Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 23 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 158 177
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 20 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.22% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +26.47% +41.67%
10th Percentile £241 £519 £413
90th Percentile £547 £556 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £369 £180
% change year-on-year +25.42% +104.86% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.86 -
% change year-on-year +44.33% - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 908 1197 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.82% 33.25% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 739 894
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 64
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.16 £9.58
90th Percentile £22.43 £23.26 £44.03
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leeds +25 17 £439 - 3
Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (70.00%) GDPR
3 5 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 5 (25.00%) Information Management
4 4 (20.00%) Law
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (15.00%) Local Government
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Legal
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
7 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Power BI
7 1 (5.00%) Records Management
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (20.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Local Government
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) GDPR Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Rollout Technician
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 5 (25.00%) Information Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) Records Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau