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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 234 322 377
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +55
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 585 333 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.77% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 218 156
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £288 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £665 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £415 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 5
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.77 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +26.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £11.40 £8.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £30.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £15.77 £9.10
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +73.29%

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
46277 43014 40015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.09% 76.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30167 26709 24575
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1257 1173 1116
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +88 556 £400 -11.11% 150
London +10 182 £423 -11.05% 61
South East +109 176 £420 -6.66% 40
Berkshire +64 80 £422 -10.92% 11
Reading +50 69 £425 -5.55% 7
City of London +31 59 £425 -10.52% 20
East of England +31 46 £350 +35.26% 6
North West -15 44 £478 -1.89% 6
South West +22 40 £375 +36.36% 12
West Midlands +19 28 £300 -26.86% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 26 £425 - 2
Surrey +15 25 £394 -13.40% 5
Milton Keynes +15 24 £400 - 2
Manchester -9 22 £425 -19.04% 2
Hampshire +15 21 £450 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire -33 21 £323 -19.37% 8
Wiltshire +2 15 £400 +77.77% 2
Scotland +6 14 £350 - 1
Weybridge - 14 £395 - 1
East Midlands -3 13 £308 -31.66% 10
Essex -5 12 £325 +36.84% 2
Cambridgeshire - 12 £294 - 3
East Sussex - 12 £420 - 1
Hertfordshire +14 11 £500 -
Bristol +12 11 £375 -16.66% 3
Brighton - 11 £420 - 1
Swindon +4 10 £550 +209.85% 2
Cheshire -17 10 £451 -11.95% 3
West Yorkshire -45 10 £350 -12.50% 5
Gloucestershire +1 9 £376 - 5

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 172 (19.52%) Data Protection Act
2 170 (19.30%) Finance
3 150 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (16.57%) Microsoft
5 144 (16.35%) Information Security
6 133 (15.10%) Windows
6 133 (15.10%) Project Management
7 118 (13.39%) SQL
8 113 (12.83%) PRINCE2
8 113 (12.83%) ITIL
9 93 (10.56%) Management Information System
10 91 (10.33%) MS Excel
10 91 (10.33%) Security Cleared
11 90 (10.22%) Risk Management
12 87 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 84 (9.53%) C#
14 82 (9.31%) TDD
15 81 (9.19%) CISSP
16 78 (8.85%) .NET
16 78 (8.85%) Migration
17 69 (7.83%) Active Directory
18 67 (7.60%) VMware
19 64 (7.26%) SharePoint
19 64 (7.26%) SQL Server
19 64 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
20 63 (7.15%) Oracle
20 63 (7.15%) JavaScript
21 62 (7.04%) SC Cleared
22 61 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
23 59 (6.70%) Freedom of Information

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 64 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.48%) IBM Notes
5 13 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.36%) Lync
6 12 (1.36%) K2 blackpearl
6 12 (1.36%) CMS
7 11 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.02%) SAS
9 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.91%) Node.js
10 7 (0.79%) WordPress
10 7 (0.79%) Documentum
10 7 (0.79%) IIS
11 6 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 91 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.56%) MS Office
3 27 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.91%) MS Project
6 7 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.11%) Stata
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.68%) Magento
2 6 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.34%) Agresso
3 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Maximo
4 2 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) assyst
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MRS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.27%) Office 365
2 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.02%) SaaS
5 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.23%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.11%) Taleo
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.02%) Firewall
2 38 (4.31%) SAN
3 32 (3.63%) DNS
4 29 (3.29%) DHCP
5 21 (2.38%) LAN
5 21 (2.38%) WAN
6 18 (2.04%) LDAP
6 18 (2.04%) Internet
7 17 (1.93%) VLAN
7 17 (1.93%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.70%) NAS
9 13 (1.48%) Intranet
10 12 (1.36%) VPN
10 12 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.02%) Network Security
11 9 (1.02%) Wireless
11 9 (1.02%) Skype
12 7 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.68%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.04%) Big Data
4 18 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.36%) DB2
9 12 (1.36%) DB2 UDB
10 9 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.91%) MySQL
11 8 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.79%) QlikView
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
13 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (2.84%) Selenium
2 24 (2.72%) WebDriver
3 19 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.48%) Cucumber
7 12 (1.36%) RSpec
7 12 (1.36%) Subversion
8 10 (1.14%) SpecFlow
9 8 (0.91%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.68%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.68%) JIRA
11 5 (0.57%) Appium
12 3 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.23%) CasperJS
13 2 (0.23%) Calabash
13 2 (0.23%) Grunt
13 2 (0.23%) Yeoman
General
1 170 (19.30%) Finance
2 50 (5.68%) Legal
3 48 (5.45%) Banking
4 25 (2.84%) Retail
5 17 (1.93%) Law
6 14 (1.59%) Local Government
7 13 (1.48%) Marketing
8 9 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.91%) Publishing
10 4 (0.45%) Advertising
10 4 (0.45%) Automotive
11 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) International Banking
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 197 (22.36%) Analyst
2 124 (14.07%) Developer
3 97 (11.01%) Consultant
4 80 (9.08%) Project Manager
5 78 (8.85%) Architect
6 66 (7.49%) Business Analyst
7 46 (5.22%) Security Consultant
8 45 (5.11%) Security Analyst
9 30 (3.41%) Tester
9 30 (3.41%) Test Analyst
10 28 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
12 26 (2.95%) Senior Manager
12 26 (2.95%) Information Security Consultant
13 25 (2.84%) Security Manager
13 25 (2.84%) Support Engineer
14 24 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
15 23 (2.61%) Information Analyst
16 20 (2.27%) Administrator
16 20 (2.27%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (8.85%) .NET
2 53 (6.02%) HTML
3 38 (4.31%) CSS
4 34 (3.86%) Web Services
5 33 (3.75%) XML
6 31 (3.52%) HTML5
7 28 (3.18%) SOAP
8 26 (2.95%) CSS3
9 24 (2.72%) AngularJS
10 20 (2.27%) jQuery
11 17 (1.93%) Entity Framework
12 15 (1.70%) WCF
12 15 (1.70%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (1.70%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.48%) ASP.NET
14 9 (1.02%) Backbone.js
15 7 (0.79%) React
15 7 (0.79%) Sass
15 7 (0.79%) RESTful
16 6 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 172 (19.52%) Data Protection Act
2 93 (10.56%) Management Information System
3 64 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (6.70%) Freedom of Information
5 34 (3.86%) NHS
6 28 (3.18%) Freedom of Information Act
7 26 (2.95%) User Experience
8 21 (2.38%) PKI
9 17 (1.93%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.82%) Cryptography
11 14 (1.59%) Data Integration
12 13 (1.48%) Biometrics
13 12 (1.36%) Clustering
13 12 (1.36%) CESG
13 12 (1.36%) Statistics
14 11 (1.25%) Replication
14 11 (1.25%) Data Centre
15 10 (1.14%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.02%) EMC VNX
16 9 (1.02%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 133 (15.10%) Windows
2 53 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (4.54%) Linux
4 35 (3.97%) Windows 7
5 33 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.72%) UNIX
7 24 (2.72%) Android
8 19 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 19 (2.16%) Windows 8
8 19 (2.16%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.68%) Solaris
10 6 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.45%) AIX
11 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.34%) CentOS
12 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (16.35%) Information Security
3 133 (15.10%) Project Management
4 113 (12.83%) ITIL
4 113 (12.83%) PRINCE2
5 90 (10.22%) Risk Management
6 82 (9.31%) TDD
7 78 (8.85%) Migration
8 61 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (6.02%) BDD
10 52 (5.90%) Scrum
11 44 (4.99%) SDLC
12 43 (4.88%) Business Analysis
13 41 (4.65%) Information Management
14 40 (4.54%) Security Architecture
15 38 (4.31%) Programme Management
15 38 (4.31%) Security Management
15 38 (4.31%) CRM
16 35 (3.97%) Change Management
17 33 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (13.39%) SQL
2 84 (9.53%) C#
3 63 (7.15%) JavaScript
4 47 (5.33%) Java
5 26 (2.95%) PowerShell
6 24 (2.72%) PHP
7 21 (2.38%) Ruby
8 17 (1.93%) C
9 14 (1.59%) VB
10 11 (1.25%) Python
11 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.14%) C++
12 8 (0.91%) Perl
13 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.45%) VBA
16 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.34%) VBScript
16 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 81 (9.19%) CISSP
3 62 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 50 (5.68%) CISM
4 50 (5.68%) Degree
5 28 (3.18%) CISA
6 24 (2.72%) ISEB
6 24 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (2.16%) PMI Certification
7 19 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.70%) PMP
10 12 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (1.36%) CCNP
11 11 (1.25%) CCNA
11 11 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.25%) APMP
12 10 (1.14%) MCSE
13 9 (1.02%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 30 (3.41%) SLA
4 28 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (2.84%) QA
6 18 (2.04%) COBIT
7 8 (0.91%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.68%) GMP
9 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.45%) GCP
10 4 (0.45%) GLP
10 4 (0.45%) Basel II
10 4 (0.45%) BS25999
11 3 (0.34%) P3O
12 2 (0.23%) COSO
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 69 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 45 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.02%) Xen
7 7 (0.79%) NFS
7 7 (0.79%) DFS Replication
8 6 (0.68%) XenApp
8 6 (0.68%) SRDF
8 6 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.34%) vSphere
11 2 (0.23%) Snort
12 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (4.20%) SCCM
2 21 (2.38%) SCOM
3 12 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (1.14%) WSUS
5 9 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (0.91%) SCDPM
6 8 (0.91%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.79%) SCSM
8 6 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
8 6 (0.68%) SnapMirror
8 6 (0.68%) SnapVault
8 6 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.34%) Foglight
10 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.34%) Puppet
11 2 (0.23%) Nessus
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 146 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.60%) VMware
3 63 (7.15%) Oracle
4 38 (4.31%) Cisco
4 38 (4.31%) HP
5 36 (4.09%) SAP
6 29 (3.29%) Symantec
7 23 (2.61%) Citrix
8 21 (2.38%) EMC
9 20 (2.27%) Dell
10 18 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 17 (1.93%) IBM
12 16 (1.82%) ArcSight
13 13 (1.48%) Lotus
14 11 (1.25%) NetApp
14 11 (1.25%) Teradata
15 9 (1.02%) McAfee
16 8 (0.91%) Vertica
17 7 (0.79%) Sophos
17 7 (0.79%) Google
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £90 - £140 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £342.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per annum + Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ongar, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Witham, Essex
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £36,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £60000 per annum + Upto 10% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago