The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
London / City of London
Rank 142 154 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £625 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £340 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £560 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +81.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1036 1213 1899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.52% 37.82% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 936 1480
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 32
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Reference Data
5 3 (23.08%) Solvency II
5 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) SABSA
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (15.38%) DMVPN

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Star Schema
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Data Governance Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Leader
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Reference Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
2 1 (7.69%) GSEC
2 1 (7.69%) ISACA
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
1 3 (23.08%) Solvency II
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) TOWER Software
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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Red10
Rate: £700 - £900 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 5 days ago