The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 119 120
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.51% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £270 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.51% +16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £299 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £615 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +0.12% +5.96%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1468 2160 2380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.74% 83.33% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 1211 1313
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Scotland

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Scotland

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Scotland

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 5 £140 -64.44% 1
Glasgow -3 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) MCDBA

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) Multicast
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) DBA
1 2 (13.33%) Designer
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
1 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) C Developer
2 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Security Designer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (6.67%) Core Data
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
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