Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 53 38
Rank change year-on-year -26 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 23 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.46% 3.45% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 4.12% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 65
Reading median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £419 £250 £362
90th Percentile £575 £491 £458
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00

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 1,360 1,068 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.24% 83.63% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 649 617
Reading median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £216 £270 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 43
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -27.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (17.39%) GDPR
7 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
8 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.04%) Clustering
8 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 3 (13.04%) Juniper
8 3 (13.04%) NHS
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) IaaS
8 3 (13.04%) Office 365

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Datadog
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) jMock
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Mockito
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
1 1 (4.35%) CGI
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
1 1 (4.35%) PowerMock
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) RIA
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
2 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) BDD
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Line Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) Def Stans
2 2 (8.70%) DO-178B
2 2 (8.70%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (8.70%) IEC 61508
3 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) vRealize
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Packer
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) MKS
5 1 (4.35%) New Relic
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk