The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.15% 1.27% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.54% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £550 £360 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.77% -32.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 218 195 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.14% 82.28% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 155 234
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Oxford

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Oxford

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (41.67%) GDPR
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) BPMN
4 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Back Office
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) IaaS
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (8.33%) Underscore.js
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BPMN
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CBAP
3 1 (8.33%) IIBA
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) VMware