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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 113 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 38 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.23% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.55% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 5
Median daily rate £380 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £790
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.77 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-6.59% -0.72%
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
2638 3284 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 79.48% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1995 1498
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 128 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Cheshire +31 21 £350 -9.67% 1
Manchester -17 10 £413 +29.41% 7
Merseyside -6 2 £340 -32.00% 4
Lancashire -12 2 £400 +45.45%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 15 (25.86%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.52%) ISEB
5 9 (15.52%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) C#
6 8 (13.79%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (13.79%) Data Privacy
7 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.07%) jQuery
7 7 (12.07%) .NET
7 7 (12.07%) Oracle
7 7 (12.07%) ITIL
8 6 (10.34%) Windows
8 6 (10.34%) OO
8 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.34%) Ruby
8 6 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (10.34%) Social Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
9 5 (8.62%) SQL
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) Python
9 5 (8.62%) Service Management
10 4 (6.90%) Management Information System

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.17%) PaaS
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) JUnit
2 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
2 3 (5.17%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Gradle
3 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.72%) Ant
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.72%) MorphX
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Lead Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Risk Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
1 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
1 7 (12.07%) jQuery
2 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) Durandal
3 3 (5.17%) EJS
3 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.17%) Java EE
3 3 (5.17%) Jinja
3 3 (5.17%) JPA
3 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.17%) LESS
3 3 (5.17%) Pug
3 3 (5.17%) React
3 3 (5.17%) Sass
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.17%) User Experience
6 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.45%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) AIX
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) TDD
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (13.79%) Data Privacy
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) Social Engineering
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Scrum
6 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) CRM
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C#
1 8 (13.79%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) Ruby
3 5 (8.62%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.45%) Go
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) CIPD
4 1 (1.72%) CISM
4 1 (1.72%) ECDL
4 1 (1.72%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.72%) Postfix
2 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Chronos
3 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.72%) logstash
3 1 (1.72%) Marathon
3 1 (1.72%) Mesos
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Brocade
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Dell
4 2 (3.45%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec