Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 215 279
Rank change year-on-year -6 +64 +107
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 559 511 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.48% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 391 321
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +3.75%
10th Percentile £304 £290 £260
90th Percentile £675 £625 £694
England median daily rate £463 £436 £413
% change year-on-year +6.08% +5.70% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
London median hourly rate £22.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -20.00% -21.79%
10th Percentile £20.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £61.00 £15.24 £26.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £16.03 £19.50
% change year-on-year +27.93% -17.82% +23.65%

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 39,301 34,586 37,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 86.77% 85.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,455 24,805 27,366
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 374 365
London median hourly rate £24.30 £24.76 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +17.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.13 £52.50 £49.88
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -29 112 £525 +4.90% 19
West London -6 47 £448 -0.56% 21
South London -38 18 £500 +6.38% 5
East London -25 4 £450 +35.85% 6
North London +1 2 £500 +53.85% 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 379 (67.80%) GDPR
2 145 (25.94%) Information Security
3 119 (21.29%) Finance
4 108 (19.32%) Legal
5 104 (18.60%) Project Management
6 95 (16.99%) Data Protection Act
7 85 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (14.67%) Data Privacy
9 71 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 62 (11.09%) PCI DSS
11 62 (11.09%) Cybersecurity
12 59 (10.55%) CISSP
12 59 (10.55%) Information Governance
13 58 (10.38%) Risk Management
14 56 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (9.84%) Management Information System
16 54 (9.66%) Law
17 44 (7.87%) CISM
18 43 (7.69%) Security Cleared
19 40 (7.16%) Freedom of Information
19 40 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
20 39 (6.98%) Degree
21 38 (6.80%) Data Security
22 37 (6.62%) Retail
23 36 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
24 34 (6.08%) SC Cleared
25 33 (5.90%) Information Management
25 33 (5.90%) ITIL
26 32 (5.72%) CISA

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 20 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.89%) CMS
4 5 (0.89%) JBoss
4 5 (0.89%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.72%) Liferay
6 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.72%) InVision
6 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.36%) Line 500
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.36%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.18%) iTrent
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.58%) Office 365
4 12 (2.15%) PaaS
5 11 (1.97%) IaaS
6 10 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.25%) SaaS
8 6 (1.07%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.72%) Serverless
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.36%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.18%) npm
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.11%) Firewall
2 18 (3.22%) Network Security
3 13 (2.33%) Internet
4 9 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.07%) iSCSI
7 6 (1.07%) SAN
8 5 (0.89%) Intranet
8 5 (0.89%) NAS
8 5 (0.89%) SMS
8 5 (0.89%) VPN
9 4 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.72%) DNS
9 4 (0.72%) VLAN
10 3 (0.54%) WAN
10 3 (0.54%) Wireless
11 2 (0.36%) BGP
11 2 (0.36%) DHCP
11 2 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.89%) Big Data
4 5 (0.89%) EDRMS
4 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.54%) EDMS
6 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.36%) Power BI
7 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.36%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.18%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.18%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.89%) IntelliJ
3 5 (0.89%) JIRA
3 5 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.72%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.72%) Selenium
5 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.36%) Ant
6 2 (0.36%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.36%) Gradle
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.36%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (21.29%) Finance
2 108 (19.32%) Legal
3 54 (9.66%) Law
4 37 (6.62%) Retail
5 31 (5.55%) Banking
6 29 (5.19%) Marketing
7 15 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.97%) Publishing
9 9 (1.61%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.25%) Advertising
11 6 (1.07%) Games
12 5 (0.89%) Local Government
13 4 (0.72%) Back Office
13 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.54%) Front Office
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (14.67%) Analyst
1 82 (14.67%) Project Manager
2 61 (10.91%) Architect
3 59 (10.55%) GDPR Project Manager
4 57 (10.20%) Consultant
5 51 (9.12%) Data Protection Officer
6 48 (8.59%) Business Analyst
7 36 (6.44%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 33 (5.90%) Security Manager
9 32 (5.72%) Data Manager
10 30 (5.37%) Data Protection Manager
11 26 (4.65%) GDPR Officer
12 23 (4.11%) Data Consultant
12 23 (4.11%) GDPR Consultant
13 21 (3.76%) Developer
14 19 (3.40%) Information Manager
14 19 (3.40%) Security Officer
15 18 (3.22%) Security Consultant
16 15 (2.68%) Security Architect
16 15 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.68%) .NET
1 15 (2.68%) Web Services
2 10 (1.79%) HTML
3 8 (1.43%) CSS
4 7 (1.25%) HTML5
4 7 (1.25%) OAuth
5 6 (1.07%) REST
5 6 (1.07%) RESTful
5 6 (1.07%) XML
6 5 (0.89%) Anaconda
6 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.89%) Swagger
7 4 (0.72%) Velocity
8 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.54%) JSON
8 3 (0.54%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (0.54%) WPF
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Avro
9 2 (0.36%) Protocol Buffers
9 2 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.99%) Data Protection Act
2 56 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 40 (7.16%) Freedom of Information
5 19 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
7 15 (2.68%) Fintech
8 13 (2.33%) User Experience
9 11 (1.97%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.43%) NHS
11 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.07%) PKI
13 5 (0.89%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.72%) Marketing Technology
14 4 (0.72%) Tandem
15 3 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.01%) Linux
2 26 (4.65%) Windows
3 16 (2.86%) Unix
4 13 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.79%) Solaris
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (25.94%) Information Security
2 104 (18.60%) Project Management
3 85 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (14.67%) Data Privacy
5 71 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (11.09%) Cybersecurity
7 59 (10.55%) Information Governance
8 58 (10.38%) Risk Management
9 38 (6.80%) Data Security
10 36 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (5.90%) Information Management
11 33 (5.90%) ITIL
12 31 (5.55%) Business Analysis
13 30 (5.37%) PRINCE2
14 29 (5.19%) Security Management
15 28 (5.01%) Data Governance
15 28 (5.01%) Migration
15 28 (5.01%) Risk Assessment
16 27 (4.83%) Data Management
16 27 (4.83%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.65%) SQL
2 24 (4.29%) Java
3 17 (3.04%) Python
4 15 (2.68%) C#
5 11 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.79%) C
7 7 (1.25%) C++
7 7 (1.25%) Ruby
8 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.72%) XAML
11 3 (0.54%) Perl
11 3 (0.54%) R
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (10.55%) CISSP
2 44 (7.87%) CISM
3 43 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 39 (6.98%) Degree
5 34 (6.08%) SC Cleared
6 32 (5.72%) CISA
7 15 (2.68%) CRISC
7 15 (2.68%) ISEB
8 13 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.61%) CCNP
9 9 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.43%) CCNA
11 6 (1.07%) PMP
12 4 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.72%) CCSP
12 4 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 379 (67.80%) GDPR
2 65 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (11.09%) PCI DSS
4 17 (3.04%) COBIT
5 15 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (2.50%) Data Quality
7 8 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.25%) PMO
8 7 (1.25%) QA
9 6 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.89%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.89%) SLA
11 4 (0.72%) PSD2
11 4 (0.72%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.97%) Docker
3 8 (1.43%) vSphere
4 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.72%) NFS
7 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.54%) XenApp
7 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.36%) Snort
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) CASB
1 7 (1.25%) Terraform
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (0.89%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.72%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.72%) QRadar
4 4 (0.72%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.54%) Puppet
5 3 (0.54%) SCOM
5 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.54%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.36%) Ansible
6 2 (0.36%) Nessus
6 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.36%) SCCM
6 2 (0.36%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (5.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.68%) Cisco
2 15 (2.68%) Oracle
3 11 (1.97%) Adobe
4 9 (1.61%) AlienVault
4 9 (1.61%) VMware
5 7 (1.25%) Citrix
5 7 (1.25%) Google
6 6 (1.07%) CheckPoint
7 5 (0.89%) Civica
7 5 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.72%) CA
8 4 (0.72%) CommVault
8 4 (0.72%) Dell
8 4 (0.72%) Forcepoint
8 4 (0.72%) HP
8 4 (0.72%) IBM
8 4 (0.72%) Lotus
8 4 (0.72%) Symantec