The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK
Rank 517 534 519
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 74 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 45
Median daily rate £494 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £207 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £368
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +29.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.51 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 - £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.00

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14550 16750 16025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 32.93% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9306 10623 10070
Median daily rate £440 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 698 647
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 73 £500 +5.26% 17
London +24 30 £593 +18.50% 9
North West +26 14 £243 -51.45%
South East +31 10 £538 -11.15% 1
Cheshire - 10 £242 -
West Midlands -4 8 £425 +13.33% 1
Berkshire - 6 £525 -
Chester - 6 £240 -
South West +16 5 £475 +84.46% 3
City of London -5 4 £630 - 2
Manchester - 4 £575 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £475 +31.03%
Midlands - 3 £500 -
Knutsford - 3 £350 -
Gloucester - 2 £475 -
Solihull - 2 £500 - 1
Walsall - 2 £400 -
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £125 -
Nottingham +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £125 -73.68%
East Midlands -5 1 - -
North East -12 1 £488 +2.63%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £525 - 1
Worcester - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £200 -
Lewes - 1 £350 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 156 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 46 (29.49%) Management Information System
3 45 (28.85%) Finance
4 38 (24.36%) ITIL
5 34 (21.79%) Legal
5 34 (21.79%) Information Security
6 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (19.23%) Information Assurance
8 24 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
10 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
11 21 (13.46%) CISSP
11 21 (13.46%) PRINCE2
11 21 (13.46%) Project Management
12 20 (12.82%) CISM
13 17 (10.90%) ISEB
13 17 (10.90%) Degree
13 17 (10.90%) Information Governance
13 17 (10.90%) Data Privacy
14 16 (10.26%) Freedom of Information
15 15 (9.62%) Risk Management
15 15 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
16 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (8.97%) SQL
16 14 (8.97%) Migration
16 14 (8.97%) Service Management
16 14 (8.97%) Data Analysis

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) Apache
2 2 (1.28%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) JBoss
3 1 (0.64%) Liferay
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.28%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.64%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Yammer
2 7 (4.49%) Office 365
3 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.28%) DHCP
2 2 (1.28%) DMVPN
2 2 (1.28%) DNS
2 2 (1.28%) Firewall
2 2 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.64%) VoIP
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.21%) Big Data
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.28%) MS Access
5 2 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (28.85%) Finance
2 34 (21.79%) Legal
3 5 (3.21%) Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Local Government
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (19.87%) Analyst
2 20 (12.82%) Information Manager
3 19 (12.18%) Architect
4 16 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Security Manager
6 13 (8.33%) Consultant
6 13 (8.33%) Information Architect
6 13 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.41%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (5.13%) Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Governance Manager
8 8 (5.13%) Information Governance Manager
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Architect
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Information Architect
9 7 (4.49%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.49%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.85%) Data Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Information Assurance Leader
10 6 (3.85%) Lead Architect
10 6 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.28%) CSS
1 2 (1.28%) HTML
1 2 (1.28%) HTML5
1 2 (1.28%) jQuery
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.49%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.26%) Freedom of Information
3 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) Freedom of Information Act
4 11 (7.05%) NHS
5 8 (5.13%) Taxonomies
6 7 (4.49%) CESG
7 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.85%) e-Learning
8 5 (3.21%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.92%) PKI
9 3 (1.92%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.92%) Statistics
9 3 (1.92%) User Experience
10 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.28%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.13%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Unix
3 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 38 (24.36%) ITIL
3 34 (21.79%) Information Security
4 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (19.23%) Information Assurance
5 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (13.46%) PRINCE2
7 21 (13.46%) Project Management
8 17 (10.90%) Data Privacy
8 17 (10.90%) Information Governance
9 15 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.97%) Data Analysis
10 14 (8.97%) Migration
10 14 (8.97%) Service Management
10 14 (8.97%) TOGAF
11 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.97%) SQL
2 5 (3.21%) C
3 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.28%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.28%) PHP
4 2 (1.28%) VBA
5 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.46%) CISSP
3 20 (12.82%) CISM
4 17 (10.90%) Degree
4 17 (10.90%) ISEB
5 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.13%) NVQ Level 3
7 7 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (3.21%) CEH
8 5 (3.21%) CISA
9 4 (2.56%) CIPD
9 4 (2.56%) CRISC
9 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.92%) CCA
10 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.92%) ECDL
11 2 (1.28%) CISMP
11 2 (1.28%) CLAS
11 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.13%) GDPR
4 7 (4.49%) Data Quality
4 7 (4.49%) QA
4 7 (4.49%) RMADS
5 5 (3.21%) COBIT
5 5 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.92%) Basel II
6 3 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.92%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.28%) GPG13
7 2 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.64%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.64%) SCCM
1 1 (0.64%) SCOM
1 1 (0.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (1.92%) Cisco
3 3 (1.92%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.92%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.28%) SAP
4 2 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe
5 1 (0.64%) Capita
5 1 (0.64%) Kofax
5 1 (0.64%) MapR
5 1 (0.64%) Qualys
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.64%) Tableau
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