Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 158 166
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 54 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.07% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 23
Scotland median daily rate £400 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £282 £248 £107
90th Percentile £495 £535 £533
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £11.03 -
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +15.83% -4.90% +0.02%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 31 £425 -5.56% 1
Glasgow -3 13 £388 +12.32% 2
Dundee - 3 £313 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £325 -
West Lothian -2 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -3 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £165 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £301 -
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 26 (48.15%) GDPR
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Information Security
3 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.81%) Data Privacy
7 7 (12.96%) Project Management
7 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 7 (12.96%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (11.11%) Banking
8 6 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.26%) MVC
9 5 (9.26%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
9 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 5 (9.26%) C#
9 5 (9.26%) HTML
9 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.26%) CSS
9 5 (9.26%) .NET
10 4 (7.41%) Windows
10 4 (7.41%) Law

Data Protection
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
1 3 (5.56%) Network Security
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
1 12 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.67%) GDPR Project Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Advisor
5 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
1 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
1 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (9.26%) CSS
1 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) CSS3
2 3 (5.56%) HTML5
2 3 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) Angular 2
3 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.70%) LESS
3 2 (3.70%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.70%) React
3 2 (3.70%) Sass
3 2 (3.70%) SignalR
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) CESG
2 3 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Information Security
2 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.81%) Data Privacy
6 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (5.56%) Data Governance
9 3 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.56%) Information Governance
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C#
1 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) ES6
2 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) CISSP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSD
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CLAS
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (48.15%) GDPR
2 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (3.70%) FATCA
5 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.70%) QA
5 2 (3.70%) Solvency II
6 1 (1.85%) BS7799
6 1 (1.85%) COBIT
6 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.85%) Google