Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 144 128
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £226 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.80% -35.36% +22.81%
10th Percentile £368 £175 £328
90th Percentile £495 £292 £550
England median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.75 £22.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year -19.32% +50.43% -35.00%

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 804 847 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.25% 27.19% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 520 566
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +2.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £237 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £519 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.60 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.33% -5.73%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £33.75
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -2 3 £400 +39.13%
Northamptonshire -13 1 £375 +127.27%
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Information Governance
3 4 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) GDPR
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) Information Management
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Security Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Information Governance
3 4 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Information Management
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
5 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
6 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
6 1 (16.67%) Records Management
6 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (16.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft