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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 112 113
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 27 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.60% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.20 £29.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.94% +95.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year -31.25% +89.34%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Data Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +4 7 £438 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire 0 6 £405 -10.00% 9
Cambridgeshire - 6 £238 - 2
Essex -9 4 £400 +23.07%
Norfolk - 3 £425 -
Suffolk +1 1 - -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 15 (26.32%) SQL
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) Finance
3 13 (22.81%) Information Security
3 13 (22.81%) GDPR
4 12 (21.05%) ITIL
4 12 (21.05%) CISSP
5 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.30%) Change Management
6 10 (17.54%) CISM
6 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
7 9 (15.79%) Data Security
7 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (15.79%) Degree
8 8 (14.04%) Firewall
8 8 (14.04%) C#
8 8 (14.04%) Java
9 7 (12.28%) .NET
9 7 (12.28%) SAP
9 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.28%) Clustering
9 7 (12.28%) Defect Management
10 6 (10.53%) Data Quality
10 6 (10.53%) High Availability
10 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
10 6 (10.53%) Banking
10 6 (10.53%) CISA

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 6 (10.53%) Apache
1 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) LAN
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) WAN
3 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) SSL
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 2 (3.51%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) Wireless
6 1 (1.75%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Law
7 1 (1.75%) Local Government
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.02%) IT Security Officer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.26%) SAP Data Manager
7 3 (5.26%) SAP Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.02%) COM
2 4 (7.02%) LAMP
2 4 (7.02%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (7.02%) WCF
3 3 (5.26%) Java EE
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.75%) AS400
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Information Security
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Change Management
4 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
5 9 (15.79%) Data Security
6 7 (12.28%) Defect Management
7 6 (10.53%) High Availability
7 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.77%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (8.77%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) C#
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) Perl
3 5 (8.77%) Python
3 5 (8.77%) Ruby
4 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CISSP
2 10 (17.54%) CISM
3 9 (15.79%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) CISA
5 5 (8.77%) SSCP
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.26%) RHCE
7 1 (1.75%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) GDPR
2 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.26%) Salt
3 2 (3.51%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
5 4 (7.02%) Infor
5 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.26%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) FireEye
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.75%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
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