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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 78 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 21 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.29% 0.56% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£300 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
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
1217 909 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.94% 72.55% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 507 453
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +12.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.75 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
3 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) EMC
4 11 (45.83%) Lotus
4 11 (45.83%) SAP
4 11 (45.83%) IBM Notes
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (45.83%) Migration
4 11 (45.83%) Local Government
4 11 (45.83%) SCCM
4 11 (45.83%) Xen
4 11 (45.83%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (45.83%) Office 365
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
5 8 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security
8 4 (16.67%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) Service Management
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) ISMS
8 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (45.83%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (45.83%) Local Government
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Quality Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Assistant Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
1 11 (45.83%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security
4 4 (16.67%) ISMS
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) CMMI
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (8.33%) GMP
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
2 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (45.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) EMC
4 11 (45.83%) SAP
4 11 (45.83%) Lotus
5 2 (8.33%) hybris