The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 July 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 122 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£525 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+96.87% -68.00%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 601 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.55% 22.56% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 279 300
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 68
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £525 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) COBIT
3 7 (36.84%) CISM
4 6 (31.58%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Legal
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (26.32%) Information Management
6 4 (21.05%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (21.05%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) CRAMM
6 4 (21.05%) GIAC
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Intranet
6 4 (21.05%) CRISC
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Akamai
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) SSL
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) JSP
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Intranet
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Change Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Editor
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (5.26%) Content Editor
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JSP
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (21.05%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) CRAMM
5 3 (15.79%) OWASP
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) CISSP
3 4 (21.05%) GIAC
3 4 (21.05%) CRISC
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) COBIT
2 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Akamai
3 1 (5.26%) Google
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