Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 56
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 0.57% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.91% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
East Sussex median daily rate - £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -6.41%
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% -18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £21.15
South East median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -15.15% -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 149 157 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 27.39% 29.68% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 116 129
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £362 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% -9.44% +34.45%
10th Percentile £229 £203 £181
90th Percentile £549 £526 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.72 £22.59 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.71% +18.89% +19.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.95 £15.70
90th Percentile £28.80 £36.50 £21.27
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +21.44% +15.66%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in East Sussex