Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 19 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 109 106
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 +30
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 43 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.14% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.33% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £150 £336 £292
90th Percentile £518 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £375 £401 £380
% change year-on-year -6.37% +5.39% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £13.55
Scotland median hourly rate - - £11.03

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,478 2,566 1,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.03% 86.40% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,245 1,491 984
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.48 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +10.41%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (18.60%) NIST 800
3 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (18.60%) CESG
3 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (18.60%) COBIT
3 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance
3 8 (18.60%) ISACA
4 7 (16.28%) Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) Information Governance
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (11.63%) Kanban
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security
6 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.63%) Replication
6 5 (11.63%) SAN
6 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (9.30%) Banking
7 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
7 4 (9.30%) Finance
7 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.30%) Banking
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Information Manager
1 8 (18.60%) Risk Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Information Risk Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Document Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Junior
5 3 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Information Governance Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
1 2 (4.65%) JMS
1 2 (4.65%) XML
1 2 (4.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) CESG
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance
3 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (16.28%) Information Governance
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security
6 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Data Privacy
8 3 (6.98%) Data Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Validation
9 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISACA
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (18.60%) COBIT
2 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 8 (18.60%) NIST 800
3 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.98%) PMO
4 2 (4.65%) GDPR
4 2 (4.65%) QA
5 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.33%) Google