Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 79 76
Rank change year-on-year -34 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 54 87 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.37% 2.17% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.57% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 96
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% -4.76%
10th Percentile £374 £245 £320
90th Percentile £575 £494 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £416 £411
% change year-on-year +8.30% +1.03% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £52.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +223.08% +6.56%
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £23.14 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +54.27% -9.09%

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 3,328 3,383 3,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.55% 84.51% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,646 1,719 2,011
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £261 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 113 145
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -8.57% -32.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.34 £11.60
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.35 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Slough +8 22 £513 +13.89% 2
Reading -18 21 £500 +29.03% 3
Bracknell 0 4 - -
Newbury -9 2 - - 3
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 19 (35.19%) Firewall
3 18 (33.33%) Internet
3 18 (33.33%) Legal
4 17 (31.48%) Python
4 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (29.63%) Open Source
6 15 (27.78%) ETL
6 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 15 (27.78%) SSH
6 15 (27.78%) Web Development
6 15 (27.78%) Apache Hive
6 15 (27.78%) Big Data
6 15 (27.78%) Big Data Analytics
6 15 (27.78%) Data Analytics
6 15 (27.78%) Analytics
6 15 (27.78%) Hadoop
6 15 (27.78%) Network Architecture
6 15 (27.78%) Apache Spark
6 15 (27.78%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (27.78%) Spark Streaming
6 15 (27.78%) Flink
6 15 (27.78%) Data Ingestion
7 11 (20.37%) GDPR
7 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 8 (14.81%) Information Security
9 8 (14.81%) Data Protection Act

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 15 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP GRC
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.70%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 4 (7.41%) IaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.85%) Datadog
5 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Firewall
2 18 (33.33%) Internet
3 15 (27.78%) SSH
3 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) NAS
4 2 (3.70%) SMS
5 1 (1.85%) Intranet
5 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Apache Hive
1 15 (27.78%) Big Data
1 15 (27.78%) Flink
1 15 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) jMock
2 1 (1.85%) JUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Mockito
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (33.33%) Legal
2 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Analytics Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Big Data Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) SAP GRC Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) SAP Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.85%) CGI
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) JSP
2 1 (1.85%) PowerMock
2 1 (1.85%) RESTful
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) NHS
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.85%) Blog
7 1 (1.85%) CESG
7 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Open Source
2 15 (27.78%) Analytics
2 15 (27.78%) Big Data Analytics
2 15 (27.78%) Data Analytics
2 15 (27.78%) Data Ingestion
2 15 (27.78%) ETL
2 15 (27.78%) Kalman Filter
2 15 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 15 (27.78%) Web Development
3 8 (14.81%) Information Security
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Deep Learning
6 4 (7.41%) Machine Learning
6 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) SAP Security
7 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) Python
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) C
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) CISM
3 3 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) GDPR
2 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.70%) Def Stans
4 2 (3.70%) DO-178B
4 2 (3.70%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (3.70%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.85%) COBIT
5 1 (1.85%) PMO
5 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.70%) vRealize
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Packer
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Juniper
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe
4 2 (3.70%) Aprimo
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Sandvine
4 2 (3.70%) Tekelec
4 2 (3.70%) Teradata
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) MKS
5 1 (1.85%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.85%) New Relic
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk