Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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.

Data Protection
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 184 170
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 +62
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 86 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.21% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.92% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 51
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +21.88% -18.16%
10th Percentile £306 £410 £263
90th Percentile £745 £628 £500
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,226 5,326 5,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.70% 86.98% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,965 4,234 4,616
City of London median daily rate £510 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 52 60
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.09% +10.09%
10th Percentile £11.61 £13.74 £11.98
90th Percentile £38.50 £55.00 £51.58
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £21.07
% change year-on-year +0.40% -5.44% +17.03%

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 20 February 2018.

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
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
London Bridge - 1 £725 -
Data Protection
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 63 (73.26%) GDPR
2 41 (47.67%) Finance
3 27 (31.40%) Information Security
4 22 (25.58%) Project Management
5 19 (22.09%) Legal
6 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (19.77%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (16.28%) Banking
9 12 (13.95%) Risk Management
9 12 (13.95%) Data Privacy
9 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
11 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.14%) CISSP
12 7 (8.14%) CISM
12 7 (8.14%) Degree
12 7 (8.14%) Data Management
13 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (6.98%) Data Governance
13 6 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (6.98%) Data Security
13 6 (6.98%) Law
13 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
13 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
14 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
14 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
14 5 (5.81%) Advertising

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 2 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.16%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Serverless
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.33%) LAN
3 2 (2.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.33%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) SSH
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.16%) HDInsight
1 1 (1.16%) Power BI
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 41 (47.67%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Legal
3 14 (16.28%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Law
5 5 (5.81%) Advertising
5 5 (5.81%) Marketing
6 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.65%) Publishing
6 4 (4.65%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) Billing
8 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Business Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.63%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) GDPR Project Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Data Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Head of Information
6 5 (5.81%) Head of Information Security
6 5 (5.81%) Head of Security
7 4 (4.65%) GDPR Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Data Protection Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) GDPR Programme Manager
8 3 (3.49%) GDPR Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Governance Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) OAuth
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) SAML
3 1 (1.16%) iBATIS
3 1 (1.16%) JiBX
3 1 (1.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) OpenID
3 1 (1.16%) REST
3 1 (1.16%) Spring
3 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Fintech
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.33%) PMI
5 2 (2.33%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Tandem
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.16%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Information Security
2 22 (25.58%) Project Management
3 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.95%) Data Privacy
4 12 (13.95%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.14%) Data Management
7 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.98%) Data Governance
7 6 (6.98%) Data Security
7 6 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.65%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.65%) Information Governance
9 4 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (4.65%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) CISM
1 7 (8.14%) CISSP
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) CISA
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) CRISC
3 4 (4.65%) PMP
4 3 (3.49%) ISEB
4 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.33%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (2.33%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (2.33%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.33%) OCA
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (73.26%) GDPR
2 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.49%) PMO
5 3 (3.49%) QA
6 2 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.16%) COBIT
7 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Terraform
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) Apple
4 1 (1.16%) Aruba
4 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.16%) CA
4 1 (1.16%) Charles River
4 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos
4 1 (1.16%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.16%) FactSet
4 1 (1.16%) Juniper
4 1 (1.16%) Meraki
4 1 (1.16%) NetApp
4 1 (1.16%) Pega
4 1 (1.16%) Sophos
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase
4 1 (1.16%) Symantec