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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 377 341 297
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -44
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 234 273 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.67% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 184 164
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 15
Average hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £51.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +7.93%

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
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -33 222 £425 +6.25% 86
London -52 97 £435 +2.35% 29
South East -25 28 £413 +13.01% 26
West Midlands -2 22 £325 -4.41% 1
City of London -6 22 £518 +29.37% 5
East of England +25 20 £400 +8.84% 3
North West -30 18 £435 +14.09% 6
South West -3 17 £388 -3.06% 9
Hertfordshire +18 13 £438 - 1
Yorkshire -38 11 £313 -3.84% 7
Lancashire +9 9 £435 +17.56% 1
East Sussex -2 7 £425 -38.18% 2
Birmingham -4 7 £500 +49.25%
Hampshire -19 7 £438 +130.26% 3
Brighton 0 6 £425 -38.18% 2
Cheltenham - 6 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £425 -
Preston +11 5 £435 -
Swindon +6 5 £388 -3.00% 3
Wiltshire +3 5 £388 -8.70% 3
East Midlands -3 5 £450 +83.67% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 3
Coventry - 5 £325 -
Bristol +5 4 £350 -4.76% 4
Warwickshire +3 4 £325 - 1
Croydon -3 4 £363 -34.09%
Cheshire -14 4 £345 -16.10% 1
West Yorkshire -25 4 £331 +1.92% 5
Milton Keynes - 4 - - 3
Hook - 4 £444 -

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 132 (29.14%) Data Protection Act
2 107 (23.62%) Information Security
3 101 (22.30%) Finance
4 85 (18.76%) Management Information System
5 84 (18.54%) Project Management
6 80 (17.66%) SQL
7 77 (17.00%) Microsoft
8 67 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 64 (14.13%) ITIL
10 59 (13.02%) Freedom of Information
11 58 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (12.58%) Risk Management
13 53 (11.70%) Windows
14 51 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (11.04%) MS Excel
15 50 (11.04%) CISSP
16 45 (9.93%) Security Cleared
17 43 (9.49%) CISM
18 42 (9.27%) SQL Server
19 40 (8.83%) PCI DSS
20 38 (8.39%) PRINCE2
21 37 (8.17%) Data Security
22 35 (7.73%) Legal
23 33 (7.28%) Freedom of Information Act
24 32 (7.06%) Law
24 32 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
24 32 (7.06%) Oracle
24 32 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
25 31 (6.84%) Migration
26 29 (6.40%) Agile Project Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.32%) SAS
3 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.32%) CMS
3 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.10%) IIS
5 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.88%) Documentum
5 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.66%) Drupal
6 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.44%) Lync
7 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 50 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.18%) MS Office
3 12 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.32%) MS Project
4 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.10%) SPSS
6 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.88%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.66%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.22%) Stata
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.22%) Unica
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.88%) SaaS
2 4 (0.88%) Office 365
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.08%) Firewall
2 17 (3.75%) Internet
3 14 (3.09%) LAN
3 14 (3.09%) WAN
4 13 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.87%) SAN
5 11 (2.43%) LDAP
6 9 (1.99%) VPN
7 7 (1.55%) DNS
7 7 (1.55%) Intranet
7 7 (1.55%) Network Security
8 5 (1.10%) NAS
8 5 (1.10%) DHCP
8 5 (1.10%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.66%) FTP
9 3 (0.66%) Wireless
9 3 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.66%) VLAN
10 2 (0.44%) FirePass
10 2 (0.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.31%) Big Data
5 10 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.21%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.32%) MS Access
9 5 (1.10%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.10%) MySQL
9 5 (1.10%) EDMS
10 4 (0.88%) Cognos Impromptu
10 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.88%) Subversion
2 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.66%) Ant
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.44%) Maven
4 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.44%) MSI
4 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Xcode
5 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
General
1 101 (22.30%) Finance
2 35 (7.73%) Legal
3 32 (7.06%) Law
4 17 (3.75%) Local Government
4 17 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.53%) Banking
6 14 (3.09%) Marketing
7 8 (1.77%) Retail
7 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.10%) Back Office
9 5 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.10%) Automotive
10 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (20.97%) Analyst
2 58 (12.80%) Architect
3 56 (12.36%) Consultant
4 36 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.40%) Security Analyst
6 25 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 22 (4.86%) Security Manager
8 21 (4.64%) Developer
9 19 (4.19%) Security Consultant
10 18 (3.97%) Information Manager
11 15 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.09%) Programme Manager
13 13 (2.87%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.87%) Security Architect
13 13 (2.87%) Deskside Support
14 12 (2.65%) Information Analyst
14 12 (2.65%) Senior Manager
14 12 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
15 11 (2.43%) Desktop Support
15 11 (2.43%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.19%) .NET
2 12 (2.65%) HTML
3 8 (1.77%) XML
4 7 (1.55%) CSS
5 6 (1.32%) Web Services
6 4 (0.88%) SOAP
6 4 (0.88%) JSP
6 4 (0.88%) jQuery
7 3 (0.66%) SAP PI
7 3 (0.66%) MDX
7 3 (0.66%) HTML5
7 3 (0.66%) Spring
7 3 (0.66%) Ajax
7 3 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.66%) Middleware
7 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.44%) Struts2
8 2 (0.44%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.44%) Servlets
8 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 132 (29.14%) Data Protection Act
2 85 (18.76%) Management Information System
3 59 (13.02%) Freedom of Information
4 51 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (7.28%) Freedom of Information Act
6 26 (5.74%) Open Source
7 15 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.31%) NHS
8 13 (2.87%) PKI
8 13 (2.87%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.87%) Cryptography
9 10 (2.21%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.21%) CESG
10 8 (1.77%) iPad
11 7 (1.55%) Statistics
11 7 (1.55%) CMDB
12 6 (1.32%) RMADS
12 6 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (1.32%) Replication
13 5 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.70%) Windows
2 20 (4.42%) UNIX
3 19 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.09%) Linux
6 12 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.65%) Android
6 12 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.55%) Solaris
8 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.62%) Information Security
2 84 (18.54%) Project Management
3 64 (14.13%) ITIL
4 58 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (12.58%) Risk Management
6 38 (8.39%) PRINCE2
7 37 (8.17%) Data Security
8 32 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (6.84%) Migration
10 29 (6.40%) Agile Project Management
11 26 (5.74%) CRM
11 26 (5.74%) Service Delivery
11 26 (5.74%) Risk Analysis
11 26 (5.74%) Information Assurance
12 25 (5.52%) Information Governance
13 23 (5.08%) ETL
14 22 (4.86%) Change Management
14 22 (4.86%) Security Architecture
15 21 (4.64%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.66%) SQL
2 20 (4.42%) Java
3 15 (3.31%) C#
4 14 (3.09%) Python
5 12 (2.65%) C++
5 12 (2.65%) Ruby
6 11 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.99%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.10%) VB
8 5 (1.10%) VBA
8 5 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.10%) Perl
8 5 (1.10%) PHP
8 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.66%) C
9 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.66%) R
9 3 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 50 (11.04%) CISSP
2 45 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 43 (9.49%) CISM
4 28 (6.18%) Degree
5 27 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.19%) CISA
7 17 (3.75%) ISEB
8 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.99%) A+ Certification
9 9 (1.99%) MCSE
9 9 (1.99%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.77%) MCITP
11 7 (1.55%) CRISC
12 5 (1.10%) ISACA
12 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.88%) CITP
13 4 (0.88%) CCNA
13 4 (0.88%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (8.83%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.97%) SLA
4 13 (2.87%) QA
5 11 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.99%) COBIT
7 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.88%) BS7799
7 4 (0.88%) GMP
7 4 (0.88%) BS25999
8 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.44%) GCP
9 2 (0.44%) GLP
9 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 23 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.10%) Xen
6 4 (0.88%) XenApp
7 2 (0.44%) XenServer
7 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) IAG
8 1 (0.22%) UAG
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.22%) Postfix
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
8 1 (0.22%) VMware GSX
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (3.53%) SCCM
2 10 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (1.55%) SCOM
3 7 (1.55%) SCDPM
4 6 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.88%) OpenView
5 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.44%) WSUS
7 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.06%) Oracle
3 24 (5.30%) HP
4 19 (4.19%) Citrix
5 18 (3.97%) VMware
6 16 (3.53%) IBM
7 15 (3.31%) SAP
8 12 (2.65%) Teradata
9 9 (1.99%) Cisco
9 9 (1.99%) Symantec
10 7 (1.55%) McAfee
10 7 (1.55%) Cognos
10 7 (1.55%) EMC
10 7 (1.55%) Greenplum
11 6 (1.32%) NetApp
11 6 (1.32%) Lotus
12 5 (1.10%) Apple
12 5 (1.10%) Dell
12 5 (1.10%) CA
12 5 (1.10%) Business Objects
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £380 - 450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Dewsbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Rate: £32,000 - £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day + 12 Week Contract
Posted: 25 days ago