Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 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.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 131 206
Rank change year-on-year +13 +75 -105
Contract jobs citing GDPR 26 41 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 1.07% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.61% 10.15% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 33
10th Percentile £469 £380 £450
25th Percentile £506 £463 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £621 £575 £625
90th Percentile £935 £625 £733
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £575
% change year-on-year +4.00% -13.04% +15.00%

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 302 404 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.18% 10.52% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 292 418
10th Percentile £338 £251 £313
25th Percentile £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £485 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.67% -7.62% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £638 £641
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
10th Percentile £14.05 £22.73 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.13 £29.62 £15.37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £38.48 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -62.31% +74.89% +46.67%
75th Percentile £18.63 £38.75 £25.50
90th Percentile £20.95 £50.00 £27.25
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £38.48 £21.59
% change year-on-year -55.17% +78.21% +41.57%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
4 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
4 9 (34.62%) Microservices
4 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
4 9 (34.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 9 (34.62%) Project Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) SOA
5 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 8 (30.77%) Coaching
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
8 4 (15.38%) Azure
8 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
8 4 (15.38%) Information Security
8 4 (15.38%) Python
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
8 4 (15.38%) IBM
9 3 (11.54%) CISSP
9 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) Data Security
9 3 (11.54%) Law
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) Data Management

GDPR
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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Azure
2 3 (11.54%) AWS
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Law
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Digital Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Compliance Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Data Compliance Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (34.62%) Microservices
3 9 (34.62%) Project Delivery
3 9 (34.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
4 8 (30.77%) Coaching
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 8 (30.77%) SOA
5 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Data Security
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (7.69%) NIST
4 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Dell
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle