The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 237 261 333
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +72
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 532 537 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.14% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 415 207
Median daily rate £415 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 25
Median hourly rate £15.10 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.49% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.99 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43972 47025 44690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.14% 81.01% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29135 30776 27890
Median daily rate £440 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1300 1233
Median hourly rate £30.94 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.38 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection within the UK.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 507 £420 +1.81% 134
London +21 189 £450 +6.50% 40
South East -26 123 £413 -2.94% 29
Berkshire -13 49 £413 -2.59% 9
East Midlands +21 42 £450 +15.38% 7
South West +24 39 £375 +1.69% 20
East of England +12 36 £375 +4.16% 13
Reading -6 35 £413 -2.94% 5
Northamptonshire +23 33 £450 -
City of London -6 29 £450 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -30 26 £419 +39.58% 5
Northampton +16 24 £450 -
Yorkshire +6 23 £350 +6.87% 6
Hampshire +8 21 £425 -5.55% 5
North West +3 21 £450 -12.62% 11
Gloucestershire +13 17 £330 -5.71% 5
Cheltenham +13 16 £353 +76.25% 2
Surrey 0 15 £478 +19.97% 3
East Sussex +13 14 £395 -5.95% 4
Bristol +3 13 £363 -3.33% 3
Suffolk +6 11 £425 +13.33% 4
West Yorkshire +6 11 £358 -15.76% 4
South Yorkshire +3 11 £275 -6.77% 1
Birmingham +1 11 £425 +33.85% 2
Scotland +14 10 £425 +17.24% 5
Winchester +13 10 £438 +1.44%
Cheshire +12 10 £410 -9.14% 1
Wales +31 9 £375 +36.36% 4
West Sussex +8 9 £388 -22.50%
Leeds +7 9 £360 -24.21% 3

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 263 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (17.51%) Finance
3 187 (16.05%) C#
4 172 (14.76%) .NET
5 169 (14.51%) Data Protection Act
6 141 (12.10%) ITIL
7 140 (12.02%) Information Security
8 136 (11.67%) Management Information System
9 132 (11.33%) SQL
10 125 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 117 (10.04%) Windows
12 115 (9.87%) Project Management
13 112 (9.61%) JavaScript
13 112 (9.61%) SQL Server
13 112 (9.61%) Microsoft
14 103 (8.84%) MVC
15 101 (8.67%) TDD
16 97 (8.33%) Risk Management
17 94 (8.07%) CISSP
17 94 (8.07%) Oracle
18 88 (7.55%) Legal
19 86 (7.38%) Security Cleared
20 85 (7.30%) Waterfall
20 85 (7.30%) PRINCE2
20 85 (7.30%) SharePoint
21 83 (7.12%) Migration
22 82 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 81 (6.95%) Degree
24 79 (6.78%) HTML
25 75 (6.44%) CISM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (2.23%) MS Exchange
4 21 (1.80%) CMS
5 16 (1.37%) IIS
6 15 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.20%) Apache
8 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.86%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.60%) WordPress
11 6 (0.52%) Confluence
11 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 61 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.26%) MS Office
3 18 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.69%) MS Project
7 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.55%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.43%) Magento
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.34%) Maximo
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.086%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.086%) Primavera
8 1 (0.086%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.23%) Office 365
4 7 (0.60%) IaaS
5 6 (0.52%) PaaS
5 6 (0.52%) SaaS
6 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.26%) Yammer
9 2 (0.17%) iTunes
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.086%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.69%) Firewall
2 33 (2.83%) DNS
3 32 (2.75%) Internet
4 31 (2.66%) Network Security
5 29 (2.49%) SAN
6 23 (1.97%) WAN
7 22 (1.89%) LAN
8 18 (1.55%) SSL
9 15 (1.29%) Wireless
10 13 (1.12%) Intranet
10 13 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.03%) DHCP
12 8 (0.69%) BGP
12 8 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.69%) MPLS
12 8 (0.69%) NFC
12 8 (0.69%) Wireless Security
13 7 (0.60%) OSPF
13 7 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.75%) MySQL
3 31 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.12%) DB2
11 12 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.94%) Big Data
13 10 (0.86%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.69%) OLAP
14 8 (0.69%) Redis
14 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.37%) Selenium
5 13 (1.12%) JIRA
6 11 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.86%) JUnit
7 10 (0.86%) SoapUI
7 10 (0.86%) SpecFlow
8 9 (0.77%) Subversion
9 8 (0.69%) SonarQube
10 7 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.60%) Maven
11 6 (0.52%) GitLab
11 6 (0.52%) gulp
11 6 (0.52%) Protractor
12 4 (0.34%) Gradle
12 4 (0.34%) JMeter
12 4 (0.34%) JProfiler
12 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 204 (17.51%) Finance
2 88 (7.55%) Legal
3 68 (5.84%) Banking
4 43 (3.69%) Retail
5 40 (3.43%) Marketing
6 39 (3.35%) Law
7 33 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.29%) Publishing
9 13 (1.12%) Local Government
10 11 (0.94%) French Language
11 6 (0.52%) Back Office
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
12 5 (0.43%) Billing
12 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.43%) Games
12 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
14 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 246 (21.12%) Developer
2 197 (16.91%) Analyst
3 133 (11.42%) Architect
4 87 (7.47%) Business Analyst
5 71 (6.09%) Project Manager
6 68 (5.84%) Consultant
7 57 (4.89%) C# Developer
8 46 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
9 44 (3.78%) Security Manager
10 41 (3.52%) Administrator
10 41 (3.52%) Security Architect
11 40 (3.43%) CRM Developer
12 35 (3.00%) Security Consultant
13 34 (2.92%) .NET Developer
13 34 (2.92%) Information Manager
14 33 (2.83%) Security Analyst
15 30 (2.58%) Technical Architect
16 29 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
17 26 (2.23%) Support Engineer
18 25 (2.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (14.76%) .NET
2 79 (6.78%) HTML
3 61 (5.24%) CSS
4 58 (4.98%) AngularJS
5 56 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 45 (3.86%) XML
7 36 (3.09%) HTML5
8 35 (3.00%) WCF
9 33 (2.83%) jQuery
9 33 (2.83%) SOAP
10 26 (2.23%) CSS3
11 24 (2.06%) Web Services
12 23 (1.97%) Silverlight
13 21 (1.80%) .NET Framework
14 20 (1.72%) Node.js
15 17 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (1.37%) Entity Framework
16 16 (1.37%) JSON
17 14 (1.20%) REST
18 12 (1.03%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 169 (14.51%) Data Protection Act
2 136 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 65 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (4.81%) Freedom of Information
5 45 (3.86%) NHS
6 43 (3.69%) Data Centre
7 35 (3.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 33 (2.83%) CESG
9 22 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.80%) User Experience
11 17 (1.46%) LPAR
12 15 (1.29%) Computer Science
12 15 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.94%) iPad
14 10 (0.86%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.86%) PKI
15 9 (0.77%) EMV
16 8 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 8 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 117 (10.04%) Windows
2 58 (4.98%) Linux
3 49 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.95%) Unix
5 37 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.94%) Android
10 11 (0.94%) Solaris
10 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.60%) AIX
12 7 (0.60%) CentOS
13 5 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.43%) SUSE
13 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (12.10%) ITIL
3 140 (12.02%) Information Security
4 125 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (9.87%) Project Management
6 103 (8.84%) MVC
7 101 (8.67%) TDD
8 97 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 85 (7.30%) PRINCE2
9 85 (7.30%) Waterfall
10 83 (7.12%) Migration
11 72 (6.18%) CRM
12 60 (5.15%) Service Management
13 58 (4.98%) BDD
14 57 (4.89%) Information Assurance
15 49 (4.21%) Data Management
16 47 (4.03%) Security Architecture
17 46 (3.95%) SDLC
18 45 (3.86%) Cybersecurity
18 45 (3.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 187 (16.05%) C#
2 132 (11.33%) SQL
3 112 (9.61%) JavaScript
4 65 (5.58%) Java
5 29 (2.49%) PHP
6 28 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 26 (2.23%) VB
8 19 (1.63%) Ruby
9 16 (1.37%) Python
10 13 (1.12%) C
10 13 (1.12%) C++
11 12 (1.03%) FQL
12 10 (0.86%) Perl
13 9 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.60%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.52%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.52%) ES6
16 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 94 (8.07%) CISSP
2 86 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 81 (6.95%) Degree
4 75 (6.44%) CISM
5 68 (5.84%) SC Cleared
6 43 (3.69%) CISA
7 34 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
10 24 (2.06%) CCNP
11 20 (1.72%) RHCE
12 17 (1.46%) APMP
12 17 (1.46%) ISEB
13 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (1.29%) CRISC
14 15 (1.29%) RHCA
15 13 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (1.03%) CLAS
17 11 (0.94%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (5.15%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.32%) QA
4 26 (2.23%) SLA
5 18 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (0.86%) JSP 440
9 9 (0.77%) MiFID
10 8 (0.69%) FATCA
11 7 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.52%) COBIT
12 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.43%) HL7
13 5 (0.43%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.43%) UCITS
14 4 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.26%) ISO22301
15 3 (0.26%) SDET
16 2 (0.17%) ISO27005
System Software
1 64 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.86%) vSphere
5 9 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.69%) Docker
7 6 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.34%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.26%) XenApp
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.086%) HDFS
12 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.086%) Postfix
12 1 (0.086%) Samba
12 1 (0.086%) vCloud
12 1 (0.086%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.086%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (1.63%) Puppet
2 18 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (1.29%) SCCM
5 13 (1.12%) SCOM
6 12 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.94%) Ansible
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.52%) SCSM
10 5 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.34%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.26%) Bareos
12 3 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.26%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.26%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.26%) WSUS
12 3 (0.26%) yum
13 2 (0.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 112 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 94 (8.07%) Oracle
3 53 (4.55%) Cisco
4 42 (3.61%) IBM
5 30 (2.58%) Citrix
6 29 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.15%) VMware
8 24 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.97%) HP
10 22 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 17 (1.46%) Hyperion
12 16 (1.37%) SAP
13 15 (1.29%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.12%) Sitecore
14 13 (1.12%) Symantec
15 12 (1.03%) Dell
16 10 (0.86%) Tableau
17 9 (0.77%) Brocade
17 9 (0.77%) Veritas
18 8 (0.69%) NetApp
Knutsford, Cheshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
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Rate: £580 - £635 per day
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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East Sussex
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East Sussex
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Greater Manchester
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Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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City, London
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Scotland
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Nottingham
Nigel Frank International
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Thornton Gregory
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Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Plan-net
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Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions
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Devon
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Caterham, Surrey
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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