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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 85 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.35% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 0.29% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £268
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.89% -
Data Protection Act
South East

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
397 345 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.76% 25.65% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 183 112
Average daily rate £375 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 39
Average hourly rate £38.00 £18.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.40% -47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £12.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Job
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Guildford - - - -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (75.00%) Cryptography
2 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (75.00%) PKI
3 11 (68.75%) CISSP
3 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (62.50%) Information Security
5 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
5 9 (56.25%) Smart Meter
6 7 (43.75%) Information Security Management
6 7 (43.75%) Security Management
6 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (43.75%) Information Management
7 6 (37.50%) ISMS
8 5 (31.25%) Change Control
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) SABSA
9 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) PDCA
10 3 (18.75%) CRISC
10 3 (18.75%) CISA
10 3 (18.75%) CISM
10 3 (18.75%) Statistics
11 1 (6.25%) Change Management
11 1 (6.25%) Project Management
11 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
1 11 (68.75%) Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Cryptography
1 12 (75.00%) PKI
2 9 (56.25%) Smart Meter
3 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
4 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
5 7 (43.75%) Information Management
5 7 (43.75%) Information Security Management
5 7 (43.75%) Security Management
6 6 (37.50%) ISMS
7 5 (31.25%) Change Control
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) SABSA
9 3 (18.75%) PDCA
10 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
10 1 (6.25%) Project Management
10 1 (6.25%) Change Management
10 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CRISC
3 3 (18.75%) CISA
3 3 (18.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS