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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 343 358 345
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 292 226 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 160 137
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.20 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% +12.50%

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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014.

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 November 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
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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 +32 276 £450 +20.00% 76
London -3 115 £475 +18.75% 26
South East -6 54 £444 +18.33% 16
City of London +13 35 £488 +18.90% 7
North West +5 23 £450 +73.07% 3
South West -22 23 £396 +126.42% 9
Manchester +7 20 £450 +125.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 20 £638 +63.46% 10
Surrey +5 18 £550 +62.96% 1
West Yorkshire +4 17 £638 +63.46% 7
Leeds +4 17 £638 +47.39% 7
Berkshire +9 16 £450 +28.57% 4
West Midlands -14 15 £375 +28.75% 7
East of England -10 13 £375 +11.94% 3
Slough +1 12 - -
Wiltshire -10 9 £363 -9.37%
Hampshire -25 7 £300 -13.66% 5
South Wales - 7 £425 - 1
Wales - 7 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £425 -
Gloucestershire -9 6 £330 +1.53% 2
Middlesex 0 5 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands -5 5 £345 +8.66%
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £419 - 3
Milton Keynes -16 5 £419 - 3
Essex -16 5 £345 +2.22% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £500 -
Birmingham -4 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Swindon -7 4 £175 -56.25%
Scotland -10 3 £425 +102.38% 2

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 221 (35.82%) Data Protection Act
2 127 (20.58%) Information Security
3 122 (19.77%) Management Information System
4 113 (18.31%) ITIL
5 109 (17.67%) Project Management
6 105 (17.02%) Microsoft
7 99 (16.05%) Finance
8 94 (15.24%) Security Cleared
9 88 (14.26%) Information Assurance
10 85 (13.78%) Windows
11 79 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (12.64%) PRINCE2
13 73 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (11.51%) CISSP
15 69 (11.18%) MS Excel
16 62 (10.05%) Risk Management
16 62 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 61 (9.89%) Freedom of Information
18 56 (9.08%) SC Cleared
19 53 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 52 (8.43%) Freedom of Information Act
21 51 (8.27%) Degree
21 51 (8.27%) Law
21 51 (8.27%) Legal
22 49 (7.94%) SQL
23 46 (7.46%) Service Management
24 44 (7.13%) CISM
24 44 (7.13%) Active Directory
24 44 (7.13%) Information Management
25 43 (6.97%) Service Delivery

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 31 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.73%) IIS
4 20 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.43%) Lync
6 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.97%) SAS
8 6 (0.97%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.97%) CMS
9 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.65%) CICS
10 4 (0.65%) TPMS
11 3 (0.49%) Drupal
11 3 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 69 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.32%) MS Office
3 14 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.81%) SPSS
6 4 (0.65%) MS Project
6 4 (0.65%) FastStats
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP HR-PA
4 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.30%) Office 365
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Responsys
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.51%) Firewall
2 32 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.86%) SAN
4 29 (4.70%) DNS
5 25 (4.05%) LAN
5 25 (4.05%) DHCP
6 22 (3.57%) Internet
7 18 (2.92%) VPN
8 16 (2.59%) WAN
9 14 (2.27%) Wireless
9 14 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (2.11%) Network Security
11 10 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.46%) IPsec
12 9 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (1.46%) VoIP
12 9 (1.46%) WLAN
13 8 (1.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.62%) DB2
5 10 (1.62%) MySQL
5 10 (1.62%) Big Data
6 9 (1.46%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.81%) VLDB
11 4 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.49%) Subversion
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.32%) Selenium
6 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) TestLink
7 1 (0.16%) Geb
7 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.16%) Hudson
7 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.16%) Sahi
7 1 (0.16%) Mocha
7 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.16%) WATIR
7 1 (0.16%) NUnit
7 1 (0.16%) JMeter
General
1 99 (16.05%) Finance
2 51 (8.27%) Law
2 51 (8.27%) Legal
3 29 (4.70%) Banking
4 22 (3.57%) Marketing
5 20 (3.24%) Local Government
6 19 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.94%) Retail
8 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) Military
9 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (17.99%) Analyst
2 107 (17.34%) Architect
3 63 (10.21%) Consultant
4 60 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.16%) Security Analyst
6 27 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 27 (4.38%) Security Consultant
6 27 (4.38%) Senior Manager
7 24 (3.89%) Information Analyst
7 24 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (3.73%) Business Analyst
8 23 (3.73%) Security Manager
9 22 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 22 (3.57%) Information Manager
9 22 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (3.57%) Programme Manager
10 21 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
11 20 (3.24%) Security Architect
12 19 (3.08%) Data Manager
13 17 (2.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.57%) .NET
2 13 (2.11%) HTML
2 13 (2.11%) CSS
3 10 (1.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.46%) J2EE
5 8 (1.30%) HTML5
5 8 (1.30%) CSS3
6 6 (0.97%) JSON
6 6 (0.97%) Ajax
6 6 (0.97%) REST
7 4 (0.65%) JavaBeans
7 4 (0.65%) Web Services
7 4 (0.65%) EJB
7 4 (0.65%) jQuery
7 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 221 (35.82%) Data Protection Act
2 122 (19.77%) Management Information System
3 73 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (9.89%) Freedom of Information
5 52 (8.43%) Freedom of Information Act
6 27 (4.38%) CESG
7 24 (3.89%) NHS
8 19 (3.08%) Open Source
8 19 (3.08%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.92%) Replication
9 18 (2.92%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.59%) PKI
11 15 (2.43%) Clustering
12 13 (2.11%) Cryptography
13 12 (1.94%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.94%) Smart Meter
14 11 (1.78%) CMDB
15 9 (1.46%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.13%) Statistics
16 7 (1.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.78%) Windows
2 35 (5.67%) Linux
3 27 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.73%) UNIX
5 23 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.46%) Android
8 6 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.97%) Windows Vista
8 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.65%) AIX
9 4 (0.65%) Solaris
9 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.49%) SUSE
11 2 (0.32%) HPUX
11 2 (0.32%) MVS
11 2 (0.32%) VME
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (20.58%) Information Security
2 113 (18.31%) ITIL
3 109 (17.67%) Project Management
4 88 (14.26%) Information Assurance
5 79 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (12.64%) PRINCE2
7 62 (10.05%) Risk Management
8 53 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (7.46%) Service Management
10 44 (7.13%) Information Management
11 43 (6.97%) Service Delivery
12 36 (5.83%) Security Architecture
13 31 (5.02%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (5.02%) Data Security
13 31 (5.02%) Agile Project Management
14 29 (4.70%) Risk Assessment
15 28 (4.54%) Migration
16 25 (4.05%) TOGAF
17 24 (3.89%) Data Analysis
17 24 (3.89%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.94%) SQL
2 23 (3.73%) Java
3 16 (2.59%) C#
4 14 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.62%) Ruby
6 9 (1.46%) VBA
6 9 (1.46%) Python
7 8 (1.30%) C++
8 7 (1.13%) C
9 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.49%) VBScript
10 3 (0.49%) VB
11 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.32%) XPath
11 2 (0.32%) Scala
11 2 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.16%) JCL
Qualifications
1 94 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 71 (11.51%) CISSP
3 56 (9.08%) SC Cleared
4 51 (8.27%) Degree
5 44 (7.13%) CISM
6 34 (5.51%) CISA
7 32 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (4.05%) MCSE
9 21 (3.40%) MCITP
10 16 (2.59%) CRISC
11 14 (2.27%) ISEB
12 13 (2.11%) GIAC
13 12 (1.94%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.46%) MCTS
15 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 5 (0.81%) MCP
17 5 (0.81%) CCNA
18 4 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (6.81%) PCI DSS
3 38 (6.16%) COBIT
4 20 (3.24%) QA
5 18 (2.92%) SLA
6 11 (1.78%) BS7799
7 9 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.13%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.16%) Basel II
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.27%) vSphere
5 7 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.49%) Novell eDirectory
6 3 (0.49%) Xen
6 3 (0.49%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.49%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.16%) IAG
7 1 (0.16%) Postfix
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) NLBS
7 1 (0.16%) Squid
7 1 (0.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (4.05%) SCDPM
2 16 (2.59%) SCCM
3 14 (2.27%) SCOrch
4 13 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.78%) SCOM
5 11 (1.78%) Puppet
6 8 (1.30%) Windows Intune
7 4 (0.65%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.49%) WSUS
8 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.32%) OpenView
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.32%) Nessus
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.16%) SCSM
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.32%) VMware
3 36 (5.83%) Oracle
4 23 (3.73%) Cisco
5 22 (3.57%) HP
6 19 (3.08%) McAfee
6 19 (3.08%) SAP
7 18 (2.92%) IBM
8 16 (2.59%) Dell
9 15 (2.43%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.11%) Citrix
11 9 (1.46%) TOWER Software
11 9 (1.46%) Symantec
12 8 (1.30%) EMC
12 8 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.13%) Qualys
13 7 (1.13%) Remedy
13 7 (1.13%) NetApp
14 6 (0.97%) Adobe
14 6 (0.97%) Business Objects
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