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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / London
Rank 359 377 380
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 38 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 24
Median daily rate £488 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £655 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.05 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +81.13%

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
6573 7349 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.42% 34.27% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4558 5157 5176
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 119 141
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.99 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £35.48 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +12 6 £625 +25.00% 4
Harrow - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 79 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 31 (39.24%) Information Assurance
3 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.32%) Finance
5 19 (24.05%) Legal
6 18 (22.78%) ITIL
6 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
7 15 (18.99%) SQL
7 15 (18.99%) SharePoint
7 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
8 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (17.72%) Project Management
8 14 (17.72%) Degree
8 14 (17.72%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (16.46%) Migration
9 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
10 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.66%) Information Security
12 10 (12.66%) Office 365
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (11.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (11.39%) Marketing
13 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
14 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.13%) Taxonomies
14 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
14 8 (10.13%) Open Source
14 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared

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 15 (18.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
3 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Liferay
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Eloqua
1 4 (5.06%) FastStats
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Yammer
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) DMVPN
1 2 (2.53%) Skype
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.53%) SSDT
5 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.27%) MS Access
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 19 (24.05%) Legal
3 9 (11.39%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Publishing
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Architect
2 12 (15.19%) Information Architect
2 12 (15.19%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Information Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Data Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Information Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Governance Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance Leader
5 5 (6.33%) Information Governance Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Lead Architect
6 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Junior Marketing Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Marketing Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Taxonomies
4 6 (7.59%) NHS
5 5 (6.33%) e-Learning
5 5 (6.33%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (6.33%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.06%) Smartcard
7 3 (3.80%) CESG
7 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.80%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 31 (39.24%) Information Assurance
3 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.78%) ITIL
4 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.72%) Agile Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.46%) Migration
6 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (12.66%) Information Security
8 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
9 8 (10.13%) Open Source
10 7 (8.86%) Data Entry
10 7 (8.86%) SABSA
10 7 (8.86%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) VBA
3 4 (5.06%) C
3 4 (5.06%) R
4 2 (2.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) NVQ Level 3
4 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) CISM
5 4 (5.06%) CISSP
6 3 (3.80%) ISEB
6 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.53%) CIPD
7 2 (2.53%) CISA
7 2 (2.53%) CLAS
7 2 (2.53%) ECDL
8 1 (1.27%) CEH
8 1 (1.27%) CRISC
8 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.27%) ISACA
8 1 (1.27%) MCSE
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.59%) GDPR
2 6 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (5.06%) RMADS
4 3 (3.80%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.27%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) TOWER Software
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Apteco
5 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
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