Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 188 259
Rank change year-on-year -59 +71 +76
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 503 649 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.46% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.67% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 504 324
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £250
90th Percentile £688 £684 £675
England median daily rate £459 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 23
London median hourly rate £29.36 £13.00 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.85% -14.53% -17.13%
10th Percentile £20.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £38.52 £20.80
England median hourly rate £22.79 £17.44 £15.48
% change year-on-year +30.70% +12.63% -6.17%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,820 38,898 39,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.58% 87.76% 87.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,810 28,029 28,192
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 384 384
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.88 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +11.05% +7.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.07 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.63 £50.88 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the London region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Central London -49 83 £488 -11.36% 34
West London -24 36 £475 +11.76% 20
South London -34 21 £495 +14.78% 3
East London -14 16 £500 +72.56% 8
North London -3 4 £450 +38.46% 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 258 (51.29%) GDPR
2 123 (24.45%) Finance
3 122 (24.25%) Information Security
4 88 (17.50%) Legal
5 72 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (13.32%) Project Management
7 65 (12.92%) Data Protection Act
8 63 (12.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (12.13%) Microsoft
9 61 (12.13%) Data Privacy
10 57 (11.33%) Management Information System
11 55 (10.93%) Cybersecurity
12 52 (10.34%) Risk Management
12 52 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (9.94%) Law
13 50 (9.94%) Security Cleared
14 47 (9.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 46 (9.15%) CISSP
16 45 (8.95%) Windows
16 45 (8.95%) SC Cleared
16 45 (8.95%) Information Governance
17 43 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
17 43 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
18 41 (8.15%) SQL
19 38 (7.55%) Migration
19 38 (7.55%) Information Management
20 37 (7.36%) PCI DSS
21 36 (7.16%) Banking
21 36 (7.16%) DevOps

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.79%) CMS
3 9 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.99%) JBoss
4 5 (0.99%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.80%) Confluence
5 4 (0.80%) IIS
6 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.60%) Liferay
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.80%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.80%) InVision
5 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Line 500
2 2 (0.40%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.20%) iTrent
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.56%) Office 365
4 19 (3.78%) PaaS
5 18 (3.58%) IaaS
6 16 (3.18%) SaaS
7 9 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.99%) Datadog
11 5 (0.99%) npm
12 4 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.96%) Network Security
2 29 (5.77%) Firewall
3 28 (5.57%) Internet
4 20 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (3.18%) VPN
6 13 (2.58%) Wireless
7 12 (2.39%) SAN
8 11 (2.19%) WAN
9 10 (1.99%) LAN
10 9 (1.79%) SSL
10 9 (1.79%) WLAN
11 7 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.39%) Intranet
11 7 (1.39%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.19%) AMQP
12 6 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.99%) DNS
13 5 (0.99%) NAS
13 5 (0.99%) SMS
14 3 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.99%) Big Data
5 4 (0.80%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.40%) EDMS
7 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.40%) Power BI
7 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (3.18%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.58%) JIRA
3 11 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.99%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.59%) Selenium
6 6 (1.19%) JUnit
6 6 (1.19%) Mocha
6 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.99%) IntelliJ
7 5 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.99%) Protractor
7 5 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.99%) Travis CI
7 5 (0.99%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.80%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.40%) jMock
General
1 123 (24.45%) Finance
2 88 (17.50%) Legal
3 50 (9.94%) Law
4 36 (7.16%) Banking
5 22 (4.37%) Retail
6 21 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.58%) Marketing
8 9 (1.79%) Publishing
9 6 (1.19%) Advertising
10 5 (0.99%) Front Office
10 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) Billing
12 3 (0.60%) Local Government
12 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.40%) Electronics
13 2 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (13.52%) Architect
2 62 (12.33%) Analyst
3 58 (11.53%) Project Manager
4 54 (10.74%) Consultant
5 39 (7.75%) Developer
6 35 (6.96%) Data Protection Officer
6 35 (6.96%) Security Architect
7 33 (6.56%) Security Manager
8 31 (6.16%) GDPR Project Manager
9 23 (4.57%) Security Consultant
10 22 (4.37%) Business Analyst
11 21 (4.17%) Data Consultant
12 17 (3.38%) Data Protection Manager
12 17 (3.38%) Information Manager
13 15 (2.98%) Azure Architect
13 15 (2.98%) GDPR Consultant
13 15 (2.98%) Information Security Manager
13 15 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.78%) Administrator
14 14 (2.78%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.37%) .NET
2 20 (3.98%) OAuth
3 18 (3.58%) AngularJS
3 18 (3.58%) HTML
4 16 (3.18%) Web Services
5 14 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.58%) OpenID
7 12 (2.39%) CSS
8 11 (2.19%) Node.js
9 10 (1.99%) SAML
10 9 (1.79%) HTML5
10 9 (1.79%) REST
10 9 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.59%) Gherkin
12 7 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (1.39%) Spring
13 6 (1.19%) Chai
13 6 (1.19%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.19%) XML
14 5 (0.99%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.92%) Data Protection Act
2 57 (11.33%) Management Information System
3 50 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.77%) Freedom of Information
5 19 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.58%) Cloud Native
7 16 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.78%) Freedom of Information Act
9 12 (2.39%) User Experience
10 11 (2.19%) Fintech
11 10 (1.99%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.59%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.39%) PKI
15 6 (1.19%) Clustering
15 6 (1.19%) NHS
16 5 (0.99%) Derivative
17 4 (0.80%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.95%) Windows
2 35 (6.96%) Linux
3 22 (4.37%) Unix
4 21 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.78%) Solaris
7 11 (2.19%) CentOS
8 10 (1.99%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.80%) Android
13 3 (0.60%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.60%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (24.25%) Information Security
2 72 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.32%) Project Management
4 63 (12.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (12.13%) Data Privacy
6 55 (10.93%) Cybersecurity
7 52 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 45 (8.95%) Information Governance
9 43 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (7.55%) Information Management
10 38 (7.55%) Migration
11 36 (7.16%) DevOps
12 32 (6.36%) Data Security
13 26 (5.17%) Identity Access Management
14 25 (4.97%) ITIL
14 25 (4.97%) Scrum
14 25 (4.97%) Security Management
15 23 (4.57%) Analytics
15 23 (4.57%) Business Analysis
16 22 (4.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.15%) SQL
2 33 (6.56%) Java
3 23 (4.57%) C#
4 21 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.58%) Python
6 14 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.19%) C
9 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.80%) R
10 4 (0.80%) VB
10 4 (0.80%) XAML
11 3 (0.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.20%) C++
12 1 (0.20%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.20%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.15%) CISSP
3 45 (8.95%) SC Cleared
4 32 (6.36%) CISM
5 31 (6.16%) Degree
6 30 (5.96%) CISA
7 16 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.19%) ISEB
9 8 (1.59%) CCNA
9 8 (1.59%) CCNP
9 8 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.39%) CHFI
10 7 (1.39%) CRISC
11 6 (1.19%) GIAC
12 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.60%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (51.29%) GDPR
2 47 (9.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (7.36%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (2.19%) QA
5 10 (1.99%) COBIT
5 10 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.79%) FedRAMP
6 9 (1.79%) HIPAA
7 7 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.99%) PMO
9 4 (0.80%) SLA
9 4 (0.80%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.40%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.58%) Docker
3 16 (3.18%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.99%) vSphere
6 6 (1.19%) XenApp
7 5 (0.99%) NFS
7 5 (0.99%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.40%) XenServer
10 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (3.78%) Terraform
2 16 (3.18%) CASB
3 14 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.79%) Ansible
4 9 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.79%) Puppet
5 7 (1.39%) SCOM
6 6 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.19%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.19%) SCCM
7 5 (0.99%) Packer
7 5 (0.99%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.60%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.57%) VMware
3 26 (5.17%) Cisco
4 21 (4.17%) Oracle
5 16 (3.18%) Citrix
6 13 (2.58%) Google
7 11 (2.19%) Adobe
8 10 (1.99%) AlienVault
9 9 (1.79%) HP
9 9 (1.79%) Okta
10 6 (1.19%) Splunk
11 5 (0.99%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.99%) Lotus
11 5 (0.99%) New Relic
12 4 (0.80%) Civica
12 4 (0.80%) CommVault
12 4 (0.80%) IBM
12 4 (0.80%) JDA
12 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.80%) Symantec