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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 116 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 28 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.28% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 10
Median daily rate £409 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £279 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.53%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2634 1949 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.27% 78.15% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 1138 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 2016.

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 September 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
Birmingham +3 12 £419 +31.88% 2
Warwickshire -4 6 £390 +20.00% 2
Coventry -18 4 £350 +18.74%
Herefordshire -4 2 £275 -
Solihull -7 2 £494 +20.42%
Staffordshire - 1 £395 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 13 (29.55%) Information Security
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (20.45%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) HTML
5 8 (18.18%) CISSP
5 8 (18.18%) CISM
6 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) Degree
7 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Information Governance
7 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) SQL
8 5 (11.36%) .NET
8 5 (11.36%) C#
8 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.36%) Finance
8 5 (11.36%) Legal
8 5 (11.36%) Data Security
9 4 (9.09%) Security Management
9 4 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) WordPress
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) MPLS
3 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.27%) Moq
1 1 (2.27%) NUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
1 5 (11.36%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.55%) Perl Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.27%) MDX
7 1 (2.27%) React
7 1 (2.27%) WCF
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) CESG
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Debian
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Information Security
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (13.64%) Information Governance
4 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Data Security
6 4 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (9.09%) Data Privacy
6 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.09%) SABSA
6 4 (9.09%) Security Hardening
6 4 (9.09%) Security Management
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) CISM
1 8 (18.18%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) APMP
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CEH
4 2 (4.55%) CISA
4 2 (4.55%) IISP
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.82%) QA
3 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.55%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.55%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.27%) SCSM
1 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.55%) Qualys
3 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) Sun
3 2 (4.55%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Orchard
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore