Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 28 March 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.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 277 114
Rank change year-on-year +21 -163 +361
Contract jobs citing GDPR 220 399 1,135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.94% 2.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.82% 8.92% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 252 854
Median daily rate £495 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £691 £700 £675
England median daily rate £493 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +1.03% +8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.68 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.80% +60.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.27
% change year-on-year +20.69% +58.73% -

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,495 4,472 5,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.66% 10.48% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,708 2,997 4,114
Median daily rate £486 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 63 98
Median hourly rate £32.45 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.50% +3.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £16.60 £11.10 £13.13
90th Percentile £49.85 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £25.68 £22.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +16.73% +0.46% +6.83%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GDPR in London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
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 GDPR within the London region over the 6 months to 28 March 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 +98 60 £500 -9.09% 24
West London +31 11 £550 +10.00% 10
East London +51 9 £463 +85.00% 1
South London +35 7 £410 -13.68% 8
North London +16 2 £400 -33.33% 4
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 62 (28.18%) Finance
2 53 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.64%) SQL
4 50 (22.73%) Data Protection
5 40 (18.18%) Azure
6 37 (16.82%) Information Security
7 36 (16.36%) Analytics
8 35 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (15.45%) Data Modelling
10 31 (14.09%) Validation
10 31 (14.09%) Data Governance
11 30 (13.64%) DevOps
11 30 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 29 (13.18%) Microsoft
13 27 (12.27%) Data Privacy
14 26 (11.82%) Legal
15 25 (11.36%) Marketing
15 25 (11.36%) Windows
16 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (10.91%) Data Validation
17 23 (10.45%) Data Cleansing
17 23 (10.45%) Migration
18 22 (10.00%) CISSP
19 21 (9.55%) CISM
19 21 (9.55%) Firewall
19 21 (9.55%) Cybersecurity
19 21 (9.55%) Public Sector
20 20 (9.09%) Python
20 20 (9.09%) SQL Server
20 20 (9.09%) Data Analysis

GDPR
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 14 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.73%) CMS
3 5 (2.27%) IIS
3 5 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.91%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Mule
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.36%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.45%) FastStats
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.18%) Azure
2 19 (8.64%) Office 365
3 18 (8.18%) AWS
4 15 (6.82%) SaaS
5 12 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (5.45%) IaaS
5 12 (5.45%) PaaS
6 10 (4.55%) Azure Machine Learning
6 10 (4.55%) Azure Stack
7 7 (3.18%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.27%) GCP
9 4 (1.82%) Veeva
10 3 (1.36%) Azure LUIS
11 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.91%) G Suite
11 2 (0.91%) GitHub
11 2 (0.91%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.55%) Firewall
2 12 (5.45%) DNS
2 12 (5.45%) LAN
3 11 (5.00%) WAN
4 9 (4.09%) Network Security
5 8 (3.64%) VPN
6 6 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.73%) SAN
7 5 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (2.27%) Internet
7 5 (2.27%) MPLS
8 4 (1.82%) Intranet
8 4 (1.82%) NAS
8 4 (1.82%) VoIP
8 4 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.36%) DHCP
9 3 (1.36%) Skype
10 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.64%) QlikView
3 16 (7.27%) Data Lake
4 15 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (6.82%) Data Mining
4 15 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.18%) Power BI
7 5 (2.27%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.91%) Big Data
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.91%) Selenium
2 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.45%) Appium
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) Gradle
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Maven
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (28.18%) Finance
2 26 (11.82%) Legal
3 25 (11.36%) Marketing
4 21 (9.55%) Public Sector
5 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 14 (6.36%) Law
7 12 (5.45%) Banking
8 11 (5.00%) Electronics
8 11 (5.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.73%) Local Government
10 5 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.27%) Retail
11 2 (0.91%) Advertising
11 2 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.45%) Front Office
12 1 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Police
Job Titles
1 47 (21.36%) Analyst
2 27 (12.27%) Architect
2 27 (12.27%) Data Analyst
3 19 (8.64%) Consultant
4 16 (7.27%) Developer
5 13 (5.91%) Data Engineer
6 11 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
7 10 (4.55%) Security Architect
7 10 (4.55%) Security Consultant
7 10 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (4.09%) Data Manager
9 8 (3.64%) Data Architect
9 8 (3.64%) Information Officer
10 7 (3.18%) Azure Architect
10 7 (3.18%) Data Protection Officer
11 6 (2.73%) Governance Manager
11 6 (2.73%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) XML
2 11 (5.00%) Velocity
3 10 (4.55%) HTML
4 9 (4.09%) CSS
5 8 (3.64%) Web Services
6 6 (2.73%) Node.js
7 4 (1.82%) REST
8 3 (1.36%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.91%) Java EE
9 2 (0.91%) RESTful
9 2 (0.91%) SOAP
9 2 (0.91%) Spring
10 1 (0.45%) Django
10 1 (0.45%) HTML5
10 1 (0.45%) JSON
10 1 (0.45%) JSP
10 1 (0.45%) LDAP
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.45%) Social Media
4 6 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.36%) Blog
7 3 (1.36%) CESG
7 3 (1.36%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.91%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.36%) Windows
2 9 (4.09%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.64%) Android
4 6 (2.73%) Linux
5 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.91%) VMS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.73%) Data Protection
3 37 (16.82%) Information Security
4 36 (16.36%) Analytics
5 35 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (15.45%) Data Modelling
7 31 (14.09%) Data Governance
7 31 (14.09%) Validation
8 30 (13.64%) DevOps
9 27 (12.27%) Data Privacy
10 24 (10.91%) Data Validation
11 23 (10.45%) Data Cleansing
11 23 (10.45%) Migration
12 21 (9.55%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (9.09%) Data Analysis
13 20 (9.09%) Programme Management
14 17 (7.73%) ETL
14 17 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.73%) Waterfall
14 17 (7.73%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 52 (23.64%) SQL
2 20 (9.09%) Python
3 13 (5.91%) Java
4 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.36%) VBA
5 2 (0.91%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.91%) Java 8
5 2 (0.91%) Ruby
5 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.00%) CISSP
2 21 (9.55%) CISM
3 16 (7.27%) Degree
4 15 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.09%) CISA
5 9 (4.09%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.82%) CCIE
9 4 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.36%) ISEB
10 3 (1.36%) PhD
11 2 (0.91%) CCNP
11 2 (0.91%) CCSP
11 2 (0.91%) CEH
11 2 (0.91%) CISMP
11 2 (0.91%) CRISC
11 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.73%) IFRS
2 17 (7.73%) PCI DSS
2 17 (7.73%) Solvency II
3 16 (7.27%) NIST
4 7 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (2.27%) QA
5 5 (2.27%) SLA
6 4 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.36%) COBIT
7 3 (1.36%) PMO
8 2 (0.91%) NCSC
8 2 (0.91%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.91%) RMADS
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.91%) Docker
3 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.82%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.36%) SCCM
4 2 (0.91%) CASB
4 2 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.91%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.91%) SCOM
4 2 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.91%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Kibana
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.45%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.36%) Oracle
3 12 (5.45%) SAP
4 10 (4.55%) Cisco
4 10 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.64%) Google
6 4 (1.82%) Remedy
7 3 (1.36%) Avaya
7 3 (1.36%) Informatica
7 3 (1.36%) Meraki
7 3 (1.36%) OneTrust
7 3 (1.36%) Tealium
7 3 (1.36%) VMware
8 2 (0.91%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.91%) Databricks
8 2 (0.91%) Dell
8 2 (0.91%) EMC
8 2 (0.91%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.91%) Pardot
8 2 (0.91%) ServiceNow