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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 213 210 182
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 39 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.35% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.49% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 37
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £185 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £618 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.16 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +69.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.14% +16.66%
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
7474 6705 6047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 72.07% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4217 3738 3163
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 261
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 9 - - 5
Surrey +7 8 £426 -20.69% 10
Hampshire -8 8 £425 +123.68% 4
East Sussex -4 7 £425 -38.18% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £505 - 2
Kent -3 2 £275 - 4
Berkshire -7 2 £363 -28.92% 5
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 29 (40.85%) Information Security
1 29 (40.85%) Data Protection Act
2 22 (30.99%) Management Information System
2 22 (30.99%) Risk Management
3 17 (23.94%) CISSP
4 16 (22.54%) Finance
4 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
5 15 (21.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (21.13%) Security Management
5 15 (21.13%) ITIL
6 13 (18.31%) Project Management
6 13 (18.31%) PKI
6 13 (18.31%) Security Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (16.90%) Cryptography
8 11 (15.49%) SQL
9 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.08%) Freedom of Information
10 9 (12.68%) ISMS
10 9 (12.68%) Information Security Management
10 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.27%) Data Security
11 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (11.27%) Smart Meter
12 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
12 7 (9.86%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (9.86%) COBIT
12 7 (9.86%) Change Control
12 7 (9.86%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (5.63%) Documentum
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Unica
1 1 (1.41%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.41%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) FCoE
3 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) DB2
1 6 (8.45%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (7.04%) EDMS
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) QlikView
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Legal
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Automotive
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Consultant
3 15 (21.13%) Security Consultant
4 13 (18.31%) Business Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Information Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Support Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) SOAP
1 6 (8.45%) XML
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Data Protection Act
2 22 (30.99%) Management Information System
3 13 (18.31%) PKI
4 12 (16.90%) Cryptography
5 10 (14.08%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (11.27%) Smart Meter
7 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.23%) Statistics
9 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
9 2 (2.82%) RMADS
9 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.41%) Informatics
10 1 (1.41%) Clustering
10 1 (1.41%) Replication
10 1 (1.41%) NHS
10 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) Solaris
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Information Security
2 22 (30.99%) Risk Management
3 15 (21.13%) Security Management
3 15 (21.13%) ITIL
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 13 (18.31%) Security Testing
4 13 (18.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.68%) ISMS
7 9 (12.68%) Information Security Management
8 8 (11.27%) Data Security
8 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (9.86%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (9.86%) Change Control
10 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma
10 6 (8.45%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (8.45%) Security Architecture
11 5 (7.04%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.45%) VB
4 3 (4.23%) VBScript
5 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) CISSP
2 6 (8.45%) CISA
2 6 (8.45%) CISM
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) CRISC
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
2 15 (21.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (9.86%) COBIT
3 7 (9.86%) SLA
4 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.41%) QA
5 1 (1.41%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) UAG
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) VMware GSX
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCDPM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.41%) MOM
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) IBM
3 4 (5.63%) OpenText
4 3 (4.23%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Orchard
6 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.41%) Cadence
6 1 (1.41%) Siebel
6 1 (1.41%) CommVault
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas
6 1 (1.41%) Lotus
6 1 (1.41%) EMC
6 1 (1.41%) Intel
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