Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 291 321
Rank change year-on-year +109 +30 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 712 365 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.51% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 253 249
London median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -12.63%
10th Percentile £291 £251 £182
90th Percentile £700 £623 £578
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 5
London median hourly rate £24.66 £15.21 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.10% -13.09% +11.89%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.89 £20.00 £20.70
England median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +15.83% -4.90% +0.02%

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 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +36 110 £550 +22.22% 22
West London +11 46 £375 +6.76% 2
South London -23 24 £413 +9.27% 1
East London +1 8 £300 -32.58% 3
North London - 4 £450 - 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 391 (54.92%) GDPR
2 196 (27.53%) Finance
3 152 (21.35%) Information Security
3 152 (21.35%) Data Protection Act
4 123 (17.28%) Project Management
5 106 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (11.80%) Legal
8 77 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 69 (9.69%) Banking
10 65 (9.13%) Management Information System
11 64 (8.99%) Data Privacy
12 63 (8.85%) Security Cleared
13 60 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (6.88%) Business Analysis
15 48 (6.74%) Degree
15 48 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
15 48 (6.74%) Microsoft
15 48 (6.74%) SC Cleared
16 46 (6.46%) Information Assurance
16 46 (6.46%) PRINCE2
16 46 (6.46%) SQL
17 45 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
18 44 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
19 43 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
20 42 (5.90%) Windows
20 42 (5.90%) Data Security
21 40 (5.62%) Risk Management
22 39 (5.48%) PCI DSS
23 38 (5.34%) Data Governance

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 11 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.98%) Apache
2 7 (0.98%) SAS
3 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.56%) Confluence
4 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.56%) IIS
5 3 (0.42%) CMS
5 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.42%) Mule
5 3 (0.42%) WordPress
6 2 (0.28%) Drupal
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.28%) GroupWise
6 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) GIMP
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.09%) Office 365
2 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.26%) SaaS
5 5 (0.70%) IaaS
5 5 (0.70%) PaaS
6 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.42%) Serverless
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.65%) Firewall
2 21 (2.95%) Internet
3 15 (2.11%) Kerberos
4 13 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (1.54%) SSL
6 8 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.98%) Network Security
7 7 (0.98%) SSH
8 6 (0.84%) LAN
8 6 (0.84%) SAN
8 6 (0.84%) VPN
8 6 (0.84%) WAN
9 5 (0.70%) DNS
9 5 (0.70%) MPLS
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.56%) SMS
10 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.42%) Wireless
12 2 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.39%) MongoDB
2 16 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.40%) Big Data
5 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.98%) MySQL
8 6 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.56%) Data Mart
9 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.56%) Power BI
10 3 (0.42%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.42%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.28%) Spatial Data
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.40%) JIRA
3 4 (0.56%) gulp
3 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.56%) Maven
3 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.42%) Xcode
5 2 (0.28%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.28%) Gradle
5 2 (0.28%) Grunt
5 2 (0.28%) JUnit
5 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.28%) RSpec
5 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.14%) Bower
6 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.14%) GitLab
6 1 (0.14%) Moq
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 196 (27.53%) Finance
2 84 (11.80%) Legal
3 69 (9.69%) Banking
4 29 (4.07%) Marketing
5 28 (3.93%) Retail
6 27 (3.79%) Law
7 26 (3.65%) Investment Banking
8 22 (3.09%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) Publishing
13 3 (0.42%) Back Office
13 3 (0.42%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
13 3 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (24.02%) Analyst
2 107 (15.03%) Project Manager
3 102 (14.33%) Business Analyst
4 72 (10.11%) GDPR Project Manager
5 70 (9.83%) Consultant
6 67 (9.41%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 61 (8.57%) Developer
8 37 (5.20%) Architect
9 36 (5.06%) Security Analyst
10 34 (4.78%) GDPR Consultant
11 30 (4.21%) Programme Manager
12 28 (3.93%) Data Business Analyst
13 26 (3.65%) Data Analyst
14 25 (3.51%) Data Consultant
14 25 (3.51%) Security Manager
15 22 (3.09%) Data Manager
15 22 (3.09%) Java Developer
16 20 (2.81%) GDPR Programme Manager
16 20 (2.81%) Security Project Manager
17 18 (2.53%) Data Protection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.65%) AngularJS
2 21 (2.95%) Spring
3 20 (2.81%) CSS
4 19 (2.67%) HTML
5 15 (2.11%) Web Services
6 13 (1.83%) Spring MVC
7 11 (1.54%) .NET
7 11 (1.54%) Apache Camel
7 11 (1.54%) jQuery
7 11 (1.54%) OAuth
7 11 (1.54%) RESTful
8 10 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (1.40%) HTML5
9 9 (1.26%) SAML
10 7 (0.98%) Node.js
10 7 (0.98%) React
11 6 (0.84%) CSS3
11 6 (0.84%) REST
11 6 (0.84%) XML
12 5 (0.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 152 (21.35%) Data Protection Act
2 65 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 60 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.21%) Freedom of Information
5 19 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.97%) CESG
6 14 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
7 13 (1.83%) NHS
7 13 (1.83%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.40%) Wiki
9 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.84%) Replication
10 6 (0.84%) User Experience
11 5 (0.70%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.70%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.70%) Fintech
11 5 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.90%) Windows
2 27 (3.79%) Linux
3 15 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.54%) Unix
5 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.56%) Android
7 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.42%) CentOS
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) AIX
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (21.35%) Information Security
2 123 (17.28%) Project Management
3 106 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (8.99%) Data Privacy
6 49 (6.88%) Business Analysis
7 46 (6.46%) Information Assurance
7 46 (6.46%) PRINCE2
8 45 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
9 43 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (5.90%) Data Security
11 40 (5.62%) Risk Management
12 38 (5.34%) Change Management
12 38 (5.34%) Data Governance
13 36 (5.06%) ITIL
14 34 (4.78%) Information Governance
15 33 (4.63%) Data Management
16 31 (4.35%) Data Mapping
16 31 (4.35%) Programme Delivery
17 29 (4.07%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.46%) SQL
2 29 (4.07%) Java
2 29 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (1.83%) C
4 11 (1.54%) PHP
4 11 (1.54%) Python
5 9 (1.26%) C#
6 7 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.84%) VBA
8 5 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.56%) R
9 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.42%) Ruby
10 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.28%) C++
11 2 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.28%) VB
11 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.74%) Degree
2 48 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.92%) CISSP
4 21 (2.95%) CISM
5 19 (2.67%) ISEB
6 12 (1.69%) CISA
7 11 (1.54%) PMP
8 8 (1.12%) CEH
8 8 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.70%) CCNP
11 5 (0.70%) ECSA
11 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (54.92%) GDPR
2 77 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (5.48%) PCI DSS
4 23 (3.23%) QA
5 22 (3.09%) Data Quality
6 19 (2.67%) PMO
7 17 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (1.54%) Government Security Classifications
9 9 (1.26%) COBIT
9 9 (1.26%) MiFID
10 8 (1.12%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.70%) SLA
14 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.56%) EMIR
14 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.42%) BS7799
16 2 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.12%) Docker
3 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.28%) NFS
6 2 (0.28%) SRDF
6 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 9 (1.26%) HP Fortify
3 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (0.98%) Terraform
4 5 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.70%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.56%) Ansible
5 4 (0.56%) Nessus
6 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.42%) Puppet
6 3 (0.42%) SCCM
6 3 (0.42%) SCOM
7 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.28%) EMC TimeFinder
7 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.28%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.28%) SnapVault
7 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.53%) Cisco
3 17 (2.39%) Oracle
4 13 (1.83%) HP
5 10 (1.40%) CA
5 10 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.12%) Splunk
7 7 (0.98%) SAP
7 7 (0.98%) Tableau
7 7 (0.98%) VMware
8 5 (0.70%) McAfee
9 4 (0.56%) Dell
9 4 (0.56%) Greenplum
9 4 (0.56%) LogRhythm
9 4 (0.56%) Palo Alto
9 4 (0.56%) Remedy
9 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.56%) Sophos
9 4 (0.56%) Sybase
10 3 (0.42%) Qualys