Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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 West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 185 229
Rank change year-on-year -37 +44 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
North West median daily rate £400 £550 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +30.18% -2.87%
10th Percentile £203 £486 £190
90th Percentile £413 £578 £550
England median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £16.00 -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.05 £14.63
% change year-on-year +15.26% +9.74% -32.98%

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 1,860 1,897 2,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.18% 33.55% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,088 1,126 1,505
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 129 122
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.88% +14.79%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £54.10 £51.50 £47.39
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -1.59% +11.11%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage 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

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

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

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the North West over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor 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 16 July 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
Manchester -14 3 £400 -27.27% 2
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mapping
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Data Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mapping
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory