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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / England
Rank 485 522 532
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 83 88 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 45
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +28.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.53 £24.00 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £15.60 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.11 £34.50 £36.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.00%

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
13039 14793 14554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.50% 30.93% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8471 9669 9018
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 543 598
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 39 £488 -11.36% 9
West Midlands +14 12 £425 -42.37% 1
South West +9 8 £400 +6.66% 1
North West +33 7 £475 -5.00%
South East +8 6 £525 +42.37% 3
East of England -4 4 £438 -7.89%
Midlands - 3 £500 -
Yorkshire +12 2 £475 +31.94% 4
East Midlands +2 1 £325 -1.51%
North East - 1 £488 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 165 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 49 (29.70%) Finance
3 44 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (21.82%) Information Assurance
5 33 (20.00%) Information Security
5 33 (20.00%) SQL
6 32 (19.39%) ITIL
7 30 (18.18%) Legal
8 29 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (15.15%) Project Management
9 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 25 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (14.55%) GDPR
11 23 (13.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (13.33%) Degree
13 21 (12.73%) Data Analysis
13 21 (12.73%) PRINCE2
14 20 (12.12%) PCI DSS
14 20 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (11.52%) Migration
16 18 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
17 16 (9.70%) Agile Project Management
17 16 (9.70%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (9.70%) CISSP
17 16 (9.70%) CISM
18 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
18 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
18 15 (9.09%) Data Privacy

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.24%) SAS
3 2 (1.21%) IIS
3 2 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) Liferay
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Eloqua
1 5 (3.03%) FastStats
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.21%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) Office 365
2 8 (4.85%) Yammer
3 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) DMVPN
1 2 (1.21%) Skype
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.61%) DHCP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) VoIP
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.82%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.21%) MySQL
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.21%) QlikView
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) SSDT
7 2 (1.21%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (29.70%) Finance
2 30 (18.18%) Legal
3 10 (6.06%) Marketing
4 9 (5.45%) Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Publishing
5 5 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (24.24%) Analyst
2 19 (11.52%) Architect
2 19 (11.52%) Information Manager
3 18 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.48%) Security Manager
6 13 (7.88%) Consultant
6 13 (7.88%) Information Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Data Manager
8 10 (6.06%) Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (4.85%) IT Manager
9 8 (4.85%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.85%) Senior Information Architect
10 7 (4.24%) Risk Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Data Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Information Assurance Leader
11 6 (3.64%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) CSS
1 2 (1.21%) HTML
1 2 (1.21%) HTML5
1 2 (1.21%) jQuery
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.67%) NHS
4 10 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (4.85%) Freedom of Information Act
5 8 (4.85%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.64%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.42%) CESG
7 4 (2.42%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.82%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.82%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.21%) Clustering
9 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
10 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (3.64%) Unix
3 4 (2.42%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.82%) Information Assurance
3 33 (20.00%) Information Security
4 32 (19.39%) ITIL
5 29 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (15.15%) Project Management
7 23 (13.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (12.73%) Data Analysis
8 21 (12.73%) PRINCE2
9 19 (11.52%) Migration
10 18 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.70%) Agile Project Management
11 16 (9.70%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (9.09%) Data Privacy
13 14 (8.48%) Risk Management
13 14 (8.48%) TOGAF
14 12 (7.27%) Service Management
15 11 (6.67%) Service Delivery
16 10 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (4.24%) VBA
3 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.03%) R
5 4 (2.42%) C
6 2 (1.21%) C#
6 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.21%) PHP
6 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.33%) Degree
2 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.70%) CISM
3 16 (9.70%) CISSP
4 13 (7.88%) ISEB
5 11 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.45%) CISA
7 7 (4.24%) NVQ Level 3
8 6 (3.64%) CRISC
9 4 (2.42%) CEH
9 4 (2.42%) CIPD
9 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.82%) ECDL
11 2 (1.21%) CCA
11 2 (1.21%) CISMP
11 2 (1.21%) CLAS
11 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (14.55%) GDPR
3 20 (12.12%) PCI DSS
4 10 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (4.24%) Data Quality
5 7 (4.24%) RMADS
6 6 (3.64%) Basel II
6 6 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (3.03%) COBIT
8 4 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (1.82%) QA
9 3 (1.82%) Solvency II
10 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (1.21%) GPG13
10 2 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
1 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.48%) Oracle
3 7 (4.24%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.03%) Apteco
5 3 (1.82%) Cisco
6 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.21%) SAP
6 2 (1.21%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.21%) Unisys
6 2 (1.21%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.61%) Capita
7 1 (0.61%) Kofax
7 1 (0.61%) MapR
7 1 (0.61%) Qualys
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Teradata
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