The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 349 341 338
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 52 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 51
Average daily rate
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£476 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.93% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £463 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £23.25 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+96.87% -68.00%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7206 7948 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.79% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4849 5486 5516
Average daily rate £450 £463 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 175 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Data Protection Act
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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City of London +30 13 £450 +15.08% 2
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 51 (40.16%) Freedom of Information
3 50 (39.37%) Freedom of Information Act
4 43 (33.86%) Project Management
5 39 (30.71%) ITIL
6 36 (28.35%) Information Assurance
7 30 (23.62%) PRINCE2
8 29 (22.83%) Finance
9 27 (21.26%) Service Delivery
9 27 (21.26%) Degree
10 26 (20.47%) Service Management
11 25 (19.69%) Management Information System
12 22 (17.32%) Risk Management
13 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
14 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (13.39%) Information Security
16 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.02%) PCI DSS
17 14 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
19 12 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 12 (9.45%) SQL
19 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
20 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
21 10 (7.87%) Information Management
22 9 (7.09%) Agile Project Management
22 9 (7.09%) Change Control
22 9 (7.09%) Data Analysis
22 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
22 9 (7.09%) CESG

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (2.36%) IIS
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.57%) MS Project
4 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Internet
1 3 (2.36%) DNS
1 3 (2.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) DHCP
2 2 (1.57%) SAN
2 2 (1.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.51%) Big Data
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.15%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.57%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.57%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.57%) DataStage
7 2 (1.57%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.79%) QlikView
8 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Synon
2 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Legal
3 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Analyst
2 20 (15.75%) Project Manager
3 14 (11.02%) Senior Manager
4 12 (9.45%) Information Manager
5 10 (7.87%) Information Governance Manager
5 10 (7.87%) Governance Manager
6 9 (7.09%) Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Vendor Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Designer
9 5 (3.94%) IT Governance Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) EJB
1 4 (3.15%) JSP
1 4 (3.15%) XML
2 2 (1.57%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (40.16%) Freedom of Information
2 50 (39.37%) Freedom of Information Act
3 25 (19.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.09%) CESG
6 7 (5.51%) NHS
7 6 (4.72%) PMI
8 4 (3.15%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.57%) iSeries
9 2 (1.57%) RMADS
10 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.79%) FMCG
10 1 (0.79%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) UNIX
2 4 (3.15%) Windows
2 4 (3.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 43 (33.86%) Project Management
3 39 (30.71%) ITIL
4 36 (28.35%) Information Assurance
5 30 (23.62%) PRINCE2
6 27 (21.26%) Service Delivery
7 26 (20.47%) Service Management
8 22 (17.32%) Risk Management
9 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (13.39%) Information Security
11 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.87%) Information Management
14 9 (7.09%) Agile Project Management
14 9 (7.09%) Change Control
14 9 (7.09%) Data Analysis
14 9 (7.09%) Data Modelling
14 9 (7.09%) PRINCE
15 8 (6.30%) Six Sigma
15 8 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.45%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) Java
3 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.57%) ABAP
4 2 (1.57%) COBOL
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Degree
2 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) CISSP
5 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.57%) CISA
7 2 (1.57%) CISM
7 2 (1.57%) ISEB
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) CEH
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) PCI DSS
2 12 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.30%) SLA
3 8 (6.30%) QA
4 7 (5.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
2 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.15%) SAP
4 3 (2.36%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.57%) Teradata
5 2 (1.57%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Qualys
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.79%) Talend
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
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