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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK
Rank 238 268 413
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +145
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 450 435 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.03% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 323 124
Median daily rate £425 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £16.50 £46.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.13% +191.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £24.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £54.05 £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-64.13% +191.69%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 +25 427 £425 +6.25% 68
London +37 174 £488 +21.87% 25
South East +15 94 £413 -0.60% 13
Berkshire +17 45 £379 -10.94% 5
Reading +26 35 £400 - 4
East of England +15 29 £400 - 5
South West +9 28 £350 +2.94% 11
Hampshire +29 26 £488 +8.33%
City of London -7 25 £525 +35.48% 5
West Midlands +7 24 £425 +3.03% 3
North West -3 23 £375 -11.76% 5
East Midlands +5 20 £325 -1.51% 6
North East -4 17 £360 -21.73%
Northamptonshire +9 16 £245 -32.41%
Northampton +6 15 £198 -60.50%
Wiltshire +4 14 £301 -5.85% 2
Yorkshire -25 14 £463 +15.62% 1
Durham - 14 £355 -
Swindon +9 12 £301 -11.39% 2
Manchester +5 11 £575 +61.97% 4
South Wales +26 9 £338 +3.84% 1
Wales +17 9 £338 +3.84% 1
Gloucestershire +9 9 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire -1 9 £385 -16.30%
Hertfordshire +2 8 £410 -13.68% 2
West Sussex -5 8 £428 -29.25% 1
Essex -4 7 £400 +23.45%
Leeds -6 7 £375 -18.91%
Coventry -10 7 £475 +15.15%
Bedfordshire +11 6 £438 +2.94%

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 224 (24.45%) Finance
2 163 (17.79%) Data Protection Act
3 162 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (14.96%) Microsoft
5 136 (14.85%) Information Security
6 131 (14.30%) SQL
7 119 (12.99%) ITIL
8 104 (11.35%) Project Management
9 102 (11.14%) Management Information System
10 99 (10.81%) C#
11 96 (10.48%) .NET
12 94 (10.26%) Windows
12 94 (10.26%) Legal
13 88 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (9.61%) GDPR
14 87 (9.50%) SQL Server
15 86 (9.39%) JavaScript
16 79 (8.62%) MS Excel
17 76 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 74 (8.08%) PRINCE2
19 73 (7.97%) Degree
20 72 (7.86%) MVC
21 71 (7.75%) Banking
22 70 (7.64%) Oracle
23 69 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
24 65 (7.10%) CISSP
25 64 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
26 63 (6.88%) Risk Management
27 60 (6.55%) Migration
28 59 (6.44%) HTML

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 41 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.84%) CMS
3 18 (1.97%) IIS
4 17 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.09%) Apache
7 10 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.09%) WordPress
8 8 (0.87%) Joomla!
8 8 (0.87%) SAS
8 8 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.44%) Liferay
13 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 79 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.37%) MS Office
3 20 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.07%) MS Project
5 14 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 34 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.55%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.44%) FastStats
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.29%) Office 365
3 19 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.31%) Yammer
5 10 (1.09%) IaaS
5 10 (1.09%) SaaS
6 9 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.33%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.46%) Firewall
2 29 (3.17%) WAN
3 28 (3.06%) Network Security
4 22 (2.40%) LAN
5 19 (2.07%) SSL
5 19 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.97%) SAN
7 17 (1.86%) Internet
8 16 (1.75%) DNS
9 11 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (1.09%) Intranet
10 10 (1.09%) Unified Communications
10 10 (1.09%) Wireless
11 9 (0.98%) DHCP
11 9 (0.98%) Skype
12 8 (0.87%) MPLS
13 7 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (0.76%) VPN
13 7 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.86%) MySQL
7 16 (1.75%) Big Data
8 14 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.87%) DB2
14 7 (0.76%) OLAP
14 7 (0.76%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.44%) OLTP
16 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.64%) Selenium
4 13 (1.42%) Subversion
4 13 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.20%) JUnit
7 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.98%) NUnit
9 8 (0.87%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.87%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.66%) Gradle
10 6 (0.66%) JIRA
10 6 (0.66%) Maven
11 5 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.55%) JMeter
11 5 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.44%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.44%) Moq
General
1 224 (24.45%) Finance
2 94 (10.26%) Legal
3 71 (7.75%) Banking
4 48 (5.24%) Marketing
5 45 (4.91%) Retail
6 32 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.64%) Law
8 13 (1.42%) Publishing
9 9 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.87%) Billing
11 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.55%) French Language
12 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Back Office
13 4 (0.44%) German Language
14 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Games
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (18.45%) Developer
2 165 (18.01%) Analyst
3 89 (9.72%) Architect
4 76 (8.30%) Business Analyst
5 63 (6.88%) Project Manager
6 56 (6.11%) Consultant
7 38 (4.15%) C# Developer
8 34 (3.71%) Security Analyst
9 33 (3.60%) .NET Developer
10 25 (2.73%) Security Architect
11 24 (2.62%) Security Manager
12 23 (2.51%) Java Developer
12 23 (2.51%) Tester
13 22 (2.40%) Designer
13 22 (2.40%) Information Manager
13 22 (2.40%) Security Consultant
14 21 (2.29%) Data Manager
14 21 (2.29%) IT Manager
15 20 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (10.48%) .NET
2 59 (6.44%) HTML
3 53 (5.79%) Web Services
4 50 (5.46%) ASP.NET
5 49 (5.35%) AngularJS
5 49 (5.35%) CSS
6 38 (4.15%) jQuery
7 30 (3.28%) XML
8 25 (2.73%) HTML5
9 23 (2.51%) WCF
10 22 (2.40%) .NET Framework
10 22 (2.40%) Entity Framework
11 20 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (2.18%) SOAP
12 19 (2.07%) JSON
13 18 (1.97%) CSS3
14 17 (1.86%) REST
15 14 (1.53%) Node.js
15 14 (1.53%) React
16 12 (1.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 163 (17.79%) Data Protection Act
2 102 (11.14%) Management Information System
3 69 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.49%) Freedom of Information
5 26 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.07%) NHS
8 18 (1.97%) Clustering
9 15 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
9 15 (1.64%) User Experience
10 14 (1.53%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.09%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.98%) CESG
12 9 (0.98%) e-Learning
12 9 (0.98%) PMI
12 9 (0.98%) Replication
12 9 (0.98%) Taxonomies
13 8 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.87%) Linked Data
14 7 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.26%) Windows
2 45 (4.91%) Linux
3 28 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.73%) Unix
5 19 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.53%) Android
6 14 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.09%) AIX
8 8 (0.87%) Solaris
8 8 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.66%) SUSE
11 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (14.85%) Information Security
3 119 (12.99%) ITIL
4 104 (11.35%) Project Management
5 88 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (8.08%) PRINCE2
7 72 (7.86%) MVC
8 64 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
9 63 (6.88%) Risk Management
10 60 (6.55%) Migration
11 54 (5.90%) Scrum
12 49 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (5.35%) TDD
13 47 (5.13%) CRM
14 46 (5.02%) Business Analysis
14 46 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (4.91%) Data Privacy
16 41 (4.48%) Service Delivery
17 40 (4.37%) TOGAF
18 39 (4.26%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 131 (14.30%) SQL
2 99 (10.81%) C#
3 86 (9.39%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.68%) Java
5 22 (2.40%) PHP
6 21 (2.29%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.07%) Python
8 16 (1.75%) Ruby
9 15 (1.64%) C
9 15 (1.64%) Perl
9 15 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.76%) Korn
13 6 (0.66%) C++
13 6 (0.66%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.55%) R
15 4 (0.44%) VB
16 3 (0.33%) ABAP
16 3 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (7.97%) Degree
2 65 (7.10%) CISSP
3 53 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 47 (5.13%) CISM
5 44 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 40 (4.37%) CISA
7 26 (2.84%) ISEB
8 17 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.20%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.09%) CCNA
12 10 (1.09%) CRISC
12 10 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.09%) MCSE
12 10 (1.09%) NVQ Level 3
13 9 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.61%) GDPR
2 76 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (4.91%) PCI DSS
4 24 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 24 (2.62%) QA
5 22 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (2.40%) SLA
6 14 (1.53%) COBIT
7 9 (0.98%) RMADS
8 8 (0.87%) Basel II
9 5 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.55%) ISO27002
9 5 (0.55%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.22%) GPG13
12 1 (0.11%) BS25999
12 1 (0.11%) GMP
12 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.11%) MiFID
12 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 59 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.53%) vSphere
5 13 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.98%) BitLocker
7 7 (0.76%) Docker
7 7 (0.76%) Firmware
8 6 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.55%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.55%) Snort
10 3 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.33%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.33%) XenApp
11 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.11%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (2.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 17 (1.86%) Puppet
3 11 (1.20%) Ansible
4 9 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.76%) SCOM
6 4 (0.44%) Salt
7 3 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.33%) SCCM
8 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.22%) Nagios
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.22%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 137 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.64%) Oracle
3 39 (4.26%) VMware
4 30 (3.28%) SAP
5 29 (3.17%) Cisco
6 19 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.42%) EMC
8 12 (1.31%) HP
9 11 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.20%) Symantec
10 10 (1.09%) IBM
10 10 (1.09%) Juniper
11 8 (0.87%) Adobe
11 8 (0.87%) NetApp
11 8 (0.87%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.76%) Brocade
12 7 (0.76%) Citrix
12 7 (0.76%) F5
12 7 (0.76%) Palo Alto
12 7 (0.76%) Sourcefire
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £63000 - £74000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Rate: £45,212 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: Day Rate Contract
Posted: 8 days ago