The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 April 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 West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 116 128
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 22 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.84% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.99% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 12
Median daily rate £350 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -14.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £303 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £376 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £379 £413
% change year-on-year +4.15% -8.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.30 £17.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -24.00% +17.84%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2150 2320 2456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.53% 79.07% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1515 1586
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 100
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the South West

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the South West

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the South West

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Wiltshire 0 7 £213 -31.37% 2
Gloucestershire +3 5 £375 +6.38% 3
Bristol 0 5 £375 +1.69% 2
Devon - 2 £330 -
Dorset - 1 £363 - 3
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) .NET
4 12 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
6 10 (21.74%) Information Security
7 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
7 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.39%) IIS
8 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
10 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.04%) WCF
10 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
10 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (13.04%) AppFabric
10 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
10 6 (13.04%) GDPR
10 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.04%) ISEB
10 6 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (13.04%) Basel II
10 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle
10 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (17.39%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Firewall
1 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.17%) ISDN
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Presto
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) QGIS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Legal
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Security Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) AppFabric
3 6 (13.04%) WCF
4 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) Web Services
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.52%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 2 (4.35%) PostGIS
6 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) Laravel
7 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) XHTML
7 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) CCTV
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Information Security
2 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.39%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) ETL
4 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
5 5 (10.87%) Information Management
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Information Governance
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) MVC
6 4 (8.70%) Records Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.04%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) CISM
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (6.52%) CISA
4 3 (6.52%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCDA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.17%) CNA
6 1 (2.17%) CNE
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) Basel II
1 6 (13.04%) GDPR
1 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
1 6 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Snort
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Sourcefire
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Unisys
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Mapbox
6 1 (2.17%) Novell
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Teradata
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