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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 541 571 549
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 80 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 46
Median daily rate £375 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £240 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £243 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-34.39% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £16.03 £12.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £11.30 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £20.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+58.51% -46.59%

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
16124 18319 17865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.36% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10443 11535 11342
Median daily rate £433 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 781 737
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 +30 77 £388 -22.50% 23
London +22 41 £525 -4.54% 7
North West +11 11 £240 -51.95% 2
Cheshire - 11 £240 -
West Midlands -2 8 £350 +70.73% 4
Chester - 8 £240 -
South West +6 7 £475 +69.64% 2
City of London +1 7 £500 +53.84% 2
South East +24 6 £450 -25.31% 2
Gloucestershire +5 3 £475 +18.75% 2
Birmingham - 3 - - 3
West Yorkshire +23 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +18 2 - - 4
South Wales +6 2 £184 +14.84%
Bristol +5 2 £298 +23.95%
Wales -1 2 £184 +14.84%
Gloucester -2 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Knutsford - 2 £350 -
Leeds - 2 - - 3
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 £184 -
Hampshire +21 1 - -
West Sussex +10 1 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 1 - -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £125 -
Nottingham -5 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
East of England -8 1 £125 -75.60%
Somerset - 1 - -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 51 (31.88%) Management Information System
3 48 (30.00%) Finance
4 45 (28.13%) ITIL
5 37 (23.13%) Information Security
6 35 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (21.88%) Legal
7 28 (17.50%) Information Assurance
8 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
10 21 (13.13%) Risk Management
11 19 (11.88%) Project Management
11 19 (11.88%) CISSP
11 19 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.25%) Migration
13 17 (10.63%) Service Management
13 17 (10.63%) Service Delivery
13 17 (10.63%) ISEB
13 17 (10.63%) Degree
13 17 (10.63%) Freedom of Information
13 17 (10.63%) PCI DSS
13 17 (10.63%) Information Governance
14 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (10.00%) CISM
15 15 (9.38%) Windows
15 15 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (8.75%) ISMS
16 14 (8.75%) SharePoint
16 14 (8.75%) Security Management

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 14 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.50%) Apache
2 4 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Liferay
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
3 6 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.25%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.63%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) Office 365
2 8 (5.00%) Yammer
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) DHCP
2 2 (1.25%) DMVPN
2 2 (1.25%) DNS
2 2 (1.25%) Firewall
2 2 (1.25%) Intranet
2 2 (1.25%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.63%) Extranet
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) Big Data
1 7 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.25%) MS Access
4 2 (1.25%) MySQL
4 2 (1.25%) OLAP
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.25%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) OLTP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 35 (21.88%) Legal
3 5 (3.13%) Marketing
4 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Electronics
6 2 (1.25%) French Language
6 2 (1.25%) German Language
6 2 (1.25%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.25%) Local Government
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (16.88%) Analyst
2 16 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.13%) Architect
4 13 (8.13%) Consultant
5 11 (6.88%) Security Manager
6 9 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.63%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (5.63%) Senior Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Information Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Information Officer
7 8 (5.00%) Senior Information Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Compliance Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Data Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Designer
9 6 (3.75%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) CSS
1 2 (1.25%) HTML
1 2 (1.25%) HTML5
1 2 (1.25%) jQuery
1 2 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.88%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.63%) Freedom of Information
3 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 11 (6.88%) NHS
6 8 (5.00%) Taxonomies
7 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.75%) e-Learning
8 6 (3.75%) PKI
8 6 (3.75%) Smartcard
9 4 (2.50%) CESG
9 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.50%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.88%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.88%) Statistics
10 3 (1.88%) User Experience
11 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.63%) iSeries
12 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.50%) Unix
4 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 45 (28.13%) ITIL
3 37 (23.13%) Information Security
4 28 (17.50%) Information Assurance
5 26 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
6 21 (13.13%) Risk Management
7 19 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.88%) Project Management
8 18 (11.25%) Migration
9 17 (10.63%) Information Governance
9 17 (10.63%) Service Delivery
9 17 (10.63%) Service Management
10 15 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (8.75%) ISMS
11 14 (8.75%) Security Management
12 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (8.13%) Data Privacy
12 13 (8.13%) Information Security Management
13 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.88%) SQL
2 7 (4.38%) C
3 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.25%) C#
4 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.25%) PHP
4 2 (1.25%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) CISSP
2 17 (10.63%) Degree
2 17 (10.63%) ISEB
3 16 (10.00%) CISM
4 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.63%) NVQ Level 3
6 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (4.38%) CRISC
8 6 (3.75%) CISA
9 5 (3.13%) CEH
9 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.50%) CCA
10 4 (2.50%) CIPD
10 4 (2.50%) ISACA
11 3 (1.88%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.88%) ECDL
11 3 (1.88%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.25%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (10.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.63%) QA
4 6 (3.75%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.88%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.88%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.25%) Basel II
7 2 (1.25%) COBIT
7 2 (1.25%) GPG13
7 2 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.25%) RMADS
7 2 (1.25%) SLA
7 2 (1.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.63%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 3 (1.88%) Cisco
3 3 (1.88%) Citrix
3 3 (1.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.25%) SAP
4 2 (1.25%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos
5 1 (0.63%) CommVault
5 1 (0.63%) Kofax
5 1 (0.63%) Qualys
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.63%) Tripwire
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