The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 73 75
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.22% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.95% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £128
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +174.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £11.42
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +22.59%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
233 211 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.88% 22.91% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 132 135
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £615 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £14.68 £17.50 £13.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +30.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £12.45 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Protection Act
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management