The first 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 18 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 84 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.76% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £355 £258
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +37.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 263 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.79% 27.25% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 132
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.42 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -22.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.95 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £61.00 £45.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Data Protection Act
North West

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
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 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Editor
1 1 (50.00%) Web Content Editor
1 1 (50.00%) Content Editor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google