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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / Midlands
Rank 18 - -
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 2.59% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.00

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
15 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.93% 34.09% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 12
Median daily rate £475 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £610 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 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