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 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 125 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £500 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +124.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £500 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £309
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
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
923 760 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.03% 25.69% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 89
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.52 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £35.00 £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 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 19 September 2014.

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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 7 £525 +5.00% 2
Cheshire - 4 £400 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (70.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (45.00%) CISSP
3 9 (45.00%) CISM
4 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (35.00%) COBIT
5 6 (30.00%) Information Management
6 5 (25.00%) GIAC
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (25.00%) CRAMM
6 5 (25.00%) CRISC
7 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Intranet
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) Security Management
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) LAMP
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Intranet
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
1 3 (15.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (70.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Information Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) CRAMM
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) OWASP
6 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 2 (10.00%) ISMS
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
1 9 (45.00%) CISM
2 5 (25.00%) GIAC
2 5 (25.00%) CRISC
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ISACA
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) COBIT
3 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Akamai
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 13 days ago