Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 June 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 110 174
Rank change year-on-year -29 +64 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 76 89 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.29% 1.62% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.96% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 45
North West median daily rate £488 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +13.92% +3.95%
10th Percentile £382 £304 £189
90th Percentile £608 £588 £550
England median daily rate £463 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +5.11% +6.67% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
North West median hourly rate £18.04 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.75% -11.11% +14.14%
10th Percentile £13.58 £16.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £31.49 £16.00 £19.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £16.05 £17.75
% change year-on-year +27.73% -9.58% +12.56%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,060 4,551 6,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.62% 82.69% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,180 2,777 3,889
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 213 211
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £49.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +18.64%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the North West over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the North West over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Manchester -4 52 £500 +14.29% 8
Lancashire -4 8 £445 +36.92% 7
Cheshire -33 7 £448 -0.56% 2
Merseyside +22 6 £488 +56.00% 3
Cumbria -6 1 - - 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 49 (64.47%) GDPR
2 21 (27.63%) Legal
3 20 (26.32%) Finance
4 17 (22.37%) Information Security
5 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
6 14 (18.42%) Project Management
7 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
8 11 (14.47%) Time Management
9 10 (13.16%) Data Privacy
9 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.84%) Budget Control
10 9 (11.84%) Information Governance
10 9 (11.84%) Law
11 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.53%) Retail
11 8 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (10.53%) Python
12 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.21%) Java
12 7 (9.21%) Data Management
12 7 (9.21%) Data Governance
12 7 (9.21%) Regulatory Compliance
13 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
13 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.89%) Firewall
13 6 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (7.89%) CISSP
13 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (3.95%) Jupyter
1 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.95%) Intranet
4 2 (2.63%) FTP
4 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) SMS
5 1 (1.32%) DMZ
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
1 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 21 (27.63%) Legal
2 20 (26.32%) Finance
3 9 (11.84%) Law
4 8 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.84%) GDPR Project Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Data Protection Officer
5 6 (7.89%) Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Data Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Data Protection Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Compliance Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Data Governance Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) GDPR Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Node.js
2 3 (3.95%) Anaconda
2 3 (3.95%) JSON
2 3 (3.95%) REST
3 2 (2.63%) Django
3 2 (2.63%) Flask
3 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) CSS3
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) Jinja
4 1 (1.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) CESG
3 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
1 5 (6.58%) Unix
2 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.32%) AIX
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Information Security
2 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
3 14 (18.42%) Project Management
4 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.47%) Time Management
6 10 (13.16%) Data Privacy
7 9 (11.84%) Budget Control
7 9 (11.84%) Information Governance
8 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.21%) Data Governance
9 7 (9.21%) Data Management
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.21%) Regulatory Compliance
10 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (6.58%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) Information Management
11 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Python
2 7 (9.21%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) COBOL
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) CISSP
1 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) CISM
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) GIAC
2 3 (3.95%) MBA
3 2 (2.63%) CISA
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) CEH
4 1 (1.32%) GCED
4 1 (1.32%) GCFA
4 1 (1.32%) GCIA
4 1 (1.32%) GCIH
4 1 (1.32%) GREM
4 1 (1.32%) GSEC
4 1 (1.32%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (64.47%) GDPR
2 8 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.95%) CESG Infosec
5 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.32%) COBIT
6 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (1.32%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.32%) CA
3 1 (1.32%) EMC
3 1 (1.32%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.32%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Splunk
3 1 (1.32%) Sun