Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 23 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)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 147 122
Rank change year-on-year +49 -25 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.24% 0.086% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.23% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
North East median daily rate £525 £488 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.88% -
10th Percentile £513 £481 £419
90th Percentile £538 £494 £550
England median daily rate £400 £413 £460
% change year-on-year -3.03% -10.33% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North East median hourly rate £11.26 £10.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.26% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.03 £16.50
% change year-on-year +24.80% -2.88% +3.13%

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 431 879 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 35.18% 37.79% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 624 381
North East median daily rate £375 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £249 £275 £240
90th Percentile £589 £531 £600
England median daily rate £453 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 50
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +24.44% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.05 £10.91
90th Percentile £47.80 £41.50 £41.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +3.35% +14.29%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the North East

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the North East

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the North East

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Durham - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear +48 1 £525 - 2
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) e-GIF
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) NPfIT
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Site Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) NPfIT
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) e-GIF
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS