The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £415 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £31.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +87.87%
Data Protection Act
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.39% 21.78% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 18
Median daily rate £485 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Data Protection Act
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Networks

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft