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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 29 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.41% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £15.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+191.69% -4.42%
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
258 217 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.88% 70.92% 58.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 100 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £663 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool +1 11 £500 +53.84% 1
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (84.62%) Risk Management
2 10 (76.92%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (61.54%) Data Management
3 8 (61.54%) Information Management
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) CISA
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Legal
7 1 (7.69%) CISSP
7 1 (7.69%) GSEC
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) SIEM
7 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.69%) CLAS

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Security Advisor
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
2 8 (61.54%) Data Management
2 8 (61.54%) Information Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CLAS
2 1 (7.69%) GSEC
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared