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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 15 August 2022 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
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 125 108
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17 +106
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 123 48 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 1.38% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 12
10th Percentile £400 £448 £416
25th Percentile £456 £500 £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £556
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -5.62% +9.88%
75th Percentile £600 £550 £632
90th Percentile £763 £691 £718
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £556
% change year-on-year -4.76% -5.62% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.70 -
Central London median hourly rate - £21.00 -

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 4,113 3,168 1,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.81% 91.19% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 2,330 1,394
10th Percentile £375 £363 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £603
90th Percentile £788 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £516
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.54% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 35
10th Percentile £17.70 £11.15 £12.75
25th Percentile £23.13 £14.81 £17.00
Median hourly rate £43.24 £25.25 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year +71.25% -29.86% +89.47%
75th Percentile £57.50 £35.00 £44.85
90th Percentile £77.70 £67.98 £50.60
Central London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.23 £35.50
% change year-on-year +82.99% -34.58% +79.75%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022, 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.

1 109 (88.62%) GDPR
2 106 (86.18%) Legal
3 105 (85.37%) Finance
4 100 (81.30%) Financial Institution
4 100 (81.30%) Hedge funds
5 77 (62.60%) AOP
6 70 (56.91%) Agile
7 52 (42.28%) Social Skills
8 40 (32.52%) CI/CD
9 37 (30.08%) SQL
9 37 (30.08%) AWS
10 34 (27.64%) Python
10 34 (27.64%) Scrum
11 33 (26.83%) Java
12 31 (25.20%) Azure
13 29 (23.58%) DevOps
13 29 (23.58%) Banking
14 26 (21.14%) Big Data
15 23 (18.70%) JIRA
16 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
18 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
18 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
19 19 (15.45%) Migration
20 18 (14.63%) Oracle
20 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
20 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
20 18 (14.63%) Kubernetes
21 17 (13.82%) Serverless
22 16 (13.01%) Relational Database

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 15 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.07%) Confluence
3 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.25%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.63%) JBoss
5 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Cloudability
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.08%) AWS
2 31 (25.20%) Azure
3 17 (13.82%) Serverless
4 11 (8.94%) Amazon S3
4 11 (8.94%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (8.13%) Azure DevOps
5 10 (8.13%) Power Platform
6 9 (7.32%) GCP
7 7 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (5.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 6 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (4.88%) Amazon EKS
8 6 (4.88%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (4.07%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 5 (4.07%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (3.25%) Akamai
10 4 (3.25%) GitHub
10 4 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Firewall
2 4 (3.25%) SD-WAN
2 4 (3.25%) VPN
2 4 (3.25%) WAN
2 4 (3.25%) Wireless
3 3 (2.44%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (2.44%) IPsec
3 3 (2.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.63%) LAN
4 2 (1.63%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.63%) WLAN
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.81%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) Big Data
2 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
5 12 (9.76%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.32%) Data Lake
6 9 (7.32%) Power BI
6 9 (7.32%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.50%) Apache Hive
8 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (3.25%) HBase
10 4 (3.25%) Metadata
10 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.44%) GIS
11 3 (2.44%) Hazelcast
11 3 (2.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) JIRA
2 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.69%) IntelliJ
6 5 (4.07%) Maven
7 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.25%) Selenium
7 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.44%) Gerrit
8 3 (2.44%) git-flow
8 3 (2.44%) Gradle
8 3 (2.44%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.44%) JUnit
8 3 (2.44%) Qt Creator
8 3 (2.44%) Rational Robot
8 3 (2.44%) RIATest
8 3 (2.44%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 106 (86.18%) Legal
2 105 (85.37%) Finance
3 100 (81.30%) Financial Institution
4 52 (42.28%) Social Skills
5 29 (23.58%) Banking
6 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (10.57%) Retail
8 10 (8.13%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
10 6 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (2.44%) German Language
11 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.63%) Back Office
12 2 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (1.63%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.81%) Front Office
13 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 18 (14.63%) Architect
3 12 (9.76%) Data Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Big Data Developer
4 11 (8.94%) React Developer
5 10 (8.13%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Azure Data Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.07%) AWS Architect
9 5 (4.07%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) AngularJS
1 16 (13.01%) Kafka
2 15 (12.20%) REST
3 14 (11.38%) HTML
4 12 (9.76%) Node.js
4 12 (9.76%) RESTful
5 11 (8.94%) CSS
5 11 (8.94%) HTML5
6 10 (8.13%) JSON
6 10 (8.13%) React
6 10 (8.13%) Spring
7 8 (6.50%) CSS3
8 7 (5.69%) DOM
8 7 (5.69%) Spring Boot
8 7 (5.69%) Web Services
8 7 (5.69%) XML
9 6 (4.88%) Ajax
9 6 (4.88%) PySpark
9 6 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (4.88%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 100 (81.30%) Hedge funds
2 15 (12.20%) Credit Risk
3 12 (9.76%) User Experience
4 7 (5.69%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.07%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.25%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.63%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Unix
4 3 (2.44%) Android
4 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (62.60%) AOP
2 70 (56.91%) Agile
3 40 (32.52%) CI/CD
4 34 (27.64%) Scrum
5 29 (23.58%) DevOps
6 19 (15.45%) Migration
7 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.20%) Analytics
8 15 (12.20%) Infrastructure as Code
8 15 (12.20%) TDD
9 14 (11.38%) Microservices
10 13 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.94%) ETL
11 11 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.13%) Information Security
12 10 (8.13%) Performance Testing
12 10 (8.13%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.08%) SQL
2 34 (27.64%) Python
3 33 (26.83%) Java
4 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.20%) Scala
6 9 (7.32%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.88%) C++
8 6 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.07%) Bash
10 4 (3.25%) C#
11 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.63%) Go
13 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.81%) ES6
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) CISSP
3 3 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.44%) GIAC
3 3 (2.44%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.63%) CISA
4 2 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.63%) RHCA
5 1 (0.81%) CISM
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) CRISC
5 1 (0.81%) CSPO
5 1 (0.81%) OSCP
5 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (88.62%) GDPR
2 11 (8.94%) QA
3 4 (3.25%) Accessibility
3 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.63%) NCSC
4 2 (1.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.81%) Basel II
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.76%) Docker
3 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) Kubernetes
2 15 (12.20%) Terraform
3 9 (7.32%) Ansible
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) Ambari
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
7 1 (0.81%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) Databricks
4 4 (3.25%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.44%) Google
5 3 (2.44%) Green Hat
5 3 (2.44%) HP
5 3 (2.44%) McAfee
5 3 (2.44%) Meraki
6 2 (1.63%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.63%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.63%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco
6 2 (1.63%) Citrix
6 2 (1.63%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) Kaspersky
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.63%) Reuters
6 2 (1.63%) Sophos
6 2 (1.63%) VMware