Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 17 November 2017 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 114 129
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 +58
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 60 76 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 1.56% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.91% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 47
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £224 £291 £257
90th Percentile £598 £545 £508
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £46.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.70% +191.69% -47.43%
England median hourly rate £17.44 £15.03 £15.78
% change year-on-year +16.06% -4.75% +0.03%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4252 3972 4697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.55% 81.46% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2299 2751
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £234
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 316 398
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.23 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +24.90% +3.91%
10th Percentile £11.56 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the East of England

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the East of England

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the East of England

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the East of England

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -6 20 £300 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -10 13 £340 -26.49% 1
Suffolk +5 10 £325 -27.78%
Bedfordshire -8 9 £463 +41.22% 1
Norfolk +2 4 £425 +41.67% 2
Essex -28 3 £550 +46.67%
East Anglia - 1 £625 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 25 (41.67%) GDPR
2 17 (28.33%) Information Security
3 14 (23.33%) Finance
4 12 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.00%) Information Governance
7 6 (10.00%) IT Audit
7 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (10.00%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.33%) Linux
8 5 (8.33%) Data Privacy
8 5 (8.33%) People Management
8 5 (8.33%) Line Management
9 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.67%) Android
9 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) C#
9 4 (6.67%) .NET
9 4 (6.67%) Web Services

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) iTrent
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Skype
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Grunt
1 1 (1.67%) gulp
1 1 (1.67%) Selenium
1 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) GDPR Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support
7 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Head of Security
8 2 (3.33%) Information Officer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) IT Technician
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
2 2 (3.33%) WCF
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) Express
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) LINQ
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) React
3 1 (1.67%) WPF
3 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) RIA
5 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Android
2 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) AIX
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) Solaris
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Information Security
2 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) CRM
4 6 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 6 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 6 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 5 (8.33%) Line Management
5 5 (8.33%) People Management
6 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.67%) Information Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Workflow
7 3 (5.00%) Data Management
7 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) XAML
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) CCIE
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) CISM
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.67%) CCDP
3 1 (1.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) CCSE
3 1 (1.67%) CISSP
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) GDPR
2 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.67%) COBIT
5 1 (1.67%) GPG13
5 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) vCloud
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Apple
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco
2 2 (3.33%) Google
2 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.33%) Symantec
2 2 (3.33%) VMware
2 2 (3.33%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.67%) Aruba
3 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Computacenter
3 1 (1.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.67%) F5
3 1 (1.67%) FireEye
3 1 (1.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.67%) ForeScout
3 1 (1.67%) Juniper
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee
3 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire