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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 379 397 376
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 41 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 29
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £348 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £604 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £243 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-34.39% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.03 £22.00 £15.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% +39.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+58.51% -46.59%
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
7744 8296 8547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 36.92% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5377 5749 6080
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 195
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -9 7 £500 +53.84% 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 76 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (35.53%) Management Information System
3 24 (31.58%) Finance
4 20 (26.32%) Legal
4 20 (26.32%) Information Assurance
5 19 (25.00%) ITIL
6 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (22.37%) Information Security
7 15 (19.74%) Migration
7 15 (19.74%) PRINCE2
7 15 (19.74%) Degree
8 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
9 13 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (14.47%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (14.47%) Project Management
10 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.84%) Windows
12 9 (11.84%) Freedom of Information
12 9 (11.84%) Information Governance
13 8 (10.53%) Office 365
13 8 (10.53%) Yammer
13 8 (10.53%) Taxonomies
13 8 (10.53%) ISMS
13 8 (10.53%) Information Architecture
13 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
13 8 (10.53%) ISEB
13 8 (10.53%) Service Management
14 7 (9.21%) CISM

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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) Liferay
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
1 8 (10.53%) Yammer
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) DMVPN
1 2 (2.63%) Skype
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) MS Access
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.63%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Legal
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Local Government
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.16%) Architect
3 9 (11.84%) Information Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Information Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Information Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Compliance Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Governance Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Information Governance Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Information Officer
8 4 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Migration Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.84%) Freedom of Information
3 8 (10.53%) Taxonomies
4 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.21%) Freedom of Information Act
5 5 (6.58%) e-Learning
5 5 (6.58%) NHS
6 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.26%) Smartcard
7 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) PKI
8 1 (1.32%) Statistics
8 1 (1.32%) User Experience
8 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (26.32%) Information Assurance
3 19 (25.00%) ITIL
4 17 (22.37%) Information Security
4 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.74%) Migration
5 15 (19.74%) PRINCE2
6 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.47%) Agile Project Management
7 11 (14.47%) Project Management
8 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.84%) Information Governance
10 8 (10.53%) Information Architecture
10 8 (10.53%) ISMS
10 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.53%) Service Management
11 7 (9.21%) Data Entry
11 7 (9.21%) Data Management
11 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
11 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) ISEB
3 7 (9.21%) CISM
3 7 (9.21%) CISSP
4 6 (7.89%) NVQ Level 3
5 5 (6.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) CISA
6 4 (5.26%) CRISC
6 4 (5.26%) ISACA
7 3 (3.95%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) CIPD
8 2 (2.63%) ECDL
9 1 (1.32%) CLAS
9 1 (1.32%) GIAC
9 1 (1.32%) GSEC
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.95%) QA
3 3 (3.95%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.32%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.32%) VMware