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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 126 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 18 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.07% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
Average daily rate £320 £525 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +320.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 11 £320 -28.88% 8
Gloucestershire +9 4 £275 - 6
Dorset +2 1 £210 -
Somerset 0 1 £360 -26.15% 1
Devon -1 1 - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (35.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL
5 10 (22.22%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
7 8 (17.78%) vSphere
7 8 (17.78%) Skype for Business
8 7 (15.56%) Skype
8 7 (15.56%) SDLC
8 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (15.56%) SAN
8 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE
9 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (17.78%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) SAS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
1 7 (15.56%) Skype
2 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.11%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) PMI
5 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.56%) SDLC
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Information Governance
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance
8 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) QMS
8 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VB6
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
1 5 (11.11%) HNC
1 5 (11.11%) HND
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CLAS
3 2 (4.44%) MAPM
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (11.11%) Basel II
3 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.78%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (6.67%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.22%) SCSM
4 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Teradata
4 2 (4.44%) CommVault
4 2 (4.44%) Dell
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.22%) Capita
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy