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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 132 124
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.034% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £96
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.31 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-49.75% +50.00%
Data Protection Act
UK

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
1037 780 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.33% 26.65% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 372 383
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.72 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.27% +14.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.91 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Cybercrime
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) E-Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Payroll Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 2 (28.57%) Cybercrime
1 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle