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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 351 354 294
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -60
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 35 47 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.57% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 60
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£490 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £493 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.76 - £20.77
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.56 - £20.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 - £21.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+41.00% -26.47%
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
7305 8191 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.32% 37.47% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5616 5213
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 160 188
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +11 7 £415 +10.66% 3
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Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 99 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 57 (57.58%) Information Assurance
3 35 (35.35%) Project Management
4 33 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
6 27 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 27 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 26 (26.26%) Management Information System
8 20 (20.20%) ITIL
9 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (18.18%) Information Security
11 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
12 16 (16.16%) Finance
13 15 (15.15%) Degree
14 14 (14.14%) Agile Project Management
15 13 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
16 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
16 12 (12.12%) Service Management
17 11 (11.11%) Legal
17 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
18 10 (10.10%) ISMS
19 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
19 9 (9.09%) CISSP
19 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
20 8 (8.08%) COBIT
20 8 (8.08%) Change Control

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.01%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Network Security
2 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.05%) Internet
4 3 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 2 (2.02%) DHCP
6 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.01%) FTP
6 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) Big Data
2 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) DataStage
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Sahi
1 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.01%) WATIR
1 1 (1.01%) Selenium
1 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.11%) Legal
4 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 7 (7.07%) Law
5 5 (5.05%) Local Government
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.15%) Senior Manager
2 15 (15.15%) Senior Project Manager
2 15 (15.15%) Architect
3 12 (12.12%) Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) Security Manager
4 7 (7.07%) Security Specialist
5 6 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Designer
6 5 (5.05%) Information Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Compliance Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Security Advisor
8 3 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 27 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
2 26 (26.26%) Management Information System
3 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.07%) CESG
5 6 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.04%) Statistics
6 4 (4.04%) RMADS
7 2 (2.02%) NHS
7 2 (2.02%) DTV
7 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.01%) Open Source
8 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 57 (57.58%) Information Assurance
3 35 (35.35%) Project Management
4 33 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (20.20%) ITIL
7 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (18.18%) Information Security
9 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
10 14 (14.14%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (12.12%) Service Management
12 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (10.10%) ISMS
14 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
15 8 (8.08%) Change Control
16 7 (7.07%) Cyber Security
16 7 (7.07%) Security Architecture
16 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (6.06%) Programme Management
17 6 (6.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) R
2 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.01%) Java
2 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) Degree
3 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.09%) CISSP
5 6 (6.06%) CISM
5 6 (6.06%) Postgraduate
6 3 (3.03%) ISACA
6 3 (3.03%) CISA
7 2 (2.02%) ISEB
7 2 (2.02%) MBCS
7 2 (2.02%) CITP
7 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.01%) MCDST
8 1 (1.01%) MCITP
8 1 (1.01%) CEH
8 1 (1.01%) ECDL
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.08%) COBIT
4 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 2 (2.02%) QA
5 1 (1.01%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) vCloud
2 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) TOWER Software
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) IBM
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) Sophos
6 1 (1.01%) F5
6 1 (1.01%) Websense
6 1 (1.01%) CQG
6 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.01%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.01%) Mercator
6 1 (1.01%) Reuters
6 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.01%) Teradata
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