The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 484 402 494
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +92
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 106 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.90% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 61
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £355 £258
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +37.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £19.90 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Data Protection Act
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 76 £425 +6.91% 9
North West -9 10 £365 +62.22% 2
East of England -21 8 £368 +2.08% 2
South East -25 6 £675 +58.82% 3
South West -20 3 £368 +22.50% 3
Yorkshire -20 3 £373 +91.02%
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 68 (36.17%) Freedom of Information
3 54 (28.72%) Freedom of Information Act
4 46 (24.47%) ITIL
5 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
6 41 (21.81%) Finance
7 34 (18.09%) Project Management
8 33 (17.55%) Management Information System
9 32 (17.02%) SQL
10 30 (15.96%) Risk Management
11 29 (15.43%) Service Delivery
11 29 (15.43%) Information Assurance
12 27 (14.36%) Information Security
13 26 (13.83%) MS Excel
14 25 (13.30%) SQL Server
14 25 (13.30%) Degree
15 24 (12.77%) Service Management
16 23 (12.23%) Legal
17 21 (11.17%) MS Office
18 20 (10.64%) PRINCE2
19 19 (10.11%) Change Management
20 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (9.57%) Information Management
21 17 (9.04%) .NET
21 17 (9.04%) Windows
22 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (8.51%) NHS
23 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
23 15 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (6.38%) IIS
2 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.66%) Apache
4 4 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.60%) Lync
6 2 (1.06%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) MS Project
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Firewall
2 6 (3.19%) Intranet
3 5 (2.66%) DNS
3 5 (2.66%) Internet
3 5 (2.66%) SAN
4 3 (1.60%) LAN
4 3 (1.60%) WAN
4 3 (1.60%) SSL
5 2 (1.06%) DHCP
5 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.06%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.72%) MySQL
6 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.66%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.66%) EDRMS
8 4 (2.13%) Big Data
8 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.60%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) SAP BI
10 2 (1.06%) MS Access
10 2 (1.06%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.13%) ClearQuest
2 4 (2.13%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.60%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.60%) CruiseControl
3 3 (1.60%) Ant
3 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.06%) Synon
4 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.53%) LSMW
General
1 41 (21.81%) Finance
2 23 (12.23%) Legal
3 8 (4.26%) Back Office
3 8 (4.26%) Marketing
4 6 (3.19%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (27.66%) Analyst
2 18 (9.57%) Project Manager
2 18 (9.57%) Developer
3 17 (9.04%) Architect
4 12 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 11 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (4.79%) Consultant
7 8 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Administrator
7 8 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 8 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Vendor Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Test Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) DBA
8 7 (3.72%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Data Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.04%) .NET
2 10 (5.32%) JSP
3 9 (4.79%) Web Services
4 8 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.13%) Middleware
5 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.13%) XML
5 4 (2.13%) CSS
6 3 (1.60%) LAMP
6 3 (1.60%) EJB
6 3 (1.60%) HTML
6 3 (1.60%) XHTML
7 2 (1.06%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.06%) Spring
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.06%) Synon Analyst Programmer
8 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (36.17%) Freedom of Information
2 54 (28.72%) Freedom of Information Act
3 33 (17.55%) Management Information System
4 16 (8.51%) NHS
5 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.66%) CESG
7 4 (2.13%) PMI
7 4 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.60%) Statistics
8 3 (1.60%) Clustering
8 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.06%) iSeries
9 2 (1.06%) Open Source
9 2 (1.06%) RMADS
9 2 (1.06%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.06%) CMDB
10 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.53%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.04%) Windows
2 12 (6.38%) UNIX
3 7 (3.72%) Linux
4 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.06%) VMS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 46 (24.47%) ITIL
3 34 (18.09%) Project Management
4 30 (15.96%) Risk Management
5 29 (15.43%) Service Delivery
5 29 (15.43%) Information Assurance
6 27 (14.36%) Information Security
7 24 (12.77%) Service Management
8 20 (10.64%) PRINCE2
9 19 (10.11%) Change Management
10 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.57%) Information Management
11 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.38%) Data Security
14 11 (5.85%) Migration
14 11 (5.85%) Data Modelling
15 10 (5.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) SQL
2 13 (6.91%) C#
3 9 (4.79%) Java
4 8 (4.26%) Ruby
5 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.60%) Perl
6 2 (1.06%) COBOL
6 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.06%) ABAP
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (13.30%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.79%) ISEB
4 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.66%) CISSP
5 5 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.60%) CISM
8 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) CRISC
8 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.53%) NCDA
8 1 (0.53%) CEH
8 1 (0.53%) CISA
8 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.53%) CCA
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.91%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.79%) Data Quality
4 8 (4.26%) QA
4 8 (4.26%) COBIT
5 7 (3.72%) SLA
6 6 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.06%) XenApp
3 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.53%) SRDF
4 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.53%) XenServer
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Foglight
2 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.32%) Oracle
3 8 (4.26%) VMware
4 7 (3.72%) SAP
5 6 (3.19%) IBM
6 5 (2.66%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.60%) Akamai
7 3 (1.60%) Symantec
7 3 (1.60%) HP
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco
8 2 (1.06%) Citrix
8 2 (1.06%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.06%) Meridio
9 1 (0.53%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) Brocade
9 1 (0.53%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) Isilon
9 1 (0.53%) RightFax
9 1 (0.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
London
Connectus
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 260-280 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 17 days ago