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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 193 192 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.62% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +21.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £576 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.75
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (26.32%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) CISA
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) CISSP
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
2 2 (10.53%) DataStage
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (26.32%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) CESG
5 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.26%) DTV
5 1 (5.26%) RMADS
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISA
1 3 (15.79%) CISM
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software
2 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
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