The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 64 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 11 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.30% 0.82% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.00% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £350 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £314 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £663 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +1.24% +5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.04 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.66% +18.89%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 692 702 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.70% 82.11% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1832 2119
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 46
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £12.00 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £44.00 £41.50
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 Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Bristol

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Bristol

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Bristol

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (33.33%) GDPR
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Data Deduplication
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) PMP
6 1 (8.33%) Epicor
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) SMS
6 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Data Deduplication
2 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Epicor