Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 167 204
Rank change year-on-year +55 +37 -89
Contract jobs citing GDPR 12 49 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.63% 8.94% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 50
Median daily rate £413 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £388 £353 £312
90th Percentile £509 £679 £640
Central London median daily rate £413 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 181 548 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.30% 9.52% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 393 485
Median daily rate £475 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £291 £301 £273
90th Percentile £638 £688 £658
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.16% +26.67%
Median hourly rate £81.00 £17.98 £19.00
% change year-on-year +350.44% -5.36% +26.67%

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 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) GitHub
3 3 (25.00%) Azure
4 2 (16.67%) IFRS
4 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (16.67%) Serverless
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (16.67%) Serverless
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (8.33%) GCP
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Serena SBM
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) International Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Architecture Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Attestation
5 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IFRS
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (8.33%) MiFID
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) Icinga
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) Northgate
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Serena
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) VMware