Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +106
Contract jobs citing GDPR 27 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.70% 1.46% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.07% 10.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.10% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 -
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 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 168 213 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.57% 14.12% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 65
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +29.03%
10th Percentile £203 £263 £211
90th Percentile £539 £600 £560
East of England median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -66.67% +79.10%
10th Percentile £10.47 £13.97 £26.00
90th Percentile £37.45 £45.50 £46.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.34 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.90% -46.29% +2.86%

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 October 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 October 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 - 16 £173 -
Watford +5 3 £375 -21.05%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £363 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
Hatfield 0 1 - - 1
GDPR
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 8 (29.63%) Law
3 7 (25.93%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.93%) Programme Delivery
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
4 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) NHS
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
5 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (18.52%) COBIT
5 5 (18.52%) QA
5 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (18.52%) COSO
5 5 (18.52%) OWASP
5 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) SABSA
5 5 (18.52%) Patch Management
6 4 (14.81%) Information Governance
6 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
7 3 (11.11%) Data Entry
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (7.41%) Legal
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 8 (29.63%) Law
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Economy
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Security Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Security Technical Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Officer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (7.41%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IAM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) GDPR Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) GDPR Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) GDPR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
1 2 (7.41%) OpenID
1 2 (7.41%) SAML
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) NHS
3 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 7 (25.93%) Programme Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) OWASP
4 5 (18.52%) Patch Management
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
4 5 (18.52%) SABSA
4 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
5 4 (14.81%) Information Governance
6 3 (11.11%) Data Entry
7 2 (7.41%) Compliance Management
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Threat Detection
8 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) COBIT
1 5 (18.52%) COSO
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk