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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 126 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 20 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.12% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £444 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £22.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-39.77% +57.14%
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
2483 1939 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.96% 72.22% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1005 818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 115 87
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.62 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -6 9 £450 +2.85% 4
Lancashire -10 5 £475 +40.63% 2
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) Local Government
2 15 (38.46%) Migration
3 10 (25.64%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (15.38%) VCP4
6 6 (15.38%) Information Security
6 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Information Management
7 5 (12.82%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (10.26%) Life Science
8 4 (10.26%) Xen
8 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (10.26%) SCCM
8 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (10.26%) Office 365
8 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
8 4 (10.26%) SAP
8 4 (10.26%) EMC
8 4 (10.26%) Citrix
8 4 (10.26%) Lotus
8 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.26%) CISM
8 4 (10.26%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Intranet
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) EDRMS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (48.72%) Local Government
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Architect
1 19 (48.72%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 3 (7.69%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) IT Director
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) XSLT
1 2 (5.13%) XHTML
1 2 (5.13%) jQuery
1 2 (5.13%) HTML5
1 2 (5.13%) CSS3
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (12.82%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (10.26%) Life Science
4 4 (10.26%) CESG
5 2 (5.13%) NHS
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Android
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Information Management
3 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.13%) Web Design
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Use Case
6 2 (5.13%) ISMS
6 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) XPath
2 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) VCP4
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) GMP
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (10.26%) Xen
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) EMC
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
3 4 (10.26%) Lotus
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago