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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
England / London
Rank 212 274 330
Rank change year-on-year +62 +56  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 209 148 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.09% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.79% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 128 53
Median daily rate £458 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.97% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.05 £28.00 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.67% +7.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £12.68
% change year-on-year -47.61% +148.52%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Data Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 37 £525 +27.27% 11
Hayes +5 3 £510 +31.61% 2
Harrow +12 2 - -
West End of London +4 2 £513 -
Hillingdon 0 2 £370 +11.69%
Canary Wharf -1 2 £268 -46.50%
Docklands, London - 2 £699 -
Croydon +10 1 - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 94 (27.65%) Finance
2 80 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
3 69 (20.29%) GDPR
4 60 (17.65%) Information Security
5 58 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (16.76%) Legal
7 50 (14.71%) Project Management
8 48 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (13.82%) Microsoft
10 38 (11.18%) Degree
10 38 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (10.59%) SQL
12 34 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 31 (9.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 30 (8.82%) Management Information System
14 30 (8.82%) Data Privacy
15 29 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
15 29 (8.53%) ITIL
15 29 (8.53%) Marketing
15 29 (8.53%) Information Assurance
16 26 (7.65%) CRM
16 26 (7.65%) Windows
16 26 (7.65%) SQL Server
16 26 (7.65%) Risk Management
17 24 (7.06%) SharePoint
17 24 (7.06%) MS Excel
17 24 (7.06%) TOGAF
18 23 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (6.47%) PCI DSS
19 22 (6.47%) Security Cleared

Data Protection
Top Related 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 24 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.35%) SAS
3 7 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.18%) Apache
5 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.88%) IIS
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.12%) MS Office
3 8 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.47%) MS Project
5 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) InVision
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.06%) Eloqua
2 7 (2.06%) FastStats
3 5 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.71%) Office 365
3 12 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.35%) Yammer
5 6 (1.76%) IaaS
6 5 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.88%) SaaS
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.59%) iTunes
9 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) GitHub
10 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.71%) Firewall
2 14 (4.12%) Network Security
3 9 (2.65%) WAN
4 8 (2.35%) SSL
5 7 (2.06%) Skype
6 5 (1.47%) DNS
6 5 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.47%) IPsec
6 5 (1.47%) Wireless
7 4 (1.18%) VoIP
8 3 (0.88%) Internet
9 2 (0.59%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.59%) HTTP
9 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.29%) DHCP
10 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.29%) VPN
10 1 (0.29%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.76%) Big Data
7 4 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.18%) SQLite
8 3 (0.88%) DB2
8 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.59%) QlikView
9 2 (0.59%) SSDT
9 2 (0.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.59%) NUnit
4 2 (0.59%) Selenium
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.29%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.29%) Moq
5 1 (0.29%) MorphX
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (27.65%) Finance
2 57 (16.76%) Legal
3 29 (8.53%) Marketing
4 21 (6.18%) Banking
4 21 (6.18%) Retail
5 12 (3.53%) Law
6 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.06%) Publishing
8 6 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (15.88%) Analyst
2 43 (12.65%) Architect
2 43 (12.65%) Developer
3 39 (11.47%) Project Manager
4 28 (8.24%) Business Analyst
5 26 (7.65%) Consultant
6 18 (5.29%) Data Manager
6 18 (5.29%) Information Manager
7 14 (4.12%) Security Manager
7 14 (4.12%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.82%) Information Architect
9 12 (3.53%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.53%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.24%) Data Consultant
10 11 (3.24%) Data Protection Analyst
10 11 (3.24%) Governance Manager
10 11 (3.24%) Programme Manager
11 10 (2.94%) Data Business Analyst
11 10 (2.94%) Senior Architect
11 10 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.18%) HTML
2 17 (5.00%) .NET
3 16 (4.71%) CSS
4 12 (3.53%) Web Services
5 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.24%) jQuery
6 10 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.94%) HTML5
7 9 (2.65%) CSS3
8 7 (2.06%) JSON
9 5 (1.47%) Ajax
9 5 (1.47%) Node.js
9 5 (1.47%) XML
10 4 (1.18%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.18%) Backbone.js
10 4 (1.18%) Middleware
10 4 (1.18%) RESTful
10 4 (1.18%) Spring Boot
11 3 (0.88%) Sass
11 3 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 38 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.24%) Fintech
5 10 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.35%) e-Learning
7 8 (2.35%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.35%) NHS
7 8 (2.35%) Taxonomies
8 7 (2.06%) User Experience
9 6 (1.76%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (1.47%) Clustering
10 5 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.18%) CESG
11 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.18%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.18%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.65%) Windows
2 13 (3.82%) Linux
3 9 (2.65%) Unix
4 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.76%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.18%) AIX
8 4 (1.18%) Android
8 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.65%) Information Security
2 58 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (14.71%) Project Management
4 48 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 30 (8.82%) Data Privacy
7 29 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (8.53%) Information Assurance
7 29 (8.53%) ITIL
8 26 (7.65%) CRM
8 26 (7.65%) Risk Management
9 24 (7.06%) TOGAF
10 22 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (6.18%) Migration
12 19 (5.59%) Data Security
13 18 (5.29%) Analytics
13 18 (5.29%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.71%) Information Governance
15 15 (4.41%) Agile Project Management
15 15 (4.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.59%) SQL
2 17 (5.00%) C#
2 17 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.24%) Java
4 8 (2.35%) R
5 7 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.76%) C
6 6 (1.76%) Perl
7 5 (1.47%) Ruby
7 5 (1.47%) VBA
8 4 (1.18%) Korn
9 3 (0.88%) C++
9 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.88%) Python
10 2 (0.59%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.59%) Go
10 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (11.18%) Degree
2 22 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.88%) CISSP
4 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.24%) CISM
6 10 (2.94%) CISA
7 9 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.65%) ISEB
8 8 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.47%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (1.18%) CCNP
10 4 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.18%) PCI QSA
10 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.18%) PMP
10 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.88%) MCSE
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (20.29%) GDPR
2 31 (9.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (6.47%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.65%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.76%) ISO27002
5 6 (1.76%) PMO
6 5 (1.47%) COBIT
6 5 (1.47%) Solvency II
7 4 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.18%) QA
7 4 (1.18%) RMADS
7 4 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.88%) SLA
9 2 (0.59%) MiFID
10 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.29%) EMIR
10 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.18%) vSphere
6 3 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.88%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.59%) Docker
8 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (1.76%) Ansible
3 5 (1.47%) Puppet
4 4 (1.18%) SCCM
5 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.29%) Mesos
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.82%) VMware
3 12 (3.53%) Cisco
4 11 (3.24%) Oracle
5 10 (2.94%) SAP
5 10 (2.94%) TOWER Software
6 7 (2.06%) Apteco
6 7 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.47%) F5
7 5 (1.47%) Intel Security
7 5 (1.47%) Juniper
7 5 (1.47%) Lumension
7 5 (1.47%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.18%) IBM
8 4 (1.18%) Intel
9 3 (0.88%) HEAT Software
9 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.88%) Sophos
9 3 (0.88%) Splunk
10 2 (0.59%) Symantec
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