The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 94 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 26 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £10.80 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+47.08% -53.54%
Data Protection
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1740 1653 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.98% 74.43% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 905 1053
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 51
Average hourly rate £15.69 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
West Yorkshire +23 26 £400 -23.80% 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (42.50%) VMware
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 12 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 12 (30.00%) Puppet
4 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 7 (17.50%) MySQL
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Law
6 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
6 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) Legal
8 5 (12.50%) CMMI
8 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) Ajax
8 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) JSON
8 5 (12.50%) COBIT
8 5 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (12.50%) REST
8 5 (12.50%) CSS3
9 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.00%) MS Office
5 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) VLAN
1 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
1 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Head of Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.50%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Head of User Experience
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Information Governance Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Information Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML5
2 5 (12.50%) Ajax
2 5 (12.50%) JSON
2 5 (12.50%) REST
2 5 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) HPUX
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) CMMI
2 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) Information Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) VCAP
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
1 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) VMware
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Percona
4 2 (5.00%) CommVault
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos