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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £140
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £11.42
% change year-on-year
+46.42% +22.59%
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
265 142 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.74% 26.89% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 74 102
Average daily rate £335 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £162 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Average hourly rate £15.29 £35.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +77.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.87 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £47.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 24 October 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - - - -
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft