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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 48 89
Rank change year-on-year -33 +41  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 19 80 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 3.39% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 4.25% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 71 22
Median daily rate £370 £379 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.24% +6.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £330 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +1.86% +7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +377.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.97% +14.14%  

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 1469 1884 1938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 79.93% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1037 955
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -35 7 £390 +3.03% 5
Newbury +5 2 - -
Slough +2 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 2
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
6 7 (14.89%) HTML
6 7 (14.89%) Java
6 7 (14.89%) Windows
7 6 (12.77%) C#
7 6 (12.77%) CSS
7 6 (12.77%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.77%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) CSS3
7 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.77%) Coaching
7 6 (12.77%) GDPR
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.64%) Legal
8 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) SLA
9 4 (8.51%) .NET
9 4 (8.51%) ITIL

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 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) JBoss
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Essbase
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) OLTP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) gulp
1 3 (6.38%) JMeter
1 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.38%) Protractor
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
1 3 (6.38%) webpack
2 1 (2.13%) Appium
2 1 (2.13%) Calabash
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
1 10 (21.28%) Trainer
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Tester
4 5 (10.64%) IT Trainer
4 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Software Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
2 6 (12.77%) CSS
2 6 (12.77%) CSS3
2 6 (12.77%) HTML5
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.51%) RESTful
4 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) Angular 2
5 3 (6.38%) Node.js
5 3 (6.38%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.26%) Java EE
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.13%) MDX
7 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) BDD
2 6 (12.77%) Coaching
2 6 (12.77%) TDD
3 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
4 4 (8.51%) SDLC
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Defect Management
5 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) Secure Coding
5 3 (6.38%) SOLID
5 3 (6.38%) Stress Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) GDPR
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
3 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.13%) IFRS
4 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) EMC
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Informatica
3 1 (2.13%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Sony
3 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago