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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
England / North West
Rank 110 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 23 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.37% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.66% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 13
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £329 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-64.13% +191.69%

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
2163 3070 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.39% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1856 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 135 108
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +5 11 £575 +61.97% 4
Cheshire +22 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Merseyside -11 3 £319 -36.25%
Lancashire -1 2 £325 -9.72%
Cumbria - 1 £360 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (27.42%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) Data Privacy
4 9 (14.52%) Java
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.90%) ISEB
5 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 8 (12.90%) TDD
5 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (9.68%) Social Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (9.68%) GDPR
7 6 (9.68%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.68%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) COBIT
8 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) Ruby
8 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Information Security
8 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.06%) Migration

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 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.84%) PaaS
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Gradle
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.84%) JUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.23%) Maven
4 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.61%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Lead Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Lead Security Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Risk Manager
6 4 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Risk Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Officer
8 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.68%) jQuery
3 4 (6.45%) Backbone.js
3 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) Durandal
4 3 (4.84%) EJS
4 3 (4.84%) Java EE
4 3 (4.84%) JPA
4 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.84%) LESS
4 3 (4.84%) Pug
4 3 (4.84%) REST
4 3 (4.84%) Sass
4 3 (4.84%) SOAP
4 3 (4.84%) Spring
4 3 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (16.13%) Data Privacy
2 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (12.90%) TDD
3 7 (11.29%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) OO
4 6 (9.68%) Social Engineering
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.45%) Case Management
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.45%) Scrum
6 4 (6.45%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) Ruby
4 4 (6.45%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) Python
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) COBOL
7 1 (1.61%) Go
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) CISA
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) CISM
3 3 (4.84%) CISSP
3 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CIPD
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ECDL
4 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) GDPR
2 5 (8.06%) COBIT
3 3 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.23%) SLA
5 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco
2 3 (4.84%) HP
2 3 (4.84%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.23%) Brocade
3 2 (3.23%) Dell
3 2 (3.23%) Fujitsu
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) Veritas
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.61%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) Perforce
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) Talend