Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 180 150
Rank change year-on-year +56 -30 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 54 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.61% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 24
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% +1.45%
10th Percentile £213 £306 £313
90th Percentile £575 £475 £535
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.61 - £31.00
10th Percentile £10.92 - £23.05
90th Percentile £16.92 - £38.15
England median hourly rate £14.61 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -2.60% -4.88% -9.89%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3651 4948 3891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.70% 82.59% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2298 2871 2325
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £243 £220
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 107 186
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -26.09% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £38.85 £40.94
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Coventry +23 13 £438 +9.38% 4
Birmingham +14 9 £400 - 2
West Bromwich - 8 £350 -
Warwickshire +7 6 £475 +16.21% 1
Staffordshire +9 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £105 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire +14 2 - -
Solihull +15 1 - -
Data Protection
England

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

1 24 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) Data Management
4 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (14.81%) GDPR
5 8 (14.81%) Data Security
6 7 (12.96%) Windows
6 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (12.96%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
7 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (11.11%) Degree
7 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.11%) Information Governance
7 6 (11.11%) Information Security
7 6 (11.11%) .NET
7 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.11%) C#
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.11%) NHS
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
8 5 (9.26%) Firewall

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.96%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) LAN
2 4 (7.41%) Network Security
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) Wireless
3 3 (5.56%) WLAN
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) SNMP
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (7.41%) Legal
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Security Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Insight Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
1 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.26%) jQuery
3 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) CSS3
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) Angular 2
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.70%) AutoMapper
5 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.70%) LINQ
5 2 (3.70%) StructureMap
5 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.70%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) NHS
5 5 (9.26%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (7.41%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (3.70%) Clustering
7 2 (3.70%) Replication
8 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 9 (16.67%) Data Management
2 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (14.81%) Data Security
3 7 (12.96%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
3 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
4 6 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.41%) MVC
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) CISSP
2 4 (7.41%) Postgraduate
3 3 (5.56%) CISM
4 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) CISA
4 2 (3.70%) SAS Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) GDPR
2 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
3 2 (3.70%) Telerik
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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