The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 60 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 19 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 0.11% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
827 702 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.57% 78.35% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 403 454
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 13
Average hourly rate £14.87 £45.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.96% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £16.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 13 (46.43%) Linux
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Puppet
2 12 (42.86%) Law
2 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) CMMI
4 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.86%) Ajax
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 5 (17.86%) COBIT
4 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (17.86%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) Jetty
1 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 12 (42.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Architect
2 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Head of Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Head of Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Head of User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Information Governance Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) Ajax
2 5 (17.86%) JSON
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) CSS3
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) CMMI
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
1 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
1 5 (17.86%) Test Management
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Market Research
4 1 (3.57%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Puppet
1 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Google