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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 460 472 449
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 128 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.57% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 66
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£475 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £165
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +112.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -12.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £14.00 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £14.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
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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
16548 15435 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.14% 32.09% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10446 9856 9526
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £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 693 606 776
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £22.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -18.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 +35 70 £575 +37.72% 8
South East -7 21 £500 +5.26% 3
North West -2 11 £425 -15.00% 4
East Midlands +7 7 £360 +64.57% 1
West Midlands -11 7 £438 +9.37% 4
South West - 5 £275 - 2
East of England -31 4 £225 -34.78% 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £375 -18.03% 5
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 69 (32.55%) Information Assurance
3 67 (31.60%) Project Management
3 67 (31.60%) Management Information System
4 58 (27.36%) Information Security
5 49 (23.11%) Freedom of Information Act
6 47 (22.17%) ITIL
6 47 (22.17%) PRINCE2
7 44 (20.75%) Security Cleared
8 43 (20.28%) Freedom of Information
9 41 (19.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 37 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (15.09%) CISSP
13 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (13.68%) PCI DSS
15 28 (13.21%) Information Management
16 27 (12.74%) Service Delivery
16 27 (12.74%) SC Cleared
17 26 (12.26%) Risk Management
17 26 (12.26%) Finance
18 24 (11.32%) Degree
19 23 (10.85%) Microsoft
20 22 (10.38%) CISM
21 21 (9.91%) COBIT
22 20 (9.43%) Service Management
23 18 (8.49%) Legal
23 18 (8.49%) CESG
24 16 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
25 15 (7.08%) Security Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.42%) SAS
2 3 (1.42%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.19%) MS Office
3 4 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) Firewall
2 8 (3.77%) Network Security
2 8 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.83%) Internet
4 5 (2.36%) Intranet
5 3 (1.42%) DNS
5 3 (1.42%) Wireless
5 3 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.94%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) DMZ
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.83%) Big Data
4 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.36%) DataStage
5 4 (1.89%) Data Mart
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.47%) WATIR
1 1 (0.47%) Selenium
1 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.47%) Sahi
1 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (12.26%) Finance
2 18 (8.49%) Legal
3 9 (4.25%) Banking
4 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.83%) Law
6 5 (2.36%) Marketing
6 5 (2.36%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (22.17%) Analyst
2 34 (16.04%) Project Manager
3 23 (10.85%) Senior Manager
4 19 (8.96%) Architect
5 18 (8.49%) Consultant
6 17 (8.02%) Senior Project Manager
7 12 (5.66%) Security Consultant
8 11 (5.19%) Data Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Security Architect
8 11 (5.19%) Information Manager
8 11 (5.19%) Security Manager
8 11 (5.19%) Designer
9 10 (4.72%) Service Manager
10 9 (4.25%) Information Governance Manager
10 9 (4.25%) Governance Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Security Specialist
11 6 (2.83%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.36%) Developer
12 5 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) XML
2 2 (0.94%) XSLT
2 2 (0.94%) XHTML
2 2 (0.94%) jQuery
2 2 (0.94%) HTML5
2 2 (0.94%) CSS3
2 2 (0.94%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (0.94%) HTML
2 2 (0.94%) CSS
2 2 (0.94%) JSP
3 1 (0.47%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 67 (31.60%) Management Information System
2 49 (23.11%) Freedom of Information Act
3 43 (20.28%) Freedom of Information
4 37 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (8.49%) CESG
6 12 (5.66%) Computer Science
7 11 (5.19%) PKI
8 10 (4.72%) Cryptography
8 10 (4.72%) Smart Meter
9 8 (3.77%) NHS
10 7 (3.30%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.42%) RMADS
11 3 (1.42%) Statistics
11 3 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.94%) PMI
12 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.08%) Windows
2 5 (2.36%) UNIX
3 3 (1.42%) Linux
4 2 (0.94%) AIX
4 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.94%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 69 (32.55%) Information Assurance
3 67 (31.60%) Project Management
4 58 (27.36%) Information Security
5 47 (22.17%) ITIL
5 47 (22.17%) PRINCE2
6 36 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (13.21%) Information Management
9 27 (12.74%) Service Delivery
10 26 (12.26%) Risk Management
11 20 (9.43%) Service Management
12 16 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (7.08%) Security Management
13 15 (7.08%) Agile Project Management
14 14 (6.60%) Information Security Management
15 13 (6.13%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (6.13%) ISMS
16 12 (5.66%) Security Architecture
16 12 (5.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.66%) SQL
2 6 (2.83%) Java
3 3 (1.42%) C
4 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.94%) XPath
4 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) R
5 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.09%) CISSP
3 27 (12.74%) SC Cleared
4 24 (11.32%) Degree
5 22 (10.38%) CISM
6 12 (5.66%) CISA
7 8 (3.77%) CRISC
8 6 (2.83%) ISEB
9 5 (2.36%) GIAC
10 3 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.94%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.94%) ISACA
11 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.94%) MCITP
11 2 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (13.68%) PCI DSS
3 21 (9.91%) COBIT
4 11 (5.19%) QA
5 8 (3.77%) JSP 440
6 5 (2.36%) SLA
7 4 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.47%) BS7799
8 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) MetaFrame
3 3 (1.42%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.42%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.42%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.47%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) Oracle
3 7 (3.30%) TOWER Software
4 6 (2.83%) IBM
4 6 (2.83%) Citrix
5 5 (2.36%) SAP
5 5 (2.36%) VMware
6 4 (1.89%) Teradata
7 3 (1.42%) Adobe
7 3 (1.42%) Novell
8 2 (0.94%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.47%) Cognos
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) NetApp
9 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.47%) Mercator
9 1 (0.47%) Reuters
9 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
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