Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 February 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 West > Devon
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 51 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.05% 0.95% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.13% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Devon median daily rate £535 £170 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +214.71% -35.24% -50.00%
10th Percentile £335 £135 £244
90th Percentile £600 £193 £281
South West median daily rate £425 £366 £330
% change year-on-year +16.04% +10.98% -24.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.66% - -

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 457 443 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 85.10% 84.54% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 286 351
Devon median daily rate £413 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.13% +0.80% +0.67%
10th Percentile £260 £191 £263
90th Percentile £571 £538 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 13
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £19.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.87% -45.89% +8.96%
10th Percentile £12.04 £10.55 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.90 £41.35 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% -6.25% +33.33%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Devon

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Devon

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Devon over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Devon

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Plymouth +16 7 £575 +325.93%
Exeter 0 2 £394 +112.84% 1
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Data Protection
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Devon region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (63.64%) Freedom of Information Act
3 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 1 (9.09%) Office 365
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Clusterpoint
8 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Data Security
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Clusterpoint
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Administrator
1 7 (63.64%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (54.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) HR Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (63.64%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Solaris
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR