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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 516 474 448
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 64 98 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 51
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£420 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £255 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £368 £360
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.87% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £16.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £16.50 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+87.87% +17.85%
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
15631 15776 13855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.86% 31.80% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9722 9921 8501
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 £263 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 619 608
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -49 24 £425 - 14
South East +3 16 £415 -38.51% 3
East of England +9 10 £413 +12.24% 1
North West -27 5 £435 +17.56%
West Midlands - 4 £305 - 1
Yorkshire -9 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £285 -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 36 (27.27%) Information Security
3 35 (26.52%) Freedom of Information
4 33 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 30 (22.73%) SQL
6 27 (20.45%) Risk Management
6 27 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (18.94%) Freedom of Information Act
9 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
10 22 (16.67%) Project Management
10 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 21 (15.91%) PRINCE2
12 19 (14.39%) PCI DSS
12 19 (14.39%) Information Assurance
13 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
14 17 (12.88%) CISSP
14 17 (12.88%) ITIL
14 17 (12.88%) Finance
15 15 (11.36%) Oracle
15 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
16 14 (10.61%) CISM
16 14 (10.61%) Service Delivery
17 13 (9.85%) ETL
17 13 (9.85%) Migration
17 13 (9.85%) Information Management
17 13 (9.85%) Security Testing
17 13 (9.85%) PKI
17 13 (9.85%) Penetration Testing

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) IIS
2 4 (3.03%) Documentum
3 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.76%) Jadu
4 1 (0.76%) CMS400.NET
4 1 (0.76%) Lync
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
3 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.03%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.76%) Stata
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.76%) InDesign
7 1 (0.76%) MS Project
7 1 (0.76%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Network Security
2 4 (3.03%) Intranet
3 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) FTP
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) Extranet
5 1 (0.76%) BGP
5 1 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) Big Data
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.79%) EDMS
6 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.27%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.52%) QlikView
8 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.76%) Ant
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (12.88%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Legal
3 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) Local Government
5 4 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Analyst
2 19 (14.39%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.64%) Consultant
4 14 (10.61%) Security Consultant
5 13 (9.85%) Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Security Manager
7 7 (5.30%) DBA
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Information Security Officer
10 4 (3.03%) Security Officer
10 4 (3.03%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (3.03%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.03%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
2 2 (1.52%) CSS
2 2 (1.52%) JSP
2 2 (1.52%) HTML
2 2 (1.52%) .NET
2 2 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) HTML5
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) CSS3
3 1 (0.76%) Ajax
3 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) XHTML
3 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.52%) Freedom of Information
2 33 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 26 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (18.94%) Freedom of Information Act
5 13 (9.85%) PKI
6 12 (9.09%) Cryptography
7 10 (7.58%) CESG
8 9 (6.82%) NHS
9 8 (6.06%) Smart Meter
10 6 (4.55%) Statistics
10 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
10 6 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (4.55%) Data Integration
11 4 (3.03%) RMADS
12 3 (2.27%) Life Science
13 2 (1.52%) GIS
13 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.52%) BYOD
14 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) UNIX
3 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 36 (27.27%) Information Security
3 27 (20.45%) Risk Management
3 27 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.67%) Project Management
5 21 (15.91%) PRINCE2
6 19 (14.39%) Information Assurance
7 17 (12.88%) ITIL
8 14 (10.61%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.85%) ETL
9 13 (9.85%) Migration
9 13 (9.85%) Information Management
9 13 (9.85%) Security Testing
9 13 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (9.85%) ISMS
9 13 (9.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (9.09%) Change Control
10 12 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.52%) VB
3 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) R
4 1 (0.76%) PHP5
4 1 (0.76%) PHP
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.88%) CISSP
4 14 (10.61%) CISM
5 10 (7.58%) Degree
6 8 (6.06%) ISEB
7 7 (5.30%) CISA
8 6 (4.55%) CRISC
9 4 (3.03%) Postgraduate
9 4 (3.03%) ISACA
10 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.52%) HND
10 2 (1.52%) MBCS
10 2 (1.52%) CITP
11 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.76%) GIAC
11 1 (0.76%) CEH
11 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.76%) CCNP
11 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.03%) QA
4 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.52%) BS7799
4 2 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) GMP
4 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.52%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.76%) BS25999
5 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vCloud
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Greenplum
2 5 (3.79%) IBM
3 4 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.03%) Teradata
3 4 (3.03%) OpenText
4 3 (2.27%) Vertica
4 3 (2.27%) Infobright
4 3 (2.27%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.52%) Citrix
5 2 (1.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.52%) Cognos
5 2 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Ektron
6 1 (0.76%) F5
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.76%) ESRI
6 1 (0.76%) Mapinfo
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