The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 73 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 20 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.22% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
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£400 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+22.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.36% -51.11%
Data Protection
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1272 1164 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.42% 78.81% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 630 784
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection across the West Yorkshire region.

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the West Yorkshire region.

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 17 £400 - 5
Bradford - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Data Protection
Yorkshire

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (50.00%) VMware
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 12 (40.00%) Puppet
3 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (23.33%) Law
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) MySQL
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) CMMI
6 5 (16.67%) Legal
6 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Ajax
6 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 5 (16.67%) REST
6 5 (16.67%) CSS3
6 5 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (16.67%) JSON
6 5 (16.67%) COBIT
6 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) SCDPM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (3.33%) Jetty
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VLAN
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
1 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (23.33%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Head of Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Information Governance Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Information Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Head of User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) Ajax
2 5 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) CSS3
2 5 (16.67%) JSON
2 5 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) Servlets
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) CMMI
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.33%) Information Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Market Research
4 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.33%) Web Design
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Xen
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Puppet
1 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (3.33%) Google
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