Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +97
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.62% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.76% - -
North West median daily rate £350 £240 £800
% change year-on-year +45.68% -69.97% +77.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.10 - -

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 352 464 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.41% 31.89% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 307 402
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61% +7.10%
10th Percentile £227 £213 £288
90th Percentile £538 £675 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.42 £19.64 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.22% +16.09% +5.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.11 £13.44
90th Percentile £27.30 £35.78 £17.78
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Cheshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection Act in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Cheshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 5 £325 +62.50%
Chester +7 3 £375 +56.09%
Data Protection Act
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) QA

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) BS7799
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy