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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 125 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.53% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £260 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.88% -32.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £190 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £270 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
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 £16.00 £20.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.75%
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
2367 2070 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.26% 73.09% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1039 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 114 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +4 18 £450 +125.00% 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (33.93%) Local Government
2 16 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
3 15 (26.79%) Information Security
4 14 (25.00%) Migration
5 13 (23.21%) CISSP
6 9 (16.07%) Finance
6 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (12.50%) COBIT
7 7 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (12.50%) ISEB
7 7 (12.50%) CISM
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) CISA
8 6 (10.71%) Security Management
8 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
9 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.93%) Legal
9 5 (8.93%) CESG
9 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.93%) Information Management
9 5 (8.93%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (8.93%) Degree
9 5 (8.93%) Marketing
9 5 (8.93%) Information Security Management
9 5 (8.93%) Oracle
9 5 (8.93%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (8.93%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.79%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Intranet
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (33.93%) Local Government
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Law
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Architect
2 23 (41.07%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.93%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Advisor
6 2 (3.57%) Information Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) CSS
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) HTML5
1 3 (5.36%) CSS3
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (3.57%) jQuery
2 2 (3.57%) XHTML
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) Ajax
3 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (8.93%) CESG
4 5 (8.93%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (7.14%) Life Science
6 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.57%) NHS
8 1 (1.79%) Open Source
8 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) UNIX
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) AIX
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Information Security
2 14 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Security Management
4 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.93%) Information Management
5 5 (8.93%) Information Security Management
5 5 (8.93%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) CRAMM
6 4 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C
2 2 (3.57%) XPath
2 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) CISSP
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) CISM
3 6 (10.71%) CISA
4 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) CRISC
5 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) GIAC
6 2 (3.57%) ISACA
6 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.79%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.50%) COBIT
3 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
4 4 (7.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
1 5 (8.93%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
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