Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 75 99
Rank change year-on-year +27 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 42 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.17% 1.64% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.90% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 9
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -0.65% -28.24%
10th Percentile £248 £231 £378
90th Percentile £483 £676 £526
North West median daily rate £385 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -3.75% +3.23% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £15.77
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +7.30% -4.88% +8.76%

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 1114 1262 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 86.20% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 905 1168
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £275
90th Percentile £622 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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
Warrington +24 11 £294 -54.81%
Knutsford -9 8 £450 +2.27%
Chester +12 6 £375 +56.09% 1
Crewe - 5 £250 -
Data Protection
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) Banking
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (45.24%) Java
5 17 (40.48%) Spring
6 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
7 11 (26.19%) SOAP
8 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (23.81%) GDPR
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 9 (21.43%) Perforce
9 9 (21.43%) JPA
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
10 8 (19.05%) Ajax
10 8 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 8 (19.05%) Scrum
10 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
10 8 (19.05%) J2EE
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) EJB
10 8 (19.05%) JSP
10 8 (19.05%) Servlets
10 8 (19.05%) Struts
11 7 (16.67%) OO
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle

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 2 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Network Security
1 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) SMS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) JUnit
3 6 (14.29%) Gradle
3 6 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 4 (9.52%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
1 17 (40.48%) Java Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.14%) CISSP Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Manager
6 2 (4.76%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) GDPR Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Rollout Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Rollout Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 11 (26.19%) SOAP
3 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 9 (21.43%) JPA
3 9 (21.43%) Web Services
4 8 (19.05%) Ajax
4 8 (19.05%) EJB
4 8 (19.05%) J2EE
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) JSP
4 8 (19.05%) Servlets
4 8 (19.05%) Struts
5 7 (16.67%) Java EE
5 7 (16.67%) REST
5 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.90%) JSON
7 2 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
4 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security
4 7 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) COBOL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) CISSP
2 5 (11.90%) CISM
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) GCED
4 1 (2.38%) GCFA
4 1 (2.38%) GCIA
4 1 (2.38%) GCIH
4 1 (2.38%) GIAC
4 1 (2.38%) GREM
4 1 (2.38%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) GDPR
2 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.38%) BS7799
5 1 (2.38%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (2.38%) COBIT
5 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Perforce
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy