Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 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.

Data Protection
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 103 181
Rank change year-on-year +17 +78 +34
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 101 19 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.51% 0.95% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.07% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 16 28
10th Percentile £445 £369 £339
25th Percentile £513 £411 £436
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £506 £538
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% -5.81% +18.13%
75th Percentile £588 £638 £626
90th Percentile £680 £669 £661
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +2.44% -6.82% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.70 - -
Central London median hourly rate £33.70 - -

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,663 1,771 5,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.07% 88.95% 90.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 1,328 4,117
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.84%
75th Percentile £650 £602 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 51
10th Percentile £18.33 £14.59 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.38 £13.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.64% +51.28% +4.28%
75th Percentile £61.19 £39.44 £24.25
90th Percentile £67.55 £46.53 £51.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.89 £20.92
% change year-on-year +17.10% +42.91% +11.84%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 83 (82.18%) Finance
2 75 (74.26%) Legal
2 75 (74.26%) GDPR
3 73 (72.28%) Financial Institution
4 72 (71.29%) Hedge funds
5 48 (47.52%) AOP
5 48 (47.52%) Social Skills
6 41 (40.59%) DevOps
7 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (31.68%) AWS
9 31 (30.69%) Kubernetes
10 28 (27.72%) Azure
11 26 (25.74%) Terraform
12 25 (24.75%) Microservices
12 25 (24.75%) Docker
12 25 (24.75%) Python
13 23 (22.77%) Infrastructure as Code
14 21 (20.79%) GCP
14 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
14 21 (20.79%) Scrum
15 19 (18.81%) Java
16 18 (17.82%) SQL
16 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (16.83%) Cloud Native
17 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
18 15 (14.85%) Google
18 15 (14.85%) Ansible
19 14 (13.86%) AWS CloudFormation
19 14 (13.86%) Deployment Automation
20 13 (12.87%) Serverless

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (4.95%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) Camunda
3 2 (1.98%) nginx
4 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.68%) AWS
2 28 (27.72%) Azure
3 21 (20.79%) GCP
4 14 (13.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (12.87%) Serverless
6 12 (11.88%) GitHub
7 11 (10.89%) PaaS
8 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.95%) GitHub Actions
9 4 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (3.96%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (3.96%) Apigee
9 4 (3.96%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.96%) SaaS
10 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.97%) Force.com
10 3 (2.97%) IaaS
10 3 (2.97%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (2.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) VPN
2 5 (4.95%) DNS
2 5 (4.95%) Wireless
3 3 (2.97%) Firewall
3 3 (2.97%) NAS
3 3 (2.97%) SAN
4 2 (1.98%) SSL
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.99%) DHCP
5 1 (0.99%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) NoSQL
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) Big Data
2 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.94%) Data Lake
3 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.95%) BigQuery
4 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.97%) Bigtable
6 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.97%) Tableau
7 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.98%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (1.98%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.98%) DB2
7 2 (1.98%) Delta Lake
7 2 (1.98%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
2 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.90%) Subversion
4 7 (6.93%) Maven
5 6 (5.94%) GitLab
5 6 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.97%) git-flow
6 3 (2.97%) Protractor
6 3 (2.97%) Selenium
7 2 (1.98%) Spinnaker
7 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.98%) webpack
8 1 (0.99%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) kappa
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (82.18%) Finance
2 75 (74.26%) Legal
3 73 (72.28%) Financial Institution
4 48 (47.52%) Social Skills
5 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (8.91%) Banking
7 6 (5.94%) Billing
8 4 (3.96%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.97%) Front Office
9 3 (2.97%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.98%) Law
10 2 (1.98%) Retail
11 1 (0.99%) Back Office
11 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Architect
2 11 (10.89%) Developer
3 9 (8.91%) Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (7.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) AWS Architect
5 6 (5.94%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Platform Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Azure Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Python Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) Kafka
2 8 (7.92%) Node.js
2 8 (7.92%) RESTful
2 8 (7.92%) Web Services
3 5 (4.95%) Spring
4 4 (3.96%) JMS
4 4 (3.96%) REST
4 4 (3.96%) Spring Boot
5 3 (2.97%) ARM Templates
5 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.97%) pytest
5 3 (2.97%) Visualforce
6 2 (1.98%) .NET
6 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) Enzyme
6 2 (1.98%) HTML
6 2 (1.98%) OAuth
6 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (71.29%) Hedge funds
2 17 (16.83%) Cloud Native
3 9 (8.91%) Analytical Mindset
4 8 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.95%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.97%) CMDB
7 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.98%) Clustering
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.98%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.98%) PKI
8 2 (1.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Linux
3 6 (5.94%) Unix
3 6 (5.94%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.98%) Debian
4 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) AOP
2 41 (40.59%) DevOps
3 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.75%) Microservices
5 23 (22.77%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (20.79%) Scrum
7 14 (13.86%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (11.88%) Analytics
8 12 (11.88%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (11.88%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.89%) Decision-Making
9 11 (10.89%) Migration
9 11 (10.89%) User Stories
10 10 (9.90%) IT Strategy
11 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.91%) ITIL
12 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) Python
2 19 (18.81%) Java
3 18 (17.82%) SQL
4 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.94%) Groovy
7 5 (4.95%) C++
8 3 (2.97%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.97%) C
8 3 (2.97%) C#
9 2 (1.98%) R
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Scala
10 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) CISSP
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.99%) CISM
4 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (74.26%) GDPR
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.96%) QA
4 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.98%) COBIT
5 2 (1.98%) NIST
6 1 (0.99%) GRC
6 1 (0.99%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) KVM
3 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.98%) vCloud
4 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (30.69%) Kubernetes
2 26 (25.74%) Terraform
3 15 (14.85%) Ansible
4 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.97%) Grafana
5 3 (2.97%) Packer
5 3 (2.97%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.97%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) Consul
6 2 (1.98%) Fluentd
6 2 (1.98%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.98%) Istio
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Nessus
6 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) SCCM
7 1 (0.99%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Google
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle
4 6 (5.94%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) VMware
6 3 (2.97%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.97%) Databricks
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.97%) Splunk
7 2 (1.98%) CA
7 2 (1.98%) Charles River
7 2 (1.98%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.98%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.98%) Pega
7 2 (1.98%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.99%) Altiris
8 1 (0.99%) Veritas