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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 214 254 377
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +123
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 622 513 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.13% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 373 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 14
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.77 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -5.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.60 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £25.91 £29.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +19 589 £430 +7.50% 167
London +43 231 £450 +5.88% 55
South East +16 167 £425 +1.19% 47
Berkshire +2 57 £400 +1.26% 14
East of England +39 46 £415 +18.57% 16
Reading +2 46 £400 -4.19% 7
City of London +21 35 £450 - 2
Surrey +7 34 £475 +13.09% 1
North West -12 29 £400 - 11
South West -8 28 £380 +2.35% 8
Hampshire +5 26 £463 +2.77% 8
Yorkshire +3 26 £450 +36.36% 16
East Midlands +8 23 £500 +75.43% 6
West Midlands -24 20 £415 +15.27% 7
East Sussex +14 18 £374 -11.01% 11
Scotland +5 17 £313 -10.71% 9
West Yorkshire +9 16 £450 +30.43% 12
Hertfordshire +24 14 £450 +10.76% 4
North East -28 13 £381 +8.92%
Weybridge -6 12 £465 +17.72%
Merseyside -3 11 £395 -52.26% 1
Manchester -12 11 £330 +10.00% 5
Kent - 11 £488 - 4
Suffolk +6 10 £450 +20.00% 9
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £565 -13.07% 1
Nottingham +1 10 £565 -13.07% 1
Bristol 0 10 £375 - 2
Leeds +2 9 £450 +35.33% 9
South Yorkshire -6 9 £281 -4.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £400 +2.56% 2

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (16.59%) Data Protection Act
3 171 (15.59%) Finance
4 159 (14.49%) C#
5 150 (13.67%) .NET
6 146 (13.31%) Information Security
7 135 (12.31%) Management Information System
8 132 (12.03%) Project Management
9 118 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 117 (10.67%) SQL
11 114 (10.39%) ITIL
12 113 (10.30%) Windows
13 110 (10.03%) SQL Server
14 103 (9.39%) Microsoft
15 102 (9.30%) JavaScript
16 101 (9.21%) CISSP
17 95 (8.66%) TDD
18 92 (8.39%) Oracle
19 90 (8.20%) MVC
19 90 (8.20%) Security Cleared
20 89 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 89 (8.11%) Migration
21 87 (7.93%) PRINCE2
22 84 (7.66%) Legal
23 83 (7.57%) SharePoint
24 82 (7.47%) Risk Management
24 82 (7.47%) Degree
25 80 (7.29%) Waterfall
26 77 (7.02%) CISM
27 75 (6.84%) 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 83 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.73%) CMS
4 16 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.28%) IIS
6 13 (1.19%) Apache
7 10 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.64%) Confluence
11 6 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.56%) MS Office
3 18 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.00%) MS Project
6 8 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.37%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.55%) Magento
6 4 (0.36%) Maximo
7 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.18%) FastStats
8 1 (0.091%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.091%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.091%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.091%) Primavera
8 1 (0.091%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.091%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
1 39 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.01%) Office 365
3 12 (1.09%) SaaS
4 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.64%) IaaS
5 6 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.55%) PaaS
6 5 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.18%) iTunes
8 2 (0.18%) Yammer
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.091%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.091%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.74%) Firewall
2 35 (3.19%) DNS
3 29 (2.64%) Internet
4 28 (2.55%) SAN
5 27 (2.46%) Network Security
6 22 (2.01%) WAN
7 21 (1.91%) LAN
8 18 (1.64%) Intranet
9 15 (1.37%) Wireless
10 14 (1.28%) SSL
11 11 (1.00%) VPN
12 10 (0.91%) DHCP
13 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.73%) MPLS
14 8 (0.73%) NFC
15 7 (0.64%) Wireless Security
16 6 (0.55%) BGP
16 6 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.28%) MySQL
3 34 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.46%) DB2
8 15 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.00%) Data Mining
12 11 (1.00%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (0.91%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.64%) Redis
15 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.28%) Selenium
4 12 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.00%) JIRA
6 9 (0.82%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.82%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.64%) Protractor
7 7 (0.64%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.64%) Subversion
8 6 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.55%) GitLab
8 6 (0.55%) gulp
9 4 (0.36%) JUnit
9 4 (0.36%) Liquibase
9 4 (0.36%) Maven
9 4 (0.36%) ProC
9 4 (0.36%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 171 (15.59%) Finance
2 84 (7.66%) Legal
3 45 (4.10%) Law
4 41 (3.74%) Banking
5 33 (3.01%) Retail
6 31 (2.83%) Marketing
7 28 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.46%) Publishing
9 8 (0.73%) Local Government
10 7 (0.64%) Games
11 6 (0.55%) Back Office
12 5 (0.46%) Advertising
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.091%) German Language
16 1 (0.091%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 227 (20.69%) Developer
2 185 (16.86%) Analyst
3 127 (11.58%) Architect
4 81 (7.38%) Business Analyst
5 72 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 65 (5.93%) Consultant
7 48 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
8 43 (3.92%) C# Developer
8 43 (3.92%) Security Manager
9 40 (3.65%) CRM Developer
9 40 (3.65%) Security Consultant
10 35 (3.19%) Security Analyst
10 35 (3.19%) Security Architect
11 30 (2.73%) Administrator
11 30 (2.73%) Technical Architect
12 28 (2.55%) Information Manager
13 26 (2.37%) .NET Developer
14 24 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (2.01%) Security Specialist
16 21 (1.91%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (13.67%) .NET
2 67 (6.11%) HTML
3 60 (5.47%) CSS
4 50 (4.56%) ASP.NET
5 45 (4.10%) AngularJS
6 35 (3.19%) HTML5
6 35 (3.19%) XML
7 33 (3.01%) WCF
8 29 (2.64%) CSS3
9 27 (2.46%) jQuery
10 24 (2.19%) SOAP
11 23 (2.10%) Silverlight
12 22 (2.01%) Node.js
13 19 (1.73%) Web Services
14 18 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.28%) JSON
16 12 (1.09%) CAML
16 12 (1.09%) Express
17 11 (1.00%) .NET Framework
18 10 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.59%) Data Protection Act
2 135 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 65 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.20%) Freedom of Information
5 43 (3.92%) NHS
6 40 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 29 (2.64%) Freedom of Information Act
8 28 (2.55%) CESG
9 26 (2.37%) User Experience
10 20 (1.82%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.55%) LPAR
12 16 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.37%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.09%) Mathematics
15 11 (1.00%) iPad
16 10 (0.91%) Clustering
17 9 (0.82%) EMV
17 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
18 8 (0.73%) Contactless
18 8 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 113 (10.30%) Windows
2 50 (4.56%) Linux
3 46 (4.19%) Unix
4 45 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.28%) Solaris
10 11 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.91%) Android
11 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.36%) AIX
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.36%) SUSE
13 3 (0.27%) CentOS
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.18%) Debian
14 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (13.31%) Information Security
3 132 (12.03%) Project Management
4 118 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 114 (10.39%) ITIL
6 95 (8.66%) TDD
7 90 (8.20%) MVC
8 89 (8.11%) Migration
9 87 (7.93%) PRINCE2
10 82 (7.47%) Risk Management
11 80 (7.29%) Waterfall
12 75 (6.84%) Information Assurance
13 73 (6.65%) CRM
14 61 (5.56%) Service Management
15 59 (5.38%) BDD
16 54 (4.92%) Data Management
17 50 (4.56%) SDLC
18 47 (4.28%) Security Architecture
19 40 (3.65%) DevOps
19 40 (3.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 159 (14.49%) C#
2 117 (10.67%) SQL
3 102 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 56 (5.10%) Java
5 36 (3.28%) PHP
5 36 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 26 (2.37%) Python
6 26 (2.37%) VB
7 22 (2.01%) Ruby
8 16 (1.46%) C
8 16 (1.46%) C++
9 12 (1.09%) FQL
9 12 (1.09%) Perl
10 10 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.73%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.64%) VBScript
13 6 (0.55%) Korn
13 6 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (9.21%) CISSP
2 90 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 82 (7.47%) Degree
4 77 (7.02%) CISM
5 64 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 48 (4.38%) CISA
7 30 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 21 (1.91%) CCNP
10 21 (1.91%) CESG Certified Professional
11 17 (1.55%) RHCE
12 16 (1.46%) CEH
13 15 (1.37%) APMP
14 14 (1.28%) ISACA
15 12 (1.09%) ISEB
15 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (1.09%) RHCA
16 11 (1.00%) CLAS
16 11 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.91%) SLA
4 17 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 15 (1.37%) QA
6 14 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (1.00%) COBIT
8 9 (0.82%) JSP 440
8 9 (0.82%) MiFID
8 9 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.73%) FATCA
9 8 (0.73%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (0.55%) RMADS
11 5 (0.46%) UCITS
12 4 (0.36%) HL7
12 4 (0.36%) ISO27005
13 3 (0.27%) GCP
13 3 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 55 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 12 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.73%) vSphere
4 6 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.36%) Docker
5 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.18%) Postfix
7 2 (0.18%) XenApp
8 1 (0.091%) NDS
8 1 (0.091%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.091%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.091%) vCloud
8 1 (0.091%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.091%) Xen
8 1 (0.091%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (1.82%) Puppet
2 19 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 14 (1.28%) SCCM
5 12 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 12 (1.09%) SCOM
6 10 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.64%) Ansible
9 5 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.46%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.46%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.46%) SCSM
10 4 (0.36%) Bareos
10 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.36%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.36%) yum
11 3 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.27%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 92 (8.39%) Oracle
3 47 (4.28%) IBM
4 45 (4.10%) Cisco
5 23 (2.10%) Citrix
6 21 (1.91%) VMware
7 20 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 20 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.55%) HP
8 17 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.46%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.19%) SAP
10 13 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.09%) Hyperion
11 12 (1.09%) Veritas
12 11 (1.00%) Symantec
13 10 (0.91%) Intel Security
13 10 (0.91%) NetApp
14 8 (0.73%) Informatica
14 8 (0.73%) TOWER Software
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