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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 217 297 398
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +101
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 629 410 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.92% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 285 163
Median daily rate £425 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 7 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.86 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £21.69 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £15.77 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -24.00%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
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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 +86 610 £425 +6.25% 195
London +82 249 £450 +1.40% 64
South East +69 175 £400 -2.73% 60
Berkshire +40 78 £379 +5.13% 26
Reading +33 64 £377 +4.65% 13
East of England +30 39 £450 +28.57% 14
North West -17 34 £395 +8.21% 8
City of London +26 32 £450 -10.44% 5
Yorkshire +24 30 £435 +24.28% 20
South West -5 29 £375 +2.73% 8
Surrey +6 26 £450 -20.87% 3
West Yorkshire +19 24 £450 +32.35% 17
Hampshire +12 24 £450 +10.76% 11
East Midlands +16 21 £500 +75.43% 11
West Midlands -19 16 £388 -20.51% 7
Hertfordshire +25 15 £450 +2.85% 2
Manchester -15 14 £375 +25.00% 2
North East -42 14 £381 -4.68% 1
East Sussex +7 13 £310 -26.19% 12
Leeds +6 13 £450 +28.57% 10
Kent +16 12 £475 +72.72% 1
Merseyside +1 12 £350 - 1
Scotland -9 12 £270 -22.85% 4
Tyne and Wear - 10 £381 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £381 - 1
Weybridge - 10 £448 -
Nottinghamshire +7 9 £565 -13.07% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £550 +50.68%
Liverpool +2 9 £423 +20.71% 1
Gloucestershire -2 9 £375 -7.40% 3

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 262 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (17.13%) Data Protection Act
3 164 (15.88%) Finance
4 161 (15.59%) Information Security
5 132 (12.78%) Project Management
6 131 (12.68%) .NET
7 129 (12.49%) C#
8 120 (11.62%) Management Information System
9 112 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 107 (10.36%) Windows
11 105 (10.16%) JavaScript
12 103 (9.97%) SQL
13 100 (9.68%) CISSP
14 99 (9.58%) SQL Server
15 97 (9.39%) Microsoft
15 97 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 96 (9.29%) TDD
17 95 (9.20%) ITIL
18 87 (8.42%) Legal
19 84 (8.13%) Degree
20 83 (8.03%) Oracle
20 83 (8.03%) PRINCE2
21 79 (7.65%) MVC
21 79 (7.65%) Security Cleared
22 77 (7.45%) Risk Management
22 77 (7.45%) Migration
23 76 (7.36%) CISM
24 74 (7.16%) Waterfall
25 66 (6.39%) HTML
25 66 (6.39%) Information Assurance

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 60 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.65%) CMS
4 17 (1.65%) IIS
5 16 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.06%) Confluence
7 9 (0.87%) Apache
7 9 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.48%) SAS
11 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.48%) MS Office
3 22 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.87%) MS Project
7 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.26%) Eloqua
4 10 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.77%) Maximo
6 6 (0.58%) Magento
7 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.19%) FastStats
7 2 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.097%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.26%) Office 365
4 11 (1.06%) SaaS
5 9 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.58%) IaaS
7 5 (0.48%) PaaS
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.19%) iTunes
10 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.19%) Yammer
11 1 (0.097%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.097%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.07%) Firewall
2 34 (3.29%) Internet
3 31 (3.00%) SAN
4 30 (2.90%) DNS
5 25 (2.42%) Network Security
6 20 (1.94%) Intranet
6 20 (1.94%) WAN
7 19 (1.84%) LAN
8 15 (1.45%) SSL
9 13 (1.26%) VPN
10 11 (1.06%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.97%) Wireless
12 8 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.77%) DHCP
12 8 (0.77%) MPLS
12 8 (0.77%) NFC
13 7 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.58%) VLAN
15 5 (0.48%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.29%) MySQL
3 30 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.65%) DB2
8 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.06%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (0.68%) OLAP
14 7 (0.68%) Redis
15 6 (0.58%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.45%) JIRA
5 13 (1.26%) Selenium
6 11 (1.06%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.97%) JUnit
7 10 (0.97%) Liquibase
7 10 (0.97%) Maven
7 10 (0.97%) SonarQube
7 10 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.77%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.77%) Subversion
9 7 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.68%) Protractor
10 6 (0.58%) GitLab
10 6 (0.58%) gulp
11 4 (0.39%) ProC
12 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 164 (15.88%) Finance
2 87 (8.42%) Legal
3 52 (5.03%) Law
4 35 (3.39%) Marketing
5 34 (3.29%) Banking
6 32 (3.10%) Retail
6 32 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.16%) Publishing
8 7 (0.68%) Advertising
8 7 (0.68%) Automotive
9 6 (0.58%) Back Office
9 6 (0.58%) Games
10 5 (0.48%) Local Government
11 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.19%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 199 (19.26%) Developer
2 175 (16.94%) Analyst
3 130 (12.58%) Architect
4 82 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 70 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 68 (6.58%) Consultant
