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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 105 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 31 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £448 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £9.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -57.67%
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
2205 2035 2136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.50% 70.39% 64.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1034 1139
Average daily rate £365 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 13 £513 - 6
Manchester +3 11 £525 +61.53% 2
Lancashire -6 5 £475 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (48.00%) Information Security
2 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 18 (36.00%) CISSP
2 18 (36.00%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (26.00%) TOGAF
4 12 (24.00%) Zachman Framework
4 12 (24.00%) CESG
4 12 (24.00%) BS7799
4 12 (24.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 11 (22.00%) Security Architecture
5 11 (22.00%) CISA
5 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (20.00%) Finance
7 8 (16.00%) COBIT
7 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (16.00%) CISM
7 8 (16.00%) Security Management
8 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
8 7 (14.00%) ISEB
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
9 6 (12.00%) Firewall
9 6 (12.00%) Legal
9 6 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.00%) Degree
10 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (10.00%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) Intranet
4 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Law
3 4 (8.00%) Local Government
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Change Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Advisor
7 2 (4.00%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) JSP
1 3 (6.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) CSS3
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
1 18 (36.00%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (24.00%) CESG
3 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (2.00%) Firmware
7 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) AIX
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Information Security
2 13 (26.00%) TOGAF
3 12 (24.00%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (24.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (22.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Security Management
6 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 6 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Information Management
8 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 5 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (10.00%) CRAMM
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.00%) ITIL
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) C++
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CISSP
2 11 (22.00%) CISA
3 8 (16.00%) CISM
4 7 (14.00%) ISEB
5 6 (12.00%) Degree
5 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CRISC
6 5 (10.00%) GIAC
7 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (4.00%) ISACA
8 1 (2.00%) QiCA
8 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) BS7799
2 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (16.00%) COBIT
4 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) EMC
2 4 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (6.00%) Akamai
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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