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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 366 378 309
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -69
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 43 46 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.51% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 54
Average daily rate
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£525 £409 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% +21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.76 - £21.34
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.56 - £20.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 - £22.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.75
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 7 £475 +20.71% 2
Stanmore - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 64 (55.17%) Information Assurance
3 44 (37.93%) Project Management
4 42 (36.21%) PRINCE2
5 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (29.31%) Management Information System
7 31 (26.72%) Freedom of Information
7 31 (26.72%) Freedom of Information Act
7 31 (26.72%) Security Cleared
8 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (18.10%) Finance
10 21 (18.10%) Information Security
10 21 (18.10%) ITIL
11 20 (17.24%) Degree
12 17 (14.66%) Agile Project Management
13 16 (13.79%) Service Delivery
14 13 (11.21%) Service Management
14 13 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
14 13 (11.21%) Change Control
15 12 (10.34%) PCI DSS
15 12 (10.34%) Oracle
15 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
16 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
17 10 (8.62%) CESG
17 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
17 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (8.62%) Legal

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) FastStats
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.86%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Network Security
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.72%) Wireless
4 2 (1.72%) DHCP
5 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.86%) FTP
5 1 (0.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (7.76%) Big Data
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.45%) DataStage
4 4 (3.45%) Star Schema
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) WATIR
1 1 (0.86%) Selenium
1 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.86%) Sahi
1 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Legal
2 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
3 5 (4.31%) Law
4 3 (2.59%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Project Manager
2 23 (19.83%) Senior Manager
3 19 (16.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 18 (15.52%) Analyst
5 16 (13.79%) Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.17%) Designer
9 5 (4.31%) Technical Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Security Advisor
10 4 (3.45%) Service Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.59%) IT Governance Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Supplier Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Information Assurance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.31%) Management Information System
2 31 (26.72%) Freedom of Information
2 31 (26.72%) Freedom of Information Act
3 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.62%) CESG
5 5 (4.31%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.45%) Statistics
7 3 (2.59%) RMADS
8 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.86%) FMCG
9 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.86%) Open Source
9 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.86%) PKI
9 1 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
2 1 (0.86%) UNIX
2 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 64 (55.17%) Information Assurance
3 44 (37.93%) Project Management
4 42 (36.21%) PRINCE2
5 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (18.10%) Information Security
7 21 (18.10%) ITIL
8 17 (14.66%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 13 (11.21%) Service Management
10 13 (11.21%) Change Control
11 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
15 8 (6.90%) ISMS
16 7 (6.03%) Analytics
17 6 (5.17%) Six Sigma
17 6 (5.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) R
4 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.24%) Degree
3 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.76%) CISSP
5 6 (5.17%) CISM
6 4 (3.45%) Postgraduate
7 3 (2.59%) CISA
7 3 (2.59%) ISACA
8 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB
8 2 (1.72%) CITP
8 2 (1.72%) MBCS
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) CEH
9 1 (0.86%) MCDST
9 1 (0.86%) MCITP
9 1 (0.86%) MCP
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.90%) COBIT
4 6 (5.17%) QA
5 2 (1.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle
2 9 (7.76%) TOWER Software
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) IBM
5 3 (2.59%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Teradata
6 2 (1.72%) Citrix
6 2 (1.72%) Sophos
6 2 (1.72%) Adobe
6 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.86%) F5
7 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.86%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.86%) Websense
7 1 (0.86%) CQG
7 1 (0.86%) Mercator
7 1 (0.86%) Reuters
7 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.86%) Eloqua
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