Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 177 236
Rank change year-on-year -114 +59 +379
Contract jobs citing GDPR 331 724 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.57% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.94% 14.61% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 538 381
London median daily rate £510 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £333 £314 £363
90th Percentile £638 £666 £713
England median daily rate £479 £450 £476
% change year-on-year +6.44% -5.36% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
London median hourly rate £29.96 £29.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% - -
England median hourly rate £22.19 £29.36 £26.50
% change year-on-year -24.41% +10.79% -

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 3,704 4,955 5,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.52% 10.78% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,505 3,529 3,912
London median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £306
90th Percentile £665 £663 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 57
London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.00% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.70 £12.73
90th Percentile £36.88 £59.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.42 £22.20 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.51% +8.27% -14.58%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 71 £525 +16.67% 27
West London +4 22 £525 +14.13% 21
East London -3 13 £450 - 4
South London +10 5 £550 - 6
North London -2 2 £550 +69.23% 3
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (29.31%) Finance
2 81 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (20.24%) Data Protection
4 58 (17.52%) Information Security
5 53 (16.01%) AWS
6 44 (13.29%) Microsoft
7 43 (12.99%) Azure
8 41 (12.39%) Project Management
9 39 (11.78%) SQL
10 38 (11.48%) Data Governance
10 38 (11.48%) Data Privacy
11 36 (10.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 36 (10.88%) Legal
12 35 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (10.27%) PCI DSS
13 34 (10.27%) DevOps
14 33 (9.97%) Banking
15 30 (9.06%) Analytics
16 29 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (8.76%) CISSP
16 29 (8.76%) Degree
17 28 (8.46%) Google
17 28 (8.46%) Migration
17 28 (8.46%) Cybersecurity
18 27 (8.16%) Public Sector
18 27 (8.16%) Java
18 27 (8.16%) Marketing
19 26 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
19 26 (7.85%) Scrum
20 25 (7.55%) Data Warehouse

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 12 (3.63%) Confluence
2 10 (3.02%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.81%) SAS
5 4 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.91%) CMS
6 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.60%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.30%) InVision
6 1 (0.30%) Marvel
6 1 (0.30%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Raiser's Edge
2 4 (1.21%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.60%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.30%) FastStats
4 1 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.01%) AWS
2 43 (12.99%) Azure
3 23 (6.95%) GCP
4 14 (4.23%) Office 365
5 10 (3.02%) Power Platform
5 10 (3.02%) SaaS
6 9 (2.72%) PaaS
7 8 (2.42%) IaaS
8 7 (2.11%) Trello
9 6 (1.81%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (1.51%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.21%) G Suite
11 4 (1.21%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.91%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.93%) Firewall
2 9 (2.72%) Internet
3 5 (1.51%) HTTP
4 4 (1.21%) Network Security
4 4 (1.21%) WAN
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.60%) DHCP
6 2 (0.60%) DNS
6 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.60%) VPN
7 1 (0.30%) FTP
7 1 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.30%) IPv6
7 1 (0.30%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) SMTP
7 1 (0.30%) VLAN
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
1 25 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.83%) Big Data
3 10 (3.02%) Power BI
3 10 (3.02%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (2.42%) Data Lake
4 8 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (1.81%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.51%) MySQL
8 4 (1.21%) Amazon QuickSight
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (5.44%) JIRA
2 7 (2.11%) Selenium
3 6 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.91%) JMeter
5 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.30%) Appium
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) GitLab
7 1 (0.30%) Gradle
7 1 (0.30%) JBehave
7 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (29.31%) Finance
2 36 (10.88%) Legal
3 33 (9.97%) Banking
4 27 (8.16%) Marketing
4 27 (8.16%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.83%) Law
6 15 (4.53%) Retail
7 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.51%) Front Office
10 4 (1.21%) Games
10 4 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 3 (0.91%) German Language
11 3 (0.91%) Local Government
11 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (22.05%) Analyst
2 35 (10.57%) Project Manager
3 34 (10.27%) Architect
4 31 (9.37%) Developer
5 29 (8.76%) Consultant
6 25 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 23 (6.95%) Data Analyst
8 18 (5.44%) Security Architect
9 12 (3.63%) GDPR Project Manager
9 12 (3.63%) Security Engineer
10 11 (3.32%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.02%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 10 (3.02%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (2.72%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (2.72%) Data Architect
12 9 (2.72%) Data Consultant
12 9 (2.72%) Security Consultant
12 9 (2.72%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.95%) Web Services
2 9 (2.72%) Node.js
2 9 (2.72%) REST
3 8 (2.42%) XML
4 7 (2.11%) Kafka
4 7 (2.11%) OAuth
5 6 (1.81%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (1.51%) .NET
6 5 (1.51%) CSS
6 5 (1.51%) HTML
6 5 (1.51%) JSON
7 4 (1.21%) RESTful
7 4 (1.21%) Spring
7 4 (1.21%) Vue.js
8 3 (0.91%) COM
8 3 (0.91%) CSS3
8 3 (0.91%) OpenID
8 3 (0.91%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.34%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.32%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.42%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.42%) User Experience
5 7 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.81%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.21%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.21%) Clustering
8 4 (1.21%) Life Science
9 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) PKI
9 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.34%) Windows
2 16 (4.83%) Linux
3 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.30%) Unix
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.24%) Data Protection
3 58 (17.52%) Information Security
4 41 (12.39%) Project Management
5 38 (11.48%) Data Governance
5 38 (11.48%) Data Privacy
6 35 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (10.27%) DevOps
8 30 (9.06%) Analytics
9 29 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (8.46%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (8.46%) Migration
11 26 (7.85%) Scrum
12 23 (6.95%) CRM
12 23 (6.95%) ETL
13 18 (5.44%) Data Modelling
13 18 (5.44%) Data Security
13 18 (5.44%) Project Delivery
13 18 (5.44%) SIEM
14 17 (5.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.78%) SQL
2 27 (8.16%) Java
3 24 (7.25%) Python
4 14 (4.23%) Ruby
5 13 (3.93%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.72%) C
6 9 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.42%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) Go
9 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (8.76%) CISSP
1 29 (8.76%) Degree
2 24 (7.25%) CISM
3 15 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.93%) CISA
5 10 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.21%) CCNP
7 4 (1.21%) CGEIT
7 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.21%) CRISC
7 4 (1.21%) SANS
8 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) GIAC
8 3 (0.91%) HND
8 3 (0.91%) ISEB
8 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (10.27%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.53%) IFRS
4 13 (3.93%) Solvency II
5 9 (2.72%) NIST
6 7 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.81%) WCAG
8 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.51%) MiFID
9 4 (1.21%) COBIT
9 4 (1.21%) PSD2
10 3 (0.91%) GLBA
10 3 (0.91%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.91%) NCSC
10 3 (0.91%) PMO
10 3 (0.91%) QA
11 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.60%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.72%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.72%) Docker
2 4 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.32%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.11%) Terraform
3 6 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.91%) CASB
5 3 (0.91%) IBM Guardium
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.60%) Ansible
6 2 (0.60%) Kibana
6 2 (0.60%) Packer
6 2 (0.60%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.30%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 44 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.46%) Google
3 15 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.32%) Oracle
5 8 (2.42%) Informatica
5 8 (2.42%) Varonis
6 7 (2.11%) Adobe
6 7 (2.11%) SAP
7 6 (1.81%) Cisco
7 6 (1.81%) Tableau
7 6 (1.81%) Workday
8 4 (1.21%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.21%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.21%) OpenText
8 4 (1.21%) Temenos
8 4 (1.21%) VMware
9 3 (0.91%) Citrix
9 3 (0.91%) Intel
9 3 (0.91%) McAfee
9 3 (0.91%) Symantec