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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.13% -8.62%
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
298 200 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.32% 32.15% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 97 87
Average daily rate £375 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 26
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -55.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £9.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.00 £74.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 £475 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle