Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 105 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 24 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.21% 1.07% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.20% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £538 £325 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -18.85% -15.68%
10th Percentile £296 £150 £307
90th Percentile £766 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year - +33.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,742 2,577 2,474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.02% 88.92% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1,302 1,434
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% -23.00%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.00 £11.11
90th Percentile £42.38 £43.75 £37.52
Scotland median hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -17.00% - +4.17%

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 13 (54.17%) Public Sector
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
3 9 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) AWS
6 5 (20.83%) SaaS
6 5 (20.83%) PaaS
6 5 (20.83%) IaaS
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
6 5 (20.83%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) Security Management
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (16.67%) SAN
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Unix
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) Avamar
8 3 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 3 (12.50%) Data Centre

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 1 (4.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) AWS
2 5 (20.83%) IaaS
2 5 (20.83%) PaaS
2 5 (20.83%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.17%) Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Serverless
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Network Security
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Semantic Layer
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (54.17%) Public Sector
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Advisor
4 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Assurance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
5 5 (20.83%) Security Management
6 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) BCP
7 3 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) VCAP
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Avamar
2 3 (12.50%) PowerCLI
2 3 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.17%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) EMC
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata