The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 69 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 12 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £526 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £24.00 £15.96
% change year-on-year
-34.29% +50.37%
Data Protection
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
795 585 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.37% 74.43% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 307 235
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 24
Average hourly rate £19.45 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the Cheshire region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Cheshire region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £375 -
Chester -3 3 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Windows

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) FishEye
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) WSDL
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ACSP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle