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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - - +33
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 25 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.83% - 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.48% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
10th Percentile £149 - -
25th Percentile £154 - £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 - £288
Median % change year-on-year - - -41.77%
75th Percentile £489 - £306
90th Percentile £545 - -
England median daily rate £538 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +43.33% -21.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - -
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
75th Percentile £26.12 - -
90th Percentile £32.95 - -
England median hourly rate £23.37 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.85% -42.86% +204.35%

Data Protection Act is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 386 257 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.30% 28.03% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 170 150
10th Percentile £177 £168 £160
25th Percentile £313 £303 £294
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £378
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.66% -0.66%
75th Percentile £520 £438 £475
90th Percentile £614 £588 £538
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 28
10th Percentile £14.15 £11.70 £12.25
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.16 £14.13
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.66 £16.35
Median % change year-on-year +31.35% -10.37% +11.68%
75th Percentile £22.75 £19.75 £30.56
90th Percentile £26.67 £27.23 £48.98
England median hourly rate £26.99 £26.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +3.81% +20.54% +2.71%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire - 9 £155 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £495 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £241 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £463 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 25 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) Azure
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.00%) Client Onboarding
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 2 (8.00%) Docker
8 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
8 2 (8.00%) PaaS
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (8.00%) Proactive Maintenance
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) SCCM
8 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.00%) Agile
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) VMware

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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) GCP
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
1 1 (4.00%) XSD
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Client Onboarding
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Agile
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) Genesys
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Mitel
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle