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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 246 253 252
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 19 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.22% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.73% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Median daily rate £425 £420 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £252 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £424 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.58% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.82 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.40 £21.15 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-41.35% +32.15%
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
2652 3025 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.83% 30.86% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1707 1514
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 175 161
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +20.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £47.57 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +2 7 £488 -
Berkshire +11 4 £350 - 1
Kent +6 3 £283 +112.40%
Hampshire +6 2 £325 -23.52%
East Sussex -1 2 £293 -30.35% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 33 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Information Security
5 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 8 (24.24%) Legal
7 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.18%) Security Management
9 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (12.12%) Big Data
10 4 (12.12%) Apache Pig
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
10 4 (12.12%) PKI
10 4 (12.12%) Apache
10 4 (12.12%) Cryptography
11 3 (9.09%) Service Management
11 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
11 3 (9.09%) Migration
11 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.09%) Replication
11 3 (9.09%) Clustering
11 3 (9.09%) MySQL
11 3 (9.09%) Linux
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
1 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Automotive
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Security Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Risk Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Manager
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Information Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Cryptography
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) CCTV
4 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.03%) AS400
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (36.36%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Information Security
4 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Security Management
4 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 3 (9.09%) Information Governance
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
2 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (6.06%) SSAE 16
4 1 (3.03%) BS7799
4 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.03%) QA
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Sun
1 2 (6.06%) Veritas
2 1 (3.03%) CommVault
2 1 (3.03%) Tripwire