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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK
Rank 268 257 369
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +112
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 388 457 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.90% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.10% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 323 135
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £15.38 £46.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.57% +191.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.33 £14.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £54.05 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-67.97% +191.69%

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
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -4 376 £413 +3.12% 120
London +5 129 £494 +23.43% 36
South East +18 83 £413 -2.94% 33
Berkshire +7 44 £413 -4.06% 12
North West -14 39 £360 -7.09% 8
East of England +12 33 £388 -8.82% 8
Reading +22 30 £413 -0.60% 10
South West +19 26 £383 +19.53% 13
City of London -28 20 £525 +31.25% 8
East Midlands +5 19 £198 -40.15% 3
Hampshire +11 18 £475 +5.55% 4
North East -2 18 £370 +9.62%
West Midlands -11 18 £425 +3.03% 11
Cheshire +31 15 £296 -24.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 15 £150 - 1
Northampton - 14 £150 -
Manchester -7 13 £500 +48.14% 6
Wiltshire +5 12 £403 +18.38% 5
Hertfordshire +3 11 £494 +3.94% 5
Surrey +23 9 £396 - 2
Durham +14 9 £363 +31.81%
Swindon +2 9 £403 +18.38% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 9 £370 -8.92%
Tyne and Wear -15 9 £370 -8.92%
Essex +4 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire -36 8 £375 -3.22% 8
West Yorkshire -6 7 £375 -22.27% 4
Leeds -7 7 £375 -25.00% 4
Southampton - 7 £350 -
Scotland +15 6 £265 -29.33% 6

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 202 (22.82%) Finance
2 166 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (17.74%) Data Protection Act
4 136 (15.37%) Information Security
5 130 (14.69%) ITIL
6 122 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 121 (13.67%) Microsoft
8 112 (12.66%) SQL
9 109 (12.32%) C#
10 105 (11.86%) .NET
11 100 (11.30%) Legal
12 98 (11.07%) Windows
13 97 (10.96%) Project Management
14 96 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 86 (9.72%) JavaScript
15 86 (9.72%) Risk Management
16 81 (9.15%) SQL Server
17 79 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 77 (8.70%) Degree
19 75 (8.47%) CISSP
20 73 (8.25%) MVC
21 70 (7.91%) Security Cleared
22 69 (7.80%) Oracle
23 66 (7.46%) PRINCE2
24 65 (7.34%) Banking
25 64 (7.23%) MS Excel
25 64 (7.23%) CISM
26 63 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
27 60 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
28 57 (6.44%) Active Directory

