The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 29 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.

Data Protection
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.59% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year -31.25% +89.34%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 138 157 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.66% 79.70% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 102 97
Median daily rate £400 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Suffolk

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) ISMS
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft