The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 123 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.081% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.34% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £130 £102
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
705 582 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 23.56% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 268 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.86 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Aberdeen - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
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