Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 33 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.47% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 2.70% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Chester median daily rate £350 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +52.63% -
10th Percentile £325 £329 £233
90th Percentile £375 £386 £244
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £363 £238
% change year-on-year -3.45% +52.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 28.84% 31.62% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 65
Chester median daily rate £375 £341 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% -14.75% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £244
90th Percentile £474 £505 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £14.36 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.35% -30.88% +26.51%
Cheshire median hourly rate £23.34 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.56% +28.57% +23.53%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Chester

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS