Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 20 October 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 90 173
Rank change year-on-year -32 +83 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 45 73 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 1.83% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.86% 14.84% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 2
Berkshire median daily rate £469 £440 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% -32.31% -
10th Percentile £291 £265 £625
90th Percentile £608 £560 £675
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £650
% change year-on-year +11.11% -30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.25 - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 508 492 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.04% 12.36% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 237 287
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.06%
10th Percentile £178 £216 £213
90th Percentile £575 £574 £564
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.13% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.45% +76.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.80 £25.35
South East median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -11.22% +35.14% -14.15%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Berkshire

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in Berkshire

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in Berkshire

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Reading -3 22 £475 +1.60% 5
Slough -5 5 £350 -17.65% 3
Newbury -7 5 £419 -16.25%
Bracknell -12 4 - -
Maidenhead -1 3 £500 +29.03%
GDPR
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 9 (20.00%) Information Security
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
3 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (15.56%) Data Privacy
4 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Retail
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.11%) Information Governance
5 5 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.89%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (8.89%) Big Data
6 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.89%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) Smart Meter
6 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) CISSP
6 4 (8.89%) CISM
6 4 (8.89%) Firewall
6 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (6.67%) Kanban

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) IPsec
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) Semantic Layer
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) DbUnit
1 1 (2.22%) ER Studio
1 1 (2.22%) ERwin
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) jMock
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) Mockito
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) GDPR Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Online Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Security Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) COM
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) LINQ
2 1 (2.22%) PowerMock
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (8.89%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Information Security
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
3 7 (15.56%) Data Privacy
4 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 5 (11.11%) Information Governance
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.89%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.67%) Microservices
7 3 (6.67%) Online Security
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C++
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Go
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CISM
1 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 2 (4.44%) CISA
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) PMO
4 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) QA
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
1 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) IDERA
2 1 (2.22%) NetWitness
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) Teradata
2 1 (2.22%) VMware