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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 137 172
Rank change year-on-year +13 +35  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 38 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 0.65% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.74% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 12
Median daily rate £525 £413 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -20.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £515 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year -31.25% +89.34%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2628 2969 4223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.55% 87.71% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 2378 3263
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Data Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 27 (44.26%) GDPR
3 17 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (26.23%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (21.31%) Information Security
6 10 (16.39%) Legal
7 9 (14.75%) Data Privacy
8 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.11%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) Banking
10 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.84%) Degree
10 6 (9.84%) Information Assurance
11 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
11 5 (8.20%) Windows
11 5 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
12 4 (6.56%) Migration
12 4 (6.56%) Firewall
12 4 (6.56%) Linux
12 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.56%) Java
12 4 (6.56%) Office 365
12 4 (6.56%) Front End Development
13 3 (4.92%) Agile Project Management
13 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
13 3 (4.92%) User Experience
13 3 (4.92%) Data Centre

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 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) DMVPN
3 2 (3.28%) Skype
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Selenium
1 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.64%) Appium
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Legal
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Data Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Data Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Governance Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) CSS
1 3 (4.92%) CSS3
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
1 3 (4.92%) HTML5
1 3 (4.92%) jQuery
2 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.28%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.64%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) JSP
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) React
3 1 (1.64%) SAML
3 1 (1.64%) Servlets
3 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (21.31%) Information Security
3 9 (14.75%) Data Privacy
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) Information Assurance
5 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
6 5 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Data Management
8 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.92%) Open Source
8 3 (4.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) Ruby
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) Python
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) CISA
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) OCA
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (44.26%) GDPR
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) Solvency II
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.28%) QA
4 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.64%) EMIR
4 1 (1.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco
2 2 (3.28%) SAP
2 2 (3.28%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Workday
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