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 45 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.60%) CMS
3 21 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.92%) IIS
5 13 (1.47%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.13%) WordPress
7 9 (1.02%) Apache
7 9 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.90%) Joomla!
8 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.45%) Liferay
13 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.34%) nginx
13 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.39%) MS Office
3 15 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.13%) MS Project
6 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.68%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.26%) Office 365
4 14 (1.58%) Yammer
5 10 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.79%) IaaS
7 5 (0.56%) PaaS
7 5 (0.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.86%) Firewall
2 29 (3.28%) Network Security
3 23 (2.60%) WAN
4 20 (2.26%) DNS
4 20 (2.26%) LAN
5 18 (2.03%) SAN
6 17 (1.92%) Internet
7 16 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.58%) SSL
9 11 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (1.13%) DHCP
10 10 (1.13%) Unified Communications
10 10 (1.13%) Wireless
11 8 (0.90%) Intranet
11 8 (0.90%) MPLS
12 7 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.68%) IPsec
13 6 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (2.03%) Big Data
3 18 (2.03%) MySQL
3 18 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.79%) DB2
9 7 (0.79%) SAP HANA
9 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.68%) OLAP
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.81%) Selenium
4 12 (1.36%) JUnit
4 12 (1.36%) Subversion
5 11 (1.24%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.02%) NUnit
7 9 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.90%) JIRA
9 7 (0.79%) JMeter
9 7 (0.79%) Maven
10 5 (0.56%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.56%) Gradle
10 5 (0.56%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.45%) JProfiler
11 4 (0.45%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 202 (22.82%) Finance
2 100 (11.30%) Legal
3 65 (7.34%) Banking
4 49 (5.54%) Retail
5 38 (4.29%) Marketing
6 31 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.15%) Law
8 9 (1.02%) French Language
8 9 (1.02%) Publishing
9 8 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.79%) Billing
10 7 (0.79%) Local Government
11 4 (0.45%) Back Office
11 4 (0.45%) Games
11 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) German Language
13 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 163 (18.42%) Developer
2 160 (18.08%) Analyst
3 90 (10.17%) Architect
4 61 (6.89%) Business Analyst
5 52 (5.88%) Consultant
6 46 (5.20%) Project Manager
7 43 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 33 (3.73%) Security Analyst
9 32 (3.62%) .NET Developer
10 26 (2.94%) Information Manager
10 26 (2.94%) Security Architect
10 26 (2.94%) Security Consultant
11 24 (2.71%) Tester
12 23 (2.60%) Java Developer
13 22 (2.49%) Designer
14 21 (2.37%) Network Engineer
14 21 (2.37%) Support Engineer
15 20 (2.26%) Administrator
15 20 (2.26%) Security Manager
15 20 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (11.86%) .NET
2 55 (6.21%) HTML
3 50 (5.65%) Web Services
4 49 (5.54%) AngularJS
5 48 (5.42%) ASP.NET
6 44 (4.97%) CSS
7 37 (4.18%) jQuery
8 31 (3.50%) XML
9 24 (2.71%) .NET Framework
9 24 (2.71%) HTML5
9 24 (2.71%) WCF
10 22 (2.49%) Entity Framework
10 22 (2.49%) SOAP
11 19 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (2.03%) CSS3
13 17 (1.92%) JSON
14 16 (1.81%) REST
15 15 (1.69%) React
16 14 (1.58%) Node.js
17 12 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 157 (17.74%) Data Protection Act
2 122 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 60 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.73%) Freedom of Information
5 25 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.60%) Freedom of Information Act
6 23 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.60%) NHS
7 15 (1.69%) CESG
8 14 (1.58%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.47%) Statistics
9 13 (1.47%) User Experience
10 12 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.13%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.02%) e-Learning
13 8 (0.90%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.90%) Linked Data
13 8 (0.90%) PMI
13 8 (0.90%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.07%) Windows
2 51 (5.76%) Linux
3 30 (3.39%) Unix
4 27 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.81%) Android
7 14 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.24%) AIX
9 11 (1.24%) Solaris
10 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.79%) CentOS
12 7 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.79%) SUSE
13 5 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (15.37%) Information Security
3 130 (14.69%) ITIL
4 97 (10.96%) Project Management
5 96 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (9.72%) Risk Management
7 73 (8.25%) MVC
8 66 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 63 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
10 56 (6.33%) Migration
11 55 (6.21%) Scrum
11 55 (6.21%) TDD
12 49 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (5.20%) Data Privacy
14 44 (4.97%) Information Assurance
14 44 (4.97%) Service Delivery
15 41 (4.63%) CRM
16 40 (4.52%) Security Management
16 40 (4.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 112 (12.66%) SQL
2 109 (12.32%) C#
3 86 (9.72%) JavaScript
4 50 (5.65%) Java
5 24 (2.71%) PHP
6 18 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.81%) Python
7 16 (1.81%) Ruby
8 15 (1.69%) C
9 13 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.47%) Perl
10 11 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.90%) C++
11 8 (0.90%) Korn
11 8 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.79%) VB
13 6 (0.68%) ABAP
14 4 (0.45%) Go
14 4 (0.45%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (8.70%) Degree
2 75 (8.47%) CISSP
3 70 (7.91%) Security Cleared
4 64 (7.23%) CISM
5 56 (6.33%) SC Cleared
6 43 (4.86%) CISA
7 30 (3.39%) ISEB
8 23 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.36%) CCNP
11 12 (1.36%) CRISC
12 11 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (1.24%) CCNA
13 10 (1.13%) NVQ Level 3
14 9 (1.02%) ISTQB
14 9 (1.02%) MCSE
15 8 (0.90%) CCSP
15 8 (0.90%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (4.97%) GDPR
3 43 (4.86%) PCI DSS
4 31 (3.50%) QA
5 24 (2.71%) Data Quality
6 23 (2.60%) SLA
7 20 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 10 (1.13%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (0.79%) RMADS
11 6 (0.68%) COBIT
12 4 (0.45%) Basel II
13 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.23%) GPG13
14 2 (0.23%) SDET
15 1 (0.11%) HL7
15 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 57 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.81%) vSphere
4 12 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.13%) Docker
7 8 (0.90%) BitLocker
8 7 (0.79%) Firmware
8 7 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.56%) Snort
10 3 (0.34%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.34%) XenApp
11 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.11%) Postfix
12 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (2.03%) Puppet
2 15 (1.69%) Ansible
3 14 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (1.13%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.79%) SCOM
7 4 (0.45%) SCCM
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 2 (0.23%) Salt
9 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) Marathon
10 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 121 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.80%) Oracle
3 44 (4.97%) Cisco
4 39 (4.41%) VMware
5 33 (3.73%) SAP
6 25 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.58%) EMC
7 14 (1.58%) HP
8 13 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 13 (1.47%) Citrix
9 12 (1.36%) IBM
10 11 (1.24%) Symantec
11 10 (1.13%) NetApp
11 10 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.02%) Juniper
13 8 (0.90%) F5
13 8 (0.90%) Palo Alto
13 8 (0.90%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.90%) Tableau
14 7 (0.79%) Brocade
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £90.00 - £100 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago