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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 502 461 417
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -44
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 67 78 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.53% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 67
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£438 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.61% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £26.38 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.88 £16.10 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.89% -
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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
14509 14618 12720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.42% 31.41% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9039 9043 7775
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 596 717
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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 -1 35 £450 +8.43% 9
South East -15 12 £475 +5.55% 6
Yorkshire -9 7 £275 -24.65% 3
North West -11 5 £355 +13.60% 2
South West -13 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £388 - 3
East of England +4 1 £400 +13.07%
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 55 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 46 (27.88%) Information Security
3 46 (27.88%) Information Assurance
4 44 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 41 (24.85%) Freedom of Information
6 38 (23.03%) Freedom of Information Act
7 35 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 35 (21.21%) Project Management
8 34 (20.61%) Risk Management
8 34 (20.61%) SC Cleared
9 32 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (16.97%) PRINCE2
12 27 (16.36%) ITIL
13 26 (15.76%) Information Management
14 24 (14.55%) Service Delivery
14 24 (14.55%) SQL
15 22 (13.33%) CISSP
16 21 (12.73%) PCI DSS
17 20 (12.12%) ISMS
18 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
18 19 (11.52%) Finance
19 18 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
19 18 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
20 17 (10.30%) Security Testing
20 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
20 17 (10.30%) PKI
21 16 (9.70%) Legal
21 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.42%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Jadu
3 1 (0.61%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.61%) InDesign
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) Network Security
2 8 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.03%) DNS
3 5 (3.03%) Intranet
4 4 (2.42%) Internet
4 4 (2.42%) Wireless
5 3 (1.82%) DHCP
5 3 (1.82%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (3.64%) Big Data
3 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.82%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.21%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.21%) QlikView
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) DataStage
7 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Ant
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (11.52%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Legal
3 14 (8.48%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.85%) Law
5 7 (4.24%) Marketing
6 6 (3.64%) Local Government
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (15.15%) Project Manager
1 25 (15.15%) Analyst
2 20 (12.12%) Architect
3 18 (10.91%) Consultant
4 15 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 14 (8.48%) Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Service Manager
7 11 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 10 (6.06%) Security Manager
9 8 (4.85%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.24%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) DBA
11 6 (3.64%) Senior Manager
11 6 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (3.64%) Customer Services Manager
12 5 (3.03%) Security Officer
12 5 (3.03%) Information Security Officer
12 5 (3.03%) Information Assurance Specialist
12 5 (3.03%) Information Specialist
12 5 (3.03%) Compliance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) HTML
1 4 (2.42%) CSS
1 4 (2.42%) jQuery
2 3 (1.82%) HTML5
2 3 (1.82%) CSS3
2 3 (1.82%) XML
2 3 (1.82%) XHTML
3 2 (1.21%) JSP
3 2 (1.21%) Web Services
3 2 (1.21%) XSLT
3 2 (1.21%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) SAML
4 1 (0.61%) Ajax
4 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 41 (24.85%) Freedom of Information
3 38 (23.03%) Freedom of Information Act
4 32 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (10.30%) PKI
6 15 (9.09%) CESG
6 15 (9.09%) Cryptography
7 12 (7.27%) Smart Meter
8 9 (5.45%) NHS
9 8 (4.85%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.64%) RMADS
10 6 (3.64%) Statistics
11 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.21%) Data Extraction
12 2 (1.21%) Life Science
12 2 (1.21%) DTV
13 1 (0.61%) GIS
13 1 (0.61%) Handset
13 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.06%) Windows
2 3 (1.82%) UNIX
3 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.21%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 46 (27.88%) Information Assurance
2 46 (27.88%) Information Security
3 35 (21.21%) Project Management
4 34 (20.61%) Risk Management
5 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (16.97%) PRINCE2
7 27 (16.36%) ITIL
8 26 (15.76%) Information Management
9 24 (14.55%) Service Delivery
10 20 (12.12%) ISMS
11 18 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (10.30%) Security Testing
13 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.09%) Security Management
15 14 (8.48%) Information Security Management
15 14 (8.48%) Service Management
16 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.55%) SQL
2 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.21%) XPath
5 1 (0.61%) PHP5
5 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.61%) R
5 1 (0.61%) VB
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.61%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.33%) CISSP
4 16 (9.70%) CISM
5 14 (8.48%) Degree
6 9 (5.45%) CISA
7 8 (4.85%) ISEB
8 6 (3.64%) Postgraduate
9 5 (3.03%) HND
9 5 (3.03%) CRISC
10 3 (1.82%) ISACA
11 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.21%) VCP4
11 2 (1.21%) MBCS
11 2 (1.21%) CITP
11 2 (1.21%) CEH
12 1 (0.61%) MCDST
12 1 (0.61%) MCITP
12 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (12.73%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.03%) BS7799
4 4 (2.42%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.82%) QA
6 2 (1.21%) GMP
6 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.61%) COBIT
7 1 (0.61%) BS25999
7 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
2 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.61%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (0.61%) vSphere
2 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.61%) Nessus
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.27%) Oracle
3 5 (3.03%) SAP
3 5 (3.03%) Greenplum
3 5 (3.03%) IBM
4 4 (2.42%) Teradata
5 3 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.82%) Adobe
5 3 (1.82%) Citrix
6 2 (1.21%) Sophos
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos
6 2 (1.21%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Infoflex
7 1 (0.61%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.61%) Ektron
7 1 (0.61%) F5
7 1 (0.61%) Websense
7 1 (0.61%) CQG
7 1 (0.61%) HP
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