Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 339 365
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 40 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 19
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% -16.00%
10th Percentile £363 £279 £222
90th Percentile £538 £570 £619
England median daily rate £416 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +18.86% -16.67% -11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
South East median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.15% -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.87 £17.61
% change year-on-year +26.02% -9.86% +10.03%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4786 4934 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.86% 29.69% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2841 3446
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +7.75%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 287 321
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +21.44% +17.40%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £54.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Thames Valley +13 27 £400 -27.27% 1
Berkshire +24 22 £400 +14.29%
Hampshire +10 7 £800 +146.15% 2
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £416 -24.36% 1
Kent -12 2 £425 +50.44%
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
West Sussex -6 1 - - 1
Surrey -18 1 £425 -12.82%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 40 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 29 (72.50%) GDPR
3 19 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 15 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 15 (37.50%) Information Security
6 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (30.00%) Data Management
7 11 (27.50%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (25.00%) Data Mapping
8 10 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
10 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 7 (17.50%) SQL
11 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
12 6 (15.00%) UML
12 6 (15.00%) Project Management
12 6 (15.00%) ITIL
12 6 (15.00%) ETL
13 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
13 5 (12.50%) Service Management
13 5 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (12.50%) Information Management
13 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
14 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management

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 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.50%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) GDPR Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modeller
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Supplier Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Officer
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (5.00%) GDPR Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 16 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 15 (37.50%) Information Security
4 12 (30.00%) Data Management
5 11 (27.50%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 10 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.00%) ETL
8 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) UML
9 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Information Management
9 5 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (72.50%) GDPR
2 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) VMware