Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +91
Contract jobs citing GDPR 24 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.67% 1.89% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.29% 13.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £249 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.57% - -
East of England median daily rate £460 £450 £575
% change year-on-year +2.22% -21.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £120.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £120.00 -

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 157 209 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.94% 13.63% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 84 80
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +1.49%
10th Percentile £173 £219 £150
90th Percentile £550 £584 £589
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -63.33% +114.26%
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.25 £43.00
90th Percentile £36.10 £76.25 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.31 £26.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.97% -30.08% +7.14%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Watford +12 6 £375 - 3
Welwyn Garden City +3 5 £173 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £363 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
GDPR
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 9 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Data Security
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 7 (29.17%) Law
3 7 (29.17%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (29.17%) Threat Management
4 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) COBIT
5 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (16.67%) COSO
5 4 (16.67%) OWASP
5 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) NHS
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Security Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
General
1 7 (29.17%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Economy
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) IAM Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Identity Management Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Identity Management Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Management Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
1 3 (12.50%) OpenID
1 3 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
1 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (29.17%) Data Security
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 7 (29.17%) Threat Management
4 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) OWASP
5 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Security Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) COBIT
1 4 (16.67%) COSO
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk