The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.01% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.75
Data Protection Act
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.33% 30.72% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £13.88 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £475 -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Data Protection Act
West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft