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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
England / South West
Rank 110 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 23 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.69% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 12
Median daily rate £376 £320 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -38.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £243 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £354 £1,090
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £424
% change year-on-year
- -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £48.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-69.31% +204.37%

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
2057 2463 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.70% 82.32% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1730 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 110
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +6 11 £376 +10.66% 4
Gloucestershire +8 5 £475 +31.03% 2
Bristol -2 4 £350 +45.83% 4
Devon - 2 £160 -
Somerset +7 1 - - 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Information Security
3 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) .NET
4 18 (24.32%) CISSP
5 16 (21.62%) Management Information System
6 15 (20.27%) CISA
6 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 14 (18.92%) ITIL
8 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (16.22%) C#
10 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
10 11 (14.86%) XML
10 11 (14.86%) Banking
11 10 (13.51%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
11 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (13.51%) CISM
11 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
12 9 (12.16%) IIS
12 9 (12.16%) Defect Management
13 8 (10.81%) BitLocker
13 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
13 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
13 8 (10.81%) HTML
13 8 (10.81%) Oracle
13 8 (10.81%) Project Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.16%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Firewall
1 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (5.41%) Network Security
3 3 (4.05%) DHCP
3 3 (4.05%) DNS
3 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.05%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) ISDN
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) MPLS
4 2 (2.70%) Skype
4 2 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.70%) Presto
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Security Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Information Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Information Security Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Tester
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Security Tester
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 8 (10.81%) HTML
5 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
5 7 (9.46%) WCF
6 6 (8.11%) AppFabric
6 6 (8.11%) Web Services
7 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.41%) CSS
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
8 3 (4.05%) CSS3
9 2 (2.70%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.70%) COM+
9 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.70%) jQuery
9 2 (2.70%) WSDL
9 2 (2.70%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.70%) XSL
10 1 (1.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.51%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.76%) CESG
4 4 (5.41%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (4.05%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (4.05%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.70%) NHS
6 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Unix
2 3 (4.05%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Information Security
2 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
4 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (12.16%) Defect Management
6 8 (10.81%) MVC
6 8 (10.81%) Project Management
6 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Information Security Management
7 7 (9.46%) ISMS
7 7 (9.46%) ITIL V3
7 7 (9.46%) Security Management
8 6 (8.11%) Feasibility Study
8 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (6.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.05%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) CISSP
2 15 (20.27%) CISA
3 10 (13.51%) CISM
4 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.76%) ISEB
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
7 3 (4.05%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.05%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.70%) CCDA
8 2 (2.70%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) CNA
8 2 (2.70%) CNE
8 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.70%) MCSA
8 2 (2.70%) MCSE
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.70%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.41%) Basel II
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.05%) QA
5 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) BitLocker
2 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) Snort
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Sourcefire
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) NetApp
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec
5 3 (4.05%) Veritas
6 2 (2.70%) Novell
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) SAP