Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 13 December 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 129 254
Rank change year-on-year -93 +125 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 77 168 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.82% 1.94% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.13% 15.22% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 128 7
Central London median daily rate £459 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% - -
10th Percentile £304 £367 £443
90th Percentile £638 £704 £723
London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £34.68 - -

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 Central London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 843 1,104 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.01% 12.77% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 853 685
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £272 £310 £313
90th Percentile £638 £675 £663
London median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 5
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £15.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.67% -67.74% +111.36%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £17.60
90th Percentile £26.73 £26.23 £135.55
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.50% - -7.39%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Central London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in Central London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in Central London

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
City of London -87 54 £475 -9.52% 25
Southwark -31 5 £423 -27.16%
West End of London -31 4 £275 -47.62%
City of Westminster -5 1 - -
GDPR
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 33 (42.86%) Information Security
2 22 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 19 (24.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (23.38%) CISSP
4 18 (23.38%) CISA
5 17 (22.08%) CISM
6 16 (20.78%) Finance
6 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (19.48%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (19.48%) Project Management
8 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 11 (14.29%) Data Privacy
9 10 (12.99%) Retail
9 10 (12.99%) PCI DSS
10 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.69%) Data Security
11 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
11 8 (10.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (10.39%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (9.09%) QA
13 6 (7.79%) Data Governance
13 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (7.79%) Security Architecture
13 6 (7.79%) Legal
13 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Google Play
4 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Network Security
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) 4G
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) FTP
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.30%) PSTN
3 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.30%) Skype
3 1 (1.30%) SMTP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) HBase
3 1 (1.30%) HDInsight
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) Power BI
3 1 (1.30%) Redis
3 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) GitLab
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) JUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Robotium
2 1 (1.30%) Selenium
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) French Language
4 2 (2.60%) German Language
4 2 (2.60%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Consultant
3 10 (12.99%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.99%) Security Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Developer
7 5 (6.49%) GDPR Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Information Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) CSS
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) JSON
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.30%) CSS3
2 1 (1.30%) Django
2 1 (1.30%) HTML5
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
2 1 (1.30%) Kafka
2 1 (1.30%) REST
2 1 (1.30%) RESTful
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) Blog
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Android
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Information Security
2 22 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 15 (19.48%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (19.48%) Project Management
3 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.29%) Data Privacy
4 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.69%) Data Security
6 8 (10.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.79%) Data Governance
7 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.79%) Security Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 5 (6.49%) OWASP
8 5 (6.49%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) Go
5 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) R
5 1 (1.30%) Scala
5 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) CISA
1 18 (23.38%) CISSP
2 17 (22.08%) CISM
3 8 (10.39%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
6 3 (3.90%) CRISC
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.30%) CHFI
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) ISACA
8 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.30%) PhD
8 1 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.09%) QA
4 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.49%) HIPAA
6 3 (3.90%) Solvency II
7 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
7 2 (2.60%) IFRS
7 2 (2.60%) MiFID
8 1 (1.30%) AIFMD
8 1 (1.30%) COBIT
8 1 (1.30%) FedRAMP
8 1 (1.30%) FISMA
8 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
1 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle
2 3 (3.90%) Tableau
2 3 (3.90%) Talend
2 3 (3.90%) Workday
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe
3 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix
3 1 (1.30%) CommVault
3 1 (1.30%) Google
3 1 (1.30%) Informatica
3 1 (1.30%) Intel
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.30%) Sophos
3 1 (1.30%) VMware