The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 239 233 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 26 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
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£420 £475 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £335 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £580 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £283
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +50.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £15.75 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+34.25% +96.87%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2944 2650 2341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 28.88% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1650 1397 1153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 135 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South East region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +8 12 £513 -6.81%
East Sussex - 10 £420 - 1
Hampshire -2 3 £425 -19.04% 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 36 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (41.67%) Freedom of Information
3 14 (38.89%) Information Security
4 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
4 11 (30.56%) PKI
4 11 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Security Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
5 10 (27.78%) Security Management
6 9 (25.00%) CISSP
6 9 (25.00%) Cryptography
6 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 8 (22.22%) Information Management
7 8 (22.22%) CISM
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) CISA
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 7 (19.44%) ISMS
8 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.67%) Business Transformation
9 6 (16.67%) Change Control
9 6 (16.67%) Smart Meter
9 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (16.67%) Project Management
9 6 (16.67%) Migration

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Documentum
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
1 2 (5.56%) TACACS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) EDMS
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (2.78%) Security Officer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (30.56%) PKI
2 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) Smart Meter
6 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.56%) NHS
7 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.78%) Statistics
7 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (38.89%) Information Security
3 11 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Security Testing
3 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
3 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
4 10 (27.78%) Security Management
5 8 (22.22%) Information Management
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (19.44%) ISMS
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Change Control
7 6 (16.67%) Business Transformation
8 5 (13.89%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (13.89%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (22.22%) CISM
3 7 (19.44%) CISA
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (11.11%) CRISC
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) BS25999
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) OpenText
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
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