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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 242 225 211
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.095% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£475 £333 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -23.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £17.00
Data Protection Act
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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
2567 2224 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 26.46% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1169 822
Average daily rate £375 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 137 177
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +4 6 - - 1
East Sussex - 3 £475 -
Berkshire -4 2 £475 - 1
Hampshire -17 2 £300 -33.33%
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England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (54.29%) Information Security
3 18 (51.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (48.57%) Security Testing
4 17 (48.57%) PKI
5 16 (45.71%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (45.71%) CISSP
6 15 (42.86%) Cryptography
7 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 14 (40.00%) Risk Management
7 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (37.14%) Smart Meter
9 11 (31.43%) Information Security Management
9 11 (31.43%) ITIL
9 11 (31.43%) Security Management
10 10 (28.57%) Information Management
10 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) ISMS
11 8 (22.86%) CISA
11 8 (22.86%) CISM
12 7 (20.00%) Change Control
13 6 (17.14%) Project Management
14 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
14 5 (14.29%) CRISC
14 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
14 5 (14.29%) SABSA
15 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
15 4 (11.43%) Freedom of Information

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) QlikView
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
1 14 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Security Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Support Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) PKI
2 15 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (37.14%) Smart Meter
5 4 (11.43%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (8.57%) CESG
6 3 (8.57%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.71%) Statistics
8 1 (2.86%) NHS
8 1 (2.86%) SCADA
8 1 (2.86%) Informatics
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (54.29%) Information Security
3 18 (51.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (48.57%) Security Testing
5 16 (45.71%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Risk Management
7 11 (31.43%) Information Security Management
7 11 (31.43%) Security Management
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) Information Management
9 8 (22.86%) ISMS
10 7 (20.00%) Change Control
11 6 (17.14%) Project Management
12 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 5 (14.29%) SABSA
13 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
13 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (8.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) CISA
3 8 (22.86%) CISM
4 5 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
1 2 (5.71%) Cognos
1 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
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