The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
South East / Berkshire
Rank 69 87 136
Rank change year-on-year +18 +49  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 28 39 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.55% 1.58% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.97% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 3
Median daily rate £245 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.94% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £365 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +0.12% +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £12.68
% change year-on-year -47.61% +148.52%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1456 1977 2225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.40% 80.33% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1023 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 45 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Berkshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Berkshire

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Berkshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Reading +29 23 £243 -43.27% 6
Data Protection
South East

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 26 (36.11%) C#
2 24 (33.33%) Scrum
2 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.56%) MVC
4 19 (26.39%) SQL
5 18 (25.00%) .NET
5 18 (25.00%) TDD
6 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
8 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
10 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 9 (12.50%) Windows
11 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
12 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
13 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
13 7 (9.72%) Selenium
14 6 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (8.33%) Finance
14 6 (8.33%) Service Management
14 6 (8.33%) SOAP

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) Network Security
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
2 1 (1.39%) VPN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.17%) OLAP
5 3 (4.17%) OLTP
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Selenium
1 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
2 5 (6.94%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.56%) Appium
4 3 (4.17%) Calabash
4 3 (4.17%) JMeter
4 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) Tester
5 10 (13.89%) Trainer
6 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Scrum Master
9 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) IT Trainer
10 4 (5.56%) Data Architect
10 4 (5.56%) DBA
10 4 (5.56%) Mobile Tester
11 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) Software Tester
11 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
3 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (8.33%) SOAP
6 5 (6.94%) Web Services
7 4 (5.56%) CSS
7 4 (5.56%) RESTful
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.17%) CSS3
8 3 (4.17%) HTML
8 3 (4.17%) HTML5
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (2.78%) Java EE
10 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.39%) Apache CXF
10 1 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) AS400
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (33.33%) Scrum
2 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 18 (25.00%) TDD
4 13 (18.06%) BDD
5 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Coaching
8 6 (8.33%) Service Management
9 5 (6.94%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL
9 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Project Management
10 4 (5.56%) SOLID
11 3 (4.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) C#
2 19 (26.39%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.17%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.39%) CISA
4 1 (1.39%) CISM
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
1 3 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
2 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
2 1 (1.39%) Capita
2 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco
2 1 (1.39%) EMC
2 1 (1.39%) HP
2 1 (1.39%) Juniper
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) SAP
2 1 (1.39%) Sony
2 1 (1.39%) Sourcefire
2 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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