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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 155 159 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +36
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £500 £325 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -33.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £325 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-35.28% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+58.51% -46.59%
Data Protection Act
London

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
1304 1388 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.75% 40.12% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 1068 1669
Median daily rate £515 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) ISACA
6 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
6 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
6 3 (21.43%) CRISC
6 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
6 3 (21.43%) ISMS
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
6 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
6 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (21.43%) Data Management
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix

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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DMVPN
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Data Governance Specialist
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
3 3 (21.43%) ISMS
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISACA
2 3 (21.43%) CISA
2 3 (21.43%) CRISC
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
3 2 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software