The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 32 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.26% 1.21% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.77% 6.06% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£435 £688 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.79% 20.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 19
Average daily rate £414 £273 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.83% -27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 8 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) BPMN
2 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Business Process Mapping
2 5 (62.50%) Document Management
2 5 (62.50%) EDMS
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) OpenText
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (50.00%) Documentum
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) QA

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) EDMS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Document Management
2 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) BPMN
2 5 (62.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) OpenText