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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.94% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £455 £93
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +389.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £469 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +81.13%

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
531 748 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.84% 29.04% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 381 385
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 23
Median hourly rate £52.09 £41.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £49.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA