Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 November 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 164 857
Rank change year-on-year -52 +693 +17
Contract jobs citing GDPR 1,201 1,575 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.68% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 13.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 1,071 20
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £324
90th Percentile £654 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £469 £470 £439
% change year-on-year -0.27% +7.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 0
England median hourly rate £29.36 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.80% - -
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +46.80% - -

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,912 11,787 11,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.59% 12.55% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,331 7,761 7,278
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 325 394
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.77% +4.75%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.00 £10.82
90th Percentile £50.62 £49.10 £47.18
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +1.49%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in England

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GDPR in England

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -65 558 £500 - 119
South East -58 228 £506 +19.12% 71
North of England -60 134 £425 -2.86% 88
Midlands +4 119 £425 +6.25% 48
East of England +19 94 £444 +5.03% 24
West Midlands -6 81 £425 +6.25% 27
Yorkshire -41 70 £425 - 38
South West -32 60 £435 +2.35% 39
North West -33 57 £406 -4.41% 43
East Midlands +14 38 £600 +60.00% 20
North East -5 7 £475 -29.16% 7
South Coast +1 1 - -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 402 (33.47%) Data Protection
2 243 (20.23%) Information Security
3 241 (20.07%) Finance
4 217 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 153 (12.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 147 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 146 (12.16%) Project Management
9 135 (11.24%) Risk Management
10 131 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
11 122 (10.16%) CISSP
12 121 (10.07%) Law
12 121 (10.07%) PCI DSS
13 112 (9.33%) Migration
14 105 (8.74%) Legal
15 104 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
16 102 (8.49%) SQL
17 101 (8.41%) Internet
17 101 (8.41%) Retail
18 100 (8.33%) Data Privacy
19 99 (8.24%) Management Information System
19 99 (8.24%) CISM
20 97 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
21 94 (7.83%) ITIL
22 88 (7.33%) CISA
23 84 (6.99%) Analytics
24 81 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
25 78 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
26 70 (5.83%) Data Centre
26 70 (5.83%) Degree

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 53 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.75%) Confluence
4 15 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.00%) IIS
5 12 (1.00%) SAS
6 11 (0.92%) Apache
7 9 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.50%) nginx
9 5 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.33%) CMS
10 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.25%) FileNet
11 3 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.67%) FastStats
3 6 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) iTrent
6 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.083%) Maximo
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.083%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.083%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.083%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.083%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.083%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 104 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (4.58%) Office 365
4 20 (1.67%) SaaS
5 19 (1.58%) PaaS
6 17 (1.42%) IaaS
7 15 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.00%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.83%) GitHub
10 6 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.50%) Slack
11 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.33%) Akamai
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 101 (8.41%) Internet
2 66 (5.50%) Firewall
3 54 (4.50%) Network Security
4 25 (2.08%) WAN
5 17 (1.42%) Skype
6 16 (1.33%) DNS
6 16 (1.33%) HTTP
6 16 (1.33%) VPN
7 15 (1.25%) LAN
8 10 (0.83%) DHCP
8 10 (0.83%) SAN
8 10 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (0.67%) NFC
9 8 (0.67%) SSL
9 8 (0.67%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.42%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.08%) Big Data
3 45 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.83%) Hadoop
5 31 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.58%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.58%) Sqoop
8 16 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.25%) HBase
10 14 (1.17%) MySQL
10 14 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.17%) Power BI
11 11 (0.92%) Data Lake
11 11 (0.92%) MS Access
12 10 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.75%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.75%) Cloudera CDH
13 9 (0.75%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (4.00%) JIRA
2 18 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.17%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.00%) SonarQube
5 9 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.58%) GitLab
7 6 (0.50%) Selenium
7 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.33%) Toad
9 4 (0.33%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.25%) ER Studio
10 3 (0.25%) ERwin
11 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.17%) Hudson
11 2 (0.17%) Maven
11 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 241 (20.07%) Finance
2 121 (10.07%) Law
3 105 (8.74%) Legal
4 101 (8.41%) Retail
5 45 (3.75%) Banking
6 44 (3.66%) Marketing
7 18 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.33%) Advertising
9 15 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.08%) Publishing
11 11 (0.92%) Back Office
11 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.58%) German Language
14 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.33%) Electronics
14 4 (0.33%) French Language
14 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Front Office
15 3 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 316 (26.31%) Analyst
2 185 (15.40%) Business Analyst
3 169 (14.07%) Architect
4 164 (13.66%) Project Manager
5 110 (9.16%) Consultant
6 78 (6.49%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 67 (5.58%) Developer
7 67 (5.58%) Security Architect
8 59 (4.91%) Security Manager
9 55 (4.58%) Security Consultant
10 53 (4.41%) GDPR Project Manager
11 49 (4.08%) Data Analyst
12 46 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
13 43 (3.58%) IT Manager
14 41 (3.41%) Information Analyst
15 39 (3.25%) Security Analyst
16 37 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
17 32 (2.66%) Data Business Analyst
18 29 (2.41%) Information Manager
19 25 (2.08%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.08%) Web Services
2 26 (2.16%) .NET
3 25 (2.08%) Middleware
4 17 (1.42%) OAuth
5 13 (1.08%) SAML
6 12 (1.00%) Kafka
6 12 (1.00%) REST
6 12 (1.00%) RESTful
7 10 (0.83%) HTML
7 10 (0.83%) Node.js
8 9 (0.75%) Spring
9 6 (0.50%) CSS
9 6 (0.50%) JSON
9 6 (0.50%) LDAP
9 6 (0.50%) OAuth2
10 5 (0.42%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.42%) Apache Avro
10 5 (0.42%) HTML5
10 5 (0.42%) J2EE
10 5 (0.42%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 97 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 49 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 38 (3.16%) NHS
6 28 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
7 25 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (1.75%) FMCG
11 15 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
11 15 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.17%) PKI
12 14 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
14 12 (1.00%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.83%) User Experience
16 8 (0.67%) Fintech
16 8 (0.67%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.08%) Windows
2 56 (4.66%) Linux
3 30 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.42%) Unix
5 12 (1.00%) Android
6 10 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.83%) Solaris
7 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) Debian
8 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.17%) VMS
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.083%) AIX
10 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.083%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (33.47%) Data Protection
2 243 (20.23%) Information Security
3 217 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (12.16%) Project Management
6 135 (11.24%) Risk Management
7 131 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
8 112 (9.33%) Migration
9 100 (8.33%) Data Privacy
10 94 (7.83%) ITIL
11 84 (6.99%) Analytics
12 78 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 68 (5.66%) Information Governance
14 65 (5.41%) CRM
15 63 (5.25%) Business Analysis
16 62 (5.16%) DevOps
17 60 (5.00%) Security Architecture
18 57 (4.75%) Data Analysis
18 57 (4.75%) PRINCE2
19 55 (4.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 102 (8.49%) SQL
2 54 (4.50%) Python
3 48 (4.00%) Java
4 41 (3.41%) C#
5 29 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 22 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 18 (1.50%) Scala
9 15 (1.25%) R
10 12 (1.00%) PHP
10 12 (1.00%) VBA
11 11 (0.92%) C
12 10 (0.83%) Go
12 10 (0.83%) MATLAB
13 9 (0.75%) Perl
13 9 (0.75%) Ruby
14 8 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.58%) C++
15 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 122 (10.16%) CISSP
2 99 (8.24%) CISM
3 88 (7.33%) CISA
4 70 (5.83%) Degree
5 48 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 37 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 34 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.08%) CRISC
9 23 (1.92%) ISEB
10 18 (1.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 17 (1.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 14 (1.17%) CCNA
13 12 (1.00%) CCNP
13 12 (1.00%) CCSP
13 12 (1.00%) PMP
14 11 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (0.92%) CREST Certified
15 10 (0.83%) IISP
16 9 (0.75%) CEH
16 9 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (12.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 121 (10.07%) PCI DSS
3 37 (3.08%) QA
4 36 (3.00%) Data Quality
5 34 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (1.75%) MiFID
7 18 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (1.17%) PMO
9 13 (1.08%) ISO 9001
10 12 (1.00%) COBIT
10 12 (1.00%) ISO 22301
10 12 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 12 (1.00%) NIST 800
11 11 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
12 10 (0.83%) HIPAA
12 10 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 10 (0.83%) ISO 31000
13 9 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
14 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.17%) Docker
4 11 (0.92%) HDFS
5 9 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.58%) ISA Server
6 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.33%) vSphere
9 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.083%) Samba
10 1 (0.083%) vCloud
10 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.083%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (1.83%) Ansible
1 22 (1.83%) Terraform
2 19 (1.58%) Oozie
3 13 (1.08%) Nessus
4 12 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.92%) Puppet
6 10 (0.83%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 9 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.50%) Ambari
8 6 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.50%) Salt
9 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.33%) Kibana
10 4 (0.33%) SCCM
10 4 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.25%) Grafana
11 3 (0.25%) Graylog
11 3 (0.25%) Packer
11 3 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 147 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.08%) Oracle
3 35 (2.91%) SAP
4 29 (2.41%) Cisco
4 29 (2.41%) Google
5 26 (2.16%) VMware
6 19 (1.58%) IBM
6 19 (1.58%) Qualys
7 18 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.50%) Tableau
8 16 (1.33%) Splunk
9 15 (1.25%) Cloudera
10 14 (1.17%) Citrix
11 12 (1.00%) Informatica
12 11 (0.92%) ArcSight
12 11 (0.92%) Imperva
12 11 (0.92%) Talend
13 10 (0.83%) Barracuda Networks
13 10 (0.83%) Trend Micro
13 10 (0.83%) Tripwire