The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 143 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.82% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £315 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £433
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.15 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-33.79% +34.25%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
902 849 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.66% 26.49% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 565 422
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 47
Median hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South West region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South West region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Bristol -1 2 £315 -18.70%
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) NHS Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior NHS Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior NHS Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SSIS Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SSRS Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft