Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 122 93
Rank change year-on-year +64 -29 +43
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 66 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.80% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 0.68% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £356 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -30.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £186 £237
90th Percentile £539 £473 £526
Scotland median daily rate £403 £383 £405
% change year-on-year +5.23% -5.56% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 - -

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 2,032 2,649 1,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.07% 87.60% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,056 1,529 1,168
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £288 £260
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% - +16.98%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.75 £12.37
90th Percentile £41.90 £46.10 £43.77
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +28.57% -39.13% -20.14%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019, 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 39 (59.09%) Data Protection Act
2 27 (40.91%) Finance
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (9.09%) Java
6 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.09%) Validation
6 6 (9.09%) Data Validation
6 6 (9.09%) DevOps
6 6 (9.09%) PMO
6 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.58%) Microservices
7 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.58%) Big Data
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.58%) Python
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.06%) Linux
8 4 (6.06%) SQL
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.06%) VMware
8 4 (6.06%) Kafka

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 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Serverless
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Skype
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Broadband
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (7.58%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) Impala
4 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.52%) Introscope
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Junior
4 6 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Junior PMO
5 5 (7.58%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Manager
6 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Junior IT Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.55%) PMO Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Kafka
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
3 2 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.52%) React
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (59.09%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Robotics
4 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.09%) Data Validation
2 6 (9.09%) DevOps
2 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (9.09%) Validation
3 5 (7.58%) Microservices
3 5 (7.58%) Migration
3 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (6.06%) Data Engineering
4 4 (6.06%) ITIL
4 4 (6.06%) Release Train
4 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.55%) Decision-Making
5 3 (4.55%) Dependency Management
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (4.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.58%) Python
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) CCNP
1 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CCNA
2 1 (1.52%) VCAP
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) GDPR
3 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) HDFS
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
1 2 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (1.52%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) Citrix
3 2 (3.03%) McAfee
3 2 (3.03%) Remedy
3 2 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (1.52%) CA
4 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (1.52%) EMC
4 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat