Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 166 150
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +36
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 72 88 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 1.26% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.43% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 64
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £373
90th Percentile £688 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year -42.22% - -

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 5,755 6,150 5,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.96% 88.15% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,422 4,859 4,190
City of London median daily rate £525 £501 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +0.10% +5.26%
10th Percentile £340 £327 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 98 45
City of London median hourly rate £21.32 £18.85 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.12% +0.80% -6.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.29 £12.80
90th Percentile £56.50 £38.48 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £20.00 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.70% +17.92% -15.20%

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 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 26 (36.11%) Data Protection Act
2 20 (27.78%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (22.22%) SQL
5 12 (16.67%) Java
5 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.67%) Python
5 12 (16.67%) Banking
5 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (13.89%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
7 10 (13.89%) Front Office
8 9 (12.50%) Information Security
8 9 (12.50%) Web Services
8 9 (12.50%) .NET
9 8 (11.11%) C#
9 8 (11.11%) CISSP
9 8 (11.11%) Migration
9 8 (11.11%) RESTful
9 8 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (11.11%) DevOps
10 7 (9.72%) Kubernetes
10 7 (9.72%) Docker
10 7 (9.72%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (9.72%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
10 7 (9.72%) REST

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 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
3 4 (5.56%) Heroku
3 4 (5.56%) IaaS
3 4 (5.56%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) PaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.39%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) SMTP
3 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.39%) Intranet
4 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.94%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.39%) HBase
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) MSI
3 3 (4.17%) WiX
4 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (1.39%) GoCD
5 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.39%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) TestNG
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (13.89%) Front Office
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Publishing
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Product Owner
5 4 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.17%) Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Head of Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.17%) Head of Payments
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
1 9 (12.50%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) RESTful
3 7 (9.72%) REST
3 7 (9.72%) SOAP
4 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.33%) JSON
5 4 (5.56%) React
5 4 (5.56%) Visualforce
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) HTML
6 3 (4.17%) HTML5
6 3 (4.17%) Node.js
6 3 (4.17%) Software Packaging
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.78%) Spring
8 1 (1.39%) CSS3
8 1 (1.39%) Kafka
8 1 (1.39%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.94%) Equities
5 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) PKI
6 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (13.89%) Scrum
4 9 (12.50%) Information Security
5 8 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (11.11%) DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) Migration
6 7 (9.72%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (9.72%) ETL
6 7 (9.72%) Information Management
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.72%) TDD
7 6 (8.33%) Analytics
7 6 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) SDLC
7 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.67%) Python
3 8 (11.11%) C#
4 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.56%) Apex Code
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) Java 8
7 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) ES6
8 1 (1.39%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) CISSP
2 6 (8.33%) CISM
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CRISC
4 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.78%) CCSP
5 2 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CISMP
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) GIAC
6 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
6 1 (1.39%) RHCA
6 1 (1.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) GDPR
2 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) Solvency II
3 3 (4.17%) QA
4 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
2 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (4.17%) QRadar
3 3 (4.17%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.78%) Terraform
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) Puppet
5 1 (1.39%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.39%) SCCM
5 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.56%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
4 3 (4.17%) F5
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) Sybase
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Intel
6 1 (1.39%) McAfee
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.39%) Tableau
6 1 (1.39%) Zoho