The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £243 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-39.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
523 304 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.98% 31.47% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 173 196
Median daily rate £375 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 24
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.36 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the North East region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Data Protection Act
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 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 North East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft