Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 131 119
Rank change year-on-year +57 -12 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 71 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.52% 0.72% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 0.85% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 22
Manchester median daily rate £401 £500 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.75% +40.85% -21.11%
10th Percentile £305 £209 £155
90th Percentile £650 £715 £489
North West median daily rate £390 £380 £389
% change year-on-year +2.63% -2.25% -13.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 - £25.00
10th Percentile £16.10 - £22.50
90th Percentile £18.62 - £27.50
North West median hourly rate £16.19 - £25.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,330 2,695 3,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.57% 84.94% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,518 1,701 1,855
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £235
90th Percentile £586 £550 £530
North West median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 39 84
Manchester median hourly rate £18.03 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -7.89% +31.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.22 £12.28
90th Percentile £41.48 £40.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.86% -28.32% +75.15%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Manchester

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Manchester

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Manchester

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Manchester

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Bolton +8 12 £375 - 2
Rochdale - 3 - -
Salford +6 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Stockport 0 1 £325 -
Wigan - 1 £425 - 2
Data Protection
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 25 (35.21%) Information Security
2 23 (32.39%) Firewall
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (26.76%) Digital Forensics
3 19 (26.76%) Malware Analysis
3 19 (26.76%) Security Monitoring
4 17 (23.94%) Management Information System
5 16 (22.54%) Security Operations
6 15 (21.13%) GDPR
7 14 (19.72%) Finance
8 13 (18.31%) Project Management
9 12 (16.90%) Threat Intelligence
9 12 (16.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 12 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.49%) Open Source
10 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
10 11 (15.49%) PeopleSoft
11 10 (14.08%) Information Security Management
11 10 (14.08%) Security Management
11 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (12.68%) Protective Monitoring
12 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.68%) Remediation Plan
12 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
13 7 (9.86%) CISSP
13 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.86%) Matrix Management

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) Firewall
2 19 (26.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.45%) Intranet
4 5 (7.04%) FTP
5 2 (2.82%) SMS
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) ADSL
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) ISDN
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) DataStage
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 15 (21.13%) Security Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) Security Operations Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Project Manager
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Security Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) HR Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Tester
9 3 (4.23%) GDPR Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Records Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) JSON
1 6 (8.45%) Node.js
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.45%) CESG
5 5 (7.04%) Cyberattack
6 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.41%) PKI
8 1 (1.41%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Information Security
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Digital Forensics
3 19 (26.76%) Malware Analysis
3 19 (26.76%) Security Monitoring
3 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.54%) Security Operations
5 13 (18.31%) Project Management
6 12 (16.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 12 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (16.90%) Threat Intelligence
7 11 (15.49%) Open Source
7 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
8 10 (14.08%) Information Security Management
8 10 (14.08%) Security Management
8 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (12.68%) Protective Monitoring
9 9 (12.68%) Remediation Plan
9 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
10 7 (9.86%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) COBOL
1 6 (8.45%) Java
1 6 (8.45%) Python
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) CISSP
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) GCED
3 6 (8.45%) GCFA
3 6 (8.45%) GCIA
3 6 (8.45%) GCIH
3 6 (8.45%) GIAC
3 6 (8.45%) GREM
3 6 (8.45%) GSEC
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) AAT
5 1 (1.41%) ACCA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CIMA
5 1 (1.41%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) GDPR
2 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.45%) CESG Infosec
3 6 (8.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.82%) QA
5 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 3 (4.23%) Juniper
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau