The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 57 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% - 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+41.00% -26.47%
Data Protection Act
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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 Wiltshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
174 120 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.48% 23.48% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 96
Average daily rate £450 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £33.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Data Protection Act
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) EAM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (50.00%) RMADS

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) EAM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440