The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 190 214 204
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.099% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.30% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
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£450 £391 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.08% +5.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £283 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.44% -13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+96.87% -68.00%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1809 2327 2500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.67% 32.75% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1693 1913
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 50
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Data Protection Act
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 29 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (48.28%) Freedom of Information
3 13 (44.83%) Freedom of Information Act
4 11 (37.93%) Project Management
5 10 (34.48%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (24.14%) Service Management
7 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
8 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.24%) Information Security
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
10 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.79%) Big Data
11 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.34%) Analytics
11 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
11 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
11 3 (10.34%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.90%) DataStage
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Governance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) EJB
1 2 (6.90%) JSP
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Freedom of Information
2 13 (44.83%) Freedom of Information Act
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) PMI
6 2 (6.90%) CESG
7 1 (3.45%) Clustering
7 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Information Assurance
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Information Security
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CISA
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) CEH
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Talend
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
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