Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 524 581 497
Rank change year-on-year +57 -84 +67
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 23 59 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.36% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 44 103
London median daily rate £360 £429 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.03% -14.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £253 £275 £275
90th Percentile £432 £600 £675
England median daily rate £388 £400 £455
% change year-on-year -3.13% -12.09% +21.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
London median hourly rate £29.96 £17.00 £38.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.24% -55.44% +125.27%
England median hourly rate £29.96 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.24% -15.00% +27.27%

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 12,181 16,611 17,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.56% 35.94% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,481 11,850 12,449
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £687
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 273 228
London median hourly rate £22.97 £23.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +10.59% +11.84%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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
East London - 5 £416 - 2
Central London +25 4 £431 +7.81% 7
West London +17 1 £75 - 3
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (34.78%) Freedom of Information
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (30.43%) GDPR
5 6 (26.09%) XenMobile
5 6 (26.09%) vCenter Server
5 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (26.09%) XenApp
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
5 6 (26.09%) vSphere
5 6 (26.09%) Splunk
5 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (26.09%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) Dell
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Netcool
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (4.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (17.39%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Appium
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Records Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Campaign Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripter
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Freedom of Information
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (30.43%) Freedom of Information Act
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.35%) Cyberattack
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Decision-Making
3 5 (21.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
4 4 (17.39%) Financial Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Measurement
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (8.70%) SANS
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) GDPR
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
1 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (26.09%) vSphere
1 6 (26.09%) XenApp
1 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Netcool
1 6 (26.09%) vCenter Server
1 6 (26.09%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.35%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Dell
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Splunk
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Aprimo
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata