The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 139 116 144
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.38% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £265 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+96.87% -68.00%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
664 580 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.36% 24.27% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 258 292
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 85 92
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.93 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.08 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Data Protection Act
England

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 23 July 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 +1 5 £360 -7.09%
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Foglight
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) DBA
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Manager
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) SAP