The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 58 62
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.84% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £91 £91
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -68.00%
Data Protection Act
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 141 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.37% 21.23% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 76 48
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £55.75 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.40 £21.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Glasgow region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Glasgow region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Protection Act
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware