Period
to 30 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 30 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)
England > North West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 194 206
Rank change year-on-year +57 +12 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 5 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Median daily rate £900 £163 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +453.85% -67.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £846 £132 £341
90th Percentile £1,000 £369 £528
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.04
England median hourly rate £14.85 £43.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -65.68% +133.78% -9.87%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 912 1,471 1,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.02% 28.47% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 913 1,046
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £237 £252
90th Percentile £614 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 65 115
Median hourly rate £34.89 £20.50 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.17% -5.53% +16.17%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.02 £12.45
90th Percentile £54.00 £47.56 £56.50
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.96 £22.42
% change year-on-year +33.60% -6.53% +13.78%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in the North West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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
Manchester +55 6 £900 +505.04%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West 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 the North West 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