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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 118 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 24 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.089% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.12% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £263 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £253 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £273 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.64 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+42.13% -45.00%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2432 1605 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.90% 71.08% 69.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1080 1288
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Wiltshire - 10 £200 - 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £330 - 2
Dorset +1 2 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
5 9 (20.93%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) McAfee
6 7 (16.28%) Lync
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) SCOM
7 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
8 5 (11.63%) SCCM
8 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (11.63%) Military
8 5 (11.63%) MCSE
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.63%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.28%) Lync
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.33%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
1 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.98%) OSPF
1 3 (6.98%) BGP
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) VLAN
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Military
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Data Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Data Protection Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Operations Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
7 1 (2.33%) Business Solution Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Information Management
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCSE
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) MetaFrame
2 3 (6.98%) Terminal Server
2 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.98%) Novell eDirectory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (13.95%) SCOM
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.98%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
1 9 (20.93%) McAfee
2 5 (11.63%) Remedy
3 4 (9.30%) Qualys
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Juniper
4 3 (6.98%) Novell
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Capita
5 2 (4.65%) Informatica
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Infoflex