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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 450 465 454
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 131 95 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.62% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 73
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£500 £399 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £158 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £298
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +12.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -37.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £14.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.00 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -44.00%
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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 +41 80 £575 +41.97% 10
South East -12 14 £500 +66.66% 3
North West +10 12 £450 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +4 7 £380 +73.71% 1
South West - 7 £275 -
West Midlands -10 5 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England -30 4 £225 -33.82%
Yorkshire 0 2 £375 -28.57% 2
Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 81 (34.32%) Information Assurance
3 78 (33.05%) Project Management
4 67 (28.39%) Management Information System
5 62 (26.27%) Information Security
6 58 (24.58%) PRINCE2
7 55 (23.31%) ITIL
7 55 (23.31%) Freedom of Information Act
8 52 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (21.19%) Freedom of Information
10 44 (18.64%) Finance
11 43 (18.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 43 (18.22%) Security Cleared
12 40 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (15.68%) Degree
14 34 (14.41%) Service Delivery
15 33 (13.98%) Risk Management
15 33 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (12.71%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.71%) PCI DSS
17 29 (12.29%) CISSP
18 26 (11.02%) Service Management
19 25 (10.59%) SC Cleared
20 24 (10.17%) Information Management
21 22 (9.32%) CISM
22 21 (8.90%) CESG
22 21 (8.90%) COBIT
23 19 (8.05%) Computer Science
24 17 (7.20%) MS Excel
24 17 (7.20%) Legal

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (2.54%) IIS
2 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.93%) Firewall
2 8 (3.39%) Internet
2 8 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.97%) Network Security
4 6 (2.54%) DNS
5 5 (2.12%) Intranet
6 3 (1.27%) SSL
6 3 (1.27%) Wireless
6 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.85%) DHCP
8 1 (0.42%) DMZ
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) LAN
8 1 (0.42%) WAN
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.39%) Big Data
3 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.12%) DataStage
6 4 (1.69%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.85%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.42%) WATIR
1 1 (0.42%) Selenium
1 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.42%) Sahi
1 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (18.64%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Legal
3 10 (4.24%) Banking
4 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.54%) Retail
6 5 (2.12%) Law
7 3 (1.27%) Local Government
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (21.61%) Analyst
2 41 (17.37%) Project Manager
3 23 (9.75%) Senior Manager
4 20 (8.47%) Consultant
5 18 (7.63%) Architect
6 17 (7.20%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (5.93%) Security Manager
8 12 (5.08%) Security Analyst
9 11 (4.66%) Security Consultant
9 11 (4.66%) Information Manager
9 11 (4.66%) Designer
10 10 (4.24%) Information Governance Manager
10 10 (4.24%) Governance Manager
11 9 (3.81%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.81%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.97%) Vendor Manager
13 7 (2.97%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.39%) JSP
2 4 (1.69%) XML
2 4 (1.69%) EJB
3 3 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.39%) Management Information System
2 55 (23.31%) Freedom of Information Act
3 52 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (21.19%) Freedom of Information
5 21 (8.90%) CESG
6 19 (8.05%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.97%) NHS
7 7 (2.97%) Smart Meter
8 6 (2.54%) PMI
8 6 (2.54%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.54%) PKI
9 5 (2.12%) RMADS
9 5 (2.12%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.85%) Statistics
10 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.42%) Open Source
11 1 (0.42%) iPad
11 1 (0.42%) SCADA
11 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.51%) Windows
2 7 (2.97%) UNIX
3 6 (2.54%) Linux
4 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 81 (34.32%) Information Assurance
3 78 (33.05%) Project Management
4 62 (26.27%) Information Security
5 58 (24.58%) PRINCE2
6 55 (23.31%) ITIL
7 40 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (14.41%) Service Delivery
9 33 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (13.98%) Risk Management
10 26 (11.02%) Service Management
11 24 (10.17%) Information Management
12 16 (6.78%) Agile Project Management
13 15 (6.36%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.93%) Security Management
14 14 (5.93%) Change Control
15 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (5.51%) ISMS
15 13 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (5.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.51%) SQL
2 9 (3.81%) Java
3 3 (1.27%) C
4 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.42%) R
5 1 (0.42%) C++
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.68%) Degree
3 29 (12.29%) CISSP
4 25 (10.59%) SC Cleared
5 22 (9.32%) CISM
6 11 (4.66%) CISA
7 7 (2.97%) ISEB
7 7 (2.97%) CRISC
8 6 (2.54%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.12%) GIAC
10 3 (1.27%) Postgraduate
10 3 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.85%) ISACA
11 2 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.71%) PCI DSS
3 21 (8.90%) COBIT
4 13 (5.51%) QA
5 8 (3.39%) JSP 440
6 6 (2.54%) SLA
7 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.27%) MetaFrame
3 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.27%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.08%) Oracle
3 9 (3.81%) TOWER Software
4 6 (2.54%) IBM
5 5 (2.12%) SAP
5 5 (2.12%) Citrix
5 5 (2.12%) VMware
6 4 (1.69%) Teradata
7 3 (1.27%) Novell
7 3 (1.27%) Akamai
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe
8 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.42%) Cognos
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) Informatica
9 1 (0.42%) NetApp
9 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.42%) Mercator
9 1 (0.42%) Sophos
9 1 (0.42%) Websense
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 730 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £359.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago