The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 April 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £130 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.30 £12.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +10.83% -19.19%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 255 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.95% 84.16% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 159 138
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.64 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.83% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Merseyside

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft