Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 213 106
Rank change year-on-year +48 -107 +124
Contract jobs citing GDPR 49 53 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.74% 2.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.01% 8.32% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 121
City of London median daily rate £525 £471 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.41% -10.24% -
10th Percentile £350 £311 £381
90th Percentile £703 £645 £679
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 544 637 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.65% 8.92% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 487 745
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £297 £274 £313
90th Percentile £688 £655 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +25.67% -67.74%
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £18.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.60% +25.67% -67.74%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GDPR in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Data Governance
4 14 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) Project Delivery
6 8 (16.33%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 7 (14.29%) CISM
7 7 (14.29%) Legal
7 7 (14.29%) Information Security
7 7 (14.29%) IFRS
7 7 (14.29%) Solvency II
7 7 (14.29%) Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (12.24%) ETL
8 6 (12.24%) CISSP
9 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) ERP
9 5 (10.20%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (10.20%) Validation
9 5 (10.20%) Banking
9 5 (10.20%) CISA
9 5 (10.20%) Degree
9 5 (10.20%) Azure
9 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy
9 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.20%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Exchequer
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Azure
2 4 (8.16%) AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) GCP
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) QlikView
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Legal
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.08%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
1 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Data Governance Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Data Governance Manager
5 3 (6.12%) DBA
5 3 (6.12%) Governance Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Officer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Governance Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Senior DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) GDPR Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Information Governance Officer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support
6 2 (4.08%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) COM
3 1 (2.04%) Kafka
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Data Governance
3 14 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 9 (18.37%) Project Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) Analytics
5 7 (14.29%) Information Security
6 6 (12.24%) DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) ETL
7 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy
7 5 (10.20%) Data Strategy
7 5 (10.20%) ERP
7 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.16%) Business Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (8.16%) Data Enrichment
8 4 (8.16%) Data Validation
8 4 (8.16%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) CISM
2 6 (12.24%) CISSP
3 5 (10.20%) CISA
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.04%) CRISC
6 1 (2.04%) HND
6 1 (2.04%) IISP
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) IFRS
1 7 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.12%) NIST
4 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.04%) COBIT
5 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.04%) MiFID
5 1 (2.04%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Informatica
2 3 (6.12%) OneTrust
3 2 (4.08%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Databricks
4 1 (2.04%) ESET
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com