Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 222 221
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 24 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.30% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.98% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 6
Midlands median daily rate £301 £413 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.03% +35.25% -19.74%
10th Percentile £262 £308 £226
90th Percentile £385 £525 £769
England median daily rate £400 £413 £460
% change year-on-year -3.03% -10.33% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Midlands median hourly rate £20.15 £10.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.86% -53.33% -4.26%
10th Percentile £16.37 £10.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £22.64 £10.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.03 £16.50
% change year-on-year +24.80% -2.88% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,190 2,351 2,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.76% 26.67% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,448 1,392
Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £453 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 108 143
Midlands median hourly rate £16.45 £18.85 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +4.69% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £10.59
90th Percentile £39.88 £57.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +3.35% +14.29%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +7 12 £315 -18.18% 3
East Midlands +12 11 £293 - 5
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (45.83%) Information Governance
3 10 (41.67%) GDPR
3 10 (41.67%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) SCCM
4 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
4 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Law
6 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Legal

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 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DTS
1 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Officer
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Governance Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) GDPR Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) GDPR Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Master Data Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (12.50%) NHS
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (45.83%) Information Governance
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Records Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.33%) Information Management
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) GDPR
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP