The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection (Data Privacy)
Rank 120 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 22 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.16% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 19
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -35.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2493 1634 2527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.96% 69.65% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1005 1501
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 62 151
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £18.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Data Protection
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 13 £425 - 5
Dorset -3 1 £303 -40.09% 1
Bristol -19 1 £368 +13.07% 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) Lync
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.93%) SCOM
5 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (25.93%) SCOrch
6 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Security Management
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
7 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
7 5 (18.52%) SCSM
7 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.81%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (33.33%) Lync
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Service Design Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Wiki
2 3 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Security Management
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Information Management
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
1 7 (25.93%) SCOrch
2 5 (18.52%) SCSM
3 4 (14.81%) WSUS
4 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (11.11%) SCDPM
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
5 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) Qualys
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Novell
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) SmartFocus
7 1 (3.70%) Unica
Wiltshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Rate: £34000 - £36000 per annum + PRO RATA
Posted: 18 days ago