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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / England
Rank 493 520 522
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 72 75 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 43
Median daily rate £494 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £557 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.51 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 - £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.00

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
13509 15401 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.11% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8703 9897 9448
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 640 605
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
London +16 30 £593 +18.50% 7
North West +29 14 £243 -51.45%
South East +23 10 £538 -11.15% 2
West Midlands -4 8 £425 +13.33% 2
South West +8 4 £475 +84.46% 3
Midlands - 3 £500 -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
East of England -6 1 £125 -73.68%
North East -17 1 £488 +2.63%
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 152 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 46 (30.26%) Management Information System
3 45 (29.61%) Finance
4 36 (23.68%) ITIL
5 34 (22.37%) Legal
6 33 (21.71%) Information Security
7 31 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (19.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 29 (19.08%) Information Assurance
10 23 (15.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
11 22 (14.47%) Security Cleared
12 21 (13.82%) PRINCE2
12 21 (13.82%) Project Management
13 20 (13.16%) CISSP
14 19 (12.50%) CISM
15 17 (11.18%) ISEB
15 17 (11.18%) Degree
15 17 (11.18%) Data Privacy
16 15 (9.87%) Information Governance
16 15 (9.87%) SC Cleared
17 14 (9.21%) Service Management
17 14 (9.21%) Migration
17 14 (9.21%) Risk Management
17 14 (9.21%) SQL
17 14 (9.21%) TOGAF
17 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis
17 14 (9.21%) Freedom of Information
18 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) Liferay
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.32%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.66%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Yammer
2 7 (4.61%) Office 365
3 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.32%) DHCP
2 2 (1.32%) DMVPN
2 2 (1.32%) DNS
2 2 (1.32%) Firewall
2 2 (1.32%) Skype
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.66%) VoIP
3 1 (0.66%) Wireless
3 1 (0.66%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) Big Data
1 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.32%) MS Access
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.66%) Power BI
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (29.61%) Finance
2 34 (22.37%) Legal
3 5 (3.29%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Marketing
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) Analyst
2 20 (13.16%) Information Manager
3 19 (12.50%) Architect
4 16 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.21%) Security Manager
6 13 (8.55%) Consultant
6 13 (8.55%) Information Architect
6 13 (8.55%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.58%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Governance Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Information Governance Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Information Architect
9 7 (4.61%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.95%) Data Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Information Assurance Leader
10 6 (3.95%) Lead Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) CSS
1 2 (1.32%) HTML
1 2 (1.32%) HTML5
1 2 (1.32%) jQuery
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.26%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.21%) Freedom of Information
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.89%) Freedom of Information Act
4 10 (6.58%) NHS
5 8 (5.26%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.95%) CESG
6 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.95%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.63%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.97%) PKI
8 3 (1.97%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.97%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 5 (3.29%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 36 (23.68%) ITIL
3 33 (21.71%) Information Security
4 31 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (19.08%) Information Assurance
7 23 (15.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (13.82%) PRINCE2
8 21 (13.82%) Project Management
9 17 (11.18%) Data Privacy
10 15 (9.87%) Information Governance
11 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis
11 14 (9.21%) Migration
11 14 (9.21%) Risk Management
11 14 (9.21%) Service Management
11 14 (9.21%) TOGAF
12 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (8.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
13 12 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) SQL
2 4 (2.63%) C
2 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.32%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.32%) PHP
3 2 (1.32%) VBA
4 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.16%) CISSP
3 19 (12.50%) CISM
4 17 (11.18%) Degree
4 17 (11.18%) ISEB
5 15 (9.87%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (4.61%) NVQ Level 3
7 5 (3.29%) CISA
8 4 (2.63%) CEH
8 4 (2.63%) CIPD
8 4 (2.63%) CRISC
9 3 (1.97%) CCA
9 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.97%) ECDL
9 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.32%) CISMP
10 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.24%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.26%) GDPR
4 7 (4.61%) Data Quality
4 7 (4.61%) QA
4 7 (4.61%) RMADS
5 5 (3.29%) COBIT
5 5 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.97%) Basel II
6 3 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.97%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.32%) GPG13
7 2 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.66%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) SCOM
1 1 (0.66%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco
3 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.97%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.32%) SAP
4 2 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe
5 1 (0.66%) Capita
5 1 (0.66%) Kofax
5 1 (0.66%) MapR
5 1 (0.66%) Qualys
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.66%) Tableau
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