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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 57 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 19 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.88% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £9.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -57.67%
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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
793 748 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.51% 79.07% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 413 497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 11
Average hourly rate £11.28 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.94% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.80 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (59.26%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (44.44%) Puppet
3 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (29.63%) Law
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) MySQL
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) COBIT
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (18.52%) CMMI
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) DevOps
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) Jetty
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 12 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (29.63%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Architect
2 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Head of Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) Head of User Experience
6 1 (3.70%) Information Governance Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Information Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) Ajax
2 5 (18.52%) JSON
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
2 5 (18.52%) REST
2 5 (18.52%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
1 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) CMMI
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Market Research
5 1 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (7.41%) VCAP
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
1 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Percona
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos