The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall - - 5.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-35.28% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -46.59%
Data Protection Act
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cornwall region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 37.84% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cornwall 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 Cornwall