Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 86 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +88
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 111 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.74% 2.07% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.54% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 76 104
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £344 £320
90th Percentile £495 £471 £563
South East median daily rate £415 £413 £424
% change year-on-year +0.61% -2.60% -5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +23.81%
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +54.27% -4.90% +1.76%

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 3385 3459 3940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.62% 81.25% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1866 2176
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £541
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 131 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.20 £48.75 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 19 November 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 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 19 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
Reading -6 45 £400 -3.03%
Bracknell +7 7 £438 -
Maidenhead -4 7 - -
Slough +12 6 £450 -
Newbury +4 6 £490 +26.45%
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 43 (38.74%) GDPR
2 24 (21.62%) Information Security
3 22 (19.82%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (18.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (15.32%) Business Process Mapping
5 17 (15.32%) Business Analysis
5 17 (15.32%) Data Modelling
6 16 (14.41%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (13.51%) Management Information System
7 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (13.51%) Service Design
8 13 (11.71%) Legal
8 13 (11.71%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (11.71%) Data Management
9 11 (9.91%) SQL
9 11 (9.91%) Analytics
9 11 (9.91%) Data Architecture
10 10 (9.01%) PCI DSS
10 10 (9.01%) Data Mapping
10 10 (9.01%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
11 9 (8.11%) CISM
11 9 (8.11%) CESG
11 9 (8.11%) Migration
11 9 (8.11%) CISSP
11 9 (8.11%) COBIT
12 8 (7.21%) Monetization
12 8 (7.21%) Data Quality
12 8 (7.21%) SQL Server

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 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) CICS
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) SAS
3 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.80%) FCoE
2 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
2 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.80%) Adabas
3 2 (1.80%) HBase
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.90%) OLAP
4 1 (0.90%) OLTP
4 1 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.70%) JMeter
1 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.80%) gulp
2 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.80%) Protractor
2 2 (1.80%) Subversion
2 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.80%) webpack
3 1 (0.90%) RSpec
3 1 (0.90%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.90%) TextMate
General
1 13 (11.71%) Legal
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Military
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Analyst
2 20 (18.02%) Consultant
3 14 (12.61%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Architect
4 13 (11.71%) Designer
5 12 (10.81%) Data Architect
6 10 (9.01%) Developer
7 9 (8.11%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Trainer
9 6 (5.41%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Data Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Data Modeller
10 5 (4.50%) IT Trainer
10 5 (4.50%) Security Specialist
11 4 (3.60%) Data Protection Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) Data Protection Officer
11 4 (3.60%) GDPR Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) GDPR Project Manager
12 3 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) HTML
2 4 (3.60%) CSS
2 4 (3.60%) OpenID
3 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.70%) HTML5
3 3 (2.70%) REST
3 3 (2.70%) RESTful
3 3 (2.70%) SOAP
3 3 (2.70%) Web Services
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) Angular 2
4 2 (1.80%) CSS3
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
4 2 (1.80%) Kendo UI
4 2 (1.80%) Node.js
4 2 (1.80%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.80%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.90%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Data Protection Act
2 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.11%) CESG
5 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.80%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Linux
1 3 (2.70%) Windows
1 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.90%) Unix
2 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Information Security
2 17 (15.32%) Business Analysis
2 17 (15.32%) Business Process Mapping
2 17 (15.32%) Data Modelling
3 16 (14.41%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (13.51%) Service Design
4 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.71%) Data Management
5 13 (11.71%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (9.91%) Analytics
6 11 (9.91%) Data Architecture
7 10 (9.01%) Data Mapping
7 10 (9.01%) Requirements Engineering
8 9 (8.11%) Migration
9 8 (7.21%) Monetization
10 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.31%) ETL
10 7 (6.31%) Information Management
10 7 (6.31%) Statistics
10 7 (6.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.70%) Java
4 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.80%) C#
5 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.90%) COBOL
6 1 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.90%) JCL
6 1 (0.90%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.90%) Ruby
6 1 (0.90%) Scala
6 1 (0.90%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) CISM
1 9 (8.11%) CISSP
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) Degree
5 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.80%) CISA
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.90%) IISP
6 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (38.74%) GDPR
2 20 (18.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.01%) PCI DSS
4 9 (8.11%) COBIT
5 8 (7.21%) Data Quality
6 7 (6.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (2.70%) PMBOK
7 3 (2.70%) SLA
8 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (1.80%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (1.80%) HDFS
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (2.70%) SCCM
1 3 (2.70%) SCOM
1 3 (2.70%) WSUS
2 2 (1.80%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) IBM
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) 3PAR
4 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.80%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.80%) EMC
4 2 (1.80%) Google
4 2 (1.80%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) NetApp
4 2 (1.80%) SAP
4 2 (1.80%) Splunk
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Juniper
5 1 (0.90%) Tableau