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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 103 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 37 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 5
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£475 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £336 £333
% change year-on-year
+23.85% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -10.00%
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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +14 22 £450 +20.00% 12
Cheshire +13 9 £540 - 3
Lancashire -18 4 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £338 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (39.66%) Management Information System
2 20 (34.48%) Information Security
3 18 (31.03%) CISSP
3 18 (31.03%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (22.41%) Local Government
4 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
5 12 (20.69%) Zachman Framework
5 12 (20.69%) CESG
5 12 (20.69%) BS7799
5 12 (20.69%) Protective Monitoring
6 11 (18.97%) CISA
6 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (18.97%) Security Architecture
7 10 (17.24%) Finance
8 8 (13.79%) COBIT
8 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 8 (13.79%) CISM
8 8 (13.79%) Security Management
8 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 7 (12.07%) ISEB
9 7 (12.07%) Information Security Management
9 7 (12.07%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (10.34%) Information Management
10 6 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
10 6 (10.34%) Legal
10 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
10 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Intranet
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (22.41%) Local Government
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Legal
4 5 (8.62%) Marketing
5 4 (6.90%) Banking
5 4 (6.90%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Architect
2 17 (29.31%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (3.45%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Advisor
7 2 (3.45%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) CSS
1 3 (5.17%) HTML5
1 3 (5.17%) CSS3
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) XSLT
2 2 (3.45%) XHTML
2 2 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) Ajax
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Management Information System
2 18 (31.03%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (20.69%) CESG
4 7 (12.07%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (10.34%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.17%) Life Science
7 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.45%) NHS
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) AIX
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Information Security
2 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
3 12 (20.69%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (20.69%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (18.97%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
5 8 (13.79%) Security Management
5 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 7 (12.07%) Information Security Management
7 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.34%) Information Management
7 6 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.62%) CRAMM
8 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) CISSP
2 11 (18.97%) CISA
3 8 (13.79%) CISM
4 7 (12.07%) ISEB
5 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.62%) CRISC
6 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.62%) GIAC
6 5 (8.62%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.45%) ISACA
8 1 (1.72%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.72%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) BS7799
2 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (13.79%) COBIT
4 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
1 5 (8.62%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) EMC
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