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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.13% -8.62%
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
78 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.08% 12.58% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 15
Average daily rate £398 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £438 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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