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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 65 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 7 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% - 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Average daily rate £425 - £510
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
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
751 587 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.67% 79.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 360 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £389 -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (50.00%) SDLC
5 7 (50.00%) AIX
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) OOP
5 7 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) C
5 7 (50.00%) C++
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) WSDL
5 7 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Yeoman
General
1 12 (85.71%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) Java EE
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) WSDL
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) OOP
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) C
2 7 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Postfix
1 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (14.29%) MobileIron
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Trustwave