The first table below looks at the demand for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 August 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 Leeds 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 68 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.15% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -46.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 671 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.77% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 373 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Data Protection
West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (40.00%) Puppet
3 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (16.00%) Information Management
7 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) NHS
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) ETL
8 3 (12.00%) MySQL
8 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (12.00%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Information Governance Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (16.00%) NHS
3 3 (12.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) Information Management
3 3 (12.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (12.00%) Kanban
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (12.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Puppet
1 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Dell
3 3 (12.00%) Percona
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos