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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 124 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 29 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.50% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £855 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% +21.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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
2973 2997 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.25% 78.29% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1787 1242
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 123 97
Median hourly rate £24.00 £38.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.54% +39.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Merseyside -3 11 £395 -52.26% 1
Manchester -12 11 £330 +10.00% 5
Cheshire -8 3 £375 - 2
Lancashire -7 2 £450 +164.70% 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.33%) .NET
4 11 (18.33%) Open Source
5 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.67%) C#
5 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (16.67%) Law
6 8 (13.33%) Information Security
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.67%) ITIL
7 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.67%) Finance
7 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (10.00%) OWASP
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Magento
8 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (10.00%) Data Management
8 6 (10.00%) Windows
8 6 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 5 (8.33%) CISSP
9 5 (8.33%) Java
9 5 (8.33%) SQL
9 5 (8.33%) VB
9 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET

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 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Intranet
3 2 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (1.67%) 4G
4 1 (1.67%) BGP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) LTE
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) OSPF
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) DataStax
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MorphX
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Law
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.00%) Intranet Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Intranet Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.33%) CAML
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) CSS3
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) HTML5
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) COM
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) SAML
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) WF
5 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) NHS
4 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) CESG
6 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.67%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.33%) Open Source
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.00%) Data Management
6 6 (10.00%) OWASP
6 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) BPMN
7 5 (8.33%) Data Flow Diagram
7 5 (8.33%) Service Design
8 4 (6.67%) Data Privacy
8 4 (6.67%) DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Information Management
8 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
9 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.33%) FQL
3 5 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) VB
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) C
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) CISSP
2 4 (6.67%) CISM
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Postfix
3 1 (1.67%) HDFS
3 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Symantec
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Teradata
4 1 (1.67%) Trustwave