Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Protection
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 47 107
Rank change year-on-year -40 +60 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 8 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.59% 3.49% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 4.14% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 41 9
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% -0.11% +25.14%
10th Percentile £367 £356 £373
90th Percentile £480 £488 £550
North West median daily rate £451 £450 £416
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £22.96 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +43.50% -3.03% +4.63%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,161 1,038 1,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.81% 84.18% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 736 1,095
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 41
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +71.43% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £12.13 £13.00
90th Percentile £62.25 £51.50 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -33.31% +36.06% -0.61%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Cheshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Cheshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Cheshire

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Cheshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -18 3 £360 -20.00%
Macclesfield +1 1 - -
Data Protection
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Jupyter
1 3 (37.50%) API Development
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (37.50%) Anaconda
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) Trustwave
2 2 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (37.50%) Jupyter
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Governance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Governance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Product Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Anaconda
1 3 (37.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) API Development
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
1 2 (25.00%) Trustwave