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 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 - - 23
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -46.59%
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
55 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.57% 40.60% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 24
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £274 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £75.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+476.92% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £12.20 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £13.00 £14.95
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 Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared