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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 475 468 459
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 100 86 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 48
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£420 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £287 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £550 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.15 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £24.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £24.90 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £19.50 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+11.91% +143.75%
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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
15863 15567 15390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.91% 32.51% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10128 9643 9314
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 594 672
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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 -31 30 £468 +8.83% 10
South East +5 29 £420 -1.17% 1
North West -8 20 £435 +5.13% 3
West Midlands +6 6 £360 -20.00%
South West -9 6 £376 - 2
East of England -3 4 £450 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -20 4 £213 -29.16% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 48 (29.45%) Information Security
3 42 (25.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (22.09%) Risk Management
5 32 (19.63%) Management Information System
6 30 (18.40%) Finance
6 30 (18.40%) Freedom of Information
6 30 (18.40%) SQL
6 30 (18.40%) PRINCE2
7 27 (16.56%) CISSP
8 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
8 25 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (14.72%) ISMS
9 24 (14.72%) Security Cleared
9 24 (14.72%) ITIL
9 24 (14.72%) CISM
10 23 (14.11%) Project Management
10 23 (14.11%) PCI DSS
11 21 (12.88%) SC Cleared
11 21 (12.88%) Programme Management
11 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.66%) Information Management
13 18 (11.04%) Oracle
14 17 (10.43%) Migration
14 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (9.20%) Freedom of Information Act
15 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.20%) Security Testing
16 14 (8.59%) Security Architecture
16 14 (8.59%) Windows

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.45%) Documentum
2 4 (2.45%) SAS
3 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.61%) Jadu
5 1 (0.61%) CMS400.NET
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.07%) MS Office
4 4 (2.45%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.84%) MS Project
6 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.61%) SPSS
7 1 (0.61%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) Firewall
2 6 (3.68%) Network Security
3 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.84%) VPN
5 3 (1.84%) DNS
5 3 (1.84%) SSL
5 3 (1.84%) SAN
5 3 (1.84%) Intranet
6 2 (1.23%) Internet
6 2 (1.23%) TACACS
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.61%) DHCP
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) Extranet
7 1 (0.61%) MPLS
7 1 (0.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) Big Data
3 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.07%) EDMS
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.84%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.61%) DataStage
8 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
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 30 (18.40%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Legal
3 5 (3.07%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Local Government
4 4 (2.45%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Law
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.86%) Analyst
2 25 (15.34%) Consultant
3 20 (12.27%) Security Consultant
4 19 (11.66%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.75%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.13%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (5.52%) Developer
7 9 (5.52%) Security Manager
7 9 (5.52%) Architect
8 7 (4.29%) DBA
8 7 (4.29%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.68%) Security Officer
9 6 (3.68%) Security Advisor
9 6 (3.68%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.68%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.68%) Information Security Officer
10 5 (3.07%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) .NET
2 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.45%) CSS
2 4 (2.45%) jQuery
2 4 (2.45%) HTML
3 3 (1.84%) HTML5
3 3 (1.84%) Web Services
4 2 (1.23%) JSP
5 1 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) XML
5 1 (0.61%) XHTML
5 1 (0.61%) SAML
5 1 (0.61%) Ajax
5 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.63%) Management Information System
2 30 (18.40%) Freedom of Information
3 25 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.20%) Freedom of Information Act
5 14 (8.59%) CESG
6 12 (7.36%) PKI
7 10 (6.13%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (6.13%) Cryptography
7 10 (6.13%) RMADS
8 8 (4.91%) NHS
9 7 (4.29%) Smart Meter
10 6 (3.68%) Data Integration
11 4 (2.45%) Life Science
12 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.23%) Statistics
13 2 (1.23%) GIS
13 2 (1.23%) Clustering
14 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.59%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) UNIX
3 5 (3.07%) Linux
4 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 48 (29.45%) Information Security
3 36 (22.09%) Risk Management
4 30 (18.40%) PRINCE2
5 24 (14.72%) ITIL
5 24 (14.72%) ISMS
6 23 (14.11%) Project Management
7 21 (12.88%) Programme Management
7 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (11.66%) Information Management
9 17 (10.43%) Migration
9 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (9.20%) Security Testing
11 14 (8.59%) Security Architecture
12 13 (7.98%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (7.98%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (7.98%) Information Security Management
12 13 (7.98%) Security Management
13 12 (7.36%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) SQL
2 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.45%) C#
3 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.84%) PHP
4 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.23%) VB
5 2 (1.23%) C
6 1 (0.61%) PHP5
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (16.56%) CISSP
2 24 (14.72%) CISM
2 24 (14.72%) Security Cleared
3 21 (12.88%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.36%) CISA
5 11 (6.75%) Degree
6 7 (4.29%) ISEB
7 5 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.07%) CCNP
7 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.07%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (3.07%) CRISC
8 4 (2.45%) HND
9 3 (1.84%) HNC
10 2 (1.23%) MCP
10 2 (1.23%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.23%) MCSE
10 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.68%) QA
5 5 (3.07%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.45%) Basel II
7 2 (1.23%) SLA
7 2 (1.23%) GMP
7 2 (1.23%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.23%) P3O
8 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.61%) BS25999
8 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.61%) BS7799
8 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Nessus
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (11.04%) Oracle
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.29%) Teradata
4 6 (3.68%) Cisco
5 5 (3.07%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.07%) Greenplum
6 4 (2.45%) OpenText
6 4 (2.45%) VMware
7 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 3 (1.84%) Vertica
7 3 (1.84%) Infobright
8 2 (1.23%) hybris
8 2 (1.23%) SAP
8 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.61%) Remedy
9 1 (0.61%) ESRI
9 1 (0.61%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) Ektron
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