The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / Midlands
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.38% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £469 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.05% 27.62% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Midlands region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Privacy

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001