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 3 months to 29 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.055% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £415
% change year-on-year +18.05% -13.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £17.88 £31.00
% change year-on-year +39.86% -42.33%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 460 558 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 32.79% 30.79% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 330 265
Median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 13
Median hourly rate £22.90 £13.80 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.97% +14.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.23 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.36 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) GDPR
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 3 (33.33%) CISA
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) COBIT
3 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Tableau

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Risk Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau