Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 249 269 270
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 -151
Contract jobs citing GDPR 175 235 433
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.83% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.65% 8.85% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 184 288
Median daily rate £494 £495 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% -3.41% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £311
90th Percentile £717 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.76 £26.59 £29.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.40% -9.43% +134.88%
England median hourly rate £26.81 £28.73 £29.36
% change year-on-year -6.70% -2.15% +52.52%

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 2,022 2,656 4,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.31% 9.42% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,371 1,890 3,114
Median daily rate £500 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.20% -3.10% +2.93%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £290
90th Percentile £675 £657 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 48 66
Median hourly rate £26.22 £24.84 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +17.92% +11.75%
10th Percentile £16.80 £13.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £50.95 £50.03 £43.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year -6.67% +9.22% +0.73%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 +38 21 £488 -2.50% 31
West London +41 12 £450 -14.29% 7
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 46 (26.29%) Finance
1 46 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.86%) Legal
3 28 (16.00%) Azure
3 28 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (14.86%) Data Protection
5 24 (13.71%) AWS
5 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
6 23 (13.14%) Linux
7 22 (12.57%) SQL
8 20 (11.43%) Project Management
8 20 (11.43%) PCI DSS
9 19 (10.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (10.86%) Data Modelling
9 19 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (10.86%) NIST
10 18 (10.29%) Windows
10 18 (10.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.29%) Information Security
10 18 (10.29%) TOGAF
11 17 (9.71%) CISSP
11 17 (9.71%) User Experience
12 16 (9.14%) Change Management
12 16 (9.14%) Data Privacy
12 16 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (8.57%) Marketing
13 15 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (8.57%) JIRA
13 15 (8.57%) Python

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 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.14%) Confluence
3 3 (1.71%) CMS
3 3 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.71%) EPiServer
3 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.14%) Gunicorn
4 2 (1.14%) nginx
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) Documentum
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.14%) Shopify
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.00%) Azure
2 24 (13.71%) AWS
3 14 (8.00%) SaaS
4 11 (6.29%) GitHub
5 9 (5.14%) IaaS
5 9 (5.14%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (5.14%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.57%) GCP
6 8 (4.57%) PaaS
7 7 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (4.00%) Serverless
8 6 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (2.86%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.29%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.71%) Amazon Cognito
11 3 (1.71%) AWS CodeCommit
11 3 (1.71%) FinancialForce
11 3 (1.71%) Route 53
11 3 (1.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) Firewall
1 8 (4.57%) Network Security
1 8 (4.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.86%) DNS
2 5 (2.86%) Internet
3 4 (2.29%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.71%) BGP
4 3 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.71%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.71%) Skype
4 3 (1.71%) WAN
5 2 (1.14%) LAN
5 2 (1.14%) PBX
5 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.57%) DMARC
6 1 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.14%) Power BI
4 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.29%) MySQL
7 3 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.71%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) Biml
8 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.14%) Redis
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2017
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) JIRA
2 9 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.29%) Burp Suite
4 3 (1.71%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.71%) Maven
4 3 (1.71%) Serena SBM
4 3 (1.71%) Sublime Text
4 3 (1.71%) Subversion
4 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.14%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.57%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) kappa
6 1 (0.57%) LSMW
6 1 (0.57%) Mockito
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) sqlmap
General
1 46 (26.29%) Finance
2 33 (18.86%) Legal
3 15 (8.57%) Marketing
4 13 (7.43%) Public Sector
5 11 (6.29%) Banking
6 8 (4.57%) Digital Economy
7 7 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.00%) Law
7 7 (4.00%) Retail
8 5 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.71%) Advertising
10 3 (1.71%) International Banking
11 2 (1.14%) Billing
11 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.14%) Local Government
11 2 (1.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.57%) Front Office
12 1 (0.57%) Police
12 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (25.71%) Analyst
2 29 (16.57%) Architect
3 19 (10.86%) Consultant
4 17 (9.71%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.57%) Developer
6 12 (6.86%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.71%) Security Architect
7 10 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Data Modeller
9 6 (3.43%) Junior
9 6 (3.43%) Risk Consultant
10 5 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (2.86%) Digital Architect
10 5 (2.86%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Junior Data Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) Web Services
2 6 (3.43%) Node.js
3 5 (2.86%) CSS
3 5 (2.86%) HTML
3 5 (2.86%) LDAP
4 4 (2.29%) REST
4 4 (2.29%) SOAP
5 3 (1.71%) JSON
6 2 (1.14%) CSS3
6 2 (1.14%) Django
6 2 (1.14%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.14%) HTML5
6 2 (1.14%) JDBC
6 2 (1.14%) JSP
6 2 (1.14%) Matplotlib
6 2 (1.14%) RESTful
6 2 (1.14%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.14%) Servlets
6 2 (1.14%) Spring
6 2 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.71%) User Experience
3 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (4.00%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.00%) NHS
6 6 (3.43%) Clustering
6 6 (3.43%) Replication
7 5 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.29%) AS400
8 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.29%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.29%) Marketing Technology
8 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.71%) CESG
9 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.14%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.14%) Linux
2 18 (10.29%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) Solaris
4 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (1.71%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.71%) CentOS
6 3 (1.71%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.71%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.71%) SUSE
6 3 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.71%) Unix
7 2 (1.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (14.86%) Data Protection
4 20 (11.43%) Project Management
5 19 (10.86%) Data Modelling
6 18 (10.29%) Information Security
6 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.29%) TOGAF
7 16 (9.14%) Change Management
7 16 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (9.14%) Data Privacy
8 15 (8.57%) Data Management
8 15 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 14 (8.00%) Scrum
10 13 (7.43%) Analytics
10 13 (7.43%) ITIL
10 13 (7.43%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (7.43%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.57%) SQL
2 15 (8.57%) Python
3 10 (5.71%) Java
4 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.71%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.71%) Perl
6 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.14%) BeanShell
7 2 (1.14%) C
7 2 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) ABAP
8 1 (0.57%) C#
8 1 (0.57%) C++
8 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) CISSP
2 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.29%) Degree
4 7 (4.00%) CISM
5 5 (2.86%) SANS
6 4 (2.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (2.29%) CCSP
6 4 (2.29%) CISA
6 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.71%) OSCP
8 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.14%) CRISC
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CBAP
9 1 (0.57%) FFIEC
9 1 (0.57%) GIAC
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 19 (10.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.86%) NIST
3 18 (10.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.43%) HIPAA
5 6 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (3.43%) NCSC
5 6 (3.43%) SLA
6 5 (2.86%) RMADS
7 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.71%) NIST 800
8 3 (1.71%) QA
9 2 (1.14%) GxP
9 2 (1.14%) IFRS
9 2 (1.14%) MiFID
9 2 (1.14%) PMO
9 2 (1.14%) PSD2
9 2 (1.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.14%) Docker
3 2 (1.14%) NFS
3 2 (1.14%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) Ansible
2 4 (2.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.71%) Control-M
3 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.71%) Icinga
3 3 (1.71%) Kibana
3 3 (1.71%) Nessus
3 3 (1.71%) Netcool
3 3 (1.71%) QRadar
3 3 (1.71%) Terraform
3 3 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.57%) CASB
5 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 11 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.14%) VMware
5 8 (4.57%) IBM
6 7 (4.00%) Google
7 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.43%) SAP
8 5 (2.86%) OneTrust
9 4 (2.29%) Cisco
9 4 (2.29%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.29%) Qualys
10 3 (1.71%) Avaya
10 3 (1.71%) BMC
10 3 (1.71%) Dell
10 3 (1.71%) EMC
10 3 (1.71%) Sage
10 3 (1.71%) Serena
10 3 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.71%) Splunk