The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 120 118 140
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.29% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Average daily rate £500 £413 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +12.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £420 £368
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +87.87%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
725 775 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.57% 29.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 431 455
Average daily rate £400 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 74 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £41.90 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +4 2 - -
Bedfordshire 0 1 £500 +11.11%
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 1
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (58.33%) Data Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) ERP
2 7 (58.33%) Advertising
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Maximo
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
6 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 2 (16.67%) LiveCycle
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (58.33%) Data Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft