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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 239 257 249
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.021% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.066% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £603 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% +20.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £601 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £605 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -46.59%
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
2262 3021 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.20% 32.13% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1736 1752
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 179 183
Median hourly rate £19.63 £21.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +34.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 - 3 - -
Hampshire +19 1 - -
West Sussex +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £550 -
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 25 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (52.00%) ITIL
3 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (40.00%) Information Security
4 10 (40.00%) Legal
4 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (24.00%) Security Management
6 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) PKI
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Big Data
8 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
8 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
8 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Apache
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) CISSP
8 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Cryptography

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 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
4 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (52.00%) ITIL
3 10 (40.00%) Information Security
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (24.00%) Security Management
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) CRISC
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (4.00%) SANS
4 1 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (8.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) SSAE 16
4 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) CommVault
2 1 (4.00%) Qualys
2 1 (4.00%) Tripwire