Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 266 116
Rank change year-on-year -3 -150 +419
Contract jobs citing GDPR 243 442 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.00% 2.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.01% 9.59% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 281 812
London median daily rate £495 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £360 £306 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £678
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.36 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +134.88% -
10th Percentile £25.68 £29.36 £12.25
90th Percentile £29.96 £36.81 £12.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.36 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.21% +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 2,697 4,607 6,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 10.47% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,833 3,106 4,274
London median daily rate £488 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £303
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 70 88
London median hourly rate £26.08 £21.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.91% +11.54% -6.02%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.73 £12.78
90th Percentile £49.24 £43.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £24.50 £21.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.31% +0.31% -2.33%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 +78 68 £500 -4.76% 52
East London +53 12 £463 +85.00% 6
West London +21 12 £525 +5.00% 17
South London +34 7 £405 -14.74% 6
North London +18 2 £400 -33.33% 4
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 68 (27.98%) Finance
2 62 (25.51%) Data