Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 92 74
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 +75
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 56 67 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.41% 1.76% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.14% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 99
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £310 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.13% -18.64% +4.38%
10th Percentile £331 £202 £317
90th Percentile £625 £454 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £414 £403
% change year-on-year +8.76% +2.80% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - £52.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +388.37% -17.31%
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.97% -5.71% -10.83%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,389 3,127 3,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.52% 82.14% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,718 1,498 2,124
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +7.38%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 131 124
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.72 £10.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.50 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.23% -16.21% +10.21%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Reading -25 23 £425 +57.41% 3
Bracknell +7 9 £650 -
Slough -5 3 £375 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £510 -
Newbury -14 2 - -
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 31 (55.36%) GDPR
2 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 13 (23.21%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (17.86%) Marketing
4 10 (17.86%) Information Security
4 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 8 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (12.50%) Data Privacy
7 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud
7 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Windows
8 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 4 (7.14%) IaaS
9 4 (7.14%) Office 365
9 4 (7.14%) Clustering
9 4 (7.14%) Finance

Data Protection
Co-occurring 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (3.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) IaaS
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (3.57%) SMS
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 10 (17.86%) Marketing
3 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (7.14%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Data Protection Officer
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Leader
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) Clustering
5 3 (5.36%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (3.57%) Social Media
7 1 (1.79%) Blog
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) PMI
7 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Information Security
2 8 (14.29%) Migration
3 7 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 7 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.14%) Content Management
6 4 (7.14%) Data Mapping
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Creative Marketing
7 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Decision-Making
7 3 (5.36%) Global Marketing
7 3 (5.36%) Information Management
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Active Listening
8 2 (3.57%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
3 2 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) ISEB
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) CISA
2 2 (3.57%) CISM
2 2 (3.57%) CISSP
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (55.36%) GDPR
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 31000
4 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe
3 2 (3.57%) Aprimo
3 2 (3.57%) Tableau
3 2 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper
4 1 (1.79%) Nokia
4 1 (1.79%) Sandvine
4 1 (1.79%) Tekelec