The first table below looks at the demand for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 408 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.21% 67.11% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 236 251
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £261 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +1150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Protection
West Midlands

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Information Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp