Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 August 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 34 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.11% 1.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 7.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% - -
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 -
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.75 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 187 166 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.61% 12.75% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 67 70
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £262 £169
90th Percentile £500 £600 £500
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -61.63% +66.99%
10th Percentile £10.34 £13.61 £10.89
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.09 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.87% -35.21% +6.90%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Hertfordshire

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in Hertfordshire

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in Hertfordshire

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Welwyn Garden City - 20 £270 - 1
Watford +3 4 £420 -11.58% 4
Letchworth - 3 - -
Hatfield -2 2 £450 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £338 - 2
GDPR
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 15 (44.12%) Law
2 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
3 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
3 13 (38.24%) Programme Delivery
4 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 8 (23.53%) Retail
5 7 (20.59%) Change Management
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
5 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (20.59%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
5 7 (20.59%) COSO
5 7 (20.59%) OWASP
5 7 (20.59%) COBIT
5 7 (20.59%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (20.59%) QA
5 7 (20.59%) Patch Management
5 7 (20.59%) SABSA
5 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
6 6 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (17.65%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (17.65%) SAML
6 6 (17.65%) LDAP
7 5 (14.71%) Information Governance
8 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
8 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (2.94%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Looker
General
1 15 (44.12%) Law
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
1 8 (23.53%) Security Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Security Technical Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Architect
3 6 (17.65%) IAM Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Engagement Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Data Protection Officer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) GDPR Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Manager
7 2 (5.88%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) GDPR Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) LDAP
1 6 (17.65%) SAML
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (8.82%) NHS
7 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
2 13 (38.24%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) OWASP
3 7 (20.59%) Patch Management
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
3 7 (20.59%) SABSA
3 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
3 7 (20.59%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Governance
6 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) COBIT
1 7 (20.59%) COSO
1 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto