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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-64.13% +191.69%

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
408 764 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.47% 83.68% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 479 379
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Knutsford +13 2 £363 -7.05%
Chester - 1 £243 - 1
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Data Privacy
4 7 (25.93%) ISEB
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Social Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) JUnit
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Java EE
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) JPA
7 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.11%) REST

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 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Gradle
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.70%) JProfiler
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Lead Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Lead Security Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Security Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technology Risk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) Java EE
2 3 (11.11%) JPA
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
3 2 (7.41%) Velocity
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) Struts2
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Data Privacy
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (18.52%) Social Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CIPD
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ECDL
3 1 (3.70%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Brocade
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) Fujitsu
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Chordiant
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce