Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 January 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +55
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 43 55 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.41% 3.89% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 4.83% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 74
Reading median daily rate £381 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.58% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £368 £320
90th Percentile £438 £481 £564
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -4.55% -2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £14.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +23.81%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,040 1,139 1,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.41% 80.49% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 577 950
Reading median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £241 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 74
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £23.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.30% -23.95% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.13 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year -18.31% -33.64% +33.75%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Reading

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Reading

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Reading over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Reading

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 24 (55.81%) GDPR
2 19 (44.19%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (44.19%) Business Process Mapping
3 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (41.86%) Business Analysis
3 18 (41.86%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (32.56%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (30.23%) Data Mapping
6 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (27.91%) Data Management
6 12 (27.91%) Requirements Engineering
6 12 (27.91%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 6 (13.95%) UML
8 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
8 6 (13.95%) Information Management
9 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Data Security
10 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
11 3 (6.98%) Line Management
11 3 (6.98%) Use Case
11 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (6.98%) Finance

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Adabas
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JMeter
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Trainer
5 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Data Modeller
5 5 (11.63%) IT Trainer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Protection Act
2 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Business Process Mapping
2 18 (41.86%) Business Analysis
2 18 (41.86%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (32.56%) GAP Analysis
4 13 (30.23%) Data Mapping
5 12 (27.91%) Data Management
5 12 (27.91%) Information Security
5 12 (27.91%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) ETL
6 6 (13.95%) Information Management
6 6 (13.95%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Data Security
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Line Management
9 3 (6.98%) Use Case
10 2 (4.65%) High Availability
10 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) COBOL
3 1 (2.33%) JCL
3 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) GDPR
2 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
1 2 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle