The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 84 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 22 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.10% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
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£400 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £410 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +20.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £15.77 £9.10
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +73.29%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Salford - 1 £490 -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (44.00%) Oracle
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (36.00%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (36.00%) SCCM
3 9 (36.00%) Office 365
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
4 8 (32.00%) Lotus
4 8 (32.00%) EMC
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
4 8 (32.00%) IBM Notes
4 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (32.00%) Local Government
4 8 (32.00%) Xen
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 4 (16.00%) ISMS
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (32.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (32.00%) Local Government
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
1 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
1 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) ISMS
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) SIEM
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) CMMI
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) GMP
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (32.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) Lotus
4 8 (32.00%) EMC
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) hybris