The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 116 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 26 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.24% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.35% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+317.00% -68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,090 £405 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.49% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-42.65% +103.70%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2235 1731 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.89% 70.60% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1121 1085
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Wiltshire 0 9 £438 +250.00% 1
Gloucestershire -13 6 - - 2
Bristol - 3 £1,100 -
Devon - 3 £525 -
Dorset -1 2 - - 6
Somerset - 2 £488 -
Avon - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) ITIL
3 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
4 12 (26.67%) Project Management
5 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (17.78%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (17.78%) Information Security
6 8 (17.78%) Firewall
7 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.33%) Windows
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
9 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (11.11%) VPN
9 5 (11.11%) CISSP
9 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.11%) LAN
9 5 (11.11%) WAN
9 5 (11.11%) Security Management
9 5 (11.11%) CISM
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
10 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.67%) Lync
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HR-PA
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) VPN
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Data Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Data Protection Manager
3 5 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Manager
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) Cocoa
3 1 (2.22%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (2.22%) UIKit
3 1 (2.22%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (8.89%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.44%) RMADS
6 2 (4.44%) CESG
6 2 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.22%) Replication
7 1 (2.22%) NHS
7 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Solaris
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Project Management
3 8 (17.78%) Information Security
4 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 5 (11.11%) Security Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) CISSP
3 5 (11.11%) CISM
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) MCSE
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CITP
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.67%) BS25999
4 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.44%) SLA
4 2 (4.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Novell eDirectory
1 3 (6.67%) Terminal Server
1 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
1 3 (6.67%) MetaFrame
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
2 3 (6.67%) Novell
2 3 (6.67%) Remedy
2 3 (6.67%) McAfee
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Infoflex
4 1 (2.22%) Capita
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Apple