Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 56 25
Rank change year-on-year -15 -31 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 23 29 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.60% 2.31% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.77% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 78
Reading median daily rate £500 £381 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -6.44% -2.98%
10th Percentile £381 £222 £320
90th Percentile £575 £498 £477
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Reading median hourly rate - £52.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +200.00% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £52.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year - +223.08% +6.56%

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 1,240 1,047 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.17% 83.36% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 586 690
Reading median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% -
10th Percentile £213 £271 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 43
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -11.69%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.05 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.13% -8.57% -30.00%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) GDPR
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Clustering
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) NHS
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) IaaS
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.70%) Def Stans
7 2 (8.70%) vRealize
7 2 (8.70%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping

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 (13.04%) 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 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
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%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) GDPR Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) GDPR Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Penetration Tester
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 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) 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
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) BDD
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
3 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (4.35%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (4.35%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) 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
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Packer
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) 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