The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 68 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 4 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.39% 1.88% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 2.19% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 0
Median daily rate £375 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year - +1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year -8.33% +42.01%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 870 1233 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.71% 85.68% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 874 686
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Data Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Leeds

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Leeds

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) iGaming
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Server Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support
2 1 (9.09%) Deskside Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
2 1 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (27.27%) SUSE
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Brocade
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix