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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 510 514 480
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 70 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.45% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 70
Average daily rate £475 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £610 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.51 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% +6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £15.90 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.13% -8.62%
Data Protection Act
UK

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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 23 £300 -39.39% 4
North West -11 11 £500 +40.84%
East Midlands - 8 £305 -
East of England - 7 £475 - 1
South East -3 6 £418 -12.10% 1
Yorkshire -9 6 £245 -10.90% 1
South West +4 4 £275 -38.88% 4
West Midlands -12 4 £738 +90.32% 2
North East - 1 £475 -
Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (99.32%) Data Protection
2 41 (27.89%) Information Security
3 37 (25.17%) Finance
4 36 (24.49%) Information Governance
5 34 (23.13%) Management Information System
6 33 (22.45%) Information Assurance
7 30 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (18.37%) SQL
9 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.33%) Risk Management
10 23 (15.65%) NHS
10 23 (15.65%) Freedom of Information
11 22 (14.97%) Oracle
11 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.93%) Degree
13 18 (12.24%) Freedom of Information Act
13 18 (12.24%) Data Management
13 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
13 18 (12.24%) Service Delivery
14 17 (11.56%) Data Security
14 17 (11.56%) Project Management
14 17 (11.56%) QA
14 17 (11.56%) PCI DSS
15 16 (10.88%) CISSP
16 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (9.52%) ITIL
17 14 (9.52%) SDLC
18 13 (8.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (4.08%) SAS
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.72%) CMS
4 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.68%) Moodle
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.12%) MS Office
3 8 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.04%) MS Project
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Maximo
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.36%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.36%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Firewall
2 5 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.72%) Intranet
4 3 (2.04%) SAN
4 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.36%) DNS
5 2 (1.36%) Extranet
5 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 2 (1.36%) LAN
5 2 (1.36%) Network Security
5 2 (1.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.68%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) NAS
6 1 (0.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.12%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.36%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.36%) OLAP
8 2 (1.36%) OLTP
8 2 (1.36%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) NUnit
2 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (25.17%) Finance
2 12 (8.16%) Legal
3 11 (7.48%) Advertising
4 6 (4.08%) Law
5 3 (2.04%) Publishing
6 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.89%) Analyst
2 18 (12.24%) Architect
3 16 (10.88%) Security Analyst
4 14 (9.52%) Consultant
5 12 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.48%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.48%) Information Officer
6 11 (7.48%) Security Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) Security Advisor
8 9 (6.12%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Designer
9 8 (5.44%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Information Governance Officer
10 7 (4.76%) Information Manager
10 7 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
10 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.76%) Security Officer
11 6 (4.08%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.40%) Web Services
3 4 (2.72%) XML
4 2 (1.36%) CSS
4 2 (1.36%) HTML
4 2 (1.36%) jQuery
4 2 (1.36%) REST
4 2 (1.36%) SOAP
4 2 (1.36%) WCF
4 2 (1.36%) WF
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) ADO
5 1 (0.68%) DAO
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.13%) Management Information System
2 30 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (15.65%) Freedom of Information
3 23 (15.65%) NHS
4 18 (12.24%) Freedom of Information Act
5 10 (6.80%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (4.76%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.72%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.04%) Informatics
10 2 (1.36%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.36%) PMI
10 2 (1.36%) Statistics
10 2 (1.36%) User Experience
10 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.84%) Windows
2 12 (8.16%) Unix
3 9 (6.12%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (99.32%) Data Protection
2 41 (27.89%) Information Security
3 36 (24.49%) Information Governance
4 33 (22.45%) Information Assurance
5 24 (16.33%) Risk Management
6 18 (12.24%) Data Management
6 18 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 17 (11.56%) Data Security
7 17 (11.56%) Project Management
8 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.52%) ITIL
9 14 (9.52%) SDLC
10 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.16%) Line Management
10 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.48%) ERP
11 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (7.48%) Time Management
12 10 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (6.80%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.37%) SQL
2 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.40%) C#
3 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.40%) VBA
4 4 (2.72%) C
5 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.04%) VB
6 2 (1.36%) VB6
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 16 (10.88%) CISSP
3 10 (6.80%) ISEB
4 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.40%) HNC
5 5 (3.40%) HND
6 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) CLAS
8 2 (1.36%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.36%) MAPM
8 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.36%) SANS
9 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.68%) CISA
9 1 (0.68%) CISM
9 1 (0.68%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.56%) PCI DSS
2 17 (11.56%) QA
3 13 (8.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (8.84%) RMADS
4 7 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 7 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.40%) Basel II
6 3 (2.04%) COBIT
6 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.04%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.36%) TickIT
8 1 (0.68%) BS25999
8 1 (0.68%) COSO
8 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.68%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) DameWare
1 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
1 22 (14.97%) Oracle
2 7 (4.76%) IBM
3 4 (2.72%) VMware
4 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco
4 3 (2.04%) Teradata
4 3 (2.04%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.36%) DataFlux
5 2 (1.36%) HP
5 2 (1.36%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.36%) Remedy
5 2 (1.36%) SAP
5 2 (1.36%) Splunk
6 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Infobright
6 1 (0.68%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.68%) Talend
6 1 (0.68%) Vertica
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