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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 161 197 201
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.071% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.19% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Median daily rate £563 - £456
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £415 £368
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +87.87%
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
1300 2087 2435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.22% 37.27% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1601 1819
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.73 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.55 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) ProC
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) SFIA
5 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (14.29%) IISP
5 1 (14.29%) CLAS
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 1 (14.29%) SABSA
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) LAN

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 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ProC
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Governance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Governance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Maximo Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SFIA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) SABSA
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (14.29%) CLAS
1 1 (14.29%) IISP
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001