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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / East of England
Rank 117 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £438 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +81.13%

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
638 586 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.51% 24.77% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 356
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 57
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire - 4 £438 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (57.14%) GDPR
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (14.29%) CIPD
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) HR Advisor
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GDPR
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft