The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 135 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.033% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 0.13% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +18.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +14.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.31 - £22.50
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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 584 755 636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.75% 25.07% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 456 383
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 44
Median hourly rate £14.61 £15.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.85 £36.00
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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands 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
West Bromwich - 4 £500 -
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (26.92%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
4 7 (26.92%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Data Security
4 7 (26.92%) Data Management
5 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 6 (23.08%) GDPR
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) NHS
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Postgraduate
7 4 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
8 3 (11.54%) Information Governance
8 3 (11.54%) LAN

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (26.92%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
1 3 (11.54%) WLAN
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Insight Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Manager
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Production DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SAS Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (15.38%) NHS
4 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
5 2 (7.69%) Clustering
5 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Data Management
2 7 (26.92%) Data Security
2 7 (26.92%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Information Governance
6 3 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Server Building
7 2 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Postgraduate
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) SAS Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) GDPR
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
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