Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 181 185
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +25
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 12 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.52% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
East of England median daily rate £300 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -13.79% +23.93%
10th Percentile £119 £151 £275
90th Percentile £619 £454 £575
England median daily rate £416 £350 £423
% change year-on-year +18.86% -17.16% -11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £11.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.87 £17.61
% change year-on-year +26.02% -9.86% +10.03%

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 1627 1552 1651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.81% 31.85% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 881 880
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £190 £181 £205
90th Percentile £562 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 179
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £31.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +40.78% -8.67%
10th Percentile £10.93 £13.45 £11.95
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.09
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £213 -
Essex - 3 £550 -
Bedfordshire -11 2 £544 +335.00%
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) GDPR
3 5 (41.67%) IT Audit
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) People Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Law
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
6 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) RIA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (16.67%) RIA
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) IT Audit
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) GDPR
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft