Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +56
Contract jobs citing GDPR 17 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.10% 2.50% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.73% 13.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £510 £460 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.87% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 -
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.75 - -

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 82 126 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.96% 18.56% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 47
Bedfordshire median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - +10.30%
10th Percentile £269 £319 £125
90th Percentile £599 £575 £580
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £8.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +68.12% -77.00%
10th Percentile £14.60 £14.50 £7.88
90th Percentile £19.40 £14.90 £40.42
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.09 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.87% -42.61% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Bedfordshire

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GDPR in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in Bedfordshire

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in Bedfordshire

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Luton +6 12 £513 +9.04% 1
Dunstable -7 2 £469 +4.17%
Bedford - 1 £350 - 1
GDPR
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GDPR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Legal
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
4 3 (17.65%) Confluence
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (11.76%) CRISC
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (11.76%) COBIT
5 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) HR Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) HR Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
2 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) Due Diligence
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (11.76%) IT Audit
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) ForeScout
2 1 (5.88%) Lumesse
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Thycotic
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) Workday