Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 150 179
Rank change year-on-year -51 +29 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 50 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 1.41% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.59% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 78 50
City of London median daily rate £450 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £278 £343 £320
90th Percentile £633 £708 £579
Central London median daily rate £475 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -11.67% +19.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £21.25 - £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 - £13.75
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £36.31 £12.50
% change year-on-year -38.03% +190.48% -

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 5,996 6,119 5,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.51% 89.22% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,771 4,828 4,682
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 54 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.12% -0.40%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.45 £31.28 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -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 6 months to 20 October 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 October 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 £160 -
Data Protection
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (32.00%) GDPR
2 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Information Security
3 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) Legal
4 8 (16.00%) Windows
4 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Unix
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) Firewall
5 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.00%) CISA
6 6 (12.00%) CISM
6 6 (12.00%) CISSP
6 6 (12.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) DevOps
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 (6.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (6.00%) Jupyter
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) Google Play
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) Wireless
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) Intranet
5 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) SMS
6 1 (2.00%) SMTP
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Robotium
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Law
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) GDPR Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Akka
1 3 (6.00%) Anaconda
1 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.00%) Kafka
1 3 (6.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.00%) boto
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Django
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) OAuth
3 1 (2.00%) OpenID
3 1 (2.00%) React
3 1 (2.00%) SAML
3 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Information Security
2 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.00%) Data Security
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) OWASP
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Information Management
7 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Java 8
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) CISA
1 6 (12.00%) CISM
1 6 (12.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CLAS
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) GDPR
2 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.00%) Solvency II
6 1 (2.00%) COBIT
6 1 (2.00%) FedRAMP
6 1 (2.00%) GCP
6 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.00%) QA
6 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) NFS
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) CASB
2 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) MapR
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.00%) Brocade
6 1 (2.00%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Isilon
6 1 (2.00%) Mitel
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds