The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 87 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £220
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +44.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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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 Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
363 347 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.52% 26.47% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 215 130
Average daily rate £385 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £213 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 47
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -39.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Data Protection Act
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
1 3 (60.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS