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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 133 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.094% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £96 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.45%
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
789 979 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.26% 30.57% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 477 426
Median daily rate £345 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £47.69 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Officer
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%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001