Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 305 320
Rank change year-on-year +118 +15 +75
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 669 323 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.44% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.92% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 227 238
London median daily rate £480 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +18.75% -14.44%
10th Percentile £288 £287 £254
90th Percentile £675 £637 £611
England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
London median hourly rate £33.50 £16.03 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.05% -9.72% +11.74%
10th Percentile £28.30 £13.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.70 £20.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.04 £16.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.57% -19.88% +26.82%

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 40,129 35,222 37,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.66% 85.90% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,272 25,345 27,124
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £645
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 398 459
London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.53% +7.07%
10th Percentile £13.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.58 £53.94 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 103 £525 +5.00% 31
West London -8 39 £381 +1.67% 13
South London -25 17 £444 +19.93% 1
East London 0 6 £300 -56.36% 6
North London - 1 - -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 436 (65.17%) GDPR
2 178 (26.61%) Finance
3 172 (25.71%) Information Security
4 140 (20.93%) Project Management
5 138 (20.63%) Data Protection Act
6 107 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (15.10%) Legal
8 87 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (12.41%) Data Privacy
10 79 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
11 72 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 62 (9.27%) Business Analysis
13 60 (8.97%) Banking
14 59 (8.82%) Degree
15 58 (8.67%) PCI DSS
15 58 (8.67%) Risk Management
16 57 (8.52%) Security Cleared
17 56 (8.37%) CISSP
18 55 (8.22%) Management Information System
19 53 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
20 51 (7.62%) Information Governance
20 51 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
21 50 (7.47%) Data Governance
22 46 (6.88%) Data Security
23 44 (6.58%) Data Management
24 43 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
25 42 (6.28%) Law
25 42 (6.28%) SC Cleared
26 41 (6.13%) PRINCE2
26 41 (6.13%) SQL

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 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.05%) Apache
3 5 (0.75%) Confluence
4 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.45%) CMS
5 3 (0.45%) IIS
5 3 (0.45%) SAS
6 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.30%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.30%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.30%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.09%) Office 365
3 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.49%) SaaS
5 7 (1.05%) IaaS
5 7 (1.05%) PaaS
6 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.30%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.30%) Serverless
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.74%) Firewall
2 14 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.79%) Internet
4 9 (1.35%) SSL
5 7 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.90%) VPN
7 4 (0.60%) LAN
7 4 (0.60%) Network Security
7 4 (0.60%) SAN
7 4 (0.60%) WAN
7 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.45%) DHCP
8 3 (0.45%) DNS
8 3 (0.45%) Intranet
8 3 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.45%) MPLS
8 3 (0.45%) SMS
8 3 (0.45%) Wireless
9 2 (0.30%) VLAN
9 2 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.49%) Big Data
2 10 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
3 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.60%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.30%) MySQL
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) Power BI
6 2 (0.30%) QlikView
6 2 (0.30%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (0.45%) Maven
2 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) Gradle
3 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.30%) Xcode
4 1 (0.15%) Appium
4 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.15%) JUnit
4 1 (0.15%) ProC
4 1 (0.15%) RSpec
4 1 (0.15%) Selenium
4 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 178 (26.61%) Finance
2 101 (15.10%) Legal
3 60 (8.97%) Banking
4 42 (6.28%) Law
5 33 (4.93%) Retail
6 30 (4.48%) Marketing
7 20 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.69%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.35%) Publishing
11 6 (0.90%) French Language
11 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.75%) Advertising
12 5 (0.75%) Games
13 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.60%) German Language
13 4 (0.60%) Local Government
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 163 (24.36%) Analyst
2 114 (17.04%) Project Manager
3 113 (16.89%) Business Analyst
4 79 (11.81%) GDPR Project Manager
5 78 (11.66%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 70 (10.46%) Consultant
7 38 (5.68%) GDPR Consultant
8 35 (5.23%) Architect
9 31 (4.63%) Data Protection Officer
10 26 (3.89%) Data Analyst
11 25 (3.74%) Data Manager
11 25 (3.74%) Security Manager
12 23 (3.44%) Security Analyst
13 22 (3.29%) Data Business Analyst
14 21 (3.14%) Security Consultant
15 20 (2.99%) Data Consultant
15 20 (2.99%) GDPR Specialist
15 20 (2.99%) Information Officer
16 19 (2.84%) Data Protection Analyst
17 17 (2.54%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.64%) .NET
1 11 (1.64%) Web Services
2 10 (1.49%) OAuth
3 7 (1.05%) HTML
3 7 (1.05%) SAML
4 6 (0.90%) XML
5 4 (0.60%) CSS
5 4 (0.60%) jQuery
5 4 (0.60%) REST
5 4 (0.60%) Velocity
6 3 (0.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.45%) HTML5
6 3 (0.45%) JSON
6 3 (0.45%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.30%) Ajax
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Avro
7 2 (0.30%) LAMP
7 2 (0.30%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (0.30%) Spring
7 2 (0.30%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (20.63%) Data Protection Act
2 79 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.78%) Freedom of Information
5 17 (2.54%) Freedom of Information Act
6 16 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.79%) NHS
9 9 (1.35%) Fintech
10 7 (1.05%) CESG
10 7 (1.05%) FMCG
11 6 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.75%) Blog
12 5 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.75%) PMI
12 5 (0.75%) Replication
13 4 (0.60%) PKI
13 4 (0.60%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.68%) Windows
2 24 (3.59%) Linux
3 13 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.49%) Unix
5 7 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.60%) Android
7 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.45%) CentOS
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (25.71%) Information Security
2 140 (20.93%) Project Management
3 107 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (12.41%) Data Privacy
6 62 (9.27%) Business Analysis
7 58 (8.67%) Risk Management
8 53 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
9 51 (7.62%) Information Governance
10 50 (7.47%) Data Governance
11 46 (6.88%) Data Security
12 44 (6.58%) Data Management
13 41 (6.13%) PRINCE2
14 38 (5.68%) GAP Analysis
15 36 (5.38%) Information Assurance
15 36 (5.38%) ITIL
16 30 (4.48%) Programme Delivery
17 29 (4.33%) Change Management
17 29 (4.33%) Data Analysis
17 29 (4.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.13%) SQL
2 16 (2.39%) Python
3 13 (1.94%) Java
4 10 (1.49%) C
4 10 (1.49%) C#
5 9 (1.35%) Ruby
5 9 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.20%) C++
7 5 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.75%) R
8 4 (0.60%) VBA
9 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.45%) PHP
9 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.15%) Delphi
10 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (8.82%) Degree
2 57 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 56 (8.37%) CISSP
4 42 (6.28%) SC Cleared
5 40 (5.98%) CISM
6 31 (4.63%) CISA
7 23 (3.44%) ISEB
8 16 (2.39%) PMP
9 13 (1.94%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.79%) CRISC
11 10 (1.49%) SANS
12 9 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (1.20%) CEH
13 8 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.05%) EC-Council LPT
14 7 (1.05%) ECSA
14 7 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (65.17%) GDPR
2 72 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (8.67%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.39%) Data Quality
5 15 (2.24%) PMO
5 15 (2.24%) QA
6 13 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
8 8 (1.20%) MiFID
9 7 (1.05%) COBIT
9 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (1.05%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.90%) SLA
11 5 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.60%) EMIR
12 4 (0.60%) PSD2
13 3 (0.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.45%) Snort
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.30%) Docker
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (0.90%) Nessus
4 5 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.60%) QRadar
6 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.45%) Ansible
6 3 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.45%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.45%) Terraform
7 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.30%) Puppet
7 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) OPNET
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.39%) Oracle
3 14 (2.09%) Cisco
4 7 (1.05%) CA
5 6 (0.90%) Acunetix
5 6 (0.90%) CheckPoint
5 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.75%) Adobe
6 5 (0.75%) Apple
6 5 (0.75%) Capita
6 5 (0.75%) Sybase
6 5 (0.75%) Symantec
6 5 (0.75%) VMware
7 4 (0.60%) Forcepoint
7 4 (0.60%) SAP
8 3 (0.45%) Dell
8 3 (0.45%) EMC
8 3 (0.45%) HP
8 3 (0.45%) IronPort
8 3 (0.45%) McAfee