Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.65% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £322 - -
East of England median daily rate £322 £525 £413
% change year-on-year -38.76% +27.27% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 231 421 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.20% 30.96% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 195 243
Median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £246 £247
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 24
Median hourly rate £22.82 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.63% -54.29% +131.79%
10th Percentile £14.28 £11.49 £12.89
90th Percentile £64.85 £37.10 £56.25
Median hourly rate £21.57 £16.00 £20.02
% change year-on-year +34.81% -20.08% -4.67%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £325 -
Data Protection Act
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (40.00%) SANS
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) SSCP
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) NIST
5 1 (20.00%) Attestation
5 1 (20.00%) CRISC
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (20.00%) Skype

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Attestation
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) NIST
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS