Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 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)
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 564 552
Rank change year-on-year +156 -12 -60
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 39 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.097% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.28% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 65
Median daily rate £416 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.12% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £278 £200 £263
90th Percentile £478 £575 £633
England median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +97.92% +49.53%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -26.32% +140.51% -3.78%

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 7,133 14,082 16,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.37% 35.05% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,944 9,808 11,703
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £736 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.50% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 230 276
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.73 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.56% +3.02% +3.23%
10th Percentile £14.40 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.65 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +29.40% -4.55% +10.29%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in London.

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 26 May 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
Central London +109 3 £425 -
East London +41 2 £416 +74.79%
South London +33 1 £293 -38.42%
West London - 1 £275 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 6 (40.00%) Information Management
2 6 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 5 (33.33%) Public Sector
4 4 (26.67%) Project Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (26.67%) Strategic Roadmap
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (26.67%) GDPR
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (20.00%) CEH
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Product Owner
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Records Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) GDPR Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Information
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Cyberattack
4 1 (6.67%) CESG
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (40.00%) Information Management
3 5 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Project Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Strategic Roadmap
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CEH
2 3 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (20.00%) SANS
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
1 4 (26.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) NCSC
3 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow