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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 112 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 18 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
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£388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £303 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +7.93%
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
2357 2457 1624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.20% 77.09% 70.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1528 1000
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £425 -
Wiltshire +3 5 £388 -13.77% 3
Bristol +5 4 £350 -4.76% 3
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security
2 13 (30.23%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) CISM
4 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (25.58%) ITIL
5 10 (23.26%) CISSP
6 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
8 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
8 7 (16.28%) Firewall
8 7 (16.28%) Security Management
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) LAN
8 7 (16.28%) WAN
8 7 (16.28%) VPN
8 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
10 5 (11.63%) Windows
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
11 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LAN
1 7 (16.28%) WAN
1 7 (16.28%) VPN
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.63%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Services Director
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.65%) JSP
3 1 (2.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (2.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (2.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (9.30%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.98%) Open Source
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) RMADS
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) CESG
5 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (4.65%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
6 1 (2.33%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Information Security
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) Security Management
5 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) CISM
3 10 (23.26%) CISSP
4 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) ISEB
6 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.65%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) CITP
8 1 (2.33%) CISA
8 1 (2.33%) CHFI
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) BS25999
4 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
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