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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 379 402 368
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 43 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 37
Median daily rate £525 £468 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £420 £366
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.88 £21.82 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-50.16% +11.91%
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
7921 8544 8869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.70% 36.49% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5623 5990 6069
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 110 149 155
Median hourly rate £19.23 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.17 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +53 5 £500 - 2
Croydon - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £388 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Hammersmith - 1 £120 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 89 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 45 (50.56%) Information Assurance
3 31 (34.83%) Project Management
4 30 (33.71%) PRINCE2
4 30 (33.71%) Finance
5 28 (31.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (30.34%) Management Information System
7 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (26.97%) Agile Project Management
8 19 (21.35%) Legal
9 18 (20.22%) Freedom of Information
10 16 (17.98%) ITIL
10 16 (17.98%) Freedom of Information Act
11 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
12 14 (15.73%) Information Security
13 13 (14.61%) Degree
13 13 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
14 11 (12.36%) ITIL V3
14 11 (12.36%) Service Management
15 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
15 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
15 10 (11.24%) Security Architecture
15 10 (11.24%) Information Governance
15 10 (11.24%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (11.24%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (8.99%) Service Design
16 8 (8.99%) Video Conferencing
16 8 (8.99%) TOWER Software

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 4 (4.49%) CMS
1 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.25%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.25%) FastStats
2 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (2.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) LAN
2 3 (3.37%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.37%) MySQL
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) ProC
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Legal
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Law
5 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Architect
3 14 (15.73%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.24%) Security Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Security Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Information Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Information Officer
7 4 (4.49%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) IT Support
7 4 (4.49%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Information Governance Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Public Sector Programme Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) Middleware
1 1 (1.12%) XML
1 1 (1.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Management Information System
2 18 (20.22%) Freedom of Information
3 16 (17.98%) Freedom of Information Act
4 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.99%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (5.62%) CESG
6 5 (5.62%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (5.62%) NHS
7 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.12%) Animation
8 1 (1.12%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.12%) PACS
8 1 (1.12%) Photography
8 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 45 (50.56%) Information Assurance
3 31 (34.83%) Project Management
4 30 (33.71%) PRINCE2
5 28 (31.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (26.97%) Agile Project Management
6 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.98%) ITIL
8 14 (15.73%) Information Security
9 11 (12.36%) ITIL V3
9 11 (12.36%) Service Management
10 10 (11.24%) Information Governance
10 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.24%) Security Architecture
10 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.99%) Service Design
12 7 (7.87%) Line Management
12 7 (7.87%) Records Management
12 7 (7.87%) Supplier Management
13 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) PHP
3 2 (2.25%) R
4 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.61%) Degree
3 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (11.24%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (8.99%) CISSP
6 7 (7.87%) CLAS
7 6 (6.74%) CISM
8 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.49%) CEH
10 3 (3.37%) CRISC
10 3 (3.37%) DBS Check
10 3 (3.37%) ISACA
10 3 (3.37%) ISEB
11 2 (2.25%) CISA
11 2 (2.25%) IISP
12 1 (1.12%) CCIE
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.12%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.12%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.25%) RMADS
4 1 (1.12%) BS7799
4 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.12%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) TOWER Software
2 3 (3.37%) Citrix
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) Apteco
3 2 (2.25%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) Infoflex
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Progress
4 1 (1.12%) Sun