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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 372 352 352
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 34 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.61% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 44
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£450 £476 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +26.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £277 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £660 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £283
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +50.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.71 - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £15.75 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+34.25% +96.87%
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
8464 8852 9457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.53% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5922 5973 6417
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 164 207
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 5 £520 +15.55% 2
Brentford - 2 £135 -
Southwark - 1 £238 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (98.36%) Data Protection
2 18 (29.51%) Information Security
3 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
4 15 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
5 14 (22.95%) Finance
6 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
6 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.03%) Information Management
8 10 (16.39%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (16.39%) SQL
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
9 9 (14.75%) Project Management
9 9 (14.75%) CISSP
9 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
9 9 (14.75%) Freedom of Information Act
10 8 (13.11%) Information Assurance
10 8 (13.11%) Data Security
11 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
11 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
12 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (9.84%) Oracle
12 6 (9.84%) ITIL
12 6 (9.84%) CISM
12 6 (9.84%) Risk Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.64%) Jadu
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) SPSS
3 1 (1.64%) Stata
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Intranet
1 3 (4.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Extranet
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.64%) ObjectStore
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Ant
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) DBA
3 7 (11.48%) Security Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Security Officer
8 2 (3.28%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Information Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XHTML
2 1 (1.64%) SAML
2 1 (1.64%) Ajax
2 1 (1.64%) jQuery
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.64%) CSS3
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Freedom of Information
2 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
3 9 (14.75%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) W3C
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Informatics
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Data Protection
2 18 (29.51%) Information Security
3 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (18.03%) Information Management
5 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
5 9 (14.75%) Project Management
6 8 (13.11%) Data Security
6 8 (13.11%) Information Assurance
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.84%) ITIL
8 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.84%) Validation
8 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.20%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (8.20%) Service Management
10 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VB
2 1 (1.64%) VBA
2 1 (1.64%) PHP5
2 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) CISSP
4 6 (9.84%) CISM
5 5 (8.20%) CISA
6 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.56%) CCNP
7 2 (3.28%) ISEB
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) SSCP
8 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) CRISC
8 1 (1.64%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.28%) P3O
3 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) COBIT
4 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Greenplum
4 3 (4.92%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago