The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 541 530 501
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 88 76 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 73
Median daily rate £475 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.38 £20.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.31 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-49.75% +50.00%
Data Protection Act
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16523 15980 15613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.34% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10847 9949 9754
Median daily rate £434 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 636 687
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +4 43 £550 +29.41% 15
South East -16 14 £463 +11.44% 5
North West -10 10 £423 +6.96% 4
East of England +7 8 £500 +17.64% 3
Yorkshire +11 5 £310 +3.16% 5
East Midlands +14 4 £350 +22.80% 4
South West -7 2 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -15 1 £425 +18.05%
North East - 1 £475 -
Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 172 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 56 (32.56%) Information Assurance
3 46 (26.74%) Management Information System
4 45 (26.16%) Project Management
5 41 (23.84%) Finance
6 39 (22.67%) Information Security
7 35 (20.35%) PRINCE2
8 33 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (15.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 27 (15.70%) ITIL
11 24 (13.95%) Risk Management
11 24 (13.95%) Agile Project Management
12 23 (13.37%) Legal
12 23 (13.37%) Degree
12 23 (13.37%) Freedom of Information
13 22 (12.79%) CISSP
14 20 (11.63%) Microsoft
14 20 (11.63%) Information Governance
14 20 (11.63%) Security Cleared
15 18 (10.47%) MS Excel
16 17 (9.88%) SQL
17 16 (9.30%) Freedom of Information Act
17 16 (9.30%) Service Delivery
17 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (9.30%) PCI DSS
18 15 (8.72%) NHS
19 14 (8.14%) Asset Management
19 14 (8.14%) TOGAF

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.33%) SAS
2 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.74%) CMS
3 3 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.16%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.81%) MS Office
3 5 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.16%) MS Project
5 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Maximo
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.16%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.16%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) Firewall
3 3 (1.74%) Intranet
3 3 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.74%) LAN
3 3 (1.74%) WAN
4 2 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.58%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.58%) NAS
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.40%) Amazon RDS
1 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.49%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.49%) MySQL
5 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.58%) DataStax
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.58%) MS Access
7 1 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) ProC
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (23.84%) Finance
2 23 (13.37%) Legal
3 9 (5.23%) Advertising
3 9 (5.23%) Law
4 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.91%) Retail
6 4 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Publishing
8 2 (1.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (21.51%) Analyst
2 23 (13.37%) Architect
3 17 (9.88%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.88%) Security Analyst
4 10 (5.81%) Information Analyst
4 10 (5.81%) Security Advisor
4 10 (5.81%) Security Architect
5 9 (5.23%) Consultant
5 9 (5.23%) Security Manager
6 8 (4.65%) Security Specialist
6 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.07%) Information Manager
7 7 (4.07%) Information Security Officer
7 7 (4.07%) Security Consultant
7 7 (4.07%) Security Officer
8 6 (3.49%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.49%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.49%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (3.49%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.49%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.74%) XML
2 2 (1.16%) .NET
2 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) jQuery
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.58%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.74%) Management Information System
2 31 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (13.37%) Freedom of Information
4 16 (9.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 15 (8.72%) NHS
6 8 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.07%) CESG
8 6 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.74%) CCTV
9 3 (1.74%) Clustering
9 3 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.74%) Informatics
9 3 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.74%) Replication
10 2 (1.16%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.16%) User Experience
11 1 (0.58%) Animation
11 1 (0.58%) Ontologies
11 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.56%) Linux
2 11 (6.40%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 56 (32.56%) Information Assurance
3 45 (26.16%) Project Management
4 39 (22.67%) Information Security
5 35 (20.35%) PRINCE2
6 33 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (15.70%) ITIL
9 24 (13.95%) Agile Project Management
9 24 (13.95%) Risk Management
10 20 (11.63%) Information Governance
11 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.30%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.14%) Asset Management
12 14 (8.14%) TOGAF
13 12 (6.98%) ITIL V3
13 12 (6.98%) Service Management
14 11 (6.40%) Business Continuity
14 11 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.40%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
2 5 (2.91%) VBA
3 3 (1.74%) C
4 2 (1.16%) C#
4 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
4 2 (1.16%) R
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (13.37%) Degree
2 22 (12.79%) CISSP
3 20 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.56%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (6.98%) CISM
6 11 (6.40%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (5.81%) ISEB
8 8 (4.65%) CLAS
8 8 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.49%) CEH
10 4 (2.33%) CCA
10 4 (2.33%) CISA
11 3 (1.74%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.74%) ISACA
12 2 (1.16%) CRISC
12 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.16%) IISP
13 1 (0.58%) ECDL
13 1 (0.58%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.49%) QA
3 6 (3.49%) RMADS
4 5 (2.91%) COBIT
4 5 (2.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.33%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.33%) SLA
6 2 (1.16%) BS7799
7 1 (0.58%) Basel II
7 1 (0.58%) BS25999
7 1 (0.58%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.56%) Oracle
3 8 (4.65%) IBM
3 8 (4.65%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.74%) Sun
4 3 (1.74%) Tableau
5 2 (1.16%) Apteco
5 2 (1.16%) Google
5 2 (1.16%) HP
5 2 (1.16%) Teradata
5 2 (1.16%) Veritas
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.58%) Progress
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
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