The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 113 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 21 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Average daily rate
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£513 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £325 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £395
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Data Protection
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Cheshire +5 9 £513 - 3
Manchester +4 7 £525 +61.53% 4
Lancashire -15 2 £425 +30.76% 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (40.00%) Information Security
2 19 (38.00%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (26.00%) CISSP
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
6 10 (20.00%) BS7799
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 10 (20.00%) CESG
6 10 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
7 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
7 9 (18.00%) ITIL
8 8 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (14.00%) COBIT
9 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (14.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) CISA
9 7 (14.00%) CISM
9 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (12.00%) Firewall
10 6 (12.00%) Legal
11 5 (10.00%) Data Management
11 5 (10.00%) Information Management
11 5 (10.00%) Change Management
11 5 (10.00%) Security Management
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Information Governance

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Intranet
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) SSL
4 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.00%) French Language
5 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Change Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Backup Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) LAMP
1 3 (6.00%) JSP
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Data Protection Act
2 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (20.00%) CESG
4 8 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (6.00%) NHS
8 2 (4.00%) Open Source
9 1 (2.00%) W3C
9 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) AIX
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Information Security
2 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Data Management
5 5 (10.00%) Information Management
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Security Management
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 4 (8.00%) CRAMM
6 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) Ruby
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) C++
2 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) CISSP
2 7 (14.00%) CISA
2 7 (14.00%) CISM
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (8.00%) CRISC
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) GIAC
4 3 (6.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) BS7799
2 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.00%) COBIT
3 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Akamai
3 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.00%) i2
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