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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Data Protection
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 15 49
Rank change year-on-year -33 +34  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 7 66 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.20% 7.49% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 9.34% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 64 18
Median daily rate £390 £379 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +7.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £330 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £463 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +1.25% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.75 £15.77
% change year-on-year -18.37% +18.89%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 707 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.11% 80.25% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 418 327
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 36
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £23.95 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Coaching
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 5 (16.13%) GDPR
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) CMS
7 3 (9.68%) Firewall
7 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Essbase
5 1 (3.23%) OLTP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Appium
1 1 (3.23%) Calabash
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Trainer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) IT Trainer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Storage Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) CSS3
2 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) Java EE
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.23%) MDX
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (19.35%) Coaching
2 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 3 (9.68%) BDD
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Time Management
3 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
4 2 (6.45%) Information Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) GDPR
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) Sony
3 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas