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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.68% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £8.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+96.87% -68.00%
Data Protection Act
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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
24 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.87% 13.45% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 25
Average daily rate £310 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.26 £27.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.61% -58.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.45 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £11.70 £35.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA