Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 160 154
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6 +140
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 327 258 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.54% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.86% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 190 238
South East median daily rate £415 £413 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -2.02% -15.38%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £285
90th Percentile £526 £551 £563
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.27% -4.90% +1.76%
10th Percentile £17.86 £11.94 £10.48
90th Percentile £27.77 £21.73 £21.42
England median hourly rate £17.44 £15.03 £15.78
% change year-on-year +16.06% -4.75% +0.03%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13966 13858 15814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.90% 82.60% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8365 8369 9417
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 551 606
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.49
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley +10 146 £400 -3.03% 3
Berkshire +21 112 £400 -3.03%
Hampshire +33 64 £438 +1.16% 2
Surrey -21 39 £450 +0.56% 3
West Sussex +14 26 £400 - 4
Kent 0 26 £366 -23.90% 2
Buckinghamshire -22 20 £450 +5.88% 2
Middlesex +23 17 £438 -2.78%
Oxfordshire +8 14 £303 -6.92% 1
East Sussex -20 9 £414 +19.93% 1
Sussex -4 2 £750 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 124 (37.92%) GDPR
2 65 (19.88%) Information Security
3 51 (15.60%) Finance
4 50 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (14.07%) Management Information System
5 46 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (12.54%) Data Protection Act
7 38 (11.62%) Project Management
8 32 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (9.48%) Business Analysis
10 28 (8.56%) CISSP
11 27 (8.26%) PCI DSS
12 26 (7.95%) SQL
13 25 (7.65%) Windows
13 25 (7.65%) Legal
14 24 (7.34%) CISM
14 24 (7.34%) Data Privacy
15 23 (7.03%) HTML
15 23 (7.03%) Data Modelling
16 22 (6.73%) Microsoft
16 22 (6.73%) CSS
16 22 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
16 22 (6.73%) Service Design
17 21 (6.42%) JavaScript
18 20 (6.12%) Oracle
18 20 (6.12%) Security Cleared
19 19 (5.81%) Active Directory
19 19 (5.81%) Migration
19 19 (5.81%) Risk Assessment

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 7 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
4 2 (0.61%) IIS
4 2 (0.61%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) CICS
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) InDesign
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.14%) PaaS
3 6 (1.83%) Office 365
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.61%) GitHub
4 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.31%) Taleo
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.67%) SAN
2 9 (2.75%) Intranet
3 7 (2.14%) LAN
3 7 (2.14%) WAN
4 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.53%) DNS
5 5 (1.53%) Firewall
6 4 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.92%) SMS
8 2 (0.61%) FCoE
8 2 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.31%) DMZ
9 1 (0.31%) Extranet
9 1 (0.31%) NAS
9 1 (0.31%) Skype
9 1 (0.31%) SNMP
9 1 (0.31%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.14%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.83%) Big Data
3 6 (1.83%) MySQL
3 6 (1.83%) NewSQL
4 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.61%) Adabas
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.61%) HBase
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.31%) OLTP
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.22%) JIRA
3 4 (1.22%) Protractor
3 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.92%) gulp
4 3 (0.92%) JMeter
4 3 (0.92%) Subversion
4 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.92%) webpack
5 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) Moq
6 1 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) RSpec
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (15.60%) Finance
2 25 (7.65%) Legal
3 18 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.20%) Law
5 14 (4.28%) Banking
5 14 (4.28%) Marketing
6 11 (3.36%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Automotive
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (15.60%) Analyst
2 41 (12.54%) Consultant
3 32 (9.79%) Business Analyst
3 32 (9.79%) Project Manager
4 30 (9.17%) Architect
5 29 (8.87%) Developer
6 22 (6.73%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 20 (6.12%) GDPR Project Manager
8 17 (5.20%) Designer
9 16 (4.89%) Data Architect
10 13 (3.98%) Data Protection Officer
11 12 (3.67%) Administrator
11 12 (3.67%) Security Consultant
12 10 (3.06%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.06%) Trainer
13 8 (2.45%) Tester
14 7 (2.14%) Data Manager
14 7 (2.14%) Release Manager
14 7 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.03%) HTML
2 22 (6.73%) CSS
3 14 (4.28%) .NET
4 13 (3.98%) HTML5
5 12 (3.67%) CSS3
6 9 (2.75%) LESS
6 9 (2.75%) Sass
7 7 (2.14%) Web Services
8 6 (1.83%) RESTful
8 6 (1.83%) SOAP
9 5 (1.53%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.53%) REST
10 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.22%) Middleware
10 4 (1.22%) Node.js
10 4 (1.22%) OpenID
11 3 (0.92%) jQuery
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.92%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.07%) Management Information System
2 41 (12.54%) Data Protection Act
3 32 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.75%) CESG
5 9 (2.75%) PKI
6 6 (1.83%) Replication
7 5 (1.53%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.22%) User Experience
9 3 (0.92%) Fintech
9 3 (0.92%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.61%) CCTV
10 2 (0.61%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.65%) Windows
2 15 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.67%) Linux
4 11 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.75%) Unix
6 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.92%) CentOS
9 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.88%) Information Security
2 50 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (11.62%) Project Management
5 31 (9.48%) Business Analysis
6 24 (7.34%) Data Privacy
7 23 (7.03%) Data Modelling
8 22 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
8 22 (6.73%) Service Design
9 19 (5.81%) Migration
9 19 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (5.50%) Business Process Mapping
10 18 (5.50%) Data Management
11 17 (5.20%) Information Management
12 16 (4.89%) Analytics
12 16 (4.89%) Data Security
12 16 (4.89%) Information Governance
12 16 (4.89%) ITIL
12 16 (4.89%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.59%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.95%) SQL
2 21 (6.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.28%) Java
4 10 (3.06%) C#
4 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.14%) Python
6 5 (1.53%) VBScript
7 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.92%) Ruby
8 3 (0.92%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.61%) ABAP
9 2 (0.61%) Perl
9 2 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) COBOL
10 1 (0.31%) JCL
10 1 (0.31%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (8.56%) CISSP
2 24 (7.34%) CISM
3 20 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.20%) ISEB
4 17 (5.20%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.67%) Degree
6 10 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.75%) CISA
8 7 (2.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (2.14%) SANS
9 6 (1.83%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.53%) ISACA
10 5 (1.53%) PMP
11 4 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.92%) CCNA
12 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (37.92%) GDPR
2 46 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (8.26%) PCI DSS
4 16 (4.89%) COBIT
5 13 (3.98%) Data Quality
6 8 (2.45%) PMO
7 7 (2.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (1.83%) SLA
9 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (1.53%) QA
10 4 (1.22%) ISO 31000
10 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.92%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) Docker
3 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.61%) HDFS
4 2 (0.61%) vCloud
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) WSUS
2 7 (2.14%) SCCM
3 5 (1.53%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.22%) Puppet
5 3 (0.92%) Ansible
5 3 (0.92%) SCOM
6 2 (0.61%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (6.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.12%) Oracle
3 16 (4.89%) VMware
4 12 (3.67%) HP
5 9 (2.75%) Cisco
6 7 (2.14%) Symantec
7 5 (1.53%) IBM
8 4 (1.22%) Adobe
8 4 (1.22%) Altiris
8 4 (1.22%) McAfee
9 3 (0.92%) EMC
9 3 (0.92%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.92%) Tableau
10 2 (0.61%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.61%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.61%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.61%) Google
10 2 (0.61%) NetApp
10 2 (0.61%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat