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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 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 11 August 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 of England
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 21 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.84% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
10th Percentile £406 - -
25th Percentile £463 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 - -
75th Percentile £610 - -
90th Percentile £638 - -
England median daily rate £550 £525 £558
% change year-on-year +4.76% -5.91% +31.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £77.32 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +200.00% -13.90%

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 734 758 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.20% 33.79% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 445 298
10th Percentile £172 £138 £206
25th Percentile £323 £213 £302
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £375 £428
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.28% -5.00%
75th Percentile £591 £515 £525
90th Percentile £700 £575 £606
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 31
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.48 £18.25
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.00 £20.20
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.78% +10.58% +62.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £63.50 £60.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.08 £27.46
% change year-on-year +7.97% -12.32% +30.77%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the East of England

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

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

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 11 August 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
Cambridgeshire - 15 £520 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £650 -
Essex - 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (19.05%) Value Proposition
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (14.29%) AWS
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Agile
5 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) XMPP
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) PhD
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) CCNP

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 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
2 2 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) H.323
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) ISDN
2 1 (4.76%) MGCP
2 1 (4.76%) QSIG
2 1 (4.76%) SCCP
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) WebEx
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) AllegroGraph
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Triplestore
General
1 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 3 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) HR Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XMPP
2 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.76%) R2RML
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Value Proposition
5 3 (14.29%) Agile
5 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Android Development
6 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Microservices
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) APMP
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE Collaboration
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) NCSC
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Workday
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk