The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 208 285
Rank change year-on-year +37 +77  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 619 610 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.46% 1.25% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.50% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 461 276
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +2.18% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 6
Median hourly rate £13.40 £17.50 £17.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.41% +1.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £24.70 £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.97% +14.14%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +30 307 £475 +5.55% 82
South East -32 92 £415 +3.75% 44
North West +48 55 £450 +13.92% 25
East of England -5 41 £420 -6.66% 10
Yorkshire +29 37 £331 -23.85% 17
South West +5 32 £350 -6.66% 9
East Midlands -8 23 £375 -25.00% 4
West Midlands +30 22 £300 -22.58% 8
North East +59 7 £350 -8.19% 2
Midlands +15 3 £500 +11.11% 12
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 285 (26.29%) GDPR
2 265 (24.45%) Finance
3 217 (20.02%) Data Protection Act
4 195 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (13.75%) SQL
6 147 (13.56%) Project Management
7 145 (13.38%) Information Security
8 133 (12.27%) Microsoft
9 126 (11.62%) Windows
10 117 (10.79%) Management Information System
10 117 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
12 101 (9.32%) Degree
13 99 (9.13%) Legal
14 96 (8.86%) Java
15 95 (8.76%) JavaScript
15 95 (8.76%) Banking
16 88 (8.12%) SQL Server
17 87 (8.03%) ITIL
18 78 (7.20%) HTML
18 78 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 77 (7.10%) Information Assurance
20 74 (6.83%) PRINCE2
21 72 (6.64%) .NET
22 69 (6.37%) Data Privacy
23 66 (6.09%) C#
23 66 (6.09%) Security Cleared
24 65 (6.00%) CSS
24 65 (6.00%) Risk Management
25 64 (5.90%) Active Directory

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 22 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.57%) IIS
5 16 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.38%) SAS
7 13 (1.20%) Apache
7 13 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.55%) Drupal
9 6 (0.55%) JBoss
9 6 (0.55%) Mule
9 6 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.46%) CMS
10 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 63 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.092%) InVision
8 1 (0.092%) SPSS
8 1 (0.092%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 21 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.74%) Eloqua
2 8 (0.74%) FastStats
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.092%) iTrent
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.26%) Office 365
2 49 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.66%) IaaS
5 17 (1.57%) PaaS
6 13 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.55%) SaaS
9 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.37%) GitHub
11 3 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.18%) iTunes
12 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.092%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.092%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.61%) Firewall
2 27 (2.49%) WAN
3 21 (1.94%) Skype
4 20 (1.85%) Internet
4 20 (1.85%) LAN
4 20 (1.85%) Network Security
5 19 (1.75%) SAN
6 16 (1.48%) DNS
7 12 (1.11%) SSL
7 12 (1.11%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.92%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.83%) Wireless
10 8 (0.74%) DHCP
11 7 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.55%) VPN
13 5 (0.46%) IPsec
13 5 (0.46%) NAS
13 5 (0.46%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.77%) MongoDB
3 29 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.48%) MySQL
8 13 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.01%) Big Data
9 11 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.74%) MS Access
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.66%) Gradle
4 14 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.20%) IntelliJ
5 13 (1.20%) JIRA
6 11 (1.01%) Selenium
6 11 (1.01%) Subversion
6 11 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.92%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.55%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.55%) Maven
8 6 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.46%) JUnit
9 5 (0.46%) NUnit
9 5 (0.46%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.37%) gulp
10 4 (0.37%) JProfiler
General
1 265 (24.45%) Finance
2 99 (9.13%) Legal
3 95 (8.76%) Banking
4 53 (4.89%) Marketing
5 42 (3.87%) Retail
6 32 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.31%) Law
8 17 (1.57%) Publishing
9 16 (1.48%) Local Government
10 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.46%) Back Office
12 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Billing
13 3 (0.28%) Electronics
13 3 (0.28%) Games
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 207 (19.10%) Analyst
2 167 (15.41%) Developer
3 136 (12.55%) Project Manager
4 99 (9.13%) Business Analyst
5 84 (7.75%) Consultant
6 67 (6.18%) Architect
7 48 (4.43%) Java Developer
8 42 (3.87%) Security Manager
9 41 (3.78%) Data Manager
10 38 (3.51%) Security Consultant
11 35 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
11 35 (3.23%) Information Manager
11 35 (3.23%) Programme Manager
12 31 (2.86%) Data Analyst
13 28 (2.58%) Security Analyst
13 28 (2.58%) Tester
14 25 (2.31%) C# Developer
15 24 (2.21%) Data Consultant
16 23 (2.12%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.12%) Data Protection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (7.20%) HTML
2 72 (6.64%) .NET
3 65 (6.00%) CSS
4 53 (4.89%) AngularJS
4 53 (4.89%) jQuery
5 42 (3.87%) Spring
5 42 (3.87%) Web Services
6 41 (3.78%) HTML5
7 36 (3.32%) ASP.NET
7 36 (3.32%) CSS3
8 25 (2.31%) Ajax
9 24 (2.21%) XML
10 23 (2.12%) SOAP
11 22 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (2.03%) JSON
11 22 (2.03%) REST
12 21 (1.94%) .NET Framework
12 21 (1.94%) J2EE
13 20 (1.85%) JSP
14 18 (1.66%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 217 (20.02%) Data Protection Act
2 117 (10.79%) Management Information System
3 114 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.77%) Freedom of Information
5 23 (2.12%) User Experience
6 20 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.66%) Freedom of Information Act
7 18 (1.66%) NHS
8 16 (1.48%) Clustering
8 16 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.20%) PMI
10 12 (1.11%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.11%) Fintech
11 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.01%) Replication
12 9 (0.83%) Wiki
13 8 (0.74%) CESG
14 7 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.55%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 126 (11.62%) Windows
2 43 (3.97%) Linux
3 42 (3.87%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (2.40%) Unix
6 19 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.20%) Android
10 12 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.83%) AIX
13 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.46%) Solaris
14 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.28%) SUSE
15 3 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (13.56%) Project Management
3 145 (13.38%) Information Security
4 117 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (8.03%) ITIL
6 77 (7.10%) Information Assurance
7 74 (6.83%) PRINCE2
8 69 (6.37%) Data Privacy
9 65 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 58 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
11 56 (5.17%) MVC
12 53 (4.89%) Business Analysis
13 50 (4.61%) Scrum
14 49 (4.52%) Data Analysis
14 49 (4.52%) Migration
15 45 (4.15%) Data Management
15 45 (4.15%) Information Governance
16 43 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (3.97%) Waterfall
17 42 (3.87%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 149 (13.75%) SQL
2 96 (8.86%) Java
3 95 (8.76%) JavaScript
4 66 (6.09%) C#
5 29 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 25 (2.31%) C
7 21 (1.94%) Python
8 19 (1.75%) PHP
9 16 (1.48%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.38%) Perl
11 14 (1.29%) Ruby
12 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.92%) C++
14 10 (0.92%) VBA
15 9 (0.83%) R
15 9 (0.83%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.74%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (9.32%) Degree
2 66 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 60 (5.54%) CISSP
4 50 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 40 (3.69%) CISM
6 28 (2.58%) CISA
7 23 (2.12%) ISEB
8 18 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.20%) CCNP
10 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.01%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.92%) MCSE
13 9 (0.83%) PMP
14 8 (0.74%) CCNA
14 8 (0.74%) CRISC
15 7 (0.65%) CCDP
15 7 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (0.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (26.29%) GDPR
2 78 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (5.54%) PCI DSS
4 28 (2.58%) SLA
5 21 (1.94%) Data Quality
6 20 (1.85%) QA
7 18 (1.66%) PMO
8 15 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (1.01%) COBIT
12 9 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.74%) RMADS
14 7 (0.65%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
16 5 (0.46%) Basel II
17 4 (0.37%) JSP 440
17 4 (0.37%) MiFID
17 4 (0.37%) NIST 800
System Software
1 64 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.46%) vSphere
7 3 (0.28%) Docker
7 3 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.18%) NFS
8 2 (0.18%) SRDF
8 2 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.092%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.092%) vCloud
9 1 (0.092%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.092%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.092%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 18 (1.66%) SCCM
3 15 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.20%) Puppet
5 11 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
5 11 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (0.83%) HP Fortify
8 8 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.65%) Ansible
10 6 (0.55%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.55%) SCOM
11 4 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.37%) WSUS
12 3 (0.28%) Salt
13 2 (0.18%) NetApp OnCommand
13 2 (0.18%) SnapMirror
13 2 (0.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 133 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.26%) Oracle
3 35 (3.23%) VMware
4 29 (2.68%) Cisco
5 27 (2.49%) HP
6 19 (1.75%) McAfee
7 17 (1.57%) Symantec
8 15 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 15 (1.38%) Splunk
9 14 (1.29%) SAP
10 13 (1.20%) Dell
11 11 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.01%) TOWER Software
12 10 (0.92%) CA
12 10 (0.92%) IBM
13 9 (0.83%) Juniper
13 9 (0.83%) Palo Alto
13 9 (0.83%) Trustwave
14 8 (0.74%) Apteco
14 8 (0.74%) Perforce
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + excellent working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: £425 per day, 425 per day, 3 months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 17 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 17 days ago