The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 119 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.52% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£360 £450 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +83.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+106.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
658 575 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.81% 24.60% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 264 176
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £168 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £14.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Warwickshire - 2 £305 - 1
Birmingham -8 1 £475 +5.55%
Coventry - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Local Government
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Cybercrime
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Forensic Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Cybercrime
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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