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 3 months to 27 June 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 124 108
Rank change year-on-year +41 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 56 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.90% 0.92% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.12% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 22
Median daily rate £450 £398 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% -3.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £189 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +1.86% +5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +14.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.97% +14.14%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2381 3115 2862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.85% 82.06% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1960 1689
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +38 22 £450 -10.00% 9
Manchester +21 21 £400 +3.22% 13
Merseyside -14 2 £250 -28.57% 1
Cumbria - 2 £538 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) Banking
3 25 (27.17%) GDPR
4 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 23 (25.00%) Java
6 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (19.57%) Spring
7 18 (19.57%) SQL
7 18 (19.57%) Scrum
8 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
9 15 (16.30%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (15.22%) Waterfall
10 14 (15.22%) SOAP
10 14 (15.22%) Gradle
11 13 (14.13%) jQuery
12 12 (13.04%) Ajax
12 12 (13.04%) JSP
12 12 (13.04%) Servlets
13 11 (11.96%) EJB
13 11 (11.96%) Struts
13 11 (11.96%) Web Services
13 11 (11.96%) J2EE
13 11 (11.96%) JSON
13 11 (11.96%) JIRA
13 11 (11.96%) MongoDB
13 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.87%) HTML
15 9 (9.78%) Oracle
15 9 (9.78%) IntelliJ
15 9 (9.78%) Information Security

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 4 (4.35%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Drupal
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Skype
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) LDAP
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) DataStage
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) Big Data
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Power BI
6 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.22%) Gradle
3 11 (11.96%) JIRA
4 9 (9.78%) IntelliJ
5 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.35%) JUnit
6 4 (4.35%) Subversion
7 3 (3.26%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.26%) Xcode
8 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.17%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.17%) Maven
9 1 (1.09%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.09%) Grunt
9 1 (1.09%) gulp
9 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.04%) Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 4 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Governance Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Information Governance Manager
8 3 (3.26%) IT Risk Manager
8 3 (3.26%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) Spring
2 14 (15.22%) SOAP
3 13 (14.13%) jQuery
4 12 (13.04%) Ajax
4 12 (13.04%) JSP
4 12 (13.04%) Servlets
5 11 (11.96%) EJB
5 11 (11.96%) J2EE
5 11 (11.96%) JSON
5 11 (11.96%) Struts
5 11 (11.96%) Web Services
6 10 (10.87%) HTML
7 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
7 7 (7.61%) HTML5
7 7 (7.61%) REST
8 6 (6.52%) CSS
8 6 (6.52%) CSS3
8 6 (6.52%) JPA
9 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.35%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.17%) NHS
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) CESG
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) Scrum
3 14 (15.22%) Waterfall
4 9 (9.78%) Information Security
4 9 (9.78%) Test Automation
4 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
5 8 (8.70%) Data Privacy
5 8 (8.70%) Mobile Development
5 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.61%) Data Management
6 7 (7.61%) Migration
6 7 (7.61%) Project Management
6 7 (7.61%) TDD
7 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.43%) Information Governance
9 4 (4.35%) Android Development
9 4 (4.35%) OO
9 4 (4.35%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) Java
2 18 (19.57%) SQL
3 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.52%) C
5 4 (4.35%) C++
6 3 (3.26%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.26%) C#
6 3 (3.26%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) COBOL
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
8 1 (1.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) CISA
1 5 (5.43%) CISSP
2 4 (4.35%) CISM
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CLAS
4 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.17%) GDPR
2 3 (3.26%) COBIT
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (3.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.09%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Perforce
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) Apple
4 3 (3.26%) Dell
4 3 (3.26%) McAfee
4 3 (3.26%) Splunk
4 3 (3.26%) Symantec
4 3 (3.26%) Trustwave
5 2 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Juniper
6 1 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
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