The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 362 361 295
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -66
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 35 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 53
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£450 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £296 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.89% -
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7534 8260 7521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.47% 37.35% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5222 5650 5334
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 170 156
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £51.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 2 March 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 7 £410 +14.76% 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Upminster - - - -
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England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 84 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (41.67%) Information Assurance
3 29 (34.52%) Freedom of Information
4 28 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
6 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
7 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 16 (19.05%) Information Security
9 16 (19.05%) Project Management
10 15 (17.86%) Finance
10 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
11 13 (15.48%) Degree
12 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.29%) Legal
12 12 (14.29%) ITIL
13 11 (13.10%) SQL
13 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (11.90%) PCI DSS
14 10 (11.90%) Data Security
14 10 (11.90%) Oracle
14 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
15 9 (10.71%) Service Management
15 9 (10.71%) ISMS
16 8 (9.52%) Law
16 8 (9.52%) Risk Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (3.57%) IIS
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Jadu
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.19%) InDesign
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Wireless
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) FTP
4 1 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.19%) Extranet
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Big Data
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.57%) Star Schema
4 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) DataStage
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Ant
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.29%) Legal
3 8 (9.52%) Law
4 7 (8.33%) Marketing
5 5 (5.95%) Local Government
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Project Manager
2 12 (14.29%) Architect
2 12 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 6 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (7.14%) DBA
4 6 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 6 (7.14%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 5 (5.95%) Information Specialist
5 5 (5.95%) Compliance Specialist
6 4 (4.76%) Security Advisor
6 4 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) HTML
1 1 (1.19%) CSS
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
1 1 (1.19%) XHTML
1 1 (1.19%) SAML
1 1 (1.19%) Ajax
1 1 (1.19%) jQuery
1 1 (1.19%) HTML5
1 1 (1.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.52%) Freedom of Information
2 28 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.33%) CESG
4 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (4.76%) RMADS
7 2 (2.38%) DTV
7 2 (2.38%) NHS
7 2 (2.38%) Statistics
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) W3C
8 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.19%) GIS
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (41.67%) Information Assurance
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 16 (19.05%) Project Management
5 16 (19.05%) Information Security
6 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
7 12 (14.29%) ITIL
8 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (11.90%) Data Security
9 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.71%) Service Management
10 9 (10.71%) ISMS
11 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
11 8 (9.52%) Cyber Security
12 7 (8.33%) Security Architecture
12 7 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) VBA
2 1 (1.19%) PHP5
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) R
2 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) Postgraduate
4 6 (7.14%) CISSP
5 4 (4.76%) CISM
6 3 (3.57%) ISEB
6 3 (3.57%) ISACA
7 2 (2.38%) MBCS
7 2 (2.38%) CITP
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) CEH
8 1 (1.19%) MCDST
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CISA
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.19%) COBIT
4 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.19%) P3O
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
2 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Greenplum
4 4 (4.76%) Teradata
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) TOWER Software
6 2 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (1.19%) Websense
7 1 (1.19%) CQG
7 1 (1.19%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.19%) Mercator
7 1 (1.19%) Reuters
7 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
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