Period
to 4 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 169 157
Rank change year-on-year +58 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 5 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.050% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.39% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £293 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% -28.13% -23.81%
10th Percentile £289 £278 £348
90th Percentile £296 £430 £438
South East median daily rate £579 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +36.12% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
South East median hourly rate £14.85 £74.29 -
% change year-on-year -80.02% - -

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 567 1,282 1,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.42% 31.61% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 604 683
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £200 £289 £250
90th Percentile £582 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £446 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 61 37
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.10 £12.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.31% +3.15% -10.56%
10th Percentile £15.61 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £73.75 £46.85
Median hourly rate £31.00 £18.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.33% -37.50% +81.82%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor - 1 £293 -
Data Protection Act
South East

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Officer
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR