Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +31
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.43% 3.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Chester median daily rate £375 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.09% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £240 -
% change year-on-year +50.88% - -
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 76 64 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 36.19% 25.20% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 79
Chester median daily rate £342 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.80% -8.54% +31.20%
10th Percentile £263 £233 £306
90th Percentile £493 £530 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £398 £425
% change year-on-year -5.66% -6.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 £15.15 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.61% -10.04% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.63 £17.33
% change year-on-year +22.29% +13.24% +6.65%

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 17 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) BS7799
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR

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 2 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) BS7799
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy