Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 158 159
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.69% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -6.98% +22.86%
10th Percentile £381 £370 £384
90th Percentile £451 £430 £457
South East median daily rate £390 £348 £416
% change year-on-year +12.23% -16.47% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.00 - £52.50
10th Percentile £67.50 - £51.25
90th Percentile £72.50 - £53.75
South East median hourly rate £70.00 £12.20 £52.50
% change year-on-year +473.77% -76.76% +262.07%

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 1,222 1,307 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.45% 33.68% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 657 562
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £223 £219 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 71
Berkshire median hourly rate £46.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.50% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £83.00 £46.30 £38.00
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year +51.16% +11.43% -16.11%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage 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

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

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 19 September 2019. 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
Reading -7 5 £388 -6.06% 2
Data Protection Act
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) OLAP
4 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
4 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (37.50%) Cash Management
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (37.50%) General Ledger
6 3 (37.50%) Billing
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) MS Access
7 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Data Security

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) OLAP
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (37.50%) Cash Management
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Imperva
2 2 (25.00%) Varonis
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Xerox