The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 26 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.32% 1.13% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 1.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £12.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.39% -26.14%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 244 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.71% 69.12% 63.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 128 61
Median daily rate £375 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 11 £423 +20.71% 2
Birkenhead - 1 £300 -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 10 (52.63%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (36.84%) Information Management
3 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) BPMN
4 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (26.32%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) NHS
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.26%) Finance
8 1 (5.26%) CESG
8 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Security Advisor
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Advisor
5 2 (10.53%) Database Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Information Management
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) BPMN
3 5 (26.32%) Data Flow Diagram
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft