Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 245 106
Rank change year-on-year +101 -139 +104
Contract jobs citing GDPR 59 45 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.13% 0.50% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.89% 5.65% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 176
Median daily rate £498 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £363
90th Percentile £638 £750 £672
London median daily rate £495 £525 £490
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £25.68 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -35.80% +60.00% -

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 542 796 1,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.34% 8.85% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 567 778
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £293 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £650 £664
London median daily rate £488 £500 £498
% change year-on-year -2.50% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Median hourly rate £38.48 £22.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.89% +41.94% +6.90%
10th Percentile £22.73 £14.27 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.44 £67.28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.76% -16.00%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Central London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GDPR in Central London.

Daily rate trend for GDPR in Central London

GDPR
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GDPR in Central London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +73 41 £475 -13.64% 15
City of Westminster - 11 £575 -
GDPR
London

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) Data Governance
4 18 (30.51%) Data Modelling
5 16 (27.12%) SQL
5 16 (27.12%) Data Protection
6 14 (23.73%) Analytics
7 13 (22.03%) Validation
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.34%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (18.64%) Data Validation
9 11 (18.64%) Solvency II
9 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
9 11 (18.64%) IFRS
9 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
10 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (15.25%) XML
11 9 (15.25%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (15.25%) Data Mining
11 9 (15.25%) Legal
11 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
11 9 (15.25%) DevOps
11 9 (15.25%) Data Enrichment
11 9 (15.25%) Business Analytics
11 9 (15.25%) QlikView
11 9 (15.25%) Workshop Facilitation
12 8 (13.56%) Azure
12 8 (13.56%) Law
12 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (5.08%) IIS
1 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (6.78%) Azure Machine Learning
3 4 (6.78%) Azure Stack
3 4 (6.78%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) AWS
4 1 (1.69%) G Suite
4 1 (1.69%) GCP
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.69%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) NAS
1 4 (6.78%) VPN
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) MPLS
2 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) VoIP
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (15.25%) Data Mining
2 9 (15.25%) QlikView
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.17%) Data Lake
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Legal
3 8 (13.56%) Law
4 6 (10.17%) Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Marketing
6 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.69%) Back Office
8 1 (1.69%) Electronics
8 1 (1.69%) Front Office
8 1 (1.69%) Local Government
8 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Data Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Data Governance Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Data Governance Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Governance Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.08%) CRM Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Information Officer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.08%) Project Governance Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Azure Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Reinsurance Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (3.39%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Data Governance
3 18 (30.51%) Data Modelling
4 16 (27.12%) Data Protection
5 14 (23.73%) Analytics
6 13 (22.03%) Validation
7 12 (20.34%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
8 11 (18.64%) Data Validation
8 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.25%) Business Analytics
9 9 (15.25%) Data Enrichment
9 9 (15.25%) DevOps
9 9 (15.25%) Workshop Facilitation
10 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.86%) ETL
11 7 (11.86%) Project Delivery
12 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
12 6 (10.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) CISM
3 4 (6.78%) CISA
3 4 (6.78%) CISSP
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) IFRS
1 11 (18.64%) Solvency II
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) NIST
4 1 (1.69%) COBIT
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) AirWatch
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Avaya
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco
2 3 (5.08%) Informatica
2 3 (5.08%) Meraki
2 3 (5.08%) OneTrust
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Databricks
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Varonis