Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 119 195
Rank change year-on-year +1 +76 -43
Contract jobs citing GDPR 44 19 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.86% 6.60% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 41
10th Percentile £473 £338 £450
25th Percentile £510 £409 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £525
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +7.69%
75th Percentile £629 £543 £626
90th Percentile £975 £633 £750
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £528
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.69% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £19.50

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 405 288 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.93% 11.88% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 187 490
10th Percentile £375 £251 £325
25th Percentile £458 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.74% -2.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £588
90th Percentile £750 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
10th Percentile £17.05 £17.96 £11.13
25th Percentile £21.25 £26.75 £11.94
Median hourly rate £25.50 £38.50 £15.33
Median % change year-on-year -33.77% +151.14% -10.48%
75th Percentile £29.75 £47.75 £19.83
90th Percentile £73.55 £61.25 £31.63
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £38.48 £17.66
% change year-on-year -48.02% +117.87% -5.56%

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 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 29 (65.91%) Finance
2 25 (56.82%) Social Skills
3 21 (47.73%) Data Protection
4 18 (40.91%) AWS
5 17 (38.64%) Microservices
6 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.09%) Legal
7 15 (34.09%) Financial Institution
7 15 (34.09%) Hedge funds
8 13 (29.55%) Azure
8 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
9 12 (27.27%) User Stories
9 12 (27.27%) Python
10 11 (25.00%) DevOps
10 11 (25.00%) Cloud Native
11 10 (22.73%) Influencing Skills
11 10 (22.73%) Docker
11 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
12 9 (20.45%) Subversion
12 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (20.45%) Node.js
12 9 (20.45%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (18.18%) Project Delivery
13 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
13 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
13 8 (18.18%) Risk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Azure
3 8 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (9.09%) GCP
5 3 (6.82%) GitHub
6 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (4.55%) PaaS
7 1 (2.27%) IaaS
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Metadata
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Zeppelin
2 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Bigtable
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.45%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (65.91%) Finance
2 25 (56.82%) Social Skills
3 15 (34.09%) Financial Institution
3 15 (34.09%) Legal
4 10 (22.73%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (13.64%) Banking
6 5 (11.36%) Law
7 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.82%) Billing
8 3 (6.82%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
10 1 (2.27%) International Banking
10 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
10 1 (2.27%) Retail
10 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Digital Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Compliance Officer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Compliance Officer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Protection Officer
4 5 (11.36%) Risk Officer
5 4 (9.09%) AWS Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Azure Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Platform Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) Kafka
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Hedge funds
2 11 (25.00%) Cloud Native
3 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) CMDB
5 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Data Protection
2 17 (38.64%) Microservices
3 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) User Stories
5 11 (25.00%) DevOps
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 9 (20.45%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (18.18%) Project Delivery
8 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 7 (15.91%) AOP
9 7 (15.91%) Coaching
9 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (15.91%) ITIL
9 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (15.91%) SOA
10 6 (13.64%) Data Management
10 6 (13.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) CISM
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CISA
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) NIST
4 1 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (2.27%) Ambari
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) Control-M
3 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) Netcool
3 1 (2.27%) QRadar
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Google
1 5 (11.36%) IBM
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) EMC
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.27%) BMC
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.27%) Qualys
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec