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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 361 342 306
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -36
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 230 239 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.63% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 155 155
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.89 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.63% +21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.10 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £27.80 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £22.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +60.00%

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
39905 37911 33162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.97% 74.86% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25118 22860 19767
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1064 1128 1179
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -16 212 £413 +4.56% 88
London -26 90 £440 +6.66% 40
South East -24 31 £438 +34.61% 15
North West -26 20 £400 -9.85% 8
City of London +6 19 £525 +31.25% 13
South West +1 18 £625 +117.39% 3
West Midlands -1 16 £325 -8.45% 3
Yorkshire -23 16 £294 -14.85% 8
East of England +10 12 £400 +17.64% 3
Scotland +1 11 £202 -59.70% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £400 - 2
Manchester -14 9 £450 +2.85% 2
Berkshire 0 8 £400 -21.56% 5
Glasgow - 8 £93 -
Surrey +3 7 £340 +31.91%
Wiltshire +3 7 £440 - 2
Hampshire -19 7 £425 +73.46% 4
South Yorkshire +1 6 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire -33 6 £331 -3.98% 4
Swindon - 6 £440 - 1
Lancashire -16 5 £475 +40.63% 2
Staines - 5 - -
Coventry - 5 £325 - 1
East Midlands +3 4 £450 +102.24% 7
Sheffield +1 4 £300 - 1
Croydon -2 4 £363 -34.09%
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £1,050 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
East Sussex -1 3 £475 -

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 173 (32.77%) Data Protection Act
2 122 (23.11%) Information Security
3 98 (18.56%) ITIL
4 97 (18.37%) Management Information System
5 96 (18.18%) Project Management
6 81 (15.34%) Finance
6 81 (15.34%) Microsoft
7 79 (14.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 75 (14.20%) Risk Management
8 75 (14.20%) Security Cleared
9 67 (12.69%) SQL
9 67 (12.69%) Freedom of Information
10 60 (11.36%) PRINCE2
11 58 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (10.23%) Windows
12 54 (10.23%) CISSP
13 53 (10.04%) Information Assurance
14 52 (9.85%) Legal
15 50 (9.47%) Law
15 50 (9.47%) SC Cleared
16 49 (9.28%) Data Security
16 49 (9.28%) MS Excel
17 47 (8.90%) CISM
18 46 (8.71%) Freedom of Information Act
18 46 (8.71%) PCI DSS
19 42 (7.95%) SQL Server
20 39 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 38 (7.20%) Degree
21 38 (7.20%) Information Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 29 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.22%) IIS
3 16 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.52%) CMS
6 6 (1.14%) Lync
7 5 (0.95%) SAS
7 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.76%) Drupal
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 49 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.33%) MS Project
5 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.38%) SPSS
8 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.76%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP HR-PA
5 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Responsys
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.17%) Firewall
2 21 (3.98%) Internet
3 20 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.60%) SAN
5 12 (2.27%) LAN
5 12 (2.27%) Network Security
6 11 (2.08%) WAN
6 11 (2.08%) DNS
7 9 (1.70%) DHCP
8 8 (1.52%) VPN
8 8 (1.52%) Intranet
8 8 (1.52%) Wireless
9 7 (1.33%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.76%) LDAP
13 3 (0.57%) NAS
13 3 (0.57%) FTP
14 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.84%) Data Mining
4 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.89%) Big Data
6 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.33%) MS Access
9 6 (1.14%) VLDB
9 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.95%) MySQL
10 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.57%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.95%) Subversion
5 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.57%) Ant
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.38%) Xcode
6 2 (0.38%) Maven
6 2 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.38%) MSI
6 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 81 (15.34%) Finance
2 52 (9.85%) Legal
3 50 (9.47%) Law
4 29 (5.49%) Local Government
5 25 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.60%) Marketing
7 14 (2.65%) Banking
8 7 (1.33%) Back Office
8 7 (1.33%) Retail
9 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.76%) Electronics
11 4 (0.76%) Automotive
12 3 (0.57%) Military
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (16.10%) Analyst
2 73 (13.83%) Architect
3 69 (13.07%) Consultant
4 53 (10.04%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.49%) Security Consultant
5 29 (5.49%) Security Manager
6 27 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.92%) Developer
7 26 (4.92%) Security Analyst
8 23 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.98%) Programme Manager
10 20 (3.79%) Information Manager
11 18 (3.41%) Deskside Support
12 17 (3.22%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.03%) Information Analyst
14 15 (2.84%) Support Engineer
14 15 (2.84%) Data Manager
14 15 (2.84%) Information Security Analyst
15 14 (2.65%) Information Security Manager
15 14 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.36%) .NET
2 9 (1.70%) HTML
2 9 (1.70%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.52%) CSS
4 7 (1.33%) Web Services
5 6 (1.14%) XML
5 6 (1.14%) jQuery
6 5 (0.95%) HTML5
7 4 (0.76%) JSP
8 3 (0.57%) CSS3
8 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.57%) Middleware
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.57%) XHTML
8 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.57%) MDX
8 3 (0.57%) Spring
8 3 (0.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 173 (32.77%) Data Protection Act
2 97 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 67 (12.69%) Freedom of Information
4 58 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (8.71%) Freedom of Information Act
6 26 (4.92%) Open Source
7 19 (3.60%) NHS
7 19 (3.60%) CESG
8 18 (3.41%) PKI
9 16 (3.03%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.84%) Replication
10 15 (2.84%) Cryptography
11 12 (2.27%) Blackberry
11 12 (2.27%) Smart Meter
12 10 (1.89%) CMDB
12 10 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
12 10 (1.89%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.70%) Clustering
14 8 (1.52%) iPad
15 7 (1.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.23%) Windows
2 18 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (3.41%) Windows 7
3 16 (3.03%) UNIX
4 13 (2.46%) Android
5 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.89%) Linux
7 6 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.14%) Solaris
8 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (23.11%) Information Security
2 98 (18.56%) ITIL
3 96 (18.18%) Project Management
4 75 (14.20%) Risk Management
5 60 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 58 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (10.04%) Information Assurance
8 49 (9.28%) Data Security
9 39 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (7.20%) Information Management
11 36 (6.82%) Service Delivery
12 35 (6.63%) Migration
13 34 (6.44%) CRM
14 33 (6.25%) Service Management
15 30 (5.68%) Risk Analysis
15 30 (5.68%) Agile Project Management
16 28 (5.30%) Change Management
17 27 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (5.11%) Security Architecture
18 24 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (12.69%) SQL
2 19 (3.60%) C#
3 17 (3.22%) Java
4 13 (2.46%) Python
5 12 (2.27%) Ruby
5 12 (2.27%) C++
6 11 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.95%) PHP
9 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.57%) C
10 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.38%) XPath
11 2 (0.38%) Perl
11 2 (0.38%) VBA
11 2 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) R
12 1 (0.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 75 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.23%) CISSP
3 50 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 47 (8.90%) CISM
5 38 (7.20%) Degree
6 28 (5.30%) CISA
7 21 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (3.22%) MCSE
9 15 (2.84%) CRISC
10 13 (2.46%) DV Cleared
10 13 (2.46%) MCITP
11 12 (2.27%) A+ Certification
11 12 (2.27%) ISEB
11 12 (2.27%) VCP4
12 10 (1.89%) GIAC
13 6 (1.14%) Postgraduate
13 6 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.95%) CCNA
14 5 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (14.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (8.71%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.60%) SLA
4 18 (3.41%) QA
5 14 (2.65%) COBIT
6 7 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.14%) BS7799
8 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.76%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.76%) BS25999
9 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.38%) GMP
11 1 (0.19%) P3O
11 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.08%) vSphere
5 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.76%) Xen
8 3 (0.57%) XenApp
9 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.19%) IAG
10 1 (0.19%) UAG
10 1 (0.19%) Postfix
10 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (3.22%) SCCM
2 12 (2.27%) SCDPM
3 8 (1.52%) SCOM
4 5 (0.95%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.76%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.57%) OpenView
6 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.19%) MOM
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.11%) Oracle
3 24 (4.55%) VMware
4 20 (3.79%) HP
5 18 (3.41%) Citrix
6 15 (2.84%) IBM
6 15 (2.84%) SAP
7 10 (1.89%) Cisco
7 10 (1.89%) McAfee
8 9 (1.70%) Teradata
9 8 (1.52%) EMC
10 7 (1.33%) Cognos
11 6 (1.14%) Dell
11 6 (1.14%) Remedy
12 5 (0.95%) Greenplum
12 5 (0.95%) Symantec
12 5 (0.95%) NetApp
12 5 (0.95%) Lotus
12 5 (0.95%) Apple
12 5 (0.95%) Business Objects
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120.00 - £160.00 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120.00 - £160.00 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago