Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 22 July 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 255 233
Rank change year-on-year +41 -22 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 28 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.36% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Midlands median daily rate £376 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.47% +31.78% -28.33%
10th Percentile £296 £335 £255
90th Percentile £526 £550 £451
England median daily rate £475 £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.10% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate £12.31 - £31.00
10th Percentile £10.46 - £23.05
90th Percentile £14.15 - £38.15
England median hourly rate £16.05 £14.63 £21.82
% change year-on-year +9.74% -32.98% +34.29%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2125 2516 2368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 27.26% 26.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1548 1322
Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £200
90th Percentile £513 £563 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 96 181
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -11.14% -2.35%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £24.63 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
West Midlands +53 24 £411 -3.24% 3
East Midlands -16 4 £245 -42.35%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 28 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (25.00%) Data Security
5 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 7 (25.00%) Data Management
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) GDPR
7 5 (17.86%) NHS
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Postgraduate
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Information Governance
9 3 (10.71%) Telecoms

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) WLAN
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) DTS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Business Manager
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Insight Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Production DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SAS Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Production DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) NHS
4 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (7.14%) Replication
6 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) Data Management
2 7 (25.00%) Data Security
2 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Information Governance
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Postgraduate
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) SAS Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) CNE
4 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Novell Certification
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) GDPR
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
3 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
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