The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 223 182 215
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 22 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.90% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 17
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£438 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £307 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.90 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6692 6003 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.75% 70.57% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3660 3211 3273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 259 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Protection
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 5 £474 -5.25% 1
Hampshire -8 5 £538 +22.85% 2
Surrey -2 4 £550 - 4
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £338 -13.46%
Oxfordshire -15 1 £305 -10.29%
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) Information Security
3 14 (25.45%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
4 13 (23.64%) Windows
5 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
5 12 (21.82%) Finance
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (18.18%) Lotus
7 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (18.18%) Internet
7 10 (18.18%) ITIL
7 10 (18.18%) IBM Notes
7 10 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (18.18%) SCDPM
7 10 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (18.18%) SCCM
7 10 (18.18%) SCOM
7 10 (18.18%) SCVMM
7 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.18%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 10 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) SAS
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) SPSS
4 2 (3.64%) FastStats
5 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Military
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Head of Security
5 4 (7.27%) Head of Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Information Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.64%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
1 3 (5.45%) CSS
1 3 (5.45%) Ajax
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) jQuery
2 2 (3.64%) HTML5
2 2 (3.64%) CSS3
2 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) JSP
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (14.55%) CESG
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (7.27%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.64%) PKI
8 1 (1.82%) Statistics
8 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.82%) Open Source
8 1 (1.82%) iPad
8 1 (1.82%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Information Security
2 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
4 6 (10.91%) Security Management
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.45%) Data Management
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.45%) Data Security
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) C
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) CISSP
3 7 (12.73%) CISA
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) CISM
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
6 4 (7.27%) MBA
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) CCA
7 1 (1.82%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.09%) JSP 440
3 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.64%) QA
5 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.82%) GxP
5 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) SCCM
1 10 (18.18%) SCOM
1 10 (18.18%) SCVMM
1 10 (18.18%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Lotus
3 2 (3.64%) EMC
3 2 (3.64%) Alterian
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Qualys
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) Aveksa
4 1 (1.82%) Varonis
4 1 (1.82%) BEA
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco