Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 167 164
Rank change year-on-year +46 -3 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 127 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.56% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.18% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 68 47
Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.67% -26.83%
10th Percentile £150 £293 £208
90th Percentile £525 £575 £450
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Midlands median hourly rate £14.81 - £33.55
England median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.78
% change year-on-year +15.83% -4.91% +0.03%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6782 7980 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.18% 82.57% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 4877 3952
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 204 263
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -11.84% +4.11%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.85 £42.54
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the Midlands

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands +45 68 £413 +0.92% 11
East Midlands +11 58 £329 -26.94% 6
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 60 (47.24%) GDPR
2 35 (27.56%) Finance
3 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (18.90%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.96%) Information Governance
7 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
7 17 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (11.81%) Legal
8 15 (11.81%) ITIL
9 14 (11.02%) Freedom of Information
9 14 (11.02%) Degree
10 13 (10.24%) SQL
10 13 (10.24%) Project Management
10 13 (10.24%) Management Information System
10 13 (10.24%) Data Loss Prevention
11 12 (9.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 12 (9.45%) Information Security
11 12 (9.45%) Asset Management
11 12 (9.45%) Unified Communications
12 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (7.87%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.87%) Migration
13 10 (7.87%) Windows
14 9 (7.09%) Automotive
14 9 (7.09%) Data Security
14 9 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (6.30%) Data Privacy
15 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
15 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.57%) SAS
2 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.79%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) npm
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.45%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.15%) LAN
2 4 (3.15%) SMS
2 4 (3.15%) WAN
2 4 (3.15%) Wireless
3 3 (2.36%) WLAN
4 2 (1.57%) Firewall
4 2 (1.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.79%) MPLS
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) SNMP
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Big Data
3 2 (1.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) DTS
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.36%) JUnit
3 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.79%) Gradle
3 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.79%) Maven
3 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (27.56%) Finance
2 15 (11.81%) Legal
3 9 (7.09%) Automotive
4 7 (5.51%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (25.20%) Analyst
2 19 (14.96%) Business Analyst
3 18 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 15 (11.81%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) GDPR Project Manager
6 12 (9.45%) Consultant
7 9 (7.09%) Data Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Data Protection Officer
8 7 (5.51%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Data Protection Manager
9 6 (4.72%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Developer
10 5 (3.94%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Administrator
11 4 (3.15%) Data Migration Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) Hibernate
2 4 (3.15%) JPA
2 4 (3.15%) SOAP
2 4 (3.15%) Spring
3 3 (2.36%) Java EE
3 3 (2.36%) REST
3 3 (2.36%) RESTful
3 3 (2.36%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.57%) .NET
4 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.57%) WCF
5 1 (0.79%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (11.02%) Freedom of Information
3 13 (10.24%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.72%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (3.94%) NHS
7 4 (3.15%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) Windows
2 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.36%) Android
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.96%) Information Governance
4 17 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (11.81%) ITIL
6 13 (10.24%) Data Loss Prevention
6 13 (10.24%) Project Management
7 12 (9.45%) Asset Management
7 12 (9.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 12 (9.45%) Information Security
8 10 (7.87%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.87%) Migration
9 9 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (7.09%) Data Security
10 8 (6.30%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.30%) Data Privacy
10 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.51%) Supplier Management
12 6 (4.72%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) Java
3 2 (1.57%) C#
3 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) ES6
4 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) CCNA
2 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.51%) MCP
4 6 (4.72%) ISEB
5 3 (2.36%) CISM
6 2 (1.57%) CISA
6 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.57%) SAS Certification
6 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.79%) CISMP
7 1 (0.79%) CISSP
7 1 (0.79%) CNE
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (47.24%) GDPR
2 7 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.57%) PMO
5 2 (1.57%) QA
5 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Cisco
3 4 (3.15%) Citrix
3 4 (3.15%) Perforce
3 4 (3.15%) VMware
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle
5 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.79%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (0.79%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.79%) SAP