Period
to 11 August 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 11 August 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 192 163
Rank change year-on-year +81 -29 -3
Contract jobs citing GDPR 18 49 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.76% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.44% 8.66% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 83
Median daily rate £438 £525 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.30% -10.99%
10th Percentile £344 £439 £364
90th Percentile £559 £750 £636
Central London median daily rate £438 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -16.67% +10.53% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 242 566 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.06% 8.74% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 429 555
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £300 £324 £304
90th Percentile £645 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £474 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £38.48 £17.66 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.87% -5.56% +24.67%
10th Percentile £26.87 £11.25 £14.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £95.70 £46.50
Median hourly rate £38.48 £18.58 £18.85
% change year-on-year +107.08% -1.43% +26.30%

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 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Azure
3 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Confluence
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Compliance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 2 (11.11%) Banking

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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Azure
2 1 (5.56%) AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) G Suite
2 1 (5.56%) GCP
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Serena SBM
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Economy
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) International Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) GDPR Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Management
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCA
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
1 1 (5.56%) Icinga
1 1 (5.56%) Netcool
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
3 1 (5.56%) Altiris
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Hyland
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.56%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.56%) Northgate
3 1 (5.56%) OpenText
3 1 (5.56%) Qualys
3 1 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware