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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.72% -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
508 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.41% 66.36% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 289 248
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 £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 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 £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -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 29 August 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 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) JavaBeans
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Information Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (12.50%) JavaBeans
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase