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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 25 June 2022 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 59 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +45
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 35 18 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.58% 1.70% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.06% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
10th Percentile £151 £363 £330
25th Percentile £197 £391 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £475 £451
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.26% -8.61%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £500
90th Percentile £753 £600 £568
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
10th Percentile £16.60 - -
25th Percentile - £20.50 £13.63
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £14.17
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +48.20% -7.66%
75th Percentile £24.59 £21.50 £14.72
90th Percentile £31.81 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £18.36
% change year-on-year -22.41% +58.00% -19.95%

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 1,081 873 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.60% 82.67% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 575 407
10th Percentile £213 £189 £227
25th Percentile £350 £305 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £488 £489
90th Percentile £619 £597 £582
England median daily rate £550 £500 £477
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.73% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 44 32
10th Percentile £11.70 £9.08 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.10 £9.89 £11.40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.43 £13.59
Median % change year-on-year +39.34% +13.58% -4.87%
75th Percentile £34.31 £28.15 £22.33
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.23 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +8.11% -2.17%

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 25 June 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Protection in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire +1 11 £203 -
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £463 -
Leicestershire -8 6 £216 -54.53% 1
Lincolnshire -3 1 £750 +100.00%
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 22 (62.86%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Data Security
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Public Sector
6 5 (14.29%) Agile
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.29%) Azure
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) NHS
8 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
8 3 (8.57%) Java
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Finance
8 3 (8.57%) AWS
8 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Accessibility
8 3 (8.57%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (8.57%) Client Onboarding
8 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.57%) CI/CD
8 3 (8.57%) Business Case
9 2 (5.71%) SDLC
9 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
9 2 (5.71%) PaaS

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Azure
2 3 (8.57%) AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.86%) GCP
4 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Tableau
General
1 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Aviation
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Trainer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Trainer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) iOS SDK
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XMPP
2 1 (2.86%) XSD
2 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Data Security
2 5 (14.29%) Agile
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Case
4 3 (8.57%) CI/CD
4 3 (8.57%) Client Onboarding
4 3 (8.57%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Behavioural Change
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
2 1 (2.86%) VxRail
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Dell
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle