The first table below looks at the demand for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 110 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.40% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.60% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% +21.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -46.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1784 1326 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.67% 66.73% 69.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 671 740
Average daily rate £370 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 58 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Birmingham - 4 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 3
Staffordshire +6 1 £187 -53.25%
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 4
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) NetApp
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
4 5 (20.83%) Brocade
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) UML
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) Symantec
4 5 (20.83%) N-Tier
4 5 (20.83%) StorageTek
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) CICS
1 1 (4.17%) TPMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) ATM
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) JavaBeans
3 1 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (20.83%) N-Tier
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (4.17%) GIS
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) OO
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
1 6 (25.00%) Service Management
1 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.83%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
1 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) NetApp
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Brocade
2 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
2 5 (20.83%) StorageTek
2 5 (20.83%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
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