Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 162 189
Rank change year-on-year -42 +27 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 52 98 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 1.36% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.52% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 79 42
City of London median daily rate £468 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £264 £278 £328
90th Percentile £625 £680 £635
Central London median daily rate £475 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
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 6,168 6,441 5,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 89.55% 88.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,859 5,138 4,593
City of London median daily rate £513 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £671
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 52
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.31% -0.20%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -51 1 £160 -77.93%
Data Protection
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 19 (36.54%) Information Security
2 18 (34.62%) Finance
3 16 (30.77%) GDPR
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) Windows
7 9 (17.31%) SQL
8 8 (15.38%) Legal
8 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
9 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
9 7 (13.46%) Unix
10 6 (11.54%) Citrix
10 6 (11.54%) Firewall
11 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (9.62%) Data Security
11 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.62%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) CISSP
11 5 (9.62%) CISA
11 5 (9.62%) CISM
11 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.62%) Linux
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.62%) Active Directory

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 (5.77%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Google Play
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) Intranet
3 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) SMTP
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Power BI
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JUnit
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Mockito
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.92%) GoCD
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.92%) Robotium
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Billing
4 3 (5.77%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Security Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) GDPR Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Product Owner
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Information Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Akka
1 3 (5.77%) Kafka
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) Dagger
2 2 (3.85%) Material Design
2 2 (3.85%) Retrofit
2 2 (3.85%) RxJava
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) Django
3 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) OAuth
3 1 (1.92%) OpenID
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) SAML
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) iPad
5 3 (5.77%) iPhone
6 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.92%) Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Android
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Information Security
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 5 (9.62%) Analytics
5 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.62%) Data Security
5 5 (9.62%) Decision-Making
5 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.62%) Information Management
5 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.62%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) Project Management
6 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) Java 8
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Kotlin
4 2 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) CISA
1 5 (9.62%) CISM
1 5 (9.62%) CISSP
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCP
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) GDPR
2 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.92%) FedRAMP
5 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.92%) SLA
5 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.92%) NFS
3 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) CASB
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 3 (5.77%) MapR
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) F5
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) Charles River
6 1 (1.92%) FactSet
6 1 (1.92%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.92%) Mitel
6 1 (1.92%) Okta
6 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.92%) Sophos
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau