Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 186 322
Rank change year-on-year -63 +136 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 502 713 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.50% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 536 223
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £272 £288 £264
90th Percentile £675 £700 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 13
London median hourly rate £29.36 £36.31 £16.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.14% +126.58% -8.43%
10th Percentile £17.85 £17.26 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £39.26 £20.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +26.67% -6.98%

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 41,118 41,859 38,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.93% 88.04% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,618 30,445 27,601
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 391 437
London median hourly rate £24.09 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.07% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £12.14
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.47 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -54 71 £475 -13.64% 23
East London -17 23 £500 +66.67% 6
South London -19 20 £500 +11.11% 1
West London -16 17 £494 +31.67% 21
North London -5 4 £450 - 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 168 (33.47%) GDPR
2 129 (25.70%) Finance
3 127 (25.30%) Information Security
4 91 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 77 (15.34%) Microsoft
7 72 (14.34%) SQL
8 70 (13.94%) Windows
9 69 (13.75%) DevOps
10 66 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
11 62 (12.35%) Management Information System
12 60 (11.95%) Law
13 59 (11.75%) Security Cleared
14 58 (11.55%) Legal
15 53 (10.56%) Firewall
15 53 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (10.16%) Project Management
17 50 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
18 49 (9.76%) SC Cleared
18 49 (9.76%) Risk Management
18 49 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
18 49 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
19 47 (9.36%) Linux
20 45 (8.96%) Python
21 44 (8.76%) Active Directory
22 42 (8.37%) Java
22 42 (8.37%) Internet
22 42 (8.37%) Analytics
23 41 (8.17%) Docker
24 40 (7.97%) Migration

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 23 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.79%) CMS
4 8 (1.59%) Confluence
5 6 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.80%) IIS
7 4 (0.80%) JBoss
7 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.40%) Apache
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.40%) Liferay
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) FastStats
2 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 90 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (6.77%) Office 365
4 31 (6.18%) IaaS
4 31 (6.18%) PaaS
5 19 (3.78%) SaaS
6 13 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.79%) Datadog
10 8 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.59%) Google Analytics
11 6 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.20%) GitHub
12 5 (1.00%) npm
13 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.60%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.56%) Firewall
2 42 (8.37%) Internet
3 25 (4.98%) Network Security
3 25 (4.98%) VPN
4 19 (3.78%) Wireless
5 16 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (2.99%) LAN
6 15 (2.99%) WAN
7 13 (2.59%) SAN
8 11 (2.19%) AMQP
9 10 (1.99%) SSL
9 10 (1.99%) WLAN
10 7 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.39%) HTTP
10 7 (1.39%) Intranet
10 7 (1.39%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.39%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.80%) DHCP
11 4 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.19%) Big Data
2 11 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.00%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.00%) Power BI
7 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.40%) MS Access
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (7.57%) Jenkins
2 25 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.19%) JIRA
4 14 (2.79%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.99%) GoCD
6 10 (1.99%) Mocha
6 10 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (1.99%) Travis CI
7 9 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (1.79%) Protractor
7 9 (1.79%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.59%) Selenium
9 7 (1.39%) JUnit
10 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.60%) Mockito
11 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.40%) TestComplete
General
1 129 (25.70%) Finance
2 60 (11.95%) Law
3 58 (11.55%) Legal
4 35 (6.97%) Banking
5 21 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.39%) Marketing
7 10 (1.99%) Publishing
7 10 (1.99%) Retail
8 9 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.20%) Billing
11 4 (0.80%) Front Office
12 3 (0.60%) Advertising
12 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.60%) German Language
12 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) International Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Local Government
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (16.33%) Analyst
2 77 (15.34%) Architect
3 50 (9.96%) Developer
4 42 (8.37%) Project Manager
5 36 (7.17%) Consultant
6 27 (5.38%) Security Architect
7 23 (4.58%) Business Analyst
8 22 (4.38%) Security Manager
9 21 (4.18%) Information Manager
10 20 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.78%) Azure Architect
12 17 (3.39%) Security Analyst
13 16 (3.19%) Security Consultant
14 15 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (2.79%) Cloud Architect
15 14 (2.79%) Information Security Manager
15 14 (2.79%) Java Developer
15 14 (2.79%) Node.js Developer
16 13 (2.59%) Information Analyst
16 13 (2.59%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.77%) .NET
2 30 (5.98%) AngularJS
3 22 (4.38%) Node.js
4 17 (3.39%) OAuth
5 16 (3.19%) HTML
5 16 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.79%) OpenID
8 12 (2.39%) Gherkin
8 12 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (2.19%) REST
9 11 (2.19%) SAML
10 10 (1.99%) Chai
11 9 (1.79%) CSS
11 9 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (1.79%) GraphQL
12 8 (1.59%) HTML5
12 8 (1.59%) LDAP
12 8 (1.59%) Web Services
13 7 (1.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 53 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.99%) Freedom of Information
6 14 (2.79%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.39%) NHS
8 10 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.99%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.79%) iPhone
9 9 (1.79%) User Experience
10 8 (1.59%) Clustering
10 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.39%) Freedom of Information Act
12 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.94%) Windows
2 47 (9.36%) Linux
3 36 (7.17%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.78%) Unix
5 17 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.59%) CentOS
7 12 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.99%) Android
10 9 (1.79%) Solaris
10 9 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.79%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.59%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.00%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.60%) VMS
15 1 (0.20%) AIX
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.30%) Information Security
2 91 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (13.75%) DevOps
4 51 (10.16%) Project Management
5 50 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (9.76%) Risk Management
7 42 (8.37%) Analytics
8 40 (7.97%) Migration
9 38 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (7.17%) Open Source
11 34 (6.77%) Information Governance
12 31 (6.18%) Microservices
13 30 (5.98%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.58%) Data Analysis
15 27 (5.38%) Information Management
16 26 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (5.18%) Data Privacy
17 25 (4.98%) Scrum
18 23 (4.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.34%) SQL
2 45 (8.96%) Python
3 42 (8.37%) Java
4 31 (6.18%) C#
5 27 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.18%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.79%) Perl
9 13 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.19%) Ruby
12 7 (1.39%) VB
13 6 (1.20%) C
13 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.80%) R
15 3 (0.60%) Java 8
15 3 (0.60%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.40%) C++
17 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (11.75%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.78%) CISSP
4 27 (5.38%) Degree
5 20 (3.98%) CISA
6 18 (3.59%) CISM
7 13 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.59%) ISEB
8 8 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (1.59%) CHFI
9 7 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.20%) GIAC
10 6 (1.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.00%) CRISC
12 4 (0.80%) CCNP
12 4 (0.80%) CCSP
12 4 (0.80%) MCP
12 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (33.47%) GDPR
2 33 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (4.38%) PCI DSS
4 17 (3.39%) QA
5 15 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.99%) SLA
6 10 (1.99%) FedRAMP
6 10 (1.99%) HIPAA
7 9 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (1.39%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.60%) COBIT
10 3 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.40%) IASME
11 2 (0.40%) ISO 15022
11 2 (0.40%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.40%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.17%) Docker
3 29 (5.78%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.79%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.59%) vSphere
7 6 (1.20%) XenApp
8 3 (0.60%) NFS
8 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) Firmware
10 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (6.37%) Ansible
1 32 (6.37%) Kubernetes
2 31 (6.18%) Terraform
3 22 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.38%) Puppet
4 13 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (1.99%) CASB
5 10 (1.99%) Rundeck
6 9 (1.79%) Packer
7 8 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.59%) SCCM
7 8 (1.59%) SCOM
8 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 77 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.57%) Oracle
3 33 (6.57%) VMware
4 25 (4.98%) Cisco
5 24 (4.78%) Google
6 19 (3.78%) Citrix
7 12 (2.39%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.39%) Okta
8 11 (2.19%) Splunk
8 11 (2.19%) Symantec
9 10 (1.99%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.79%) New Relic
10 9 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.39%) HP
12 6 (1.20%) Apple
12 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.00%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.00%) IBM
13 5 (1.00%) JDA
14 4 (0.80%) SAP