Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 92 84
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8 +29
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 28 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.00% 1.84% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.17% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 47
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £305 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.87% -32.22% +57.89%
10th Percentile £208 £143 £313
90th Percentile £675 £483 £598
England median daily rate £459 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £13.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.29% - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +45.16% +1.64% -7.58%

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 2,288 2,671 2,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.04% 84.69% 83.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,454 1,677 1,662
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 102 55
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.55 £8.76
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £41.95
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.46% -1.30% +6.82%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the East Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the East Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 18 September 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
Derbyshire +22 7 £308 -1.99% 2
Nottinghamshire -19 5 £675 +134.78% 4
Northamptonshire -36 5 £338 -3.57% 3
Leicestershire +6 2 - - 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 20 (71.43%) GDPR
2 8 (28.57%) Law
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Internet
3 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) Information Governance
5 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
6 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (14.29%) NHS
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
7 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing

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 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) DTS
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Law
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Head of Information
2 3 (10.71%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (10.71%) Head of Security
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Governance Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (7.14%) Information Governance Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 2 (7.14%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Security Advisor
3 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (17.86%) Information Governance
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
4 3 (10.71%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (10.71%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CISA
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) GDPR
2 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) COBIT
3 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.57%) PMO
4 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) logstash
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cadence
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP