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 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 132 145 112
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -33
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 11 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.13% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.42% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.36 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £15.75 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+19.50% +96.87%
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
852 943 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.23% 29.79% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 514 360
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 77
Average hourly rate £22.51 £25.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.15 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £331 -
Essex -7 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (36.84%) Data Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Data Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Data Management
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (31.58%) Big Data
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security
5 5 (26.32%) Vertica
5 5 (26.32%) Infobright
5 5 (26.32%) Apache Solr
5 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (26.32%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Maximo
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (31.58%) Big Data
3 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
3 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Governance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) NHS Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Governance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Data Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Data Management
4 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) GIAC
1 1 (5.26%) ISSMP
1 1 (5.26%) MBCS
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) QA
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) COSO
3 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Vertica
2 5 (26.32%) Infobright
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI
4 1 (5.26%) Talend