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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 61 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £24.00 £15.96
% change year-on-year
-34.29% +50.37%
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
544 484 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.52% 72.67% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 306 190
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -89.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) E-Discovery
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware