Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 23 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 544 561
Rank change year-on-year +60 +17 -70
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 152 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 50 52
London median daily rate £500 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.95% -7.58%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £163
90th Percentile £675 £638 £616
England median daily rate £421 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +20.14% -17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
London median hourly rate £38.16 £16.03 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.10% -27.16% +52.51%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.87 £16.50
% change year-on-year +26.02% -3.82% +3.13%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18410 16605 17383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.08% 36.74% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13185 11760 12225
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 256 300
London median hourly rate £21.70 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £48.33 £50.00 £47.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London +10 25 £550 +41.94% 1
West London +2 12 £500 +100.00% 1
East London - 4 £314 -
North London - 3 £450 -
South London - 2 £575 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 152 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 67 (44.08%) GDPR
3 45 (29.61%) Security Cleared
4 40 (26.32%) Information Assurance
4 40 (26.32%) Information Security
5 39 (25.66%) Finance
6 38 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 36 (23.68%) Project Management
8 32 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (16.45%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (14.47%) Legal
13 21 (13.82%) Freedom of Information
13 21 (13.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
15 19 (12.50%) ITIL
15 19 (12.50%) Windows
15 19 (12.50%) Risk Management
16 17 (11.18%) Programme Delivery
17 15 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (9.87%) Degree
17 15 (9.87%) PCI DSS
18 14 (9.21%) Information Management
18 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2
19 13 (8.55%) CISM
19 13 (8.55%) Freedom of Information Act
19 13 (8.55%) Marketing
19 13 (8.55%) Office 365
20 12 (7.89%) Cybersecurity

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.58%) Firewall
2 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.97%) DNS
3 3 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.97%) Network Security
4 2 (1.32%) LAN
4 2 (1.32%) SAN
4 2 (1.32%) SMS
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) MPLS
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.66%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) Clusterpoint
3 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.66%) GIS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.66%) Power BI
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.66%) Spatial Data
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
1 1 (0.66%) ProC
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (25.66%) Finance
2 22 (14.47%) Legal
3 13 (8.55%) Marketing
4 11 (7.24%) Law
5 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.95%) Banking
7 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.97%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Front Office
8 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Analyst
2 21 (13.82%) Business Analyst
3 13 (8.55%) Consultant
3 13 (8.55%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.24%) Architect
4 11 (7.24%) GDPR Consultant
5 10 (6.58%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.92%) Data Manager
6 9 (5.92%) GDPR Project Manager
7 8 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 8 (5.26%) Data Protection Officer
7 8 (5.26%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.29%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Data Protection Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Data Protection Manager
9 5 (3.29%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) OAuth
1 1 (0.66%) OpenID
1 1 (0.66%) SAML
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 27 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (13.82%) Freedom of Information
4 13 (8.55%) Freedom of Information Act
5 10 (6.58%) CESG
6 5 (3.29%) NHS
7 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.32%) Fintech
8 2 (1.32%) FMCG
8 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.32%) RIA
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.66%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.66%) User Experience
9 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.50%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.95%) Linux
4 4 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.66%) Unix
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 40 (26.32%) Information Assurance
2 40 (26.32%) Information Security
3 36 (23.68%) Project Management
4 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.50%) ITIL
5 19 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 17 (11.18%) Programme Delivery
7 15 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (9.21%) Information Management
8 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2
9 12 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (7.24%) Change Management
10 11 (7.24%) Information Governance
11 10 (6.58%) Data Governance
11 10 (6.58%) Data Privacy
11 10 (6.58%) SIEM
12 9 (5.92%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (5.92%) Security Architecture
13 8 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.92%) SQL
2 3 (1.97%) VBA
3 1 (0.66%) ABAP
3 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (29.61%) Security Cleared
2 32 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.87%) Degree
4 13 (8.55%) CISM
5 12 (7.89%) CISSP
6 5 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.29%) ISEB
7 3 (1.97%) CASP
7 3 (1.97%) CEH
7 3 (1.97%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.97%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.97%) SSCP
8 2 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.32%) ISACA
8 2 (1.32%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.66%) CISA
9 1 (0.66%) IISP
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (44.08%) GDPR
2 21 (13.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (9.87%) PCI DSS
4 11 (7.24%) Data Quality
4 11 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (5.92%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (3.95%) QA
7 5 (3.29%) COBIT
8 3 (1.97%) BS7799
8 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.66%) Basel II
10 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.66%) EMIR
10 1 (0.66%) MiFID
10 1 (0.66%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) Docker
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.63%) Terraform
2 3 (1.97%) Nessus
3 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.26%) Cisco
3 7 (4.61%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.95%) Tableau
5 4 (2.63%) Greenplum
5 4 (2.63%) LogRhythm
5 4 (2.63%) Sophos
6 3 (1.97%) McAfee
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle
6 3 (1.97%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.97%) Qualys
6 3 (1.97%) SAP
6 3 (1.97%) Splunk
6 3 (1.97%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.32%) Apple
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) VMware
8 1 (0.66%) CA
8 1 (0.66%) Juniper
8 1 (0.66%) Remedy