The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 110 168
Rank change year-on-year -49 +58  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 97 179 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.99% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.43% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 138 68
Median daily rate £414 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.43% -3.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £330 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £502 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +1.86% +5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.75 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.15% -25.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.97% +14.14%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire +16 30 £444 -1.44% 7
Berkshire -30 20 £350 -7.52% 12
Surrey -1 18 £425 -5.55% 7
West Sussex +17 8 £350 -25.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 7 £416 -24.36% 3
Kent -8 6 £365 -23.15% 6
Middlesex +13 4 £431 +32.18% 1
East Sussex -8 3 £433 +39.51% 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £375 -3.22% 7
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Data Protection
England

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

1 51 (26.98%) GDPR
2 49 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.22%) Finance
4 34 (17.99%) Project Management
5 28 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 25 (13.23%) Windows
7 22 (11.64%) ITIL
7 22 (11.64%) SQL
7 22 (11.64%) Security Cleared
8 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
9 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (10.05%) SC Cleared
10 19 (10.05%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (8.47%) HTML
11 16 (8.47%) Active Directory
12 15 (7.94%) CSS
13 14 (7.41%) Java
13 14 (7.41%) Degree
13 14 (7.41%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.88%) PRINCE2
14 13 (6.88%) Risk Management
14 13 (6.88%) Information Security
15 12 (6.35%) Unix
15 12 (6.35%) C#
16 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
16 11 (5.82%) Oracle
16 11 (5.82%) VMware
16 11 (5.82%) Scrum

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.17%) IIS
3 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.59%) SAS
5 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.06%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.12%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Firewall
1 6 (3.17%) SAN
1 6 (3.17%) WAN
2 5 (2.65%) LAN
3 4 (2.12%) DNS
3 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.06%) FTP
4 2 (1.06%) Network Security
4 2 (1.06%) SSH
4 2 (1.06%) Telnet
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.53%) DMZ
5 1 (0.53%) Extranet
5 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.59%) Big Data
5 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) NewSQL
6 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.06%) OLAP
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.53%) Essbase
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) OLTP
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.65%) Selenium
3 5 (2.65%) Subversion
3 5 (2.65%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.59%) gulp
5 3 (1.59%) JMeter
5 3 (1.59%) Protractor
5 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.59%) webpack
6 1 (0.53%) Appium
6 1 (0.53%) Calabash
6 1 (0.53%) Moq
6 1 (0.53%) NUnit
6 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.76%) Marketing
3 8 (4.23%) Retail
4 7 (3.70%) Banking
5 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.65%) Legal
7 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Law
8 2 (1.06%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (19.05%) Analyst
2 30 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 22 (11.64%) Business Analyst
3 22 (11.64%) Developer
4 11 (5.82%) Architect
4 11 (5.82%) Consultant
5 10 (5.29%) Tester
5 10 (5.29%) Trainer
6 7 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.17%) C# Developer
7 6 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (3.17%) Designer
8 5 (2.65%) IT Trainer
8 5 (2.65%) Security Consultant
8 5 (2.65%) Service Analyst
8 5 (2.65%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (2.65%) Support Engineer
8 5 (2.65%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.12%) DBA
9 4 (2.12%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.47%) HTML
2 15 (7.94%) CSS
3 9 (4.76%) .NET
3 9 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.23%) CSS3
4 8 (4.23%) HTML5
5 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (3.17%) REST
5 6 (3.17%) Web Services
6 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.65%) RESTful
7 4 (2.12%) jQuery
7 4 (2.12%) SOAP
8 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.59%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.59%) J2EE
8 3 (1.59%) Middleware
8 3 (1.59%) Node.js
8 3 (1.59%) XML
8 3 (1.59%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.05%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.70%) PMI
5 5 (2.65%) User Experience
6 3 (1.59%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.06%) Clustering
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.23%) Windows
2 12 (6.35%) Unix
3 11 (5.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.76%) Linux
4 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.59%) Solaris
8 2 (1.06%) AIX
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.99%) Project Management
3 22 (11.64%) ITIL
4 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.88%) Information Security
6 13 (6.88%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.88%) Risk Management
7 11 (5.82%) Asset Management
7 11 (5.82%) Scrum
8 10 (5.29%) Coaching
8 10 (5.29%) Performance Testing
9 9 (4.76%) Change Management
9 9 (4.76%) Information Assurance
9 9 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 9 (4.76%) Service Management
10 8 (4.23%) DevOps
10 8 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.23%) MVC
10 8 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.64%) SQL
2 14 (7.41%) Java
3 12 (6.35%) C#
4 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.59%) Perl
6 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.59%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.59%) VBScript
7 2 (1.06%) C
7 2 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) ABAP
8 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.53%) R
8 1 (0.53%) Scala
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.41%) Degree
4 7 (3.70%) CISSP
4 7 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.65%) CISA
6 5 (2.65%) CISM
7 4 (2.12%) ISEB
8 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.06%) CCDP
9 2 (1.06%) CCNP
9 2 (1.06%) CCSP
9 2 (1.06%) CISMP
9 2 (1.06%) CLAS
9 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (26.98%) GDPR
2 9 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.76%) SLA
3 7 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (2.65%) QA
4 5 (2.65%) RMADS
5 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.59%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.53%) IFRS
8 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.53%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) SCDPM
2 3 (1.59%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.59%) WSUS
3 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.06%) SCCM
3 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle
2 11 (5.82%) VMware
3 9 (4.76%) HP
4 7 (3.70%) Cisco
5 3 (1.59%) Adobe
5 3 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.59%) Symantec
6 2 (1.06%) Altiris
6 2 (1.06%) EMC
6 2 (1.06%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.06%) McAfee
6 2 (1.06%) NetApp
6 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (0.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.53%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.53%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago