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 3 months to 30 March 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 81 110
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 6 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 1.58% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.91% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 4
Median daily rate £425 £410 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +23.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £335 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year - +1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year -8.33% +42.01%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1140 1627 1561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.07% 83.05% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1140 999
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Leeds -17 4 £375 -8.53% 4
Bradford - 2 £600 -
Data Protection
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) GDPR
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Brocade
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) SUSE
4 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) NUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) QA

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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) iGaming
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deskside Support
3 1 (6.67%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (20.00%) SUSE
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Records Management
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (6.67%) CCA
4 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
2 2 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Brocade
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix