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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 129 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 20 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.61% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Median daily rate £415 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £281 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.88% -9.88%
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
2602 1797 1840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.54% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1103 975
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 78 134
Median hourly rate £17.00 £29.35 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.05 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.65 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 -10 6 £425 +21.42% 3
Herefordshire -5 2 £275 -
Warwickshire -6 2 £405 +12.50% 3
Coventry -9 2 £400 +11.11% 1
Solihull - 2 £425 -
Worcestershire - 2 £320 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 9 (29.03%) Legal
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) CISM
4 7 (22.58%) CISSP
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 6 (19.35%) MS Project
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Data Privacy
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Data Management
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) QA
7 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) APMP
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
8 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
8 3 (9.68%) Data Centre

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Project
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) VLAN
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (29.03%) Legal
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Perl Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Security Officer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Debian
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Data Privacy
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Data Management
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
6 3 (9.68%) Data Governance
6 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
6 3 (9.68%) Records Management
6 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Security
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CISM
1 7 (22.58%) CISSP
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) APMP
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CISA
4 2 (6.45%) IISP
5 1 (3.23%) CEH
5 1 (3.23%) CIPD
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 2 (6.45%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.45%) ISO27005
3 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.23%) COBIT
4 1 (3.23%) COSO
4 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.23%) SCSM
1 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.45%) Qualys
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Sun
3 2 (6.45%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Orchard
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore