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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK / England
Rank 218 286 412
Rank change year-on-year +68 +126  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 465 387 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.79% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 291 118
Median daily rate £428 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.07% +88.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £11.39 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £49.20 £31.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £12.68
% change year-on-year -47.61% +148.52%  

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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +77 213 £458 +3.97% 64
South East +17 94 £425 +6.25% 27
North West +42 34 £438 +12.90% 15
West Midlands +22 31 £400 -3.03% 19
East of England +10 25 £405 +1.25% 9
South West -2 18 £350 +6.06% 13
Yorkshire -16 18 £463 +12.80% 11
East Midlands -4 16 £374 +6.78% 10
North East -5 13 £368 -16.94%
Midlands +10 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 219 (25.41%) Finance
2 162 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (18.56%) Data Protection Act
4 140 (16.24%) GDPR
5 133 (15.43%) Information Security
6 132 (15.31%) SQL
7 124 (14.39%) Microsoft
8 107 (12.41%) ITIL
9 103 (11.95%) Project Management
10 98 (11.37%) Management Information System
11 94 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 92 (10.67%) Legal
13 91 (10.56%) Windows
14 87 (10.09%) SQL Server
15 82 (9.51%) MS Excel
15 82 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
16 81 (9.40%) Degree
17 76 (8.82%) .NET
18 74 (8.58%) C#
18 74 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 72 (8.35%) PRINCE2
20 66 (7.66%) JavaScript
21 64 (7.42%) CISSP
21 64 (7.42%) Banking
22 62 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
23 61 (7.08%) Security Cleared
24 58 (6.73%) Migration
25 57 (6.61%) MVC
26 55 (6.38%) Oracle
27 54 (6.26%) Java

Data Protection
Top Related 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 40 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.97%) CMS
2 17 (1.97%) IIS
3 16 (1.86%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.39%) Apache
6 11 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.16%) SAS
8 9 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.81%) WordPress
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.58%) JBoss
12 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.71%) MS Office
3 20 (2.32%) MS Project
4 17 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) InVision
9 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 27 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.81%) Eloqua
3 7 (0.81%) FastStats
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.36%) Office 365
3 18 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.39%) Yammer
5 10 (1.16%) IaaS
6 8 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (0.93%) SaaS
7 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.35%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.35%) PaaS
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.23%) GitHub
9 2 (0.23%) iTunes
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.87%) Firewall
2 29 (3.36%) Network Security
3 26 (3.02%) WAN
4 20 (2.32%) LAN
5 15 (1.74%) SAN
6 14 (1.62%) SSL
7 13 (1.51%) DNS
7 13 (1.51%) Skype
8 12 (1.39%) Internet
8 12 (1.39%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (1.16%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.04%) Wireless
11 7 (0.81%) DHCP
11 7 (0.81%) VoIP
12 6 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (0.70%) Intranet
12 6 (0.70%) IPsec
12 6 (0.70%) MPLS
13 4 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.62%) Big Data
6 13 (1.51%) MySQL
6 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.81%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.58%) DB2
13 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (3.02%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.51%) Selenium
4 12 (1.39%) Subversion
4 12 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (1.16%) NUnit
7 8 (0.93%) Gradle
7 8 (0.93%) JIRA
7 8 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.70%) IntelliJ
8 6 (0.70%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.58%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.58%) Moq
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.46%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.46%) JMeter
10 4 (0.46%) JUnit
10 4 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 219 (25.41%) Finance
2 92 (10.67%) Legal
3 64 (7.42%) Banking
4 46 (5.34%) Marketing
5 44 (5.10%) Retail
6 25 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.86%) Law
7 16 (1.86%) Publishing
8 9 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.58%) Billing
10 5 (0.58%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 147 (17.05%) Analyst
1 147 (17.05%) Developer
2 84 (9.74%) Architect
3 76 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 74 (8.58%) Project Manager
5 61 (7.08%) Consultant
6 31 (3.60%) .NET Developer
6 31 (3.60%) Security Manager
7 29 (3.36%) C# Developer
7 29 (3.36%) Data Manager
8 28 (3.25%) Information Manager
9 24 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 24 (2.78%) Security Analyst
10 23 (2.67%) IT Manager
11 22 (2.55%) Data Business Analyst
11 22 (2.55%) Security Consultant
12 21 (2.44%) Data Protection Analyst
12 21 (2.44%) Security Architect
12 21 (2.44%) Tester
13 18 (2.09%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.82%) .NET
2 50 (5.80%) Web Services
3 47 (5.45%) HTML
4 46 (5.34%) ASP.NET
5 45 (5.22%) CSS
6 38 (4.41%) AngularJS
6 38 (4.41%) jQuery
7 23 (2.67%) XML
8 21 (2.44%) HTML5
8 21 (2.44%) JSON
8 21 (2.44%) WCF
9 19 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (2.20%) Entity Framework
10 17 (1.97%) .NET Framework
10 17 (1.97%) CSS3
11 16 (1.86%) SOAP
12 15 (1.74%) React
13 14 (1.62%) Ajax
13 14 (1.62%) Node.js
13 14 (1.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 160 (18.56%) Data Protection Act
2 98 (11.37%) Management Information System
3 82 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.32%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.32%) Freedom of Information
6 17 (1.97%) NHS
7 16 (1.86%) Clustering
7 16 (1.86%) User Experience
8 11 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.28%) Fintech
8 11 (1.28%) PMI
9 10 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.04%) e-Learning
10 9 (1.04%) Taxonomies
11 8 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
11 8 (0.93%) Linked Data
11 8 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.81%) CESG
12 7 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.56%) Windows
2 40 (4.64%) Linux
3 30 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.67%) Unix
6 17 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.74%) Android
9 12 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.93%) AIX
10 8 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.58%) Solaris
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.46%) SUSE
13 3 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.43%) Information Security
3 107 (12.41%) ITIL
4 103 (11.95%) Project Management
5 94 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (8.35%) PRINCE2
7 62 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
8 58 (6.73%) Migration
9 57 (6.61%) MVC
10 54 (6.26%) Data Privacy
11 53 (6.15%) Risk Management
12 52 (6.03%) Scrum
13 47 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (4.52%) Data Security
14 39 (4.52%) Information Assurance
15 38 (4.41%) Business Analysis
15 38 (4.41%) Data Analysis
15 38 (4.41%) Waterfall
16 37 (4.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (15.31%) SQL
2 74 (8.58%) C#
3 66 (7.66%) JavaScript
4 54 (6.26%) Java
5 18 (2.09%) PHP
5 18 (2.09%) Ruby
5 18 (2.09%) T-SQL
6 16 (1.86%) Python
7 15 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.62%) Perl
9 13 (1.51%) C
10 11 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.93%) R
13 7 (0.81%) VBA
14 6 (0.70%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.58%) C++
15 5 (0.58%) VBScript
16 4 (0.46%) Groovy
16 4 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 81 (9.40%) Degree
2 64 (7.42%) CISSP
3 61 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 46 (5.34%) SC Cleared
5 42 (4.87%) CISM
6 40 (4.64%) CISA
7 29 (3.36%) ISEB
8 17 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.62%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.51%) MCSE
11 12 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (1.16%) CCNA
13 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.93%) CRISC
14 8 (0.93%) NVQ Level 3
15 7 (0.81%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (16.24%) GDPR
2 74 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (5.45%) PCI DSS
4 26 (3.02%) Data Quality
5 20 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.74%) QA
7 12 (1.39%) PMO
7 12 (1.39%) SLA
8 11 (1.28%) COBIT
9 9 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (1.04%) RMADS
10 8 (0.93%) Basel II
11 7 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.70%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.58%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.23%) GPG13
15 2 (0.23%) MiFID
16 1 (0.12%) BS25999
System Software
1 48 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.39%) vSphere
5 11 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.04%) BitLocker
8 7 (0.81%) Firmware
9 5 (0.58%) Docker
9 5 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.58%) Snort
10 3 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.35%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.23%) XenApp
12 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 14 (1.62%) Puppet
3 8 (0.93%) Ansible
4 7 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.81%) SCCM
4 7 (0.81%) SCOM
5 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.58%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.46%) Salt
7 4 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.38%) Oracle
3 38 (4.41%) VMware
4 31 (3.60%) SAP
5 26 (3.02%) Cisco
6 15 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.39%) EMC
8 10 (1.16%) Intel Security
8 10 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.16%) TOWER Software
9 9 (1.04%) Juniper
10 8 (0.93%) Symantec
11 7 (0.81%) Apteco
11 7 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.81%) NetApp
11 7 (0.81%) Palo Alto
11 7 (0.81%) Sourcefire
11 7 (0.81%) Splunk
12 6 (0.70%) F5
12 6 (0.70%) HP
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Bedfordshire
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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London
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Northamptonshire
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London
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London
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