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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 122 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 14 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.18% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 10
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £12.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.39% -26.14%
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
2355 1950 1741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.77% 76.29% 75.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1205 919
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 £263 £260 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 90 111
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.69 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -18.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 6 £375 -25.00% 2
Warwickshire -9 2 £413 +22.22%
Worcestershire - 2 £320 -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (32.35%) Information Security
2 10 (29.41%) Legal
3 8 (23.53%) CISSP
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) SLA
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (14.71%) CISM
6 5 (14.71%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
6 5 (14.71%) Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) Line Management
7 4 (11.76%) Records Management
7 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.76%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) COBIT
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) MS Project
7 4 (11.76%) MS Office
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
7 4 (11.76%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 3 (8.82%) ISEB

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 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
1 4 (11.76%) MS Project
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) Converged Networks
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (29.41%) Legal
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Officer
4 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Chief Information Officer
4 3 (8.82%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 3 (8.82%) Chief Security Officer
4 3 (8.82%) CIO
4 3 (8.82%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Debian
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Information Security
2 5 (14.71%) Data Management
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Line Management
3 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Records Management
3 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security Governance
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
4 3 (8.82%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CISSP
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) CISM
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) APMP
4 2 (5.88%) CISA
4 2 (5.88%) IISP
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CIPD
5 1 (2.94%) CISMP
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 4 (11.76%) COBIT
2 4 (11.76%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.88%) ISO27005
3 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.94%) COSO
4 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
2 2 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Qualys
2 2 (5.88%) Sun
2 2 (5.88%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.94%) SAP