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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 341 384 316
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -68
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 73 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.51% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 57
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£550 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £256 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £525 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £140
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +146.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.93 - £23.14
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 - £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+46.42% +21.73%
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
8646 9534 9309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.59% 37.76% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 6694 6421
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 160 233
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £43.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +13 12 £550 +21.01% 1
Ealing - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (47.15%) Information Assurance
3 46 (37.40%) Project Management
4 41 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 36 (29.27%) Management Information System
6 33 (26.83%) Freedom of Information Act
6 33 (26.83%) Freedom of Information
7 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (25.20%) ITIL
9 28 (22.76%) Security Cleared
10 27 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (17.89%) Information Security
12 21 (17.07%) Service Delivery
13 20 (16.26%) Service Management
13 20 (16.26%) Degree
14 16 (13.01%) Finance
15 15 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (10.57%) COBIT
16 13 (10.57%) Agile Project Management
17 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling
18 11 (8.94%) Six Sigma
18 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
18 11 (8.94%) SC Cleared
18 11 (8.94%) Change Control
19 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
19 10 (8.13%) Oracle
19 10 (8.13%) Risk Management
20 9 (7.32%) CESG
20 9 (7.32%) Information Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) Internet
2 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.07%) Network Security
3 3 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (1.63%) Wireless
4 2 (1.63%) Firewall
4 2 (1.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Big Data
1 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.07%) DataStage
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.25%) Data Mart
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.81%) WATIR
1 1 (0.81%) Selenium
1 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.81%) Sahi
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Legal
3 6 (4.88%) Law
3 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.07%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Project Manager
2 24 (19.51%) Analyst
3 23 (18.70%) Senior Manager
4 17 (13.82%) Senior Project Manager
5 13 (10.57%) Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Designer
7 10 (8.13%) Data Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) Information Manager
8 9 (7.32%) Information Governance Manager
8 9 (7.32%) Governance Manager
9 7 (5.69%) Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.88%) Security Specialist
11 5 (4.07%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.07%) IT Governance Manager
12 4 (3.25%) Technical Manager
12 4 (3.25%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.44%) Service Manager
13 3 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) EJB
1 1 (0.81%) JSP
1 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.27%) Management Information System
2 33 (26.83%) Freedom of Information Act
2 33 (26.83%) Freedom of Information
3 27 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.32%) CESG
6 7 (5.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.44%) NHS
8 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.63%) RMADS
8 2 (1.63%) Statistics
8 2 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) DTV
9 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (47.15%) Information Assurance
3 46 (37.40%) Project Management
4 41 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (25.20%) ITIL
7 27 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (17.89%) Information Security
9 21 (17.07%) Service Delivery
10 20 (16.26%) Service Management
11 13 (10.57%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling
13 11 (8.94%) Six Sigma
13 11 (8.94%) Change Control
14 10 (8.13%) Risk Management
15 9 (7.32%) Information Management
16 8 (6.50%) ITIL V3
16 8 (6.50%) Line Management
16 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) Java
2 4 (3.25%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.81%) C++
3 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.26%) Degree
3 11 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) CISSP
5 4 (3.25%) CISA
5 4 (3.25%) CISM
6 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) MCITP
6 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ECDL
7 1 (0.81%) CEH
7 1 (0.81%) MCDST
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.57%) COBIT
3 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
4 8 (6.50%) QA
5 4 (3.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.81%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) TOWER Software
4 6 (4.88%) IBM
5 4 (3.25%) Teradata
6 3 (2.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.81%) Mercator
8 1 (0.81%) Reuters
8 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.81%) Sophos
8 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.81%) Websense
8 1 (0.81%) CQG
8 1 (0.81%) Qualys
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