Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 110 444
Rank change year-on-year -166 +334 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 400 1,129 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 2.45% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.31% 19.98% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 846 109
London median daily rate £525 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £344 £328 £410
90th Percentile £694 £675 £700
England median daily rate £488 £460 £500
% change year-on-year +5.98% -8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £18.27 -
% change year-on-year +88.83% - -

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 4,297 5,652 4,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.18% 12.24% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,859 3,923 3,379
London median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £297
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 94 65
London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.90 £23.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.46% -6.17% +3.73%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.25 £12.29
90th Percentile £49.13 £57.50 £48.90
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -4.44% +3.45% -7.45%

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 April 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 April 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 -126 49 £575 +15.00% 8
West London -18 18 £500 +11.11%
East London -26 18 £305 -44.55% 3
South London -26 6 £525 +10.53% 2
North London -7 1 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 124 (31.00%) Finance
2 113 (28.25%) Data Protection
3 88 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (20.25%) Information Security
5 72 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 58 (14.50%) Microsoft
7 55 (13.75%) Project Management
8 51 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
9 44 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 43 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
10 43 (10.75%) SQL
11 41 (10.25%) Risk Management
12 40 (10.00%) Banking
13 39 (9.75%) Law
14 38 (9.50%) PCI DSS
14 38 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (9.50%) Office 365
15 37 (9.25%) CRM
16 34 (8.50%) CISSP
16 34 (8.50%) Legal
16 34 (8.50%) Migration
17 33 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (8.25%) Marketing
17 33 (8.25%) Analytics
18 32 (8.00%) Security Architecture
19 31 (7.75%) Data Security
19 31 (7.75%) DevOps
20 30 (7.50%) Internet
21 29 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (7.00%) Java

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 11 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.00%) Confluence
4 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.75%) WordPress
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.50%) Apache
5 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Jetty
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.25%) FastStats
3 4 (1.00%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 72 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (9.50%) Office 365
4 18 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.25%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.50%) GitHub
6 6 (1.50%) SaaS
7 5 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.75%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.50%) IaaS
9 2 (0.50%) PaaS
9 2 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.50%) Internet
2 22 (5.50%) Firewall
3 15 (3.75%) Skype
4 13 (3.25%) WAN
5 12 (3.00%) Network Security
6 9 (2.25%) DNS
7 8 (2.00%) LAN
7 8 (2.00%) VPN
8 7 (1.75%) BGP
8 7 (1.75%) HTTP
8 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.50%) DHCP
10 5 (1.25%) VLAN
11 4 (1.00%) FTP
11 4 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.00%) OSPF
11 4 (1.00%) SMTP
11 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.00%) VXLAN
12 3 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.00%) Big Data
4 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.00%) Power BI
7 6 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.25%) MySQL
9 4 (1.00%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon QuickSight
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.75%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.75%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (0.75%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.50%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.50%) ER Studio
2 6 (1.50%) ERwin
2 6 (1.50%) JIRA
3 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.75%) JMeter
5 3 (0.75%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.75%) Selenium
5 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Ant
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 124 (31.00%) Finance
2 40 (10.00%) Banking
3 39 (9.75%) Law
4 34 (8.50%) Legal
5 33 (8.25%) Marketing
6 24 (6.00%) Retail
7 14 (3.50%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.75%) German Language
9 9 (2.25%) French Language
10 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.75%) Local Government
12 3 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (18.75%) Analyst
2 60 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 45 (11.25%) Consultant
4 42 (10.50%) Architect
5 32 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.25%) Developer
7 24 (6.00%) Security Manager
8 20 (5.00%) GDPR Project Manager
8 20 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 19 (4.75%) Data Analyst
10 18 (4.50%) Security Architect
11 17 (4.25%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 17 (4.25%) Security Engineer
12 15 (3.75%) Information Manager
13 12 (3.00%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (3.00%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (2.75%) Information Security Consultant
15 10 (2.50%) Security Project Manager
16 9 (2.25%) IT Project Manager
16 9 (2.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.25%) .NET
2 15 (3.75%) Web Services
3 12 (3.00%) Node.js
4 9 (2.25%) REST
5 6 (1.50%) CSS
5 6 (1.50%) HTML
5 6 (1.50%) Kafka
5 6 (1.50%) OAuth
5 6 (1.50%) Spring
6 5 (1.25%) OpenID
6 5 (1.25%) RESTful
7 4 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.00%) XML
8 3 (0.75%) CakePHP
8 3 (0.75%) COM
8 3 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.75%) JSON
8 3 (0.75%) SAML
8 3 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.25%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.50%) User Experience
7 8 (2.00%) Fintech
7 8 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (1.50%) NHS
8 6 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.00%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.75%) Linux
2 25 (6.25%) Windows
3 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.25%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (28.25%) Data Protection
2 88 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (20.25%) Information Security
4 55 (13.75%) Project Management
5 51 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (10.25%) Risk Management
7 37 (9.25%) CRM
8 34 (8.50%) Migration
9 33 (8.25%) Analytics
9 33 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (8.00%) Security Architecture
11 31 (7.75%) Data Security
11 31 (7.75%) DevOps
12 29 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (7.00%) Data Privacy
14 24 (6.00%) Data Governance
15 23 (5.75%) Data Management
15 23 (5.75%) Data Modelling
16 22 (5.50%) Scrum
17 19 (4.75%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.75%) SQL
2 28 (7.00%) Java
3 25 (6.25%) Python
4 16 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.50%) C#
6 10 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.75%) VBA
9 5 (1.25%) Perl
10 4 (1.00%) VB
11 3 (0.75%) C
11 3 (0.75%) Scala
12 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.50%) PHP
12 2 (0.50%) R
12 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.50%) VB6
13 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (8.50%) CISSP
2 26 (6.50%) CISM
2 26 (6.50%) Degree
3 25 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.50%) CISA
4 18 (4.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.00%) CRISC
7 4 (1.00%) ISEB
7 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.00%) PMP
8 3 (0.75%) CGEIT
8 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.75%) GIAC
8 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.75%) SANS
9 2 (0.50%) CCEA
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (9.50%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.75%) MiFID
4 15 (3.75%) Data Quality
5 14 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (3.00%) QA
7 10 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (2.00%) PSD2
8 8 (2.00%) SLA
9 7 (1.75%) HIPAA
9 7 (1.75%) IFRS
10 5 (1.25%) COBIT
10 5 (1.25%) PMO
11 4 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.75%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.75%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 16 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.25%) Docker
3 10 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.75%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.75%) HDFS
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.50%) Ansible
3 5 (1.25%) Terraform
4 4 (1.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.00%) SnapMirror
4 4 (1.00%) SnapVault
5 3 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.75%) Kibana
5 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.75%) Puppet
6 2 (0.50%) vRealize
7 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.25%) Nessus
7 1 (0.25%) QRadar
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.50%) Google
3 24 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.25%) Verint
5 11 (2.75%) BT
5 11 (2.75%) Speakerbus
6 10 (2.50%) Marketo
6 10 (2.50%) Pardot
6 10 (2.50%) VMware
7 9 (2.25%) MuleSoft
7 9 (2.25%) Workday
8 8 (2.00%) Oracle
9 7 (1.75%) Avaya
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco
9 7 (1.75%) IBM
9 7 (1.75%) Red Box
9 7 (1.75%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.50%) IFS
10 6 (1.50%) Proofpoint
10 6 (1.50%) Tableau