Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 191 186
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
East of England median daily rate £375 £288 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +130.00% -73.68%
10th Percentile £310 £144 £113
90th Percentile £499 £379 £138
England median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.03
% change year-on-year -25.00% +24.80% -2.88%

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 1,425 1,574 1,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.18% 33.32% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 941 783
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £221 £200 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 106
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £32.50 £29.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.77% +11.86% +34.98%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £45.88
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +0.03%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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
Essex -5 6 £500 +426.32% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £318 +10.43%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) GDPR
4 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Compliance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Data Security
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) CISSP

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
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Manager
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (20.00%) Compliance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Data Security
6 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Runbook
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Darktrace
3 1 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos