Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 282 240
Rank change year-on-year +50 -42 -82
Contract jobs citing GDPR 159 302 548
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.86% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.35% 8.79% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 218 385
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £282 £363 £313
90th Percentile £684 £641 £675
England median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £31.38 £26.59 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.01% -44.02% -
10th Percentile £28.48 £25.68 £29.36
90th Percentile £34.28 £29.96 £57.50
England median hourly rate £27.98 £26.59 £29.36
% change year-on-year +5.23% -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 1,700 3,434 4,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.35% 9.79% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,079 2,355 3,291
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -1.04%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 58 71
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.70 £29.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.17% -36.31% +46.80%
10th Percentile £20.80 £12.35 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.41 £42.73 £57.50
Median hourly rate £26.51 £21.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +23.52% +2.20% +4.98%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +66 15 £413 -21.43% 9
West London +45 9 £450 -14.29% 3
East London +39 4 £475 +1.33% 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 41 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.27%) Finance
3 35 (22.01%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (20.75%) Data Protection
5 25 (15.72%) SQL
6 24 (15.09%) Azure
7 23 (14.47%) PCI DSS
8 22 (13.84%) Information Security
8 22 (13.84%) Data Management
8 22 (13.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (12.58%) Legal
10 19 (11.95%) CISSP
10 19 (11.95%) Data Modelling
10 19 (11.95%) AWS
10 19 (11.95%) NIST
11 18 (11.32%) Linux
12 17 (10.69%) Windows
12 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
12 17 (10.69%) Change Management
12 17 (10.69%) DevOps
12 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.06%) Oracle
13 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
14 15 (9.43%) Scrum
14 15 (9.43%) Data Privacy
15 14 (8.81%) User Experience
15 14 (8.81%) Security Architecture
15 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
15 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared
15 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (2.52%) CMS
1 4 (2.52%) Confluence
1 4 (2.52%) EPiServer
2 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.26%) Apache
3 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) Documentum
4 1 (0.63%) Gunicorn
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.09%) Azure
2 19 (11.95%) AWS
3 10 (6.29%) GitHub
3 10 (6.29%) SaaS
4 6 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.77%) GCP
4 6 (3.77%) PaaS
4 6 (3.77%) Serverless
5 5 (3.14%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (3.14%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.52%) IaaS
6 4 (2.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon Cognito
7 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (1.89%) AWS CodeCommit
7 3 (1.89%) FinancialForce
7 3 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.89%) Route 53
7 3 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) Firewall
2 8 (5.03%) Network Security
3 4 (2.52%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (2.52%) Internet
3 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.89%) BGP
5 2 (1.26%) DNS
5 2 (1.26%) HTTP
5 2 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.26%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.26%) SSL
5 2 (1.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.63%) LAN
6 1 (0.63%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.40%) MySQL
2 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.89%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.89%) Power BI
5 3 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.26%) Big Data
6 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.66%) JIRA
2 4 (2.52%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.89%) IntelliJ
3 3 (1.89%) Maven
3 3 (1.89%) Sublime Text
4 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) kappa
5 1 (0.63%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.63%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Legal
3 14 (8.81%) Public Sector
4 10 (6.29%) Banking
4 10 (6.29%) Local Government
4 10 (6.29%) Marketing
5 9 (5.66%) Retail
6 6 (3.77%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.52%) Digital Economy
9 3 (1.89%) Law
10 2 (1.26%) Games
10 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.63%) Advertising
11 1 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.63%) Front Office
11 1 (0.63%) International Banking
11 1 (0.63%) Police
Job Titles
1 37 (23.27%) Analyst
2 30 (18.87%) Architect
3 22 (13.84%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.58%) Consultant
5 12 (7.55%) Security Architect
6 10 (6.29%) Developer
6 10 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) Security Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) Technical Business Analyst
9 7 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.77%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.77%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.14%) Data Migration Specialist
11 5 (3.14%) Junior
11 5 (3.14%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Junior Data Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) Web Services
2 6 (3.77%) CSS
2 6 (3.77%) HTML
3 5 (3.14%) LDAP
4 4 (2.52%) REST
4 4 (2.52%) RESTful
4 4 (2.52%) SOAP
5 3 (1.89%) .NET
5 3 (1.89%) JDBC
5 3 (1.89%) JSON
5 3 (1.89%) JSP
5 3 (1.89%) Node.js
5 3 (1.89%) SailPoint
5 3 (1.89%) Servlets
5 3 (1.89%) XML
6 2 (1.26%) CSS3
6 2 (1.26%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.26%) HTML5
6 2 (1.26%) OAuth
6 2 (1.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.81%) User Experience
3 10 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.40%) NHS
5 6 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.14%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (3.14%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.14%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.52%) CESG
7 4 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.52%) FMCG
7 4 (2.52%) Marketing Technology
7 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.89%) AS400
8 3 (1.89%) Clustering
8 3 (1.89%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.32%) Linux
2 17 (10.69%) Windows
3 5 (3.14%) Unix
4 3 (1.89%) AIX
4 3 (1.89%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (1.89%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.89%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.89%) Solaris
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.01%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (20.75%) Data Protection
4 22 (13.84%) Data Management
4 22 (13.84%) Information Security
5 19 (11.95%) Data Modelling
6 17 (10.69%) Change Management
6 17 (10.69%) DevOps
7 15 (9.43%) Data Privacy
7 15 (9.43%) Scrum
8 14 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (8.81%) Security Architecture
8 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.55%) Asset Management
9 12 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (7.55%) Project Delivery
9 12 (7.55%) Project Management
9 12 (7.55%) TOGAF
10 11 (6.92%) Migration
11 10 (6.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.72%) SQL
2 10 (6.29%) Java
3 8 (5.03%) Python
4 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.52%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.89%) BeanShell
6 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.89%) Ruby
7 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.26%) C
7 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) ABAP
8 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.63%) C#
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) CISSP
2 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.92%) CISM
4 8 (5.03%) CISA
5 6 (3.77%) Degree
6 5 (3.14%) CRISC
7 4 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (2.52%) CCSP
7 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.52%) SANS
8 3 (1.89%) OSCP
9 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CBAP
10 1 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.63%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) PMP
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.47%) PCI DSS
2 22 (13.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (11.95%) NIST
4 13 (8.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (5.66%) Data Quality
6 6 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (3.14%) HIPAA
7 5 (3.14%) NCSC
7 5 (3.14%) RMADS
8 4 (2.52%) COBIT
8 4 (2.52%) SLA
9 3 (1.89%) GxP
10 2 (1.26%) IFRS
10 2 (1.26%) MiFID
10 2 (1.26%) PMO
10 2 (1.26%) QA
10 2 (1.26%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.63%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) Ansible
2 6 (3.77%) Terraform
3 4 (2.52%) Nessus
4 3 (1.89%) Kibana
5 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.63%) CASB
6 1 (0.63%) Control-M
6 1 (0.63%) Icinga
6 1 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.63%) Netcool
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) QRadar
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
1 16 (10.06%) Oracle
2 12 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (6.29%) SAP
4 8 (5.03%) Northgate
5 7 (4.40%) Google
6 6 (3.77%) OneTrust
7 4 (2.52%) Pardot
7 4 (2.52%) Sybase
7 4 (2.52%) Tealium
8 3 (1.89%) Apttus
8 3 (1.89%) Arista
8 3 (1.89%) Avaya
8 3 (1.89%) HP
8 3 (1.89%) Qualys
8 3 (1.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.89%) Sun
9 2 (1.26%) Splunk
9 2 (1.26%) VMware
9 2 (1.26%) Workday