Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 51 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.32% 1.63% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.95% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £328 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.22% -9.66% -
10th Percentile £408 £213 £300
90th Percentile £572 £488 £443
East of England median daily rate £401 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.55% +10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.61% +41.09% -47.43%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 573 512 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.02% 83.39% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 326 372
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
10th Percentile £269 £211 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 39
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.70
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.70
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 5 £450 - 1
Luton -5 2 £544 - 1
Data Protection
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) GDPR
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow Management
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 3 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Google App Engine
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) VocaLink
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) vCloud
5 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Google App Engine
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Compliance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) GDPR
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vCloud
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) VocaLink
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft