The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 June 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 250 263
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 14 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Median daily rate £416 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +9.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £10.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.12% -51.66%  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2217 2731 2969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.64% 30.47% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1627 1589
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 133
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire +20 3 £460 +31.42% 1
Hampshire +13 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £416 -
West Sussex +15 2 £364 -22.40%
East Sussex - 2 £433 -
Surrey +6 1 £350 -26.31% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) GDPR
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Contract Management
7 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Legal
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Degree

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.56%) Essbase
1 1 (5.56%) OLAP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Solvency II Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Insight Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Contract Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
6 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) CISMP
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) GDPR
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) Solvency II
4 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) VMware