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 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
England / South East
Rank 161 159 244
Rank change year-on-year -2 +85  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 92 106 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 1.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 15
Median daily rate £425 £406 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% -1.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £463 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +0.12% +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.98 £16.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £54.40 £19.33
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 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 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Berkshire +18 28 £245 -44.94% 13
Hampshire +25 27 £450 +5.88% 6
West Sussex +5 11 £488 +5.40% 3
Oxfordshire -12 8 £525 +57.89% 1
Surrey +1 5 £488 +20.74% 10
Middlesex +3 4 £425 -19.43%
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £401 -9.74%
Kent - 2 £425 -
East Sussex -6 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 52 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.30%) Scrum
3 31 (16.76%) C#
3 31 (16.76%) SQL
4 30 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.68%) MVC
5 29 (15.68%) Finance
6 28 (15.14%) GDPR
7 27 (14.59%) .NET
8 26 (14.05%) Windows
8 26 (14.05%) Project Management
9 25 (13.51%) ITIL
10 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
10 24 (12.97%) MS Excel
11 21 (11.35%) Management Information System
12 20 (10.81%) TDD
12 20 (10.81%) Security Cleared
13 16 (8.65%) PRINCE2
13 16 (8.65%) Retail
13 16 (8.65%) Degree
13 16 (8.65%) AngularJS
14 15 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (7.57%) SC Cleared
16 13 (7.03%) Data Protection Act
16 13 (7.03%) Waterfall
16 13 (7.03%) BDD
16 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (6.49%) Marketing
17 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management

Data Protection
Top Related 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 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.32%) CMS
3 5 (2.70%) IIS
3 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.70%) WordPress
4 4 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.16%) Joomla!
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.08%) JBoss
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.70%) MS Office
3 5 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) IaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.86%) LAN
2 7 (3.78%) Firewall
2 7 (3.78%) SAN
3 6 (3.24%) WAN
4 4 (2.16%) Intranet
4 4 (2.16%) MPLS
5 3 (1.62%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) DNS
6 2 (1.08%) FTP
6 2 (1.08%) SSH
6 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) Telnet
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.54%) SSL
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.62%) Big Data
6 3 (1.62%) OLAP
6 3 (1.62%) OLTP
7 2 (1.08%) Power BI
8 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) MySQL
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Selenium
1 7 (3.78%) WebDriver
2 5 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.16%) Appium
4 3 (1.62%) Calabash
4 3 (1.62%) JMeter
4 3 (1.62%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.54%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 29 (15.68%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Retail
3 12 (6.49%) Marketing
4 10 (5.41%) Legal
5 3 (1.62%) Back Office
5 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (21.62%) Developer
2 31 (16.76%) Analyst
3 19 (10.27%) C# Developer
3 19 (10.27%) Project Manager
4 16 (8.65%) Architect
4 16 (8.65%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.49%) Tester
6 10 (5.41%) Trainer
7 9 (4.86%) Consultant
8 8 (4.32%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.32%) DBA
8 8 (4.32%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Scrum Master
10 5 (2.70%) IT Trainer
10 5 (2.70%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) Support Technician
10 5 (2.70%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.16%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.59%) .NET
2 16 (8.65%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.41%) Entity Framework
4 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.32%) CSS
5 8 (4.32%) Web Services
6 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.78%) HTML
7 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.24%) SOAP
8 5 (2.70%) CSS3
8 5 (2.70%) HTML5
8 5 (2.70%) RESTful
9 4 (2.16%) J2EE
9 4 (2.16%) REST
10 3 (1.62%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (1.62%) WCF
11 2 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.03%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (4.32%) PMI
4 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.08%) Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.08%) Replication
6 2 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) AS400
7 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.05%) Windows
2 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.32%) Linux
5 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.16%) Android
7 4 (2.16%) Unix
8 2 (1.08%) AIX
8 2 (1.08%) Solaris
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.30%) Scrum
3 29 (15.68%) MVC
4 26 (14.05%) Project Management
5 25 (13.51%) ITIL
6 20 (10.81%) TDD
7 16 (8.65%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.03%) BDD
8 13 (7.03%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.95%) Coaching
10 11 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (5.41%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.41%) Migration
12 9 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.86%) Information Security
12 9 (4.86%) Performance Testing
13 8 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.76%) C#
1 31 (16.76%) SQL
2 11 (5.95%) Java
3 8 (4.32%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.62%) VBScript
6 2 (1.08%) ABAP
6 2 (1.08%) Perl
6 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) C++
7 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.65%) Degree
3 14 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.32%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.24%) CCNA
5 6 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.70%) ISEB
6 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.16%) CISA
7 4 (2.16%) CISSP
8 3 (1.62%) CISM
8 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.08%) CISMP
9 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.08%) MBA
9 2 (1.08%) MCSE
9 2 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.14%) GDPR
2 8 (4.32%) QA
3 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.70%) PMO
4 5 (2.70%) SLA
5 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.62%) RMADS
6 3 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.70%) vSphere
3 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (2.70%) SCDPM
3 4 (2.16%) SCOM
4 3 (1.62%) SCCM
5 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.08%) WSUS
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.49%) Oracle
3 9 (4.86%) VMware
4 6 (3.24%) Cisco
4 6 (3.24%) NetApp
5 4 (2.16%) HP
5 4 (2.16%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.16%) SAP
6 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.62%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.62%) Tableau
7 2 (1.08%) Altiris
7 2 (1.08%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.08%) MapR
8 1 (0.54%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.54%) Capita
8 1 (0.54%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.54%) Qualys
8 1 (0.54%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.54%) Splunk
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