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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 100 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 37 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 4
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£475 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £325 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £465 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+22.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.36% -51.11%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 17 £488 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +20 12 £520 - 2
Lancashire -14 6 £463 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £338 - 6
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (43.64%) Information Security
2 21 (38.18%) Management Information System
3 20 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
4 18 (32.73%) CISSP
5 13 (23.64%) CESG
5 13 (23.64%) TOGAF
6 12 (21.82%) Zachman Framework
6 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (21.82%) BS7799
6 12 (21.82%) Protective Monitoring
7 11 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 11 (20.00%) CISA
7 11 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (16.36%) Security Management
8 9 (16.36%) CISM
9 8 (14.55%) COBIT
9 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
9 8 (14.55%) ISEB
10 7 (12.73%) Information Security Management
10 7 (12.73%) Legal
10 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.73%) Local Government
11 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.91%) Degree
11 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
11 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (10.91%) Information Management
11 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
11 6 (10.91%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) SSL
4 2 (3.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Legal
2 7 (12.73%) Local Government
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Change Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Advisor
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.64%) IT Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Information Architect
8 2 (3.64%) IT Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) JSP
1 3 (5.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) CSS3
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Management Information System
2 20 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (23.64%) CESG
4 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (7.27%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.64%) Life Science
9 1 (1.82%) Firmware
9 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) AIX
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Information Security
2 13 (23.64%) TOGAF
3 12 (21.82%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (21.82%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (16.36%) Security Management
6 7 (12.73%) Information Security Management
7 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Information Management
7 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) CRAMM
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) CISSP
2 11 (20.00%) CISA
3 9 (16.36%) CISM
4 8 (14.55%) ISEB
5 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) Degree
6 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) GIAC
7 5 (9.09%) CRISC
8 2 (3.64%) ISACA
8 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.82%) QiCA
9 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.82%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (21.82%) BS7799
2 8 (14.55%) COBIT
3 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 3 (5.45%) Akamai
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £1 per day + RATE NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 10 days ago