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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 148 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.26% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.90% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
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£395 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Data Protection Act
England

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
1071 888 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.77% 28.91% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 452 301
Average daily rate £400 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £18.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.02% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.71 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.40 £22.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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
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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +13 5 £435 +19.17%
Merseyside -10 3 £350 -6.66%
Manchester -6 1 - - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 6 (42.86%) CESG
3 6 (42.86%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) ISMS
4 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) GMP
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) BYOD
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (14.29%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CESG
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (14.29%) BYOD
5 1 (7.14%) NHS
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) ISMS
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) GMP
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) hybris
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