The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / North West
Rank 119 147 144
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.87% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £375 £500 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £445 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £24.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-26.04% +81.13%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
821 1263 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.58% 33.57% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 731 547
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 63 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Manchester - 4 £575 -
Cheshire - 4 £350 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Data Privacy
4 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 5 (31.25%) COBIT
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) CISA
6 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 1 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
8 1 (6.25%) GDPR
8 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
8 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
8 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (6.25%) Tableau
8 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Risk Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Technology Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) CISA
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CIPD
3 1 (6.25%) ECDL
3 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau