The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 30 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.61% 1.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£352 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.93 £17.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-26.14% +0.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 324 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 72.67% 77.14% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 250 180
Average daily rate £419 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the Swindon region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) PKI
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (9.09%) Snort
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Legal

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire