Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 25 July 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £165 £161 £325
% change year-on-year +2.48% -50.46% +219.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 619 945 730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.50% 33.79% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 484 389
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £224 £280 £217
90th Percentile £532 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £352
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £15.82 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.36% -8.32% -31.00%
10th Percentile £18.18 £10.78 £12.55
90th Percentile £48.71 £48.75 £42.38
Scotland median hourly rate £34.00 £38.50 £20.69
% change year-on-year -11.69% +86.08% -17.24%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Edinburgh

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA