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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 95 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.65% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £254 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £353
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +40.00%
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
1812 1838 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.28% 74.65% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 985 692
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 59
Average hourly rate £28.60 £27.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -27.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Coventry - 6 £300 - 2
Birmingham -1 3 £350 -22.22% 4
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Warwickshire +3 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 £375 - 4
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (19.51%) Data Security
5 7 (17.07%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (17.07%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (14.63%) Information Security
6 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Information Governance
6 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) ISEB
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) E-Discovery
7 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.76%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) DHCP
8 4 (9.76%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) RDF
9 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
9 3 (7.32%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DHCP
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Tester
2 4 (9.76%) Developer
2 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) UAT Tester
4 2 (4.88%) MI Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Integration Tester
4 2 (4.88%) Campaign Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Security Officer
5 1 (2.44%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) XML Messaging
2 2 (4.88%) HTML5
2 2 (4.88%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Linked Data
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Data Security
2 6 (14.63%) Information Security
2 6 (14.63%) Information Governance
3 5 (12.20%) E-Discovery
3 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) RDF
5 3 (7.32%) BDD
6 2 (4.88%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) V-Model
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB
4 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
5 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CISSP
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CISA
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) COBIT
4 1 (2.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) Oozie
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.88%) Teradata
4 2 (4.88%) Aprimo
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
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