of Information
4 13 (6.95%) PKI
5 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.81%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.21%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.60%) CMDB
9 3 (1.60%) NHS
10 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.07%) RMADS
10 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.07%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.53%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.56%) Windows
2 8 (4.28%) Android
3 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.67%) Linux
5 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.60%) UNIX
6 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.07%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.93%) Information Security
3 36 (19.25%) Project Management
4 30 (16.04%) TDD
4 30 (16.04%) BDD
5 29 (15.51%) ITIL
6 26 (13.90%) Migration
7 25 (13.37%) PRINCE2
8 24 (12.83%) Security Management
9 23 (12.30%) Risk Management
9 23 (12.30%) Scrum
10 20 (10.70%) User Stories
11 18 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.42%) MVC
12 12 (6.42%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (6.42%) SDLC
13 11 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.88%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.11%) C#
2 21 (11.23%) SQL
3 12 (6.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.42%) VB
3 12 (6.42%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.88%) Java
5 4 (2.14%) C
6 3 (1.60%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) CISSP
2 10 (5.35%) CISM
3 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.74%) CISA
4 7 (3.74%) Degree
4 7 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.14%) CRISC
6 3 (1.60%) MCITP
6 3 (1.60%) ISEB
7 2 (1.07%) MCSE
7 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.07%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) CEH
8 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 14 (7.49%) SLA
3 12 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.81%) COBIT
5 5 (2.67%) QA
6 1 (0.53%) BS25999
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) NFS
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.53%) SRDF
4 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Nessus
1 2 (1.07%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
2 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.53%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.53%) SnapMirror
2 1 (0.53%) SnapVault
2 1 (0.53%) Control-M
2 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle
3 4 (2.14%) Cisco
3 4 (2.14%) OpenText
4 3 (1.60%) SAP
4 3 (1.60%) HP
4 3 (1.60%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (1.07%) Remedy
5 2 (1.07%) Talend
5 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.07%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Orchard
6 1 (0.53%) Brocade
6 1 (0.53%) PlateSpin
6 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.53%) Infor
6 1 (0.53%) Veeam
6 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.53%) Infobright
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