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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 61 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% - 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% - 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £365 £268
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.89% -
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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
188 235 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.10% 32.28% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 110 71
Average daily rate £375 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £237 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £37.40 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft