The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Protection
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.84% 0.93% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £401 £368
% change year-on-year +2.18% +9.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.75 £15.77
% change year-on-year -18.37% +18.89%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 326 261 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.81% 80.56% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 178 219
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.44% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.78 £50.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Data Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Luton -6 1 £475 -5.00% 3
Data Protection
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (100.00%) GDPR
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Data Security
6 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
6 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) GDPR
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) FireEye
1 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
1 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
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