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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 65 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £91
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £415 £368
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £31.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +113.79%
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
196 248 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.56% 28.02% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 109
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft