The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.36% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £16.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +100.00%
Data Protection Act
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
301 133 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.22% 31.37% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 91 19
Average daily rate £425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £17.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.63% -6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £14.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £25.52 £27.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Data Protection Act
North East

Data Protection Act
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Legal

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001