Period
to 18 January 2022

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 January 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 62 105
Rank change year-on-year +14 +43 +25
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 56 7 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.68% 0.89% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 1.10% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 2 9
10th Percentile £155 £414 £135
25th Percentile £170 £416 £256
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £438 £434 £488
90th Percentile £557 £436 £499
England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -

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 1,258 637 1,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.60% 81.25% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 393 772
10th Percentile £213 £220 £238
25th Percentile £345 £320 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%
75th Percentile £515 £476 £488
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 27 86
10th Percentile £8.94 £9.31 £10.79
25th Percentile £9.75 £11.07 £11.61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% -1.23% +8.87%
75th Percentile £20.00 £37.04 £21.88
90th Percentile £36.60 £47.50 £46.45
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.79 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +27.57% -3.49%

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 18 January 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
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 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -13 19 £425 - 2
Leicestershire - 18 £289 - 1
Derbyshire - 9 £181 - 6
Northamptonshire -11 4 £586 +37.83% 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 39 (69.64%) Data Protection Act
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Azure
3 18 (32.14%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (28.57%) ITIL
5 15 (26.79%) Firewall
5 15 (26.79%) Migration
6 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (25.00%) Citrix
7 13 (23.21%) SQL
7 13 (23.21%) Linux
7 13 (23.21%) Social Skills
8 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 12 (21.43%) PaaS
9 11 (19.64%) SaaS
9 11 (19.64%) IaaS
9 11 (19.64%) Microservices
9 11 (19.64%) GDPR
9 11 (19.64%) Cisco
9 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 10 (17.86%) SAP
10 10 (17.86%) WAN
10 10 (17.86%) DHCP
10 10 (17.86%) VPN
10 10 (17.86%) DNS
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) Identity Management
10 10 (17.86%) Wireless

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 9 (16.07%) JBoss
1 9 (16.07%) NetWeaver
1 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 1 (1.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Azure
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (21.43%) PaaS
3 11 (19.64%) IaaS
3 11 (19.64%) SaaS
4 9 (16.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 9 (16.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (8.93%) Power Platform
6 3 (5.36%) AWS
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) DHCP
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) VPN
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
2 10 (17.86%) Wireless
3 9 (16.07%) MPLS
3 9 (16.07%) PBX
3 9 (16.07%) SD-WAN
3 9 (16.07%) Skype
3 9 (16.07%) VoIP
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (16.07%) DB2
2 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) SAP HANA
3 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.93%) Power BI
4 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.57%) QlikView
5 1 (1.79%) Metadata
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Postman
1 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (23.21%) Social Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Police
6 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Architect
2 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Designer
3 8 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.50%) IT Architect
4 7 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) IT Support
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Middleware
1 9 (16.07%) SAP Basis
2 4 (7.14%) XMPP
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (3.57%) OAuth
3 2 (3.57%) OpenID
3 2 (3.57%) YAML
4 1 (1.79%) ARM Templates
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (69.64%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (17.86%) PKI
3 9 (16.07%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.07%) AIX
4 9 (16.07%) Unix
5 8 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) ITIL
3 15 (26.79%) Migration
4 11 (19.64%) Microservices
5 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
5 10 (17.86%) Identity Management
6 9 (16.07%) Business Continuity
6 9 (16.07%) Decision-Making
6 9 (16.07%) DevOps
6 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (16.07%) Due Diligence
6 9 (16.07%) High Availability
6 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (16.07%) Remediation Plan
6 9 (16.07%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) Service Management
6 9 (16.07%) Storage Management
6 9 (16.07%) TOGAF
7 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Bash
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) CISSP
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.57%) CCSP
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (1.79%) CEH
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SSCP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) GDPR
2 9 (16.07%) COBIT
2 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
4 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) Docker
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 9 (16.07%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.71%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) CASB
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.79%) Nessus
5 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Citrix
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) Oracle
4 10 (17.86%) SAP
5 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.07%) Software AG
6 2 (3.57%) Avaya
6 2 (3.57%) Genesys
6 2 (3.57%) Mitel
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Databricks
7 1 (1.79%) Nintex
7 1 (1.79%) Sparx