The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 7.89% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.13% -8.62%
Data Protection Act
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Miscellaneous Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 36.84% 50.00% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Average daily rate £625 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.56% -10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Advertising
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Maximo
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Maximo
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) IBM