The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection (Data Privacy)
Rank 62 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 0.13% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £510 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £344 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -17.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Protection
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 4 £510 - 1
Chester - 3 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) BS7799
3 7 (35.00%) CESG
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (35.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) CISSP
4 6 (30.00%) CISA
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) IIS
7 3 (15.00%) JSP
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) COBIT

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Backup Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) Backup Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) JSP
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (35.00%) CESG
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 6 (30.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) OWASP
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) CISA
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) BS7799
2 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (15.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Akamai
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