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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 124 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 16 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.045% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.064% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £250 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £9.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -57.67%
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
2250 1562 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.18% 70.58% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1024 1300
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 28 August 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 - 6 £225 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Bristol - - - - 3
Devon - - - - 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (18.18%) SCOM
5 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.18%) McAfee
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
6 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Qualys
7 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.12%) Lync
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 4 (12.12%) CCNP
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) BGP
8 3 (9.09%) OSPF
8 3 (9.09%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Lync
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
1 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 3 (9.09%) OSPF
1 3 (9.09%) BGP
1 3 (9.09%) VLAN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) EDRMS
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
1 8 (24.24%) Data Manager
1 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Operations Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Firmware
4 2 (6.06%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) MOS
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) MetaFrame
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.06%) Novell eDirectory
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCOM
1 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (9.09%) SCDPM
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) McAfee
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Qualys
4 3 (9.09%) Novell
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Capita
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp