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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 139 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.070% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 1.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £335 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.75
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
716 672 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.22% 27.71% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 330 330
Average daily rate £380 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 96 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.80 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.96% +22.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 -12 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe