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 27 June 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.

Data Protection
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 204 286
Rank change year-on-year +34 +82  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 311 254 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.17% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.37% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 196 109
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +1.86% +5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.63 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.94% -21.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.31 £18.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -14.97% +14.14%  

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 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 +8 42 £450 - 13
Hammersmith +1 7 £450 +275.00%
Canary Wharf - 6 £350 -
South Croydon - 3 - -
West End of London +11 2 £519 +192.25% 3
Hillingdon 0 2 £375 -3.22%
Brentford - 2 £475 -
Greenwich - 2 £185 -
Ealing +4 1 £425 +28.78%
Westminster +3 1 £450 +63.63%
Southwark -3 1 £440 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Barnet - 1 £200 - 1
Hayes - 1 £300 -
Docklands, London - 1 £313 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 145 (27.51%) GDPR
2 120 (22.77%) Finance
3 109 (20.68%) Data Protection Act
4 77 (14.61%) Project Management
4 77 (14.61%) Information Security
4 77 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (14.42%) Legal
6 70 (13.28%) SQL
7 63 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (11.95%) Degree
8 57 (10.82%) Microsoft
9 56 (10.63%) Management Information System
10 55 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (9.87%) Information Assurance
12 47 (8.92%) Data Privacy
13 46 (8.73%) PRINCE2
14 45 (8.54%) Windows
15 42 (7.97%) Microsoft Excel
15 42 (7.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 39 (7.40%) Marketing
16 39 (7.40%) Java
17 36 (6.83%) ITIL
18 35 (6.64%) HTML
18 35 (6.64%) Banking
18 35 (6.64%) Office 365
19 33 (6.26%) PCI DSS
20 32 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
20 32 (6.07%) JavaScript
20 32 (6.07%) CSS
21 31 (5.88%) SQL Server

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 15 (2.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.71%) Apache
5 9 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.71%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.52%) SAS
7 6 (1.14%) Mule
8 5 (0.95%) Drupal
8 5 (0.95%) IIS
9 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.38%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (7.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.52%) Eloqua
2 8 (1.52%) FastStats
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) iTrent
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.64%) Office 365
2 29 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.14%) IaaS
5 4 (0.76%) PaaS
5 4 (0.76%) SaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.38%) iTunes
7 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.74%) Firewall
2 13 (2.47%) Internet
3 12 (2.28%) Network Security
4 10 (1.90%) Kerberos
4 10 (1.90%) Skype
5 7 (1.33%) WAN
6 6 (1.14%) DNS
6 6 (1.14%) SSL
7 5 (0.95%) SAN
8 4 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.76%) IPsec
9 3 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.57%) HTTP
9 3 (0.57%) NAS
9 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.57%) VoIP
9 3 (0.57%) VPN
9 3 (0.57%) Wireless
10 2 (0.38%) ADSL
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.71%) MySQL
6 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.76%) Big Data
8 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.76%) SQLite
9 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.57%) DB2
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.38%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.38%) Moq
4 2 (0.38%) NUnit
4 2 (0.38%) Selenium
4 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.38%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.19%) Appium
5 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.19%) Gradle
5 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 120 (22.77%) Finance
2 76 (14.42%) Legal
3 39 (7.40%) Marketing
4 35 (6.64%) Banking
5 25 (4.74%) Retail
6 23 (4.36%) Law
7 19 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.28%) Publishing
9 6 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (19.92%) Analyst
2 72 (13.66%) Developer
3 64 (12.14%) Project Manager
4 46 (8.73%) Business Analyst
5 45 (8.54%) Consultant
6 42 (7.97%) Architect
7 29 (5.50%) Data Manager
8 27 (5.12%) Data Analyst
9 21 (3.98%) Data Business Analyst
9 21 (3.98%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.98%) Security Manager
10 19 (3.61%) Information Manager
10 19 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 18 (3.42%) Data Consultant
11 18 (3.42%) Security Analyst
12 16 (3.04%) Security Consultant
13 14 (2.66%) Data Protection Manager
13 14 (2.66%) Senior Manager
14 12 (2.28%) Application Security Analyst
14 12 (2.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.64%) HTML
2 32 (6.07%) CSS
3 30 (5.69%) AngularJS
4 28 (5.31%) .NET
5 21 (3.98%) Spring
6 19 (3.61%) HTML5
7 17 (3.23%) CSS3
8 16 (3.04%) jQuery
9 15 (2.85%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (2.85%) Apache Camel
10 12 (2.28%) Web Services
11 11 (2.09%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.71%) SAML
12 9 (1.71%) Spring MVC
13 8 (1.52%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.52%) Spring Integration
14 6 (1.14%) Ajax
14 6 (1.14%) JSON
14 6 (1.14%) LESS
14 6 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 109 (20.68%) Data Protection Act
2 56 (10.63%) Management Information System
3 55 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.85%) Freedom of Information
5 11 (2.09%) Fintech
5 11 (2.09%) Freedom of Information Act
5 11 (2.09%) User Experience
6 10 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.90%) NHS
6 10 (1.90%) Wiki
7 7 (1.33%) CESG
7 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.14%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.14%) Replication
9 5 (0.95%) Clustering
9 5 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.76%) PMI
11 3 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.54%) Windows
2 20 (3.80%) Linux
3 15 (2.85%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.71%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.52%) Unix
6 6 (1.14%) AIX
7 5 (0.95%) Android
7 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (14.61%) Information Security
1 77 (14.61%) Project Management
2 63 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (9.87%) Information Assurance
4 47 (8.92%) Data Privacy
5 46 (8.73%) PRINCE2
6 36 (6.83%) ITIL
7 32 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 29 (5.50%) MVC
10 28 (5.31%) Business Analysis
11 25 (4.74%) GAP Analysis
12 24 (4.55%) CRM
13 23 (4.36%) Data Security
14 22 (4.17%) Data Analysis
15 21 (3.98%) Data Management
16 19 (3.61%) Change Management
16 19 (3.61%) Information Governance
16 19 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.28%) SQL
2 39 (7.40%) Java
3 32 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.74%) C#
5 13 (2.47%) PHP
6 12 (2.28%) Python
7 10 (1.90%) C
7 10 (1.90%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.90%) VBA
8 9 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.71%) Ruby
9 8 (1.52%) Perl
9 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.52%) R
10 4 (0.76%) C++
10 4 (0.76%) Korn
10 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.57%) VB
11 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (11.95%) Degree
2 30 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.93%) CISSP
4 25 (4.74%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.04%) CISM
5 16 (3.04%) ISEB
6 10 (1.90%) CISA
7 9 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.52%) CCNP
8 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.33%) PMP
10 6 (1.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (0.95%) CEH
11 5 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.76%) PCI QSA
13 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (27.51%) GDPR
2 42 (7.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (6.26%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.28%) PMO
5 10 (1.90%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.90%) QA
6 9 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (1.52%) COBIT
8 7 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.95%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.76%) MiFID
11 4 (0.76%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.57%) EMIR
12 3 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.57%) RMADS
13 2 (0.38%) BS7799
13 2 (0.38%) HL7
13 2 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Docker
6 2 (0.38%) NFS
6 2 (0.38%) SRDF
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (2.09%) CA Single Sign-On
2 11 (2.09%) SCCM
3 10 (1.90%) HP Fortify
4 8 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.14%) Ansible
5 6 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (1.14%) Puppet
5 6 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.95%) SCOM
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.38%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (0.38%) Nessus
8 2 (0.38%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (0.38%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.38%) SnapVault
9 1 (0.19%) cPanel
9 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 57 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.55%) Oracle
3 13 (2.47%) HP
3 13 (2.47%) VMware
4 12 (2.28%) McAfee
5 11 (2.09%) Cisco
5 11 (2.09%) Splunk
5 11 (2.09%) TOWER Software
6 10 (1.90%) CA
7 8 (1.52%) Apteco
7 8 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.33%) Dell
8 7 (1.33%) IBM
8 7 (1.33%) Symantec
9 6 (1.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.14%) SAP
9 6 (1.14%) Trustwave
10 5 (0.95%) Palo Alto
10 5 (0.95%) Sophos
11 4 (0.76%) Sybase
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £900 - £1000 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + excellent working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: £425 per day, 425 per day, 3 months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago