Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 185 180
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 +48
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 94 59 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 0.88% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 74
City of London median daily rate £550 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +10.77% -14.47%
10th Percentile £291 £325 £263
90th Percentile £690 £586 £550
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Central London median hourly rate £36.31 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 6324 5855 7542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4676 5997
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 72
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.84
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.54 £46.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +13.92%

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 22 November 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

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 22 November 2017. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
London Bridge - 1 £725 -
Data Protection
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 65 (69.15%) GDPR
2 40 (42.55%) Finance
3 24 (25.53%) Information Security
4 21 (22.34%) Project Management
4 21 (22.34%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.89%) Legal
6 14 (14.89%) Banking
6 14 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.57%) Data Privacy
8 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
10 7 (7.45%) Data Management
10 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.45%) Data Governance
10 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (6.38%) Degree
11 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
11 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.38%) CSS
11 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
12 5 (5.32%) CISSP
12 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared

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 2 (2.13%) Drupal
1 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.06%) GIMP
4 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Serverless
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Kerberos
1 4 (4.26%) SSH
1 4 (4.26%) SSL
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) MPLS
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
3 1 (1.06%) VPN
3 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.06%) HDInsight
1 1 (1.06%) MySQL
1 1 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) gulp
2 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.06%) Bower
3 1 (1.06%) Bundler
3 1 (1.06%) git-flow
3 1 (1.06%) Grunt
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) JUnit
3 1 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Banking
2 14 (14.89%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Analyst
2 18 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.83%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) GDPR Project Manager
4 10 (10.64%) Programme Manager
5 9 (9.57%) GDPR Programme Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) GDPR Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Data Protection Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) CSS
2 5 (5.32%) OAuth
3 4 (4.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.19%) jQuery
4 3 (3.19%) RESTful
5 2 (2.13%) Ajax
5 2 (2.13%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.13%) CSS3
5 2 (2.13%) Django
5 2 (2.13%) Flask
5 2 (2.13%) HTML5
5 2 (2.13%) Jinja
5 2 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.13%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.13%) Pug
5 2 (2.13%) React
5 2 (2.13%) Sass
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.19%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.13%) PMI
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) CESG
5 1 (1.06%) Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Fintech
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.06%) RIA
5 1 (1.06%) Shadow IT
5 1 (1.06%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Information Security
2 21 (22.34%) Project Management
3 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.57%) Data Privacy
5 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (7.45%) Data Governance
7 7 (7.45%) Data Management
7 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Information Assurance
9 5 (5.32%) Information Governance
9 5 (5.32%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (4.26%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Data Security
10 4 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.19%) PHP
3 2 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) CISSP
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) PMP
4 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.13%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (2.13%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (2.13%) CISM
5 2 (2.13%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.13%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) GIAC
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (69.15%) GDPR
2 14 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.26%) PMO
5 3 (3.19%) QA
6 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.06%) COBIT
7 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Ansible
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
1 2 (2.13%) Terraform
2 1 (1.06%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Aruba
3 1 (1.06%) CA
3 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos
3 1 (1.06%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.06%) Juniper
3 1 (1.06%) Meraki
3 1 (1.06%) Pega
3 1 (1.06%) Sophos
3 1 (1.06%) Workday