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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 379 402 362
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -40
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 58 22 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.098% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.27% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 59
Median daily rate £550 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £540 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £366
% change year-on-year
- +12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.09% +87.87%
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
8234 8172 8855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.13% 36.33% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5901 5543 6233
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 127 159
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +46 5 £563 - 2
Croydon -11 2 £335 -21.17%
Westminster - 2 £600 -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Ilford - 1 £388 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 81 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 47 (58.02%) Information Assurance
3 30 (37.04%) Project Management
4 29 (35.80%) PRINCE2
5 28 (34.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (33.33%) Finance
7 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (29.63%) Agile Project Management
8 22 (27.16%) Management Information System
9 16 (19.75%) Information Security
10 14 (17.28%) ITIL
10 14 (17.28%) Freedom of Information
10 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
11 13 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (16.05%) Legal
12 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
13 11 (13.58%) Service Management
13 11 (13.58%) Information Governance
14 10 (12.35%) Freedom of Information Act
14 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
15 9 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (11.11%) ITIL V3
15 9 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (11.11%) TOWER Software
16 8 (9.88%) Degree
16 8 (9.88%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (9.88%) Service Design
17 7 (8.64%) Risk Management

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 3 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.47%) FastStats
2 1 (1.23%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (2.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) LAN
2 3 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (2.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) ProC
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Legal
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Law
5 3 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.05%) Architect
4 12 (14.81%) Security Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.94%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Security Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Governance Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Information Governance Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) ITIL Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Public Sector Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) HTML
1 1 (1.23%) Middleware
1 1 (1.23%) XML
1 1 (1.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.28%) Freedom of Information
3 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.35%) Freedom of Information Act
5 9 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (7.41%) NHS
7 4 (4.94%) CESG
7 4 (4.94%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.47%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.23%) Animation
9 1 (1.23%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.23%) Photography
9 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 47 (58.02%) Information Assurance
3 30 (37.04%) Project Management
4 29 (35.80%) PRINCE2
5 28 (34.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (29.63%) Agile Project Management
6 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.75%) Information Security
8 14 (17.28%) ITIL
9 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 11 (13.58%) Information Governance
10 11 (13.58%) Service Management
11 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
12 9 (11.11%) ITIL V3
13 8 (9.88%) Service Design
14 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
15 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
15 6 (7.41%) Data Security
15 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
15 6 (7.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) PHP
3 2 (2.47%) R
4 1 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (9.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 6 (7.41%) CISSP
5 6 (7.41%) CLAS
6 5 (6.17%) CISM
6 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.94%) CEH
8 3 (3.70%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.70%) ISEB
9 2 (2.47%) IISP
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.23%) CITP
10 1 (1.23%) CRISC
10 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) ISACA
10 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.23%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.94%) RMADS
3 2 (2.47%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) BS7799
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) TOWER Software
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Apteco
3 2 (2.47%) Google
3 2 (2.47%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Progress
4 1 (1.23%) Sun
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