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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 236 261 244
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 16 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £338 £270 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £142 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £420 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.45%
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
2563 3086 2785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.76% 31.24% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1468 1761 1507
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 £220 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 180 165
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Berkshire - 5 £350 - 1
Surrey +15 4 £500 -
Kent +4 2 £283 +98.94%
East Sussex +3 2 £293 -30.35%
Hampshire - 2 £325 - 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 25 September 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 28 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (46.43%) PCI DSS
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (32.14%) Information Security
4 8 (28.57%) Legal
5 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 6 (21.43%) Security Management
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Big Data
8 4 (14.29%) Apache Pig
8 4 (14.29%) PKI
8 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
8 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.29%) Apache
8 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Replication
9 3 (10.71%) Clustering
9 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
9 3 (10.71%) MySQL
9 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Service Management

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
1 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Risk Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) Information Security
4 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 6 (21.43%) Security Management
4 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Information Governance
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) PCI DSS
2 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (7.14%) SSAE 16
4 1 (3.57%) BS7799
4 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) CommVault
2 1 (3.57%) Tripwire