Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 15 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 80 142
Rank change year-on-year -28 +62 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 47 74 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.38% 2.44% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.82% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -22.58%
10th Percentile £313 £249 £350
90th Percentile £563 £553 £552
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £358
% change year-on-year - +25.70% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.65 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.52% +14.90% +34.21%
10th Percentile £16.10 £14.10 £11.17
90th Percentile £24.65 £20.00 £14.81
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.65 £13.50
% change year-on-year +26.28% +8.52% +42.11%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,979 2,625 3,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.41% 86.49% 87.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,036 1,814 1,968
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 68 72
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.23
90th Percentile £27.55 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Leeds -31 31 £450 +7.14% 3
Wakefield - 6 - - 2
Halifax -2 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Bradford -14 2 - -
Huddersfield - 2 £425 -
Data Protection
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 26 (55.32%) GDPR
2 17 (36.17%) Information Security
3 14 (29.79%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) Data Quality
6 9 (19.15%) Information Governance
6 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.02%) MS Access
7 8 (17.02%) Finance
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
8 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
8 7 (14.89%) Data Architecture
9 6 (12.77%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (12.77%) Data Management
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
9 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
9 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
9 6 (12.77%) Analytics
9 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.51%) Information Assurance

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MS Access
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Access Control Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Audit Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Analytics Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Information Officer
7 3 (6.38%) Insight Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (17.02%) Freedom of Information
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Information Security
2 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
2 9 (19.15%) Information Governance
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.89%) Data Architecture
4 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
5 6 (12.77%) Analytics
5 6 (12.77%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (12.77%) Data Management
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (8.51%) Information Assurance
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) Scala
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) ECDL
4 1 (2.13%) GCED
4 1 (2.13%) GCIA
4 1 (2.13%) GIAC
4 1 (2.13%) GSEC
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (55.32%) GDPR
2 10 (21.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.26%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (2.13%) QA
5 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.13%) Intel
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) Netskope
4 1 (2.13%) Qualys
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) Varonis