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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 344 369 326
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -43
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 71 59 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.63% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 63
Average daily rate
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£575 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £298
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £12.93 - £22.32
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 - £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -44.00%
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
8635 9434 9726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.86% 37.64% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5879 6529 6572
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.60 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £41.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 12 £600 +41.17% 1
Ealing - - - -
Harrow - - - -
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England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 62 (44.29%) Project Management
3 60 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 49 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 44 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (27.14%) Management Information System
8 37 (26.43%) ITIL
8 37 (26.43%) Freedom of Information
9 36 (25.71%) Freedom of Information Act
10 30 (21.43%) Finance
10 30 (21.43%) Degree
11 26 (18.57%) Service Delivery
11 26 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (16.43%) Information Security
12 23 (16.43%) Security Cleared
13 22 (15.71%) Service Management
14 21 (15.00%) Risk Management
15 16 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
16 15 (10.71%) Change Control
17 14 (10.00%) COBIT
17 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
18 13 (9.29%) PCI DSS
18 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
19 12 (8.57%) Oracle
19 12 (8.57%) Six Sigma
19 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
20 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (7.86%) MS Excel

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (1.43%) SAS
1 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) FastStats
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) Firewall
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.71%) Big Data
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.57%) DataStage
5 4 (2.86%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.43%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.71%) QlikView
8 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.71%) WATIR
1 1 (0.71%) Selenium
1 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.71%) Sahi
1 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Legal
3 2 (1.43%) Banking
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Project Manager
2 28 (20.00%) Analyst
3 24 (17.14%) Senior Manager
4 18 (12.86%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (7.14%) Governance Manager
5 10 (7.14%) Architect
5 10 (7.14%) Consultant
5 10 (7.14%) Designer
5 10 (7.14%) Information Governance Manager
5 10 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 10 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 8 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Vendor Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (3.57%) IT Governance Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Data Architect
10 4 (2.86%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) EJB
1 4 (2.86%) JSP
1 4 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (27.14%) Management Information System
3 37 (26.43%) Freedom of Information
4 36 (25.71%) Freedom of Information Act
5 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.43%) CESG
7 6 (4.29%) PMI
8 4 (2.86%) NHS
9 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.43%) RMADS
9 2 (1.43%) Statistics
9 2 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) FMCG
10 1 (0.71%) iPad
10 1 (0.71%) Open Source
10 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.57%) UNIX
2 4 (2.86%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 62 (44.29%) Project Management
3 60 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 49 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (26.43%) ITIL
7 26 (18.57%) Service Delivery
7 26 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (16.43%) Information Security
9 22 (15.71%) Service Management
10 21 (15.00%) Risk Management
11 16 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
12 15 (10.71%) Change Control
13 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
14 12 (8.57%) Six Sigma
15 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (7.86%) Line Management
16 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (7.14%) Information Management
17 8 (5.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.43%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.71%) R
3 1 (0.71%) C++
3 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Degree
2 23 (16.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.71%) CISSP
3 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.57%) CISA
5 5 (3.57%) CISM
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.43%) CEH
8 1 (0.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.71%) ECDL
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.00%) COBIT
3 13 (9.29%) PCI DSS
4 10 (7.14%) QA
5 5 (3.57%) SLA
6 1 (0.71%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Oracle
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) TOWER Software
3 6 (4.29%) IBM
4 4 (2.86%) Teradata
5 3 (2.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe
6 2 (1.43%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.71%) Qualys
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) Websense
7 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.71%) Sophos
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.71%) Talend
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