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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 120 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.10% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +209.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.31 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-49.75% +50.00%
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
757 820 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.26% 29.03% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 434 426
Median daily rate £400 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 88 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.11 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 4 £475 +5.55% 1
Essex 0 3 £525 +56.71%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £500 +11.11% 2
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (61.54%) Data Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (61.54%) Asset Management
2 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
2 8 (61.54%) Advertising
2 8 (61.54%) Maximo
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) ERP
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
4 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (61.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Maximo
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 8 (61.54%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (61.54%) Asset Management
2 8 (61.54%) Data Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) ERP
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (7.69%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft