The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 476 445 459
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 98 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.79% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 62 64
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £166 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
+61.13% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £10.90 £17.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £23.70 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+96.87% -68.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
London +9 57 £480 +28.00% 7
South East -18 10 £425 +14.86% 1
North West +12 9 £525 - 1
West Midlands -11 6 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire +8 5 £300 - 4
East of England -23 5 £360 +16.12% 1
South West - 4 - - 1
East Midlands -2 2 £450 +339.02% 2
North East - - - -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 59 (29.35%) Freedom of Information
3 58 (28.86%) Freedom of Information Act
4 54 (26.87%) Project Management
5 49 (24.38%) ITIL
6 47 (23.38%) Finance
7 43 (21.39%) Management Information System
8 41 (20.40%) Information Security
8 41 (20.40%) Information Assurance
9 34 (16.92%) Microsoft
10 33 (16.42%) PRINCE2
11 31 (15.42%) Service Management
12 30 (14.93%) Degree
13 29 (14.43%) Risk Management
13 29 (14.43%) Service Delivery
14 26 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 24 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (11.44%) PCI DSS
17 20 (9.95%) SQL
18 19 (9.45%) Information Management
19 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
19 18 (8.96%) Security Cleared
19 18 (8.96%) Computer Science
20 17 (8.46%) SQL Server
20 17 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (7.96%) Data Modelling
22 15 (7.46%) CISM
22 15 (7.46%) NHS
22 15 (7.46%) CISSP

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (3.98%) IIS
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.00%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.98%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.98%) Firewall
2 6 (2.99%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) DNS
3 5 (2.49%) Intranet
4 4 (1.99%) Network Security
5 3 (1.49%) SSL
6 2 (1.00%) SAN
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) DMZ
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.48%) Big Data
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.99%) DataStage
6 4 (1.99%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.99%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.00%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.00%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.00%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Synon
2 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (23.38%) Finance
2 15 (7.46%) Legal
3 11 (5.47%) Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Back Office
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.49%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (25.37%) Analyst
2 25 (12.44%) Project Manager
3 16 (7.96%) Architect
3 16 (7.96%) Senior Manager
4 13 (6.47%) Information Manager
4 13 (6.47%) Consultant
5 11 (5.47%) Governance Manager
5 11 (5.47%) Information Governance Manager
6 10 (4.98%) Senior Project Manager
7 9 (4.48%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Security Analyst
8 8 (3.98%) Developer
9 7 (3.48%) Security Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) Vendor Manager
10 6 (2.99%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.99%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.49%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) JSP
2 4 (1.99%) .NET
2 4 (1.99%) EJB
2 4 (1.99%) XML
3 3 (1.49%) LAMP
3 3 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (1.49%) Web Services
4 2 (1.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) Middleware
5 1 (0.50%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.35%) Freedom of Information
2 58 (28.86%) Freedom of Information Act
3 43 (21.39%) Management Information System
4 18 (8.96%) Computer Science
5 15 (7.46%) NHS
5 15 (7.46%) CESG
6 6 (2.99%) PMI
7 3 (1.49%) Clustering
7 3 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.49%) RMADS
8 2 (1.00%) iSeries
9 1 (0.50%) W3C
9 1 (0.50%) GIS
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.47%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) UNIX
3 8 (3.98%) Linux
4 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.99%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.00%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 54 (26.87%) Project Management
3 49 (24.38%) ITIL
4 41 (20.40%) Information Security
4 41 (20.40%) Information Assurance
5 33 (16.42%) PRINCE2
6 31 (15.42%) Service Management
7 29 (14.43%) Risk Management
7 29 (14.43%) Service Delivery
8 24 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (9.45%) Information Management
10 17 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (7.96%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.47%) Change Management
13 12 (5.97%) Change Control
13 12 (5.97%) Information Governance
13 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.97%) Data Analysis
14 11 (5.47%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.95%) SQL
2 11 (5.47%) Java
3 4 (1.99%) C#
4 3 (1.49%) Ruby
4 3 (1.49%) C
4 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.00%) ABAP
5 2 (1.00%) COBOL
6 1 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (14.93%) Degree
2 18 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.46%) CISM
3 15 (7.46%) CISSP
4 13 (6.47%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.49%) GIAC
6 5 (2.49%) CRISC
7 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.99%) ISEB
8 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.49%) CISA
8 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.50%) MBA
10 1 (0.50%) MCITP
10 1 (0.50%) CEH
10 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (11.44%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.46%) COBIT
4 11 (5.47%) QA
5 9 (4.48%) SLA
6 5 (2.49%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
3 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Foglight
2 1 (0.50%) SCOM
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 34 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.47%) Oracle
3 8 (3.98%) SAP
3 8 (3.98%) VMware
4 6 (2.99%) TOWER Software
5 4 (1.99%) IBM
5 4 (1.99%) Teradata
6 3 (1.49%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.49%) Akamai
7 2 (1.00%) Citrix
8 1 (0.50%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.50%) Cognos
8 1 (0.50%) Informatica
8 1 (0.50%) NetApp
8 1 (0.50%) Novell
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
8 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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