Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 244 149
Rank change year-on-year -38 -95 +443
Contract jobs citing GDPR 295 530 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.13% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.90% 11.12% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 365 671
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
90th Percentile £644 £675 £705
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
London median hourly rate £26.59 £34.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% - -
England median hourly rate £26.59 £29.36 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +46.80% -

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 3,314 4,768 6,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.79% 10.16% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,272 3,335 4,458
London median daily rate £495 £480 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.03% +4.86%
10th Percentile £281 £279 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 71 76
London median hourly rate £19.09 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.97% +32.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.88 £57.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.90 £20.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.17% -3.64% -6.67%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GDPR in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR in London.

Contractor 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 13 December 2019. 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 +42 73 £525 +16.67% 26
West London +22 13 £525 +14.13% 21
East London +30 12 £463 +22.92% 6
South London +36 10 £550 +10.00% 2
North London +9 4 £475 +2.70% 6
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 91 (30.85%) Finance
2 78 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (24.41%) Data Protection
4 47 (15.93%) Information Security
5 38 (12.88%) Project Management
6 36 (12.20%) DevOps
7 35 (11.86%) Data Privacy
7 35 (11.86%) SQL
8 34 (11.53%) Data Governance
9 32 (10.85%) Azure
10 31 (10.51%) Legal
11 30 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (10.17%) Microsoft
11 30 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 29 (9.83%) AWS
13 28 (9.49%) CISSP
14 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
15 26 (8.81%) CISM
15 26 (8.81%) Public Sector
16 25 (8.47%) Migration
16 25 (8.47%) Analytics
17 24 (8.14%) Validation
18 23 (7.80%) Scrum
18 23 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (7.80%) Degree
18 23 (7.80%) PCI DSS
19 22 (7.46%) Marketing
19 22 (7.46%) Management Information System
19 22 (7.46%) Java
19 22 (7.46%) SQL Server

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 13 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.73%) Confluence
3 4 (1.36%) SAS
4 3 (1.02%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.34%) InVision
5 1 (0.34%) Marvel
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) Sketch
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.85%) Azure
2 29 (9.83%) AWS
3 17 (5.76%) Office 365
4 12 (4.07%) SaaS
5 10 (3.39%) IaaS
5 10 (3.39%) PaaS
6 7 (2.37%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (2.37%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (2.37%) GCP
6 7 (2.37%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.37%) Trello
7 6 (2.03%) Azure Stack
8 4 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.36%) G Suite
8 4 (1.36%) Serverless
9 3 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.02%) GitHub
9 3 (1.02%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.68%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.07%) Firewall
1 12 (4.07%) Network Security
2 6 (2.03%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (2.03%) LAN
2 6 (2.03%) WAN
3 5 (1.69%) HTTP
3 5 (1.69%) Internet
3 5 (1.69%) VPN
4 4 (1.36%) DNS
4 4 (1.36%) Intranet
4 4 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.36%) Skype
5 3 (1.02%) VLAN
6 2 (0.68%) DHCP
6 2 (0.68%) SAN
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.34%) MPLS
7 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.73%) Data Lake
3 10 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.05%) QlikView
5 8 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.37%) Power BI
7 5 (1.69%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
8 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.02%) DB2
9 3 (1.02%) MySQL
10 2 (0.68%) MS Access
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.68%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.41%) JIRA
2 7 (2.37%) Selenium
3 6 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.68%) Appium
5 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.68%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.34%) GitLab
6 1 (0.34%) JBehave
6 1 (0.34%) JUnit
6 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.34%) Postman
6 1 (0.34%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (30.85%) Finance
2 31 (10.51%) Legal
3 26 (8.81%) Public Sector
4 22 (7.46%) Marketing
5 16 (5.42%) Banking
5 16 (5.42%) Law
6 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 12 (4.07%) Retail
8 8 (2.71%) Electronics
8 8 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.69%) Advertising
9 5 (1.69%) Front Office
9 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.36%) Local Government
11 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) French Language
13 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (23.73%) Analyst
2 37 (12.54%) Architect
3 31 (10.51%) Developer
4 29 (9.83%) Project Manager
5 28 (9.49%) Data Analyst
6 25 (8.47%) Consultant
7 22 (7.46%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.75%) Security Architect
9 12 (4.07%) Data Architect
10 11 (3.73%) Programme Manager
11 10 (3.39%) Security Analyst
12 9 (3.05%) Data Consultant
12 9 (3.05%) GDPR Project Manager
12 9 (3.05%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.71%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (2.71%) Data Engineer
13 8 (2.71%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.71%) Security Consultant
13 8 (2.71%) Security Manager
14 7 (2.37%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.42%) Web Services
2 12 (4.07%) XML
3 8 (2.71%) HTML
4 7 (2.37%) CSS
5 6 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (1.69%) Node.js
6 5 (1.69%) OAuth
6 5 (1.69%) REST
6 5 (1.69%) RESTful
7 4 (1.36%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.36%) Spring
7 4 (1.36%) Vue.js
8 3 (1.02%) COM
8 3 (1.02%) Velocity
9 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.34%) Java EE
9 1 (0.34%) JSON
9 1 (0.34%) Kafka
9 1 (0.34%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.37%) Social Media
4 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.02%) Blog
7 3 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.68%) Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.68%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.10%) Windows
2 5 (1.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.02%) Linux
4 2 (0.68%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.41%) Data Protection
3 47 (15.93%) Information Security
4 38 (12.88%) Project Management
5 36 (12.20%) DevOps
6 35 (11.86%) Data Privacy
7 34 (11.53%) Data Governance
8 30 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (8.47%) Analytics
9 25 (8.47%) Migration
10 24 (8.14%) Validation
11 23 (7.80%) Scrum
11 23 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.12%) CRM
12 21 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (6.78%) Project Delivery
14 19 (6.44%) Programme Management
15 18 (6.10%) Data Modelling
16 15 (5.08%) ETL
16 15 (5.08%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.86%) SQL
2 22 (7.46%) Java
3 18 (6.10%) Python
4 15 (5.08%) Ruby
5 9 (3.05%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.69%) C
8 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.34%) Java 8
9 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (9.49%) CISSP
2 26 (8.81%) CISM
3 23 (7.80%) Degree
4 15 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.41%) CISA
6 10 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.39%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.69%) CCIE
8 5 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.36%) CCNP
9 4 (1.36%) CRISC
9 4 (1.36%) HND
10 3 (1.02%) CGEIT
10 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.02%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.80%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.44%) NIST
4 15 (5.08%) IFRS
4 15 (5.08%) Solvency II
5 7 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (2.03%) COBIT
6 6 (2.03%) WCAG
7 5 (1.69%) MiFID
7 5 (1.69%) PMO
8 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.36%) SLA
9 3 (1.02%) GLBA
9 3 (1.02%) HIPAA
9 3 (1.02%) NCSC
9 3 (1.02%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.68%) PSD2
10 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) Docker
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) CASB
1 5 (1.69%) Kubernetes
1 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.36%) Terraform
3 3 (1.02%) IBM Guardium
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) Nessus
5 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.34%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.34%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.76%) Oracle
3 15 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.07%) Google
5 10 (3.39%) Cisco
6 8 (2.71%) Informatica
6 8 (2.71%) SAP
7 6 (2.03%) Adobe
7 6 (2.03%) OneTrust
8 5 (1.69%) Varonis
9 4 (1.36%) McAfee
9 4 (1.36%) OpenText
9 4 (1.36%) Temenos
9 4 (1.36%) VMware
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix
10 3 (1.02%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.02%) Imperva
10 3 (1.02%) Intel
10 3 (1.02%) Sybase
10 3 (1.02%) Symantec