Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 59 111
Rank change year-on-year -12 +52 +32
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 30 1 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.05% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.71% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 1
10th Percentile £163 " "
25th Percentile £274 " £256
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 - £263
75th Percentile £438 " £269
90th Percentile £538 " "
England median daily rate £525 £406 £389
% change year-on-year +29.23% +4.50% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £60.50 £20.00 £29.96
% change year-on-year +202.50% -33.24% +76.24%

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 389 196 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.57% 31.01% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 116 271
10th Percentile £185 £163 £200
25th Percentile £320 £298 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £341 £423
Median % change year-on-year +24.54% -19.23% +9.03%
75th Percentile £515 £400 £503
90th Percentile £625 £503 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 28
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.26 £11.63
25th Percentile £14.39 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £16.80 £19.75 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -14.92% +38.31% -20.67%
75th Percentile £22.13 £26.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £43.13 £45.42
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -12.73% +34.15% +2.07%

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 23 October 2021.

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
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 23 October 2021. 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
Leicestershire - 15 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 10 £425 -
Derbyshire - 3 £181 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £397 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 30 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (23.33%) Power Platform
4 7 (23.33%) Power BI
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Azure
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.00%) ETL Development
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.00%) Prometheus
8 3 (10.00%) Azure Pipelines
8 3 (10.00%) Event-Driven
8 3 (10.00%) Use Case
8 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP EWM
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Travel Management
2 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft 365
1 7 (23.33%) Power Platform
2 6 (20.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) AWS
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Power BI
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Event Store
4 2 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Postman
2 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365 Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) SAP TM
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) CQRS
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 3 (10.00%) Event-Driven
5 3 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
1 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle