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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 141 182 201
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +19
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.065% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate £300 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +28.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.13% -8.62%
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
1229 1962 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.85% 38.68% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1541 1672
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) SAP HR
5 2 (28.57%) SAP BI
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (28.57%) SAP HCM
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) V-Model
6 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Records Management
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HCM
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BI
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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