The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £16.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +100.00%
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
251 198 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.83% 22.97% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 138 104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £26.25 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Data Protection Act
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Basel II
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Officer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle