The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 109 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 45 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.69% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.94% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 4
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£400 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +57.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
Data Protection
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2935 2230 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.71% 73.02% 72.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1752 1212 968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 95 84
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.25 £45.00 £47.00
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 the North West

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Manchester -1 21 £300 -42.85% 3
Merseyside - 12 £828 - 1
Cheshire -2 11 £375 -26.82%
Lancashire +8 1 £170 -60.00% 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 24 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.16%) Risk Management
3 19 (30.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (26.98%) Information Security
4 17 (26.98%) Oracle
5 16 (25.40%) VMware
6 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 13 (20.63%) ISMS
8 13 (20.63%) Citrix
9 12 (19.05%) Lotus
9 12 (19.05%) CISSP
9 12 (19.05%) EMC
9 12 (19.05%) SAP
9 12 (19.05%) IBM Notes
9 12 (19.05%) Migration
9 12 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (19.05%) SCCM
9 12 (19.05%) Security Architecture
9 12 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (19.05%) Xen
9 12 (19.05%) Local Government
9 12 (19.05%) Office 365
10 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
10 11 (17.46%) CESG
10 11 (17.46%) ITIL
11 10 (15.87%) CISM
12 9 (14.29%) Firewall

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (19.05%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) Documentum
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) WAN
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) DSL
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Power View
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) FishEye
3 1 (1.59%) Gradle
3 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.05%) Local Government
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Architect
1 13 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Security Advisor
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (7.94%) Security Officer
5 4 (6.35%) Security Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Information Manager
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) WSDL
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Java EE
2 1 (1.59%) JSON
2 1 (1.59%) jQuery
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) HTML5
2 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (17.46%) CESG
3 7 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (11.11%) RMADS
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
5 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 2 (3.17%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) BYOD
6 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Risk Management
2 17 (26.98%) Information Security
3 13 (20.63%) ISMS
4 12 (19.05%) Security Architecture
4 12 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (19.05%) Migration
5 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
5 11 (17.46%) ITIL
6 9 (14.29%) SIEM
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) Service Management
8 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 4 (6.35%) Data Mapping
9 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) ETL
9 4 (6.35%) CMMI
9 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Python
2 3 (4.76%) Perl
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) C
3 2 (3.17%) C++
3 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) CISSP
2 10 (15.87%) CISM
3 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) CEH
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.35%) CCNP
5 4 (6.35%) CCNA
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) ACSP
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.59%) ISEB
8 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.76%) QA
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.17%) SLA
4 2 (3.17%) GMP
5 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (19.05%) Xen
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle
3 16 (25.40%) VMware
4 13 (20.63%) Citrix
5 12 (19.05%) Lotus
5 12 (19.05%) EMC
5 12 (19.05%) SAP
6 4 (6.35%) Symantec
6 4 (6.35%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.76%) Sun
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) hybris
9 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
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