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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 132 135 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 21 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.65% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.79% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 19
Median daily rate £450 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £388 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £855 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.53%
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
2903 3672 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.97% 81.96% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 2298 1388
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 142 113
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 10 £410 -9.14% 1
Manchester -8 7 £475 +3.82% 9
Lancashire +21 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Merseyside +2 1 - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (16.07%) .NET
6 9 (16.07%) C#
6 9 (16.07%) ITIL
6 9 (16.07%) Finance
6 9 (16.07%) Open Source
7 8 (14.29%) Java
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.50%) Law
8 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.71%) Data Management
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle
9 6 (10.71%) Windows
9 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
9 6 (10.71%) OWASP
10 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (8.93%) Magento
10 5 (8.93%) BPMN
10 5 (8.93%) CAML
10 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
10 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.93%) FQL
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
10 5 (8.93%) SQL
10 5 (8.93%) VB

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Magento
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) BGP
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) OSPF
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) DataStax
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JUnit
2 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Gradle
3 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) MorphX
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Law
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Security Advisor
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Digital Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.93%) CAML
3 4 (7.14%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE
4 3 (5.36%) JPA
4 3 (5.36%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) SOAP
4 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.57%) Velocity
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.79%) CESG
5 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.79%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) AIX
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Open Source
4 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.71%) Data Management
5 6 (10.71%) OWASP
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (8.93%) BPMN
6 5 (8.93%) Data Flow Diagram
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.14%) Information Management
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.14%) TDD
7 4 (7.14%) User Stories
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) C#
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) FQL
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Go
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) CISSP
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CISM
4 1 (1.79%) CLAS
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) HDFS
3 1 (1.79%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Chronos
2 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.79%) logstash
2 1 (1.79%) Marathon
2 1 (1.79%) Mesos
2 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Brocade
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Dell
5 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Veritas
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) Teradata
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