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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 102 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 38 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
2377 2073 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.03% 73.75% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1029 1019
Average daily rate £378 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 125 96
Average hourly rate £28.13 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 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 31 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 +8 23 £450 +20.00% 6
Cheshire +20 9 £540 - 2
Lancashire -22 4 £475 -
Merseyside - 2 £338 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 (38.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (33.33%) Information Security
3 18 (30.00%) CISSP
3 18 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (23.33%) Local Government
5 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
6 12 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 12 (20.00%) CESG
6 12 (20.00%) BS7799
6 12 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 11 (18.33%) CISA
7 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
8 10 (16.67%) Finance
9 9 (15.00%) Migration
10 8 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
10 8 (13.33%) COBIT
10 8 (13.33%) Security Management
10 8 (13.33%) CISM
10 8 (13.33%) Project Management
11 7 (11.67%) ISEB
11 7 (11.67%) Information Security Management
12 6 (10.00%) Legal
12 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
12 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
12 6 (10.00%) Information Management
12 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Intranet
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (23.33%) Local Government
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Legal
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Advisor
7 2 (3.33%) Information Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
1 3 (5.00%) HTML5
1 3 (5.00%) CSS3
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) XSLT
2 2 (3.33%) XHTML
2 2 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Management Information System
2 18 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (20.00%) CESG
4 8 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.00%) Life Science
9 2 (3.33%) NHS
9 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
10 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) AIX
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Information Security
2 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
3 12 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
5 9 (15.00%) Migration
6 8 (13.33%) Security Management
6 8 (13.33%) Project Management
7 7 (11.67%) Information Security Management
8 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (10.00%) Information Management
8 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.33%) CRAMM
9 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) C
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) CISSP
2 11 (18.33%) CISA
3 8 (13.33%) CISM
4 7 (11.67%) ISEB
5 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) CRISC
6 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) GIAC
6 5 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.33%) ISACA
8 1 (1.67%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.67%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) BS7799
2 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (13.33%) COBIT
4 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
1 5 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) EMC
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