The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 52 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.57% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.41% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £93
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +276.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 445 487 695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.70% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 269 406
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Glasgow

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Glasgow

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Core Data
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Multicast
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
1 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (14.29%) Core Data
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) OOD
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) IBM