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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / London
Rank 358 381 378
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 42 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 23
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £273 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £675 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.05 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +38.88% -54.43%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6848 7610 7446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.18% 34.51% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4753 5409 5071
Median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 119 141
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% -0.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 8 £613 +22.50% 1
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £185 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 80 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (33.75%) Information Assurance
3 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.75%) Legal
5 22 (27.50%) Finance
6 19 (23.75%) SQL
6 19 (23.75%) Degree
7 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
7 17 (21.25%) Project Management
8 15 (18.75%) ITIL
8 15 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
9 14 (17.50%) Information Security
10 13 (16.25%) TOGAF
10 13 (16.25%) GDPR
11 12 (15.00%) Migration
11 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 12 (15.00%) Marketing
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (13.75%) Office 365
12 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.50%) TOWER Software
13 10 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (11.25%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (10.00%) Yammer
15 8 (10.00%) Security Architecture

Data Protection Act
Top Related 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 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Eloqua
1 7 (8.75%) FastStats
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Office 365
2 8 (10.00%) Yammer
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DMVPN
1 2 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.50%) SSDT
4 2 (2.50%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (28.75%) Legal
2 22 (27.50%) Finance
3 12 (15.00%) Marketing
4 7 (8.75%) Publishing
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Architect
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Information Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Information Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Information Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Marketing Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Data Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Governance Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Information Assurance Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Information Assurance Leader
9 5 (6.25%) Information Governance Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Junior Marketing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.00%) Taxonomies
4 6 (7.50%) NHS
5 5 (6.25%) e-Learning
5 5 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (3.75%) CESG
6 3 (3.75%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.75%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (33.75%) Information Assurance
3 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
4 17 (21.25%) Project Management
5 15 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
5 15 (18.75%) ITIL
6 14 (17.50%) Information Security
7 13 (16.25%) TOGAF
8 12 (15.00%) Migration
9 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (10.00%) Analytics
11 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.00%) Information Architecture
11 8 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 8 (10.00%) Security Testing
12 7 (8.75%) B2B
12 7 (8.75%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) R
3 5 (6.25%) VBA
4 3 (3.75%) C
5 2 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.25%) CISM
5 5 (6.25%) CISSP
5 5 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
6 4 (5.00%) CISA
6 4 (5.00%) ISEB
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.50%) CEH
8 2 (2.50%) CIPD
8 2 (2.50%) CLAS
8 2 (2.50%) ECDL
9 1 (1.25%) CRISC
9 1 (1.25%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) GDPR
2 10 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (5.00%) RMADS
5 3 (3.75%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.75%) Solvency II
6 2 (2.50%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) TOWER Software
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Apteco
4 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
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