7 42 (4.07%) Security Manager
8 41 (3.97%) Security Consultant
9 39 (3.78%) C# Developer
9 39 (3.78%) Systems Analyst
10 33 (3.19%) Security Analyst
11 32 (3.10%) Information Manager
11 32 (3.10%) Security Architect
12 31 (3.00%) Technical Architect
13 30 (2.90%) Security Specialist
14 25 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (2.23%) CRM Developer
16 22 (2.13%) Information Security Consultant
16 22 (2.13%) Information Security Manager
16 22 (2.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (12.68%) .NET
2 66 (6.39%) HTML
3 62 (6.00%) CSS
4 47 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 47 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 40 (3.87%) HTML5
6 35 (3.39%) CSS3
7 27 (2.61%) jQuery
7 27 (2.61%) Web Services
8 25 (2.42%) XML
9 21 (2.03%) Node.js
9 21 (2.03%) WCF
10 16 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (1.45%) SOAP
12 13 (1.26%) Silverlight
13 12 (1.16%) CAML
13 12 (1.16%) Express
13 12 (1.16%) Middleware
14 10 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 177 (17.13%) Data Protection Act
2 120 (11.62%) Management Information System
3 62 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.42%) Freedom of Information
5 43 (4.16%) NHS
6 40 (3.87%) Data Centre
7 33 (3.19%) Freedom of Information Act
8 28 (2.71%) User Experience
9 25 (2.42%) CESG
10 20 (1.94%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.65%) LPAR
12 13 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.06%) Clustering
15 10 (0.97%) Contactless
15 10 (0.97%) iPad
15 10 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
16 9 (0.87%) EMV
16 9 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (10.36%) Windows
2 51 (4.94%) Linux
3 49 (4.74%) Unix
4 43 (4.16%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.26%) Solaris
9 11 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.77%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.58%) AIX
13 6 (0.58%) Android
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.48%) SUSE
15 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.19%) Debian
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (15.59%) Information Security
3 132 (12.78%) Project Management
4 112 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (9.29%) TDD
6 95 (9.20%) ITIL
7 83 (8.03%) PRINCE2
8 79 (7.65%) MVC
9 77 (7.45%) Migration
9 77 (7.45%) Risk Management
10 74 (7.16%) Waterfall
11 66 (6.39%) Information Assurance
12 60 (5.81%) BDD
13 57 (5.52%) CRM
14 51 (4.94%) Data Management
14 51 (4.94%) Service Management
15 47 (4.55%) Security Architecture
16 46 (4.45%) Open Source
17 45 (4.36%) DevOps
18 44 (4.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 129 (12.49%) C#
2 105 (10.16%) JavaScript
3 103 (9.97%) SQL
4 62 (6.00%) Java
5 39 (3.78%) PowerShell
6 36 (3.48%) PHP
7 34 (3.29%) Python
8 27 (2.61%) Ruby
9 25 (2.42%) VB
10 24 (2.32%) C++
11 16 (1.55%) C
12 14 (1.36%) Perl
13 12 (1.16%) FQL
14 10 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.77%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.77%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.68%) Korn
17 7 (0.68%) VBScript
18 6 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (9.68%) CISSP
2 84 (8.13%) Degree
3 79 (7.65%) Security Cleared
4 76 (7.36%) CISM
5 56 (5.42%) SC Cleared
6 53 (5.13%) CISA
7 24 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 21 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.84%) CESG Certified Professional
10 17 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.36%) CEH
12 13 (1.26%) CCNP
12 13 (1.26%) ISACA
13 12 (1.16%) APMP
13 12 (1.16%) ISEB
13 12 (1.16%) RHCE
14 11 (1.06%) CLAS
14 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (0.97%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.97%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (5.42%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.03%) SLA
4 18 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.36%) COBIT
5 14 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.06%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.06%) RMADS
8 10 (0.97%) ISO27005
9 9 (0.87%) MiFID
10 8 (0.77%) FATCA
10 8 (0.77%) QA
11 7 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.58%) ISO22301
13 5 (0.48%) UCITS
14 4 (0.39%) HL7
15 3 (0.29%) BS7799
15 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.87%) vSphere
6 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.29%) Docker
8 3 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) Postfix
9 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.097%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.097%) NDS
10 1 (0.097%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.097%) vCloud
10 1 (0.097%) Xen
10 1 (0.097%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (2.52%) Puppet
2 18 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (1.06%) SCCM
5 10 (0.97%) Bareos
5 10 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.97%) yum
6 9 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.87%) SCOM
7 7 (0.68%) Ansible
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.29%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.29%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.29%) SCSM
10 3 (0.29%) vMotion
11 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 97 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.03%) Oracle
3 51 (4.94%) IBM
4 38 (3.68%) Cisco
5 22 (2.13%) VMware
6 18 (1.74%) Citrix
7 16 (1.55%) HP
7 16 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.26%) Intel Security
9 13 (1.26%) SAP
9 13 (1.26%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.06%) Veritas
12 10 (0.97%) Hyperion
12 10 (0.97%) Symantec
13 8 (0.77%) EMC
13 8 (0.77%) Sun
13 8 (0.77%) TOWER Software
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