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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 536 546 490
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -56
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 95 64 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 75
Median daily rate £500 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £278 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +87.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.09% +87.87%
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
16624 16322 16338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.62% 32.20% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10947 10040 10122
Median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 624 717
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.86 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +24 57 £550 +29.41% 8
South East -3 19 £463 +11.44% 4
Yorkshire +2 7 £360 - 2
East of England +3 4 £500 +21.21% 2
East Midlands +10 2 £500 +75.43% 5
North West -6 2 £244 -43.90% 2
South West - 2 £275 - 4
West Midlands -14 1 £425 +39.34% 3
North East - 1 £475 -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (35.80%) Information Assurance
3 47 (29.01%) Project Management
4 43 (26.54%) Management Information System
5 39 (24.07%) Finance
6 35 (21.60%) Information Security
7 33 (20.37%) PRINCE2
8 31 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (17.90%) Risk Management
9 29 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (14.20%) Agile Project Management
10 23 (14.20%) Freedom of Information
11 22 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (13.58%) ITIL
11 22 (13.58%) Information Governance
12 21 (12.96%) MS Excel
12 21 (12.96%) Degree
13 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
13 20 (12.35%) Legal
14 19 (11.73%) Data Management
14 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
15 18 (11.11%) CISSP
16 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
17 16 (9.88%) SQL
18 15 (9.26%) NHS
18 15 (9.26%) Freedom of Information Act
18 15 (9.26%) PCI DSS
19 14 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (8.02%) Oracle

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 5 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.47%) SAS
3 3 (1.85%) CMS
3 3 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.23%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.79%) MS Office
3 5 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) MS Project
6 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Maximo
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.23%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.23%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.85%) Office 365
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Internet
2 6 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.85%) Intranet
4 3 (1.85%) LAN
4 3 (1.85%) WAN
5 2 (1.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) NAS
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
6 1 (0.62%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (3.09%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.09%) MySQL
4 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.62%) MS Access
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) ProC
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 20 (12.35%) Legal
3 8 (4.94%) Advertising
3 8 (4.94%) Law
4 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.85%) Publishing
6 3 (1.85%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 2 (1.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (22.22%) Analyst
2 18 (11.11%) Architect
2 18 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.26%) Security Analyst
4 10 (6.17%) Security Advisor
5 9 (5.56%) Consultant
5 9 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 8 (4.94%) Data Analyst
6 8 (4.94%) Security Architect
6 8 (4.94%) Security Consultant
7 7 (4.32%) Information Analyst
7 7 (4.32%) Information Manager
7 7 (4.32%) Information Officer
7 7 (4.32%) Information Security Officer
7 7 (4.32%) Security Officer
8 6 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Security Specialist
8 6 (3.70%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.09%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) XML
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.62%) CSS
3 1 (0.62%) jQuery
3 1 (0.62%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.54%) Management Information System
2 29 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (14.20%) Freedom of Information
4 15 (9.26%) Freedom of Information Act
4 15 (9.26%) NHS
5 9 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.09%) CESG
6 5 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.85%) CCTV
8 3 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.23%) Clustering
9 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.23%) Replication
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
10 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.62%) PMI
10 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.56%) Linux
2 7 (4.32%) Windows
3 6 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (35.80%) Information Assurance
3 47 (29.01%) Project Management
4 35 (21.60%) Information Security
5 33 (20.37%) PRINCE2
6 31 (19.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (17.90%) Risk Management
8 23 (14.20%) Agile Project Management
9 22 (13.58%) Information Governance
9 22 (13.58%) ITIL
10 19 (11.73%) Data Management
11 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.79%) Asset Management
15 10 (6.17%) Business Continuity
15 10 (6.17%) Data Security
15 10 (6.17%) Information Management
15 10 (6.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (3.09%) T-SQL
2 5 (3.09%) VBA
3 2 (1.23%) C
3 2 (1.23%) C#
3 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.23%) PHP
3 2 (1.23%) R
4 1 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (12.96%) Degree
2 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.11%) CISSP
4 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (5.56%) ISEB
7 8 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (4.94%) CISM
8 6 (3.70%) CEH
8 6 (3.70%) CLAS
8 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.47%) CCA
9 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.85%) ISACA
11 2 (1.23%) CISA
11 2 (1.23%) IISP
12 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.62%) ECDL
12 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (3.70%) QA
3 6 (3.70%) RMADS
4 4 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.47%) SLA
5 3 (1.85%) COBIT
6 2 (1.23%) BS7799
7 1 (0.62%) Basel II
7 1 (0.62%) BS25999
7 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle
3 9 (5.56%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.09%) IBM
5 3 (1.85%) Sun
6 2 (1.23%) Apteco
6 2 (1.23%) Google
6 2 (1.23%) HP
6 2 (1.23%) Veritas
7 1 (0.62%) Capita
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Progress
7 1 (0.62%) Tableau
7 1 (0.62%) Teradata
7 1 (0.62%) VMware
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