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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 120 136
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 1.14% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £519 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £7.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £10.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.12% -51.66%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 741 792 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.22% 31.25% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 447 423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 74 78
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.54 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.66% -40.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.46 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -2 12 £538 +2.38%
Bedfordshire -8 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (70.59%) GDPR
3 11 (64.71%) SDLC
4 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (52.94%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
4 9 (52.94%) Information Assurance
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (52.94%) PaaS
4 9 (52.94%) IaaS
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Local Government
5 8 (47.06%) Office 365
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Information Security
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
5 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
6 7 (41.18%) Skype
6 7 (41.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
7 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials

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 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Dynamics 365
1 9 (52.94%) IaaS
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (52.94%) PaaS
2 8 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Skype
General
1 8 (47.06%) Local Government
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Programme Manager
1 8 (47.06%) Technical Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Programme Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Office Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (64.71%) SDLC
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Information Assurance
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
7 4 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
9 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) GDPR
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (17.65%) PMO
4 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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