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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 531 547 521
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 79 71 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 57
Median daily rate £438 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £240 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-35.28% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Median hourly rate £16.03 £12.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -46.59%
Data Protection Act
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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
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -1 41 £525 -4.54% 5
North West +10 9 £240 -51.95% 4
West Midlands 0 9 £363 +76.82%
South East +30 7 £450 -25.31% 2
South West +7 7 £475 +74.31% 1
Yorkshire +20 3 - - 2
East of England +3 2 £125 -75.60% 1
East Midlands -5 1 - -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 52 (32.70%) Management Information System
3 48 (30.19%) Finance
4 42 (26.42%) ITIL
5 37 (23.27%) Legal
5 37 (23.27%) Information Security
6 34 (21.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (16.35%) Information Assurance
8 25 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
9 20 (12.58%) PRINCE2
9 20 (12.58%) Risk Management
10 19 (11.95%) Degree
11 18 (11.32%) Migration
11 18 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (11.32%) Project Management
11 18 (11.32%) Windows
11 18 (11.32%) CISSP
11 18 (11.32%) PCI DSS
12 16 (10.06%) Freedom of Information
12 16 (10.06%) ISEB
12 16 (10.06%) SharePoint
12 16 (10.06%) Service Management
12 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
12 16 (10.06%) Information Governance
13 15 (9.43%) Security Management
13 15 (9.43%) CISM
14 14 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (8.81%) ISMS
14 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared

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 16 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.52%) Apache
2 4 (2.52%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.26%) CMS
3 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Liferay
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) MS Office
3 5 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.26%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.26%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.63%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Office 365
2 8 (5.03%) Yammer
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.26%) DHCP
2 2 (1.26%) DMVPN
2 2 (1.26%) DNS
2 2 (1.26%) Firewall
2 2 (1.26%) Intranet
2 2 (1.26%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.63%) Extranet
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) Big Data
2 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.14%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.26%) MS Access
4 2 (1.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) OLAP
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.26%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) OLTP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 48 (30.19%) Finance
2 37 (23.27%) Legal
3 5 (3.14%) Marketing
4 4 (2.52%) Back Office
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) French Language
6 2 (1.26%) German Language
6 2 (1.26%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.26%) Local Government
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (17.61%) Analyst
2 17 (10.69%) Information Manager
3 15 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.18%) Architect
4 13 (8.18%) Consultant
5 12 (7.55%) Security Manager
6 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (5.66%) Senior Architect
8 8 (5.03%) Information Architect
8 8 (5.03%) Information Officer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Information Architect
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.40%) Compliance Manager
9 7 (4.40%) Data Manager
9 7 (4.40%) Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Designer
10 6 (3.77%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) CSS
1 2 (1.26%) HTML
1 2 (1.26%) HTML5
1 2 (1.26%) jQuery
1 2 (1.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (32.70%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.06%) Freedom of Information
3 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.18%) Freedom of Information Act
5 10 (6.29%) NHS
6 8 (5.03%) Taxonomies
7 7 (4.40%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.77%) e-Learning
8 6 (3.77%) PKI
9 5 (3.14%) Smartcard
10 4 (2.52%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.52%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.89%) CESG
11 3 (1.89%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.89%) User Experience
12 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.63%) iPhone
13 1 (0.63%) iSeries
13 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.32%) Windows
2 6 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 42 (26.42%) ITIL
3 37 (23.27%) Information Security
4 26 (16.35%) Information Assurance
5 25 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.58%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.58%) Risk Management
7 18 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.32%) Migration
7 18 (11.32%) Project Management
8 16 (10.06%) Information Governance
8 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
8 16 (10.06%) Service Management
9 15 (9.43%) Security Management
10 14 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (8.81%) ISMS
11 13 (8.18%) Information Security Management
12 12 (7.55%) Data Privacy
12 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (6.92%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.92%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) C
3 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.26%) C#
4 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.26%) PHP
4 2 (1.26%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) CISSP
3 16 (10.06%) ISEB
4 15 (9.43%) CISM
5 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.03%) NVQ Level 3
6 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (4.40%) CRISC
8 6 (3.77%) CISA
9 4 (2.52%) CCA
9 4 (2.52%) CEH
9 4 (2.52%) CIPD
9 4 (2.52%) ISACA
9 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.89%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.89%) ECDL
10 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (21.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (11.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.66%) QA
4 6 (3.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.89%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.89%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.26%) Basel II
7 2 (1.26%) GPG13
7 2 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.26%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.26%) RMADS
7 2 (1.26%) SLA
7 2 (1.26%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.63%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.66%) Oracle
3 3 (1.89%) Cisco
3 3 (1.89%) Citrix
3 3 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.26%) SAP
4 2 (1.26%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.26%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos
5 1 (0.63%) CommVault
5 1 (0.63%) Infoflex
5 1 (0.63%) Kofax
5 1 (0.63%) Qualys
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.63%) Tripwire
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