Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 September 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 50 104
Rank change year-on-year -16 +54 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 30 8 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.24% 1.56% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.86% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 16
10th Percentile £194 £415 £196
25th Percentile £363 £419 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £513 £469 £545
90th Percentile £573 £488 £675
England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.02 £19.80 £22.93
% change year-on-year +152.59% -13.64% +11.85%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,109 429 1,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.82% 83.79% 83.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 262 993
10th Percentile £210 £244 £232
25th Percentile £320 £311 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £407 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +8.40% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £513 £450 £500
90th Percentile £588 £525 £575
England median daily rate £513 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +6.77% +1.05% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 84
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.67 £10.61
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £11.24
Median hourly rate £14.61 £13.50 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +8.22% -5.46% -7.87%
75th Percentile £24.08 £21.39 £22.37
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.98 £46.47
England median hourly rate £24.18 £26.00 £22.91
% change year-on-year -7.02% +13.50% +14.54%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the East Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection in the East Midlands

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the East Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the East Midlands

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire -14 13 £525 +13.51% 7
Leicestershire - 13 £425 - 1
Lincolnshire -5 2 £375 - 2
Northamptonshire -10 1 £397 -6.69% 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 20 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (30.00%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Azure
5 7 (23.33%) Docker
5 7 (23.33%) Microservices
5 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) SAP
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Social Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
8 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.33%) SD-WAN
8 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 4 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (13.33%) GDPR

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (13.33%) JBoss
1 4 (13.33%) NetWeaver
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP EWM
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (23.33%) Azure
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 4 (13.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 4 (13.33%) IaaS
3 4 (13.33%) PaaS
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) AWS
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Pipelines
4 3 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 4 (13.33%) MPLS
3 4 (13.33%) PBX
3 4 (13.33%) SD-WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Skype
3 4 (13.33%) VoIP
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (13.33%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SAP HANA
3 3 (10.00%) Event Store
3 3 (10.00%) Power BI
4 2 (6.67%) Metadata
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365 Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Governance Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) SAP Basis
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) Microservices
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
4 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Due Diligence
4 4 (13.33%) High Availability
4 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CEH
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SSCP
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) COBIT
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 4 (13.33%) GDPR
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (10.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.33%) Nessus
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Software AG
5 1 (3.33%) VMware