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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 335 362 300
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -62
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 302 244 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 169 178
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £217 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £14.85 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £52.00 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.93 £17.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-26.14% +0.45%

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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 292 £415 +3.75% 151
London +15 123 £469 +13.69% 65
South East +9 57 £413 +4.43% 31
City of London +12 31 £518 +23.87% 30
South West +17 23 £365 -5.19% 8
West Midlands -3 23 £360 +7.46% 7
North West -8 22 £395 -8.40% 11
East of England +18 18 £425 +209.09% 15
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £380 +12.59% 5
Milton Keynes +12 12 £380 +12.59% 1
East Midlands +3 11 £285 -43.00% 5
Yorkshire -20 11 £340 +4.61% 8
Surrey +18 10 £513 -6.81% 5
Hampshire -1 10 £413 +64.17% 5
Hertfordshire +1 9 £450 - 9
East Sussex -8 9 £420 -38.90%
Birmingham -3 8 £500 +56.25% 1
Lancashire +14 7 £435 +6.74% 2
Berkshire +14 7 £340 -39.42% 11
Cheshire -8 7 £345 -36.11% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £425 -
Bristol +8 6 £313 -14.96% 2
Brighton -6 6 £425 -38.18%
Cheltenham - 6 £425 -
Swindon +10 5 £352 -12.06%
Warwickshire +4 5 £338 - 1
Nottingham -1 5 £650 - 3
Wiltshire -2 5 £352 -21.83% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £650 - 3
Staines - 5 £513 - 2

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 145 (28.21%) Data Protection Act
2 138 (26.85%) Information Security
3 122 (23.74%) Finance
4 93 (18.09%) Management Information System
5 90 (17.51%) Project Management
6 87 (16.93%) SQL
7 86 (16.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 76 (14.79%) Microsoft
9 73 (14.20%) CISSP
9 73 (14.20%) Risk Management
10 68 (13.23%) ITIL
11 62 (12.06%) Windows
12 58 (11.28%) MS Excel
13 57 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (10.70%) Freedom of Information
15 53 (10.31%) CISM
16 51 (9.92%) PCI DSS
17 46 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (8.37%) PRINCE2
19 42 (8.17%) Security Cleared
20 40 (7.78%) Migration
20 40 (7.78%) SQL Server
21 39 (7.59%) MS Office
22 37 (7.20%) Firewall
23 36 (7.00%) Security Management
23 36 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
23 36 (7.00%) Legal
24 34 (6.61%) Oracle
25 30 (5.84%) CRM
25 30 (5.84%) Data Security

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.17%) IIS
4 6 (1.17%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.17%) SAS
5 5 (0.97%) CMS
6 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.78%) Documentum
6 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.58%) Lync
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.59%) MS Office
3 10 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.36%) MS Project
6 5 (0.97%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.58%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.58%) SPSS
8 1 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.97%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) Office 365
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.20%) Firewall
2 21 (4.09%) LDAP
3 18 (3.50%) Internet
4 15 (2.92%) LAN
5 14 (2.72%) WAN
5 14 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.72%) SAN
6 12 (2.33%) Network Security
7 10 (1.95%) VLAN
7 10 (1.95%) Intranet
7 10 (1.95%) VPN
8 8 (1.56%) DNS
9 6 (1.17%) DHCP
10 5 (0.97%) NAS
10 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.78%) MPLS
11 4 (0.78%) Extranet
11 4 (0.78%) Wireless
12 3 (0.58%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.53%) Big Data
5 12 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
5 12 (2.33%) DB2
6 10 (1.95%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.36%) MS Access
7 7 (1.36%) MySQL
8 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (0.97%) EDMS
10 4 (0.78%) Cognos Impromptu
10 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.97%) Subversion
3 4 (0.78%) Ant
3 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.58%) Maven
5 2 (0.39%) MSI
5 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.39%) RSpec
5 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.39%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.19%) Gradle
6 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.19%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 122 (23.74%) Finance
2 36 (7.00%) Legal
3 30 (5.84%) Banking
4 26 (5.06%) Law
5 17 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.31%) Local Government
6 15 (2.92%) Retail
7 14 (2.72%) Marketing
8 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.97%) Back Office
11 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.97%) Automotive
12 3 (0.58%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Advertising
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (21.40%) Analyst
2 76 (14.79%) Consultant
3 66 (12.84%) Architect
4 42 (8.17%) Security Analyst
5 35 (6.81%) Project Manager
6 34 (6.61%) Security Consultant
7 28 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 26 (5.06%) Security Manager
8 26 (5.06%) Developer
9 20 (3.89%) Information Manager
10 18 (3.50%) Security Architect
11 17 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.11%) Information Security Consultant
13 14 (2.72%) IT Security Analyst
14 13 (2.53%) Information Security Officer
14 13 (2.53%) Security Officer
15 12 (2.33%) Information Analyst
15 12 (2.33%) Administrator
15 12 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.64%) .NET
2 22 (4.28%) HTML
3 16 (3.11%) XML
4 12 (2.33%) SOAP
5 9 (1.75%) CSS
6 8 (1.56%) Web Services
7 6 (1.17%) HTML5
8 4 (0.78%) JSP
8 4 (0.78%) jQuery
9 3 (0.58%) CSS3
9 3 (0.58%) MDX
9 3 (0.58%) Ajax
9 3 (0.58%) Spring
10 2 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.39%) Java SE
10 2 (0.39%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.39%) Middleware
10 2 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 145 (28.21%) Data Protection Act
2 93 (18.09%) Management Information System
3 55 (10.70%) Freedom of Information
4 46 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.84%) Freedom of Information Act
6 20 (3.89%) NHS
7 18 (3.50%) PKI
7 18 (3.50%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.72%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.53%) Data Integration
9 13 (2.53%) CESG
10 11 (2.14%) Smart Meter
10 11 (2.14%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.36%) iPad
12 6 (1.17%) Statistics
12 6 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (1.17%) RMADS
12 6 (1.17%) BYOD
13 5 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.06%) Windows
2 20 (3.89%) UNIX
2 20 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (3.31%) Linux
4 16 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.33%) Android
7 11 (2.14%) Windows 8
7 11 (2.14%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.36%) Solaris
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.58%) CentOS
9 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (26.85%) Information Security
2 90 (17.51%) Project Management
3 73 (14.20%) Risk Management
4 68 (13.23%) ITIL
5 57 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (8.37%) PRINCE2
7 40 (7.78%) Migration
8 36 (7.00%) Security Management
8 36 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (5.84%) CRM
9 30 (5.84%) Data Security
10 29 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (5.25%) Information Management
12 26 (5.06%) Risk Analysis
12 26 (5.06%) Security Architecture
13 25 (4.86%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.28%) ETL
14 22 (4.28%) Risk Assessment
14 22 (4.28%) Programme Management
14 22 (4.28%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.93%) SQL
2 24 (4.67%) Java
3 17 (3.31%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.11%) Python
4 16 (3.11%) C#
5 14 (2.72%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.72%) VB
5 14 (2.72%) Ruby
6 12 (2.33%) C++
7 9 (1.75%) PHP
8 8 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.56%) Perl
9 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.97%) C
11 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.58%) VBA
12 3 (0.58%) VBScript
12 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (14.20%) CISSP
2 53 (10.31%) CISM
3 42 (8.17%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.84%) Degree
5 24 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.47%) CISA
7 19 (3.70%) ISEB
8 9 (1.75%) CRISC
8 9 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.56%) MCSE
10 7 (1.36%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.17%) CEH
11 6 (1.17%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.17%) CCNP
11 6 (1.17%) CCNA
12 5 (0.97%) ISACA
13 4 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (16.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (9.92%) PCI DSS
3 22 (4.28%) SLA
4 19 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (3.50%) QA
6 13 (2.53%) COBIT
7 8 (1.56%) HIPAA
8 7 (1.36%) BS25999
9 6 (1.17%) GMP
10 5 (0.97%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.58%) P3O
12 3 (0.58%) GLP
12 3 (0.58%) GCP
13 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.19%) Basel II
14 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.97%) Xen
6 4 (0.78%) XenApp
7 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.39%) XenServer
7 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) IAG
8 1 (0.19%) UAG
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) VMware GSX
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (2.72%) SCCM
2 10 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.97%) SCDPM
3 5 (0.97%) SCOM
3 5 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.78%) OpenView
5 3 (0.58%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.39%) WSUS
6 2 (0.39%) Foglight
6 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 76 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.61%) Oracle
3 26 (5.06%) HP
4 25 (4.86%) VMware
5 20 (3.89%) Citrix
6 16 (3.11%) Symantec
7 15 (2.92%) SAP
8 14 (2.72%) Cisco
8 14 (2.72%) Teradata
9 10 (1.95%) McAfee
9 10 (1.95%) IBM
10 9 (1.75%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.56%) Greenplum
12 7 (1.36%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (1.36%) EMC
13 6 (1.17%) Lotus
13 6 (1.17%) Dell
13 6 (1.17%) Cognos
13 6 (1.17%) Splunk
13 6 (1.17%) Vertica
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