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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
North West / Cheshire
Rank 34 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 0
Median daily rate £243 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £424
% change year-on-year
- -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £48.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-69.31% +204.37%

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
388 709 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.70% 78.87% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 456 340
Median daily rate £403 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 6 £240 -
Warrington - 5 £663 -
Knutsford +11 3 £350 -9.67%
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 12 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Data Privacy
4 7 (26.92%) ISEB
5 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (19.23%) Social Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) JUnit
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) JPA
7 3 (11.54%) Java EE
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Lead Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Lead Security Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Security Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technology Risk Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Messaging Support
5 1 (3.85%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
1 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
1 3 (11.54%) Java EE
1 3 (11.54%) JPA
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
2 2 (7.69%) Velocity
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Data Privacy
2 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (19.23%) Social Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) CIPD
3 1 (3.85%) ECDL
3 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
1 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Brocade
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Dell
2 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Veritas
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.85%) Perforce
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec