Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 12 December 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 147 136
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.061% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.23% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
East Midlands median daily rate £293 - £305
10th Percentile £231 - £263
90th Percentile £405 - £328
England median daily rate £416 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.93% -11.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £10.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
England median hourly rate £20.90 £16.03 £16.50
% change year-on-year +30.39% -2.88% +3.13%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 867 866 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.17% 26.58% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 529 514
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £211
90th Percentile £538 £575 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.28% +25.00% -3.32%
10th Percentile £10.36 £11.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £60.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.13 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.01% +10.26%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £290 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £265 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Finance

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DTS
1 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Lync Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) GDPR Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CNE
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk