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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 398 402 355
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -47
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 39 32 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.37% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 58
Median daily rate £350 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.80% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.85 - £12.93
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 - £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 - £13.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.40 £18.82 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.12% +17.64%
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
8283 8766 9166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.46% 37.15% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 6059 6112
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 168 181
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 7 £350 -26.31% 3
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 82 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 33 (40.24%) Management Information System
3 31 (37.80%) Information Assurance
4 24 (29.27%) Finance
5 23 (28.05%) Legal
6 21 (25.61%) Freedom of Information
7 20 (24.39%) ITIL
8 18 (21.95%) Degree
9 17 (20.73%) Freedom of Information Act
9 17 (20.73%) Project Management
9 17 (20.73%) Information Security
10 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
11 15 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
12 13 (15.85%) Service Management
12 13 (15.85%) Service Delivery
12 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
12 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
12 13 (15.85%) Records Management
13 12 (14.63%) Service Design
13 12 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
13 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
13 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.63%) CISSP
14 11 (13.41%) Information Governance
15 10 (12.20%) Windows
15 10 (12.20%) CISM
15 10 (12.20%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.22%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.22%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.22%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.22%) MS Access
1 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) ProC
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 23 (28.05%) Legal
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
6 2 (2.44%) Local Government
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Information Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Security Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Information Officer
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Governance Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Information Governance Manager
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Service Design Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
1 1 (1.22%) XML
1 1 (1.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.24%) Management Information System
2 21 (25.61%) Freedom of Information
3 17 (20.73%) Freedom of Information Act
4 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) CESG
5 5 (6.10%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (6.10%) NHS
6 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.22%) PACS
9 1 (1.22%) PKI
9 1 (1.22%) Statistics
9 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 31 (37.80%) Information Assurance
3 20 (24.39%) ITIL
4 17 (20.73%) Information Security
4 17 (20.73%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
6 15 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
7 13 (15.85%) Records Management
7 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
7 13 (15.85%) Service Delivery
7 13 (15.85%) Service Management
8 12 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.63%) Service Design
9 11 (13.41%) Information Governance
10 8 (9.76%) Line Management
10 8 (9.76%) Security Architecture
11 7 (8.54%) Information Management
11 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) CISSP
3 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.20%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (12.20%) CISM
5 6 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (7.32%) ISEB
6 5 (6.10%) CLAS
6 5 (6.10%) ISACA
7 4 (4.88%) CRISC
8 3 (3.66%) CEH
8 3 (3.66%) CISA
8 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.44%) IISP
9 2 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.22%) CITP
10 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) BS7799
4 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Citrix
1 4 (4.88%) TOWER Software
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) Apteco
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
3 1 (1.22%) HP
3 1 (1.22%) Infoflex
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) Progress
3 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.22%) Sun
3 1 (1.22%) VMware
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