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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 36 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.77% 1.69% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 9.09% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£449 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £140
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +146.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+46.42% +21.73%
Data Protection Act
East Sussex

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
70 33 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.03% 18.54% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 30
Average daily rate £275 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £155 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.91 £37.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.90% +63.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Data Protection Act
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Tripwire