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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 91 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 41 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 1.53% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.91% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 19
Median daily rate £420 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £344 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £401 £368
% change year-on-year +2.18% +9.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £29.10 £22.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +41.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.75 £15.77
% change year-on-year -18.37% +18.89%  

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 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 June 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
Essex -6 14 £544 +27.94%
Hertfordshire -10 8 £350 -22.22% 5
Suffolk +15 7 £420 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £365 -5.80%
Bedfordshire -6 3 £425 +4.93% 3
Norfolk 0 2 £375 -
East Anglia - 1 £625 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 26 (39.39%) GDPR
2 22 (33.33%) Windows
3 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.27%) Finance
5 17 (25.76%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (19.70%) Information Security
6 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
7 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (18.18%) Office 365
7 12 (18.18%) SQL
8 11 (16.67%) Local Government
8 11 (16.67%) SDLC
9 10 (15.15%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (15.15%) IaaS
9 10 (15.15%) PaaS
9 10 (15.15%) Information Assurance
9 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.15%) Project Management
10 9 (13.64%) Firewall
10 9 (13.64%) Java
10 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (13.64%) DevOps
11 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
11 8 (12.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
11 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (12.12%) Skype for Business
11 8 (12.12%) .NET

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 8 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (18.18%) Office 365
2 10 (15.15%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (15.15%) IaaS
2 10 (15.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) Skype
3 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) SSL
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Local Government
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Programme Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Technical Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Technical Programme Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) CRM Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) IT Security Officer
8 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (4.55%) Java EE
4 3 (4.55%) Silverlight
4 3 (4.55%) WPF
5 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) jQuery
5 2 (3.03%) LAMP
6 1 (1.52%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.52%) COM
6 1 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.52%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Information Security
3 11 (16.67%) SDLC
4 10 (15.15%) Information Assurance
4 10 (15.15%) Project Management
5 9 (13.64%) DevOps
6 8 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (12.12%) ITIL
7 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
7 7 (10.61%) MVC
8 6 (9.09%) Change Management
8 6 (9.09%) CRM
8 6 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.58%) High Availability
9 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.06%) Perl
6 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) C
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) CISSP
2 5 (7.58%) CISM
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CCIE
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.55%) RHCE
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) SSCP
4 2 (3.03%) CCDP
4 2 (3.03%) CCNP
4 2 (3.03%) CCSE
4 2 (3.03%) CISA
4 2 (3.03%) MCITP
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (39.39%) GDPR
2 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (10.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (4.55%) PMO
5 2 (3.03%) GPG13
5 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
3 3 (4.55%) Salt
4 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) VMware
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco
3 3 (4.55%) FireEye
3 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Symantec
4 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Computacenter
4 2 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.03%) F5
4 2 (3.03%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.03%) Juniper
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.52%) Aruba
5 1 (1.52%) Infor
5 1 (1.52%) Proofpoint
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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