The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 1.37% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £253 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.15 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +38.88% -54.43%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 59 95 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 28.50% 32.42% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 50
Median daily rate £350 £334 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -11.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £431 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.71% +87.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection Act in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in East Sussex

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in East Sussex

Data Protection Act
Top 16 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft