Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 142 149
Rank change year-on-year +53 +7 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 2 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £900 £149 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +505.04% -62.81% -27.27%
10th Percentile £846 £121 £388
90th Percentile £1,000 £167 £413
North West median daily rate £900 £163 £500
% change year-on-year +453.85% -67.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.04
North West median hourly rate - - £18.04

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 453 756 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.05% 28.16% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 464 552
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £174 £231 £258
90th Percentile £569 £571 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 53
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.59% -13.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.78 £12.84
90th Percentile £34.05 £30.52 £32.00
Median hourly rate £34.77 £20.44 £21.70
% change year-on-year +70.11% -5.81% +19.96%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) ISMS
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
5 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

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:

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Information
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) ISMS
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP