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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 59 - -
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 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £9.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -57.67%
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
511 454 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.11% 67.46% 66.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 299 260
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 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%) TDD

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) TPMS
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%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) OO
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%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
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