Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 27 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)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 686 697
Rank change year-on-year +110 +11 -63
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 234 178 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 122 115
England median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £259
90th Percentile £675 £650 £645
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.10% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 4
England median hourly rate £16.05 £15.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.00% -31.26% +36.39%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.75 £19.27
90th Percentile £33.21 £24.00 £34.95
UK median hourly rate £16.05 £15.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year +7.00% -31.26% +38.56%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29618 33667 33259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.72% 33.17% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19458 22385 21092
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £258 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 963 1072 1249
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.38% +13.51% -7.50%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
London +43 132 £500 - 7
North of England +58 27 £550 +39.24% 2
Midlands +35 26 £374 -3.55% 1
West Midlands +53 22 £411 +6.13% 1
East of England +3 21 £475 -2.56%
South East +8 16 £416 -10.05% 1
Yorkshire +41 14 £475 +31.94% 1
North West +38 12 £550 +30.18% 1
South West +19 12 £273 -2.68% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £245 -42.35%
North East +47 1 - -
Data Protection Act
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 233 (99.57%) Data Protection
2 82 (35.04%) GDPR
3 70 (29.91%) Information Assurance
4 65 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 56 (23.93%) Information Security
6 55 (23.50%) Project Management
7 54 (23.08%) Finance
8 48 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 45 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 44 (18.80%) SQL
11 42 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (17.95%) PCI DSS
12 38 (16.24%) ITIL
13 37 (15.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 33 (14.10%) Degree
14 33 (14.10%) Legal
15 31 (13.25%) Windows
15 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 28 (11.97%) Security Cleared
16 28 (11.97%) Office 365
16 28 (11.97%) Agile Project Management
17 26 (11.11%) Risk Management
17 26 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 26 (11.11%) Data Analysis
18 21 (8.97%) SC Cleared
19 20 (8.55%) Freedom of Information
20 19 (8.12%) Marketing
20 19 (8.12%) Service Delivery
21 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
21 18 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (4.27%) SAS
2 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.99%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Eloqua
1 7 (2.99%) FastStats
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.97%) Office 365
2 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (3.85%) IaaS
3 9 (3.85%) PaaS
4 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.99%) Firewall
1 7 (2.99%) Skype
2 5 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.71%) DNS
3 4 (1.71%) LAN
3 4 (1.71%) Network Security
3 4 (1.71%) WAN
3 4 (1.71%) Wireless
4 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.28%) SAN
4 3 (1.28%) WLAN
5 2 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) Extranet
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.85%) OLAP
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) SSDT
7 1 (0.43%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.43%) DTS
7 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.43%) Essbase
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
7 1 (0.43%) OLTP
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (23.08%) Finance
2 33 (14.10%) Legal
3 19 (8.12%) Marketing
4 14 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.27%) Local Government
6 7 (2.99%) Banking
6 7 (2.99%) Publishing
7 5 (2.14%) Law
8 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (24.36%) Analyst
2 27 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 19 (8.12%) Data Analyst
3 19 (8.12%) GDPR Project Manager
4 18 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 16 (6.84%) Consultant
6 15 (6.41%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.41%) Security Analyst
7 14 (5.98%) Information Manager
8 13 (5.56%) Programme Manager
9 11 (4.70%) Architect
9 11 (4.70%) Information Analyst
10 10 (4.27%) Deployment Manager
10 10 (4.27%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.85%) GDPR Consultant
11 9 (3.85%) Senior Manager
11 9 (3.85%) Supplier Manager
12 8 (3.42%) Data Protection Manager
12 8 (3.42%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.42%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) WCF
3 1 (0.43%) WF
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 48 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.55%) Freedom of Information
4 16 (6.84%) Freedom of Information Act
5 13 (5.56%) NHS
6 9 (3.85%) CESG
7 4 (1.71%) RIA
8 3 (1.28%) Clustering
8 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) FMCG
9 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.85%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.25%) Windows
2 14 (5.98%) Windows 10
3 11 (4.70%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.28%) Linux
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (99.57%) Data Protection
2 70 (29.91%) Information Assurance
3 56 (23.93%) Information Security
4 55 (23.50%) Project Management
5 42 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (16.24%) ITIL
7 28 (11.97%) Agile Project Management
8 26 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 26 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 26 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 19 (8.12%) Service Delivery
10 18 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (6.84%) Data Management
12 16 (6.84%) Migration
12 16 (6.84%) Service Management
13 15 (6.41%) Data Privacy
13 15 (6.41%) ITIL V3
14 14 (5.98%) SDLC
14 14 (5.98%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.80%) SQL
2 13 (5.56%) VBA
3 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.99%) R
5 1 (0.43%) C
5 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.43%) Python
5 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.43%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (14.10%) Degree
2 28 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.84%) CISSP
5 15 (6.41%) CISM
6 10 (4.27%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.99%) CISA
8 6 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (2.56%) Postgraduate
9 5 (2.14%) CEH
10 4 (1.71%) ISEB
10 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.28%) CASP
11 3 (1.28%) CITP
11 3 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.28%) CRISC
11 3 (1.28%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.28%) MBCS
11 3 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (35.04%) GDPR
2 42 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 37 (15.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.56%) SLA
8 5 (2.14%) COBIT
8 5 (2.14%) Data Quality
8 5 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (1.71%) QA
10 3 (1.28%) PMO
11 2 (0.85%) Basel II
11 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.43%) BS7799
12 1 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.43%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.71%) SCCM
3 3 (1.28%) Nessus
4 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.56%) TOWER Software
3 7 (2.99%) Apteco
4 6 (2.56%) Cisco
5 4 (1.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.71%) Citrix
5 4 (1.71%) VMware
6 3 (1.28%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.28%) McAfee
6 3 (1.28%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.28%) Qualys
6 3 (1.28%) Sophos
6 3 (1.28%) Splunk
6 3 (1.28%) Tableau
7 2 (0.85%) Capita
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle
7 2 (0.85%) Unisys
7 2 (0.85%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.43%) Northgate
8 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
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