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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 132 165
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 41 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 0.98% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.14% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 28
Median daily rate £450 £450 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £581 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +1.24% +5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.66% +18.89%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2886 4657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.23% 85.71% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8879 9203 12866
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 126
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 39 (48.75%) GDPR
2 28 (35.00%) Finance
3 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (21.25%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (17.50%) Project Management
6 13 (16.25%) Legal
6 13 (16.25%) Information Security
7 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 9 (11.25%) Data Privacy
9 8 (10.00%) CSS
9 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.75%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.75%) HTML
10 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.75%) Data Governance
10 7 (8.75%) Degree
11 6 (7.50%) Banking
12 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
12 5 (6.25%) SQL
12 5 (6.25%) ITIL
12 5 (6.25%) Linux
12 5 (6.25%) CSS3
12 5 (6.25%) HTML5
12 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
12 5 (6.25%) Front End Development
13 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
13 4 (5.00%) jQuery

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 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 2 (2.50%) Drupal
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
1 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.25%) Appium
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Legal
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.00%) Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Data Business Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Data Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.00%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.75%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) CSS
2 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 5 (6.25%) CSS3
3 5 (6.25%) HTML5
4 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.75%) Ajax
6 2 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) React
7 1 (1.25%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.25%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.25%) J2EE
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
7 1 (1.25%) JSP
7 1 (1.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.25%) SAML
7 1 (1.25%) Servlets
7 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (3.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (17.50%) Project Management
3 13 (16.25%) Information Security
4 10 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.25%) Data Privacy
6 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.75%) Data Governance
7 7 (8.75%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.00%) Change Management
9 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Service Management
9 4 (5.00%) User Stories
10 3 (3.75%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 3 (3.75%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.25%) SQL
3 4 (5.00%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) PHP
4 3 (3.75%) Ruby
5 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) CISSP
3 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) CISM
4 2 (2.50%) CITP
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) MBCS
5 1 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CLAS
5 1 (1.25%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.25%) IISP
5 1 (1.25%) ISACA
5 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (48.75%) GDPR
2 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.75%) EMIR
3 3 (3.75%) MiFID
3 3 (3.75%) QA
4 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (2.50%) IBM
1 2 (2.50%) Informatica
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.50%) TOWER Software
1 2 (2.50%) Workday
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe
2 1 (1.25%) Capita
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle
2 1 (1.25%) Sybase
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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