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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+22.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.36% -51.11%
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
497 456 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.97% 69.62% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 312 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) TPMS
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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