The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 390 335 309
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 219 251 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.65% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 170 153
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £366 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 18
Average hourly rate £14.85 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £46.80 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-27.57% +25.00%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
England -51 202 £413 +3.12% 82
London -39 86 £445 +8.86% 30
South East -35 27 £413 +26.92% 22
City of London -1 19 £518 +29.37% 10
East of England +15 18 £400 +15.52% 3
Yorkshire -20 18 £294 -9.61% 4
West Midlands +9 17 £325 -7.14% 6
North West -26 17 £400 -9.85% 6
Hertfordshire +15 13 £413 - 1
South West -6 10 £425 +15.25% 4
Scotland +1 9 £310 -38.00% 1
Hampshire -18 9 £413 +120.00% 3
South Yorkshire +3 8 £275 +52.77%
Surrey +8 7 £340 -28.42% 5
Glasgow - 7 £93 -
Sheffield +5 6 £300 -
East Midlands -7 5 £450 +83.67% 4
West Yorkshire -19 5 £331 +1.92% 3
Staines - 5 - - 1
Wiltshire +7 4 £440 - 2
Croydon -3 4 £363 -34.09%
Birmingham -9 4 £500 +42.85% 4
Manchester -16 4 £369 -13.23% 4
Coventry - 4 £325 - 1
Berkshire -12 3 £400 -21.56% 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Swindon - 3 £440 -
Cheltenham - 3 £425 -
Warwickshire - 3 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 - 1

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 140 (29.23%) Data Protection Act
2 115 (24.01%) Information Security
3 86 (17.95%) Management Information System
4 85 (17.75%) Project Management
5 84 (17.54%) Finance
6 79 (16.49%) ITIL
7 71 (14.82%) Microsoft
7 71 (14.82%) Risk Management
8 70 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 65 (13.57%) SQL
10 61 (12.73%) Freedom of Information
11 58 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (11.06%) Security Cleared
13 52 (10.86%) Windows
14 49 (10.23%) CISSP
15 46 (9.60%) PRINCE2
15 46 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (9.39%) MS Excel
17 44 (9.19%) Legal
18 43 (8.98%) Law
18 43 (8.98%) Data Security
19 42 (8.77%) CISM
20 40 (8.35%) SQL Server
20 40 (8.35%) PCI DSS
21 37 (7.72%) Freedom of Information Act
22 36 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
23 34 (7.10%) SC Cleared
23 34 (7.10%) Information Assurance
24 33 (6.89%) Migration
25 31 (6.47%) CRM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.71%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.09%) IIS
4 8 (1.67%) CMS
5 6 (1.25%) SAS
6 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.84%) Drupal
8 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.63%) Lync
9 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 45 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.80%) MS Office
3 11 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.25%) MS Project
5 4 (0.84%) SPSS
5 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) Stata
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.84%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR-PA
4 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.18%) Internet
1 20 (4.18%) Firewall
2 14 (2.92%) LAN
3 13 (2.71%) WAN
3 13 (2.71%) SAN
4 12 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.88%) Network Security
6 8 (1.67%) LDAP
6 8 (1.67%) VPN
6 8 (1.67%) DNS
7 7 (1.46%) Intranet
8 6 (1.25%) DHCP
8 6 (1.25%) Wireless
9 5 (1.04%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.84%) FTP
10 4 (0.84%) NAS
10 4 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.92%) Data Mining
4 11 (2.30%) Big Data
5 10 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.25%) VLDB
7 6 (1.25%) MS Access
8 5 (1.04%) MySQL
9 4 (0.84%) Cognos Impromptu
9 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.30%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.25%) Subversion
5 4 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.63%) Ant
6 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.42%) Maven
7 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.42%) MSI
7 2 (0.42%) Xcode
8 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.21%) JUnit
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
General
1 84 (17.54%) Finance
2 44 (9.19%) Legal
3 43 (8.98%) Law
4 23 (4.80%) Local Government
5 18 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.55%) Marketing
7 16 (3.34%) Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.04%) Automotive
9 5 (1.04%) Back Office
9 5 (1.04%) Retail
10 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (17.54%) Analyst
2 68 (14.20%) Architect
3 60 (12.53%) Consultant
4 41 (8.56%) Project Manager
5 26 (5.43%) Security Manager
6 24 (5.01%) Security Consultant
6 24 (5.01%) Security Analyst
7 23 (4.80%) Business Analyst
8 22 (4.59%) Developer
9 21 (4.38%) Programme Manager
9 21 (4.38%) Information Manager
10 20 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.76%) Security Architect
12 14 (2.92%) Information Security Manager
12 14 (2.92%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.71%) Deskside Support
13 13 (2.71%) Data Manager
13 13 (2.71%) Information Analyst
14 12 (2.51%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (2.51%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.18%) .NET
2 10 (2.09%) HTML
3 9 (1.88%) CSS
4 7 (1.46%) XML
5 6 (1.25%) Web Services
5 6 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.25%) jQuery
6 5 (1.04%) HTML5
7 4 (0.84%) JSP
8 3 (0.63%) XHTML
8 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.63%) MDX
8 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.63%) Middleware
8 3 (0.63%) Spring
8 3 (0.63%) Ajax
8 3 (0.63%) CSS3
9 2 (0.42%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (0.42%) UIKit
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 140 (29.23%) Data Protection Act
2 86 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 61 (12.73%) Freedom of Information
4 46 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (7.72%) Freedom of Information Act
6 26 (5.43%) Open Source
7 20 (4.18%) NHS
8 15 (3.13%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.92%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.92%) PKI
10 11 (2.30%) CESG
10 11 (2.30%) Data Integration
11 10 (2.09%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.67%) Statistics
12 8 (1.67%) Smart Meter
13 7 (1.46%) RMADS
13 7 (1.46%) CMDB
13 7 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
13 7 (1.46%) Replication
14 6 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.86%) Windows
2 19 (3.97%) UNIX
2 19 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 15 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (2.71%) Linux
4 13 (2.71%) Android
5 12 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.46%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.46%) Solaris
7 5 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (24.01%) Information Security
2 85 (17.75%) Project Management
3 79 (16.49%) ITIL
4 71 (14.82%) Risk Management
5 58 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (9.60%) PRINCE2
7 43 (8.98%) Data Security
8 36 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (7.10%) Information Assurance
10 33 (6.89%) Migration
11 31 (6.47%) CRM
12 30 (6.26%) Information Management
12 30 (6.26%) Agile Project Management
13 28 (5.85%) Risk Analysis
14 27 (5.64%) Service Delivery
15 26 (5.43%) Service Management
15 26 (5.43%) Information Governance
16 25 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (5.22%) Security Architecture
17 23 (4.80%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.57%) SQL
2 18 (3.76%) Java
3 16 (3.34%) C#
4 14 (2.92%) Python
5 12 (2.51%) Ruby
5 12 (2.51%) C++
6 11 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.04%) Perl
9 5 (1.04%) PHP
10 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.63%) C
10 3 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.42%) R
11 2 (0.42%) XPath
11 2 (0.42%) VBA
11 2 (0.42%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 49 (10.23%) CISSP
3 42 (8.77%) CISM
4 34 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 30 (6.26%) Degree
6 23 (4.80%) CISA
7 15 (3.13%) ISEB
8 13 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.30%) CRISC
10 9 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.88%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.88%) MCSE
10 9 (1.88%) MCITP
11 6 (1.25%) GIAC
12 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.04%) HND
13 4 (0.84%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.84%) CITP
13 4 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.84%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (8.35%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.76%) QA
4 15 (3.13%) SLA
5 12 (2.51%) COBIT
6 8 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.25%) BS7799
8 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.84%) BS25999
9 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.42%) GMP
10 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.84%) XenApp
5 4 (0.84%) Xen
6 2 (0.42%) XenServer
6 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) Squid
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) IAG
7 1 (0.21%) UAG
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (2.71%) SCCM
2 8 (1.67%) SCDPM
3 6 (1.25%) SCOM
3 6 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.84%) OpenView
6 3 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.63%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.42%) WSUS
7 2 (0.42%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 71 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.05%) Oracle
3 21 (4.38%) Citrix
4 18 (3.76%) HP
4 18 (3.76%) VMware
5 16 (3.34%) IBM
6 15 (3.13%) SAP
7 10 (2.09%) Teradata
8 8 (1.67%) Cisco
8 8 (1.67%) EMC
9 7 (1.46%) Dell
9 7 (1.46%) Cognos
9 7 (1.46%) McAfee
10 6 (1.25%) Symantec
10 6 (1.25%) Apple
11 5 (1.04%) NetApp
11 5 (1.04%) Lotus
11 5 (1.04%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.84%) Brocade
12 4 (0.84%) ArcSight
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