Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 145 580
Rank change year-on-year -97 +435 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 525 913 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.93% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.24% 14.93% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 679 27
London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £346
90th Percentile £675 £700 £698
England median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
London median hourly rate £34.68 - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 4,672 6,116 5,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.05% 12.95% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,268 4,398 3,540
London median daily rate £480 £483 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +5.46% +1.67%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 75 70
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% -1.23% -6.64%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £54.76 £53.30 £47.53
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -7.56% +2.27%

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 16 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 December 2018. 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 -102 76 £450 -14.29% 32
West London -10 21 £460 -3.16% 22
South London -22 19 £513 -10.87% 1
East London -21 18 £376 -10.42% 5
North London -7 3 £463 +5.71% 5
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 172 (32.76%) Data Protection
2 137 (26.10%) Finance
3 118 (22.48%) Information Security
4 101 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (14.86%) Risk Management
5 78 (14.86%) Project Management
6 71 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (12.95%) Legal
8 67 (12.76%) Cybersecurity
9 65 (12.38%) Microsoft
10 62 (11.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 55 (10.48%) Law
12 54 (10.29%) CISSP
12 54 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
14 47 (8.95%) SQL
15 46 (8.76%) Management Information System
15 46 (8.76%) CISA
15 46 (8.76%) CISM
15 46 (8.76%) Analytics
16 45 (8.57%) Data Privacy
17 44 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (8.00%) Migration
19 39 (7.43%) Internet
19 39 (7.43%) Retail
20 38 (7.24%) PCI DSS
20 38 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (6.48%) Office 365
22 33 (6.29%) Degree
23 31 (5.90%) Banking

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 25 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.24%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.90%) Confluence
4 6 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.95%) SAS
6 3 (0.57%) Apache
7 2 (0.38%) CMS
7 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.38%) nginx
7 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) Liferay
8 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) FastStats
2 7 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) iTrent
6 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (6.48%) Office 365
4 10 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.90%) PaaS
5 9 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.71%) IaaS
5 9 (1.71%) SaaS
6 4 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.38%) Cloudflare
8 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.38%) GitHub
8 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.43%) Internet
2 24 (4.57%) Firewall
3 16 (3.05%) HTTP
4 13 (2.48%) Network Security
5 12 (2.29%) Skype
6 10 (1.90%) VPN
7 9 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.33%) SSL
8 7 (1.33%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.14%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.95%) DNS
10 5 (0.95%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.95%) WAN
10 5 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.76%) DHCP
11 4 (0.76%) LAN
12 3 (0.57%) 4G
12 3 (0.57%) FTP
12 3 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.24%) Big Data
3 17 (3.24%) Hadoop
4 15 (2.86%) HBase
5 13 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.10%) Sqoop
7 10 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.52%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.52%) MySQL
9 6 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.14%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.14%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.14%) Power BI
9 6 (1.14%) QlikView
9 6 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.14%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.14%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 19 (3.62%) JIRA
2 7 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.14%) ER Studio
3 6 (1.14%) ERwin
4 5 (0.95%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.38%) Selenium
7 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.19%) Robotium
8 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (26.10%) Finance
2 68 (12.95%) Legal
3 55 (10.48%) Law
4 39 (7.43%) Retail
5 31 (5.90%) Banking
6 26 (4.95%) Marketing
7 9 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.71%) Publishing
8 8 (1.52%) Advertising
8 8 (1.52%) German Language
9 6 (1.14%) French Language
10 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.57%) Back Office
12 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (26.67%) Analyst
2 74 (14.10%) Business Analyst
2 74 (14.10%) Project Manager
3 48 (9.14%) Consultant
4 41 (7.81%) Architect
5 32 (6.10%) Developer
6 31 (5.90%) Security Manager
7 30 (5.71%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 30 (5.71%) Information Analyst
8 25 (4.76%) GDPR Project Manager
9 24 (4.57%) Security Consultant
10 21 (4.00%) Data Analyst
11 20 (3.81%) Information Manager
11 20 (3.81%) Information Security Manager
11 20 (3.81%) Security Analyst
12 18 (3.43%) Information Security Analyst
12 18 (3.43%) IT Manager
13 16 (3.05%) Data Business Analyst
13 16 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
13 16 (3.05%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.24%) .NET
2 11 (2.10%) RESTful
3 9 (1.71%) Kafka
3 9 (1.71%) REST
4 8 (1.52%) HTML
4 8 (1.52%) SAML
5 7 (1.33%) Middleware
5 7 (1.33%) OAuth
5 7 (1.33%) Web Services
6 6 (1.14%) LDAP
6 6 (1.14%) Node.js
7 5 (0.95%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.95%) CSS
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Avro
8 4 (0.76%) React
9 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.57%) HTML5
9 3 (0.57%) jQuery
9 3 (0.57%) JSON
9 3 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (1.33%) Fintech
6 7 (1.33%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.14%) NHS
7 6 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.76%) Cybercrime
9 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.76%) PKI
9 4 (0.76%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.76%) User Experience
10 3 (0.57%) BYOD
10 3 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.38%) Linux
2 18 (3.43%) Windows
3 12 (2.29%) Android
4 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.95%) Unix
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (32.76%) Data Protection
2 118 (22.48%) Information Security
3 101 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (14.86%) Project Management
4 78 (14.86%) Risk Management
5 71 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (12.76%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (8.76%) Analytics
8 45 (8.57%) Data Privacy
9 42 (8.00%) Migration
10 38 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (5.71%) CRM
12 29 (5.52%) DevOps
13 28 (5.33%) Data Modelling
14 27 (5.14%) Information Governance
15 26 (4.95%) Data Governance
15 26 (4.95%) Data Security
15 26 (4.95%) Information Management
16 25 (4.76%) Business Analysis
16 25 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.95%) SQL
2 27 (5.14%) Python
3 22 (4.19%) Java
4 17 (3.24%) C#
4 17 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.29%) R
6 10 (1.90%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.52%) C
7 8 (1.52%) PHP
7 8 (1.52%) VBA
8 7 (1.33%) MATLAB
8 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.14%) Go
10 5 (0.95%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.95%) Ruby
11 3 (0.57%) Perl
11 3 (0.57%) Scala
11 3 (0.57%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 54 (10.29%) CISSP
2 46 (8.76%) CISA
2 46 (8.76%) CISM
3 33 (6.29%) Degree
4 20 (3.81%) CRISC
5 19 (3.62%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.48%) ISEB
8 12 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (2.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (1.52%) CHFI
11 6 (1.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.95%) CCSP
13 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.57%) CEH
13 3 (0.57%) SANS
14 2 (0.38%) CCIE Security
14 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (7.24%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.81%) MiFID
3 20 (3.81%) QA
4 14 (2.67%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.71%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (1.52%) HIPAA
8 6 (1.14%) COBIT
8 6 (1.14%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.76%) PMO
10 3 (0.57%) IFRS
10 3 (0.57%) PSD2
11 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.38%) IASME
11 2 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 14 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.90%) HDFS
3 9 (1.71%) Apache Flume
3 9 (1.71%) Docker
4 8 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.86%) Ansible
2 14 (2.67%) Terraform
3 11 (2.10%) Oozie
3 11 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.14%) Ambari
4 6 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.14%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.14%) Salt
5 2 (0.38%) Kibana
5 2 (0.38%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) CASB
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Nessus
6 1 (0.19%) QRadar
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.81%) SAP
3 15 (2.86%) Oracle
4 14 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.67%) Tableau
5 13 (2.48%) Google
6 11 (2.10%) Talend
7 10 (1.90%) Verint
8 9 (1.71%) BT
8 9 (1.71%) Speakerbus
9 8 (1.52%) Informatica
9 8 (1.52%) VMware
10 7 (1.33%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.33%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.14%) Cognos
11 6 (1.14%) Proofpoint
11 6 (1.14%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.95%) AlgoSec
12 5 (0.95%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.95%) Citrix