Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 228 263
Rank change year-on-year +1 +35 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 21 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.19% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
City of London median daily rate £575 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £219
90th Percentile £675 £503 £595
Central London median daily rate £550 £388 £500
% change year-on-year +41.94% -22.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £36.31 - -

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 3100 2736 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.42% 40.85% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2129 2836
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 55
City of London median hourly rate £22.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.74% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.81 £55.00 £42.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.66% -7.75% +14.29%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (71.43%) GDPR
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
6 4 (19.05%) Information Assurance
6 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Legal

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:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) GDPR Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) GDPR Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) GDPR Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth
1 1 (4.76%) OpenID
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) Reinsurance
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Information Assurance
5 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Information Management
6 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) GDPR
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.76%) COBIT
4 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Aruba
2 1 (4.76%) CA
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) Meraki
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sophos