The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 109 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.37% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £575 £200 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -61.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.45%
Data Protection Act
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
582 547 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.12% 29.19% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 300 276
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £241 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Manchester region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) ISO27002
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) SPSS
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO27002
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau