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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 81 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.59% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 0.56% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£625 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +38.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £15.75 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+38.55% +96.87%
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
443 355 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 32.94% 27.93% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 184 194
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £207 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.67 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 5 - -
Dorking - 1 £625 -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (92.31%) Information Security
3 11 (84.62%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (84.62%) PKI
3 11 (84.62%) Security Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (69.23%) Information Security Management
5 9 (69.23%) Security Management
5 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
5 9 (69.23%) CISSP
5 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
6 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (61.54%) CISM
7 7 (53.85%) CISA
7 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
8 6 (46.15%) Information Management
8 6 (46.15%) ISMS
8 6 (46.15%) Smart Meter
9 5 (38.46%) ITIL
10 4 (30.77%) CRISC
11 3 (23.08%) Project Management
11 3 (23.08%) Legal
12 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
12 2 (15.38%) Nessus
12 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (15.38%) Firewall
12 2 (15.38%) BCP
12 2 (15.38%) TACACS

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) TACACS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) PKI
2 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
3 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) Smart Meter
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (92.31%) Information Security
3 11 (84.62%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (84.62%) Security Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (69.23%) Information Security Management
5 9 (69.23%) Security Management
6 6 (46.15%) Information Management
6 6 (46.15%) ISMS
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
9 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (15.38%) BCP
9 2 (15.38%) Server Hardening
10 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
3 7 (53.85%) CISA
4 4 (30.77%) CRISC
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
2 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) SAP