Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 22 October 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 of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 190 179
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.30% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
East of England median daily rate £350 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +2.63% +31.03%
10th Percentile £270 £125 £338
90th Percentile £433 £601 £528
England median daily rate £400 £469 £398
% change year-on-year -14.67% +17.92% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £15.23
% change year-on-year -15.00% +31.32% -13.49%

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,653 1,687 1,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.28% 33.25% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 960 874
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £209 £191 £200
90th Percentile £589 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 116 129
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% -3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Hertfordshire +4 7 £338 - 2
Essex -18 3 £420 -19.04% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (80.00%) GDPR
3 4 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (20.00%) Compliance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Manager
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto