The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.09% +87.87%
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 Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
75 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.20% 25.26% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 54
Median daily rate £438 £383 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Dorset region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Dorset region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset