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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / South East
Rank 237 254 253
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £525 £369 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £244 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £562 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +81.13%

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
2266 2545 2700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.87% 29.21% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1509 1418
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.30% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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
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 February 2017. 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 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 +13 4 £525 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £500 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
5 5 (38.46%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (38.46%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) MapR
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
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