The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 64 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.49% - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £15.75 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+19.50% +96.87%
Data Protection Act
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
278 254 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.32% 32.03% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 131 90
Average daily rate £375 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% -48.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.80 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans - 1 £550 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Data Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Data Architecture
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) Data Management
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) Big Data
3 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Apache Solr
4 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (62.50%) Vertica
4 5 (62.50%) Infobright
5 3 (37.50%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (25.00%) Maximo

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (62.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (75.00%) Big Data
3 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) Data Architecture
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) Data Management
3 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Vertica
2 5 (62.50%) Infobright
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) ESRI
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Talend