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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 167 179 201
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
Median daily rate £325 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £570 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.45%
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
1407 1794 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.13% 38.65% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1416 1579
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £27.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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
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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) ISACA
4 3 (27.27%) CRISC
4 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (27.27%) ISMS
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (18.18%) Records Management
5 2 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance

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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (18.18%) Records Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISACA
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) CRISC
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS
4 1 (9.09%) GIAC
4 1 (9.09%) GSEC
4 1 (9.09%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software