Period
to 15 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 142 182
Rank change year-on-year -50 +40 +25
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 68 101 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 1.54% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.73% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 43
City of London median daily rate £488 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.34% +19.50% -
10th Percentile £375 £366 £325
90th Percentile £638 £723 £560
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £20.85 - £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 - £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 6,095 5,825 5,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.28% 88.80% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,829 4,488 4,804
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £320 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 58 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.60% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.42 £30.98 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%

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 August 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
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 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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 15 August 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 35 (51.47%) GDPR
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
3 14 (20.59%) Information Security
3 14 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (13.24%) Banking
5 9 (13.24%) Legal
5 9 (13.24%) Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Firewall
6 8 (11.76%) Retail
6 8 (11.76%) Information Management
6 8 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (10.29%) Law
7 7 (10.29%) Unix
7 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.29%) CISSP
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
8 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.82%) CISA
8 6 (8.82%) CISM
8 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity

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 (5.88%) Jupyter
1 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.47%) Google Play
4 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.47%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
4 1 (1.47%) SMS
4 1 (1.47%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
2 1 (1.47%) QlikView
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.88%) IntelliJ
2 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Gradle
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) Robotium
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
2 9 (13.24%) Legal
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 7 (10.29%) Law
5 5 (7.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.47%) Front Office
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Architect
2 10 (14.71%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Data Manager
6 5 (7.35%) GDPR Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) GDPR Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Marketing Analytics Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Marketing Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Marketing Insight Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Anaconda
1 4 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) Swagger
3 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.47%) boto
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) HTML5
3 1 (1.47%) JDBC
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) OAuth
3 1 (1.47%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.47%) React
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) WPF
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.88%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (5.88%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Information Security
2 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.76%) Information Management
3 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
5 6 (8.82%) Analytics
5 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (8.82%) Data Analytics
6 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.35%) Data Privacy
6 5 (7.35%) Data Security
6 5 (7.35%) Information Security Management
6 5 (7.35%) Microservices
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.35%) Security Management
6 5 (7.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) Java
1 5 (7.35%) Python
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) CISSP
2 6 (8.82%) CISA
2 6 (8.82%) CISM
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CLAS
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (51.47%) GDPR
2 14 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (7.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.94%) HIPAA
6 2 (2.94%) Solvency II
7 1 (1.47%) COBIT
7 1 (1.47%) GCP
7 1 (1.47%) ISO 20022
7 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.47%) MiFID
7 1 (1.47%) PSD2
7 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) NFS
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.47%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.47%) Terraform
1 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Citrix
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) Ivanti
4 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) Brocade
5 1 (1.47%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Isilon
5 1 (1.47%) Lotus
5 1 (1.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau