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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 250 243 243
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 12 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.76% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 9
Median daily rate £475 £420 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £393 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.88 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +15.38%
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
2790 3019 2721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.29% 32.00% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1602 1479
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 138 155
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -9 3 £350 - 1
Surrey -11 3 £475 -7.31%
Kent - 2 £475 -
West Sussex - 2 £469 -
Hampshire +6 1 £350 -15.15%
Sussex - 1 - -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
4 5 (19.23%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.54%) Replication
6 3 (11.54%) Clustering
6 3 (11.54%) CCTV
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 3 (11.54%) MySQL
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) SLA
6 3 (11.54%) Security Management
6 3 (11.54%) Law
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Information Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) User Experience
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Law
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Security Manager
2 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
2 5 (19.23%) IT Risk Manager
2 5 (19.23%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Information Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Information Governance Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Report Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Support Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) CCTV
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) e-Learning
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.69%) Information Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.85%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Sun
1 2 (7.69%) Veritas
2 1 (3.85%) VMware