The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 142 149
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.14% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +32.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.59 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £10.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.12% -51.66%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 625 918 858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.97% 32.53% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 599 577
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £565 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -29.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +27 9 £550 +38.10% 2
Data Protection Act
England

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

1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) GDPR
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) CRISC
5 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (8.33%) MS Access
7 1 (8.33%) Intranet
7 1 (8.33%) Extranet
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) B2B
7 1 (8.33%) B2C
7 1 (8.33%) OLTP
7 1 (8.33%) SLA

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Extranet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) OLTP
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WF
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) B2C
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) GDPR
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau