Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 11 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.09% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
East of England median daily rate £350 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £270 £125 £353
90th Percentile £433 £613 £534
England median daily rate £400 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -15.79% +2.70% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £9.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -2.63% +33.33% -36.67%

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 1,568 1,558 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.70% 33.43% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 913 932
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 122 142
East of England median hourly rate £21.27 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.83% -6.58% -36.67%
10th Percentile £13.42 £10.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.38 £47.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% -0.83% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 0 7 £338 - 3
Essex -9 4 £420 -21.86%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (72.73%) GDPR
3 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
4 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Compliance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (9.09%) Replication
6 1 (9.09%) Law
6 1 (9.09%) Legal

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Officer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Data Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Manager
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Compliance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto