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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 147 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.033% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £161 £325 £96
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.46% +236.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £420 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.63% +15.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.88 £21.82 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-50.16% +11.91%
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
1030 868 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.58% 28.79% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 402 439
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Cybercrime
3 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) E-Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Security
1 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Payroll Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Cybercrime
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle