The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £259
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
168 142 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.87% 18.78% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 61 87
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £205 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £471 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 6
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Data Protection Act
North West

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Cheshire region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection Act
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) JSP
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Akamai
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) COBIT
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) OWASP
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (30.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Akamai
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