The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 58 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.00%
Data Protection
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 460 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.68% 70.34% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 308 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 21 October 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 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Informix
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Sybase