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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 124 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £420
% change year-on-year +18.05% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £17.88 £31.00
% change year-on-year +39.86% -42.33%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 580 705 826
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 30.45% 28.25% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 383 413
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.99 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) RMADS
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (60.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita