Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 85 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +92
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 107 83 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.61% 2.06% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.51% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 69 97
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £350 £320
90th Percentile £511 £483 £575
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -5.56%
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 £16.50
% change year-on-year +54.27% -9.09% +6.45%

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 3,400 3,309 3,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 82.99% 81.97% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,784 1,747 2,112
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 119 168
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -32.74% +29.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 January 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 January 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 -3 43 £381 -7.58%
Maidenhead +4 11 - - 2
Bracknell +4 9 £700 - 1
Slough - 5 £450 - 1
Newbury -10 4 £490 +3.16% 5
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 44 (41.12%) GDPR
2 31 (28.97%) Information Security
3 27 (25.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (20.56%) Data Protection Act
6 19 (17.76%) Data Management
6 19 (17.76%) Business Analysis
6 19 (17.76%) Business Process Mapping
7 18 (16.82%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (15.89%) Legal
9 16 (14.95%) GAP Analysis
9 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.08%) SQL
10 14 (13.08%) COBIT
10 14 (13.08%) PCI DSS
11 13 (12.15%) Data Mapping
11 13 (12.15%) CISSP
11 13 (12.15%) CISM
11 13 (12.15%) CESG
11 13 (12.15%) Service Design
12 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
12 12 (11.21%) Requirements Engineering
13 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (10.28%) Time Management
14 10 (9.35%) Statistics
14 10 (9.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 10 (9.35%) Intranet
14 10 (9.35%) Data Modelling
15 9 (8.41%) People Management
16 8 (7.48%) 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 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) CICS
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Intranet
2 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 3 (2.80%) Network Security
4 2 (1.87%) FCoE
4 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) DB2
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.87%) Adabas
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.87%) HBase
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) JMeter
2 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.89%) Legal
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Finance
4 4 (3.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Consultant
2 21 (19.63%) Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Designer
5 11 (10.28%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Trainer
8 6 (5.61%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Data Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Data Protection Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Data Protection Officer
9 5 (4.67%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Data Modeller
9 5 (4.67%) IT Trainer
9 5 (4.67%) Security Specialist
10 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) GDPR Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) HTML
1 2 (1.87%) RESTful
1 2 (1.87%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.93%) HTML5
2 1 (0.93%) jQuery
2 1 (0.93%) Kendo UI
2 1 (0.93%) OpenID
2 1 (0.93%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.56%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (12.15%) CESG
4 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.74%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.87%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Linux
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
1 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
1 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Information Security
2 19 (17.76%) Business Analysis
2 19 (17.76%) Business Process Mapping
2 19 (17.76%) Data Management
3 18 (16.82%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (14.95%) GAP Analysis
4 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.15%) Data Mapping
5 13 (12.15%) Service Design
6 12 (11.21%) Requirements Engineering
7 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (10.28%) Time Management
8 10 (9.35%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.35%) Statistics
9 9 (8.41%) People Management
10 8 (7.48%) Information Management
11 7 (6.54%) Data Architecture
12 6 (5.61%) Analytics
12 6 (5.61%) ETL
12 6 (5.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) COBOL
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) JCL
4 1 (0.93%) NATURAL
4 1 (0.93%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) CISM
1 13 (12.15%) CISSP
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.87%) CISA
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) IISP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.12%) GDPR
2 27 (25.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (13.08%) COBIT
3 14 (13.08%) PCI DSS
4 10 (9.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (5.61%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.93%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (1.87%) HDFS
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (2.80%) SCCM
1 3 (2.80%) SCOM
1 3 (2.80%) WSUS
2 2 (1.87%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (4.67%) IBM
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) Cisco
3 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
3 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.87%) CyberArk
3 2 (1.87%) EMC
3 2 (1.87%) Google
3 2 (1.87%) HP
3 2 (1.87%) NetApp
3 2 (1.87%) Splunk
3 2 (1.87%) VMware
4 1 (0.93%) Juniper
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle