Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 141 131
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 11 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.48% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +22.81%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £295
90th Percentile £483 £338 £550
England median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £10.50 -
England median hourly rate £19.75 £16.05 £15.13
% change year-on-year +23.05% +6.12% -21.43%

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 850 830 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.09% 27.57% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 509 622
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £228 £200 £206
90th Percentile £544 £530 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £14.03 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% -6.47% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.44 £10.03
90th Percentile £44.42 £52.50 £25.20
England median hourly rate £22.21 £19.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% -5.01% +20.00%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -3 7 £400 - 3
Northamptonshire -3 2 £320 -1.54%
Derbyshire - 1 £400 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) GDPR
6 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DTS
1 1 (9.09%) EDRMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V2
5 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) IT Audit
6 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Records Management
6 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft