Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 347 254
Rank change year-on-year +101 -93 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 157 273 495
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.66% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 189 358
Median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £281 £325 £289
90th Percentile £689 £705 £650
England median daily rate £450 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.76% +47.64% +83.33%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £20.50
% change year-on-year +52.64% +11.85% +27.93%

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 15,726 36,888 41,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.82% 88.84% 88.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,727 26,373 30,028
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £331 £340 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 432 570
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +1.70% -2.49%
10th Percentile £16.05 £12.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.40 £53.75 £52.63
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +13.64% -12.00%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in London.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in London over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in London.

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 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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 +102 30 £425 -19.05% 4
East London +39 5 £371 +37.22% 2
West London +48 4 £395 -21.00% 1
South London +32 2 £680 +36.00%
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.11%) Security Cleared
3 40 (25.48%) SQL
4 37 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (23.57%) Microsoft
5 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
5 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (19.11%) Finance
7 29 (18.47%) Information Security
7 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
8 27 (17.20%) GDPR
9 26 (16.56%) Legal
9 26 (16.56%) DevOps
10 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 23 (14.65%) Windows
11 23 (14.65%) Information Management
12 22 (14.01%) ITIL
12 22 (14.01%) Active Directory
12 22 (14.01%) Project Management
13 21 (13.38%) Azure
14 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
14 20 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (12.10%) Data Management
15 19 (12.10%) Risk Management
15 19 (12.10%) JIRA
16 18 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (11.46%) Management Information System
16 18 (11.46%) Windows Server
17 17 (10.83%) DNS
18 16 (10.19%) ETL

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 (7.01%) Confluence
2 9 (5.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.82%) IIS
5 5 (3.18%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.27%) SAS
6 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.91%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) SPSS
5 1 (0.64%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Northgate Housing
2 5 (3.18%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.64%) FastStats
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.64%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.38%) Azure
2 11 (7.01%) AWS
2 11 (7.01%) PaaS
2 11 (7.01%) Power Platform
3 10 (6.37%) IaaS
4 8 (5.10%) GCP
4 8 (5.10%) GitHub
4 8 (5.10%) Slack
5 7 (4.46%) Office 365
6 3 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.27%) AWS IoT
7 2 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.27%) SaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Serverless
8 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.64%) G Suite
8 1 (0.64%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.83%) DNS
2 16 (10.19%) DHCP
3 11 (7.01%) SAN
4 9 (5.73%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.46%) Firewall
5 7 (4.46%) Skype
6 6 (3.82%) IPsec
6 6 (3.82%) IPv4
6 6 (3.82%) SSL
7 5 (3.18%) SMTP
8 4 (2.55%) Network Security
9 3 (1.91%) WAN
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.27%) LAN
10 2 (1.27%) MQTT
11 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.64%) VPN
11 1 (0.64%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.01%) Power BI
5 10 (6.37%) MySQL
6 8 (5.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.46%) SAP BW
8 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.27%) Big Data
11 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.27%) QlikView
11 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (12.10%) JIRA
2 12 (7.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.73%) JUnit
3 9 (5.73%) Mockito
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.27%) GitLab
7 1 (0.64%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.64%) Katalon Studio
7 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 30 (19.11%) Finance
2 26 (16.56%) Legal
3 14 (8.92%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.73%) Local Government
5 8 (5.10%) Law
6 6 (3.82%) Marketing
7 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.91%) Electronics
8 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.27%) Banking
9 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.27%) Police
10 1 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Developer
2 20 (12.74%) Analyst
3 14 (8.92%) Consultant
4 12 (7.64%) Information Manager
5 9 (5.73%) Records Manager
6 8 (5.10%) Data Manager
6 8 (5.10%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.10%) Technical Support
7 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) ETL Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Support Officer
8 6 (3.82%) Product Owner
8 6 (3.82%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Technical Support Officer
9 5 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 5 (3.18%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) Dagger
1 9 (5.73%) Retrofit
1 9 (5.73%) RxJava
2 7 (4.46%) SAML
3 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 6 (3.82%) Material Design
4 4 (2.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.55%) Express
4 4 (2.55%) React
5 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.91%) MEAN Stack
5 3 (1.91%) Node.js
5 3 (1.91%) OAuth
5 3 (1.91%) RESTful
5 3 (1.91%) WPF
6 2 (1.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.27%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.27%) Web Services
6 2 (1.27%) Yocto
7 1 (0.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.46%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.01%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (5.10%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.10%) Replication
5 7 (4.46%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (3.18%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (3.18%) User Experience
7 4 (2.55%) CESG
7 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.27%) PKI
9 2 (1.27%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.64%) BBC
10 1 (0.64%) BYOD
10 1 (0.64%) CMDB
10 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.65%) Windows
2 18 (11.46%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.01%) Android
4 11 (7.01%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.10%) Linux
6 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (18.47%) Information Security
4 26 (16.56%) DevOps
5 23 (14.65%) Information Management
6 22 (14.01%) ITIL
6 22 (14.01%) Project Management
7 19 (12.10%) Data Management
7 19 (12.10%) Risk Management
8 16 (10.19%) Agile Project Management
8 16 (10.19%) ETL
8 16 (10.19%) Information Governance
8 16 (10.19%) Server Management
9 15 (9.55%) Decision-Making
10 14 (8.92%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.92%) Information Assurance
11 12 (7.64%) Change Management
11 12 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (7.01%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.48%) SQL
2 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.73%) Kotlin
4 7 (4.46%) ABAP
5 6 (3.82%) VBA
6 5 (3.18%) Python
7 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.91%) C#
8 3 (1.91%) Java
8 3 (1.91%) R
9 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.27%) C
10 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (26.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.92%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.64%) CISSP
4 12 (7.64%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.73%) Degree
6 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.46%) CISA
8 6 (3.82%) CISM
9 5 (3.18%) MCSA
10 4 (2.55%) SAP Certification
11 3 (1.91%) CCNP
11 3 (1.91%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.91%) MCSE
12 2 (1.27%) CEH
12 2 (1.27%) CIW
12 2 (1.27%) VCP6
12 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.20%) GDPR
2 10 (6.37%) Solvency II
3 9 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (5.10%) Data Quality
4 8 (5.10%) NCSC
5 7 (4.46%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (3.82%) QA
7 5 (3.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (3.18%) NIST
7 5 (3.18%) SSAE 16
8 4 (2.55%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.91%) SLA
10 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (1.27%) PMO
10 2 (1.27%) RMADS
11 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.19%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.37%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.18%) XenApp
5 2 (1.27%) BusyBox
6 1 (0.64%) Microcode
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (3.82%) SCCM
4 5 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.18%) SCOM
4 5 (3.18%) WSUS
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.27%) Nessus
7 1 (0.64%) Avamar
7 1 (0.64%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.64%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.64%) OpenView
7 1 (0.64%) OPNET
7 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.64%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) SAP
4 10 (6.37%) Tableau
5 9 (5.73%) HP
6 7 (4.46%) Northgate
7 6 (3.82%) Lumension
7 6 (3.82%) Sophos
7 6 (3.82%) VMware
8 5 (3.18%) Citrix
8 5 (3.18%) Symantec
9 4 (2.55%) Google
10 3 (1.91%) Adobe
10 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.91%) Cisco
11 2 (1.27%) Dell
11 2 (1.27%) EMC
12 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.64%) Juniper
12 1 (0.64%) NetApp