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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 82 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 0.35% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£525 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £298
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -44.00%
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
409 285 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.03% 23.46% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 163 171
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 48
Average hourly rate £12.77 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Data Protection Act
North West

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) PCI DSS
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 5 (50.00%) CRISC
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
3 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Intranet
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Change Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CRISC
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT