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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 543 517 495
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 87 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 54
Median daily rate £413 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £708 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £433
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.63 £19.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -0.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £18.95 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £20.90 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.15 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-33.79% +34.25%
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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
16731 16900 15815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.76% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10900 10826 9702
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 664 637
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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
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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 +9 40 £388 -17.20% 9
South East -14 15 £475 +13.09% 4
North West -12 12 £450 -41.93%
East of England +22 8 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire +1 4 £538 +126.31% 4
East Midlands - 4 £350 - 2
South West -4 2 £315 -16.00% 1
West Midlands -28 1 £425 +1.79% 1
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 56 (31.11%) Management Information System
3 54 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 47 (26.11%) Finance
5 46 (25.56%) Project Management
6 37 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 35 (19.44%) ITIL
8 35 (19.44%) Information Security
9 34 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 29 (16.11%) Legal
12 26 (14.44%) Agile Project Management
13 24 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (13.33%) Risk Management
13 24 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
14 22 (12.22%) Degree
15 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 19 (10.56%) PCI DSS
16 19 (10.56%) Information Governance
16 19 (10.56%) CISSP
17 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 18 (10.00%) MS Excel
18 17 (9.44%) Windows
18 17 (9.44%) Service Management
18 17 (9.44%) Service Delivery
19 16 (8.89%) Freedom of Information Act
19 16 (8.89%) ITIL V3
20 14 (7.78%) CISM
20 14 (7.78%) SQL

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 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.33%) CMS
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.67%) IIS
4 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.11%) Apache
5 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.11%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Maximo
1 4 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.11%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.11%) FastStats
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.89%) Office 365
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) Internet
2 5 (2.78%) Intranet
3 3 (1.67%) LAN
3 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 3 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.33%) MySQL
4 5 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.22%) Big Data
5 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.11%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) DataStax
8 1 (0.56%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.56%) MS Access
8 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.56%) OLTP
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) ProC
2 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (26.11%) Finance
2 29 (16.11%) Legal
3 9 (5.00%) Law
4 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.78%) Advertising
5 5 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (2.22%) Banking
7 3 (1.67%) Back Office
7 3 (1.67%) Marketing
7 3 (1.67%) Publishing
8 2 (1.11%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (18.33%) Analyst
2 20 (11.11%) Architect
2 20 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 12 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 11 (6.11%) Security Architect
6 10 (5.56%) Consultant
7 9 (5.00%) Information Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Designer
8 8 (4.44%) Information Officer
8 8 (4.44%) Security Specialist
8 8 (4.44%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.89%) Information Manager
9 7 (3.89%) Security Consultant
9 7 (3.89%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (3.33%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.33%) IT Support
10 6 (3.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.67%) XML
2 2 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 24 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
3 16 (8.89%) Freedom of Information Act
4 11 (6.11%) NHS
5 8 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.33%) CESG
6 6 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.67%) CCTV
8 3 (1.67%) Clustering
8 3 (1.67%) Informatics
8 3 (1.67%) PKI
8 3 (1.67%) Replication
9 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.11%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.11%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.44%) Windows
2 9 (5.00%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Unix
3 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 54 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 46 (25.56%) Project Management
4 37 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 35 (19.44%) Information Security
6 35 (19.44%) ITIL
7 34 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (14.44%) Agile Project Management
9 24 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 19 (10.56%) Information Governance
11 17 (9.44%) Service Delivery
11 17 (9.44%) Service Management
12 16 (8.89%) ITIL V3
13 14 (7.78%) Service Design
14 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.67%) Security Architecture
16 11 (6.11%) Business Continuity
16 11 (6.11%) Security Management
16 11 (6.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.78%) SQL
2 6 (3.33%) C
3 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.22%) VBA
5 2 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.11%) PHP
5 2 (1.11%) R
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (12.22%) Degree
2 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 19 (10.56%) CISSP
4 14 (7.78%) CISM
4 14 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (6.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (4.44%) CISA
7 8 (4.44%) CLAS
7 8 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.33%) CEH
8 6 (3.33%) ISACA
9 5 (2.78%) CCA
9 5 (2.78%) CRISC
9 5 (2.78%) ISEB
10 4 (2.22%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.11%) IISP
11 2 (1.11%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.56%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.78%) SLA
5 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.67%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.11%) BS7799
7 2 (1.11%) COBIT
7 2 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.11%) QA
7 2 (1.11%) RMADS
7 2 (1.11%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Nessus
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.44%) Oracle
2 8 (4.44%) TOWER Software
3 4 (2.22%) Citrix
3 4 (2.22%) IBM
3 4 (2.22%) Tableau
4 3 (1.67%) Sun
5 2 (1.11%) Apteco
5 2 (1.11%) Google
5 2 (1.11%) Veritas
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) Cognos
6 1 (0.56%) CommVault
6 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.56%) Progress
6 1 (0.56%) Teradata
6 1 (0.56%) Tripwire
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
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