The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
England / West Midlands
Rank 95 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 25 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.78% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.95% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 8
Median daily rate £438 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £423 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £46.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-60.86% +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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 2099 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.16% 82.38% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1188 964
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.46% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Coventry -5 7 £475 +15.15%
Warwickshire -4 4 £480 +18.15% 2
Birmingham -1 3 £525 +208.82% 2
Staffordshire -4 3 £220 -45.00%
Solihull - 3 £500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £363 -
Walsall - 1 £425 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 19 (35.19%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Information Security
4 12 (22.22%) Finance
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.52%) jQuery
6 9 (16.67%) GDPR
6 9 (16.67%) C#
6 9 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (14.81%) Windows
7 8 (14.81%) Information Security Management
7 8 (14.81%) Security Management
7 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
8 7 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (12.96%) MVC
8 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.96%) Oracle
8 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
9 6 (11.11%) OO
9 6 (11.11%) OOD
9 6 (11.11%) Firewall
9 6 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.70%) Sentinel
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
1 6 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) CruiseControl
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Moq
3 4 (7.41%) NUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
1 11 (20.37%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) jQuery
2 9 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
3 7 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
5 4 (7.41%) WCF
6 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) AutoMapper
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) LINQ
6 3 (5.56%) StructureMap
7 2 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.70%) CESG
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Information Security
3 8 (14.81%) Information Security Management
3 8 (14.81%) Security Management
4 7 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) ISMS
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) OOD
5 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 5 (9.26%) User Stories
6 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.41%) Case Management
7 4 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Security Hardening
7 4 (7.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CISSP
2 4 (7.41%) CISM
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CEH
4 2 (3.70%) CISA
4 2 (3.70%) CISMP
4 2 (3.70%) CRISC
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) GDPR
2 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.70%) GPG13
5 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (3.70%) RMADS
6 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.85%) VMware