Period
to 2 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 2 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 228 247
Rank change year-on-year +83 +19 -36
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 6 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.094% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £413 £413 £354
90th Percentile £438 £498 £613
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £500
% change year-on-year - -15.00% -17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,044 2,251 2,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.85% 35.20% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 1,638 2,158
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £517
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.55% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 52
Median hourly rate £32.25 £19.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -7.69% +12.97%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.67 £48.06
Median hourly rate £33.50 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +69.62% -1.25% +25.00%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Product Roadmap
1 3 (100.00%) Strategic Roadmap
1 3 (100.00%) Project Delivery

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Product Roadmap
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Project Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft