Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 18 January 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 147 158
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -40
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.13% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.40% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Manchester median daily rate £300 £575 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.83% +187.50% -60.00%
North West median daily rate £375 £243 £500
% change year-on-year +54.48% -51.45% +28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 - -
North West median hourly rate £16.19 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 862 1,005 1,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.56% 31.49% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 651 605
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £174 £271 £206
90th Percentile £600 £563 £518
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 26 43
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 £14.05 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.81% -8.57% +2.43%
10th Percentile £13.29 £10.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.95 £28.03 £33.21
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% -1.43% +8.83%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Rochdale - 3 - -
Bolton - 1 £300 -
Data Protection Act
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (42.86%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Records Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) AAT
4 1 (14.29%) COBIT
4 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SMS

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Records Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information Act
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Records Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) AAT
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (14.29%) CIPFA
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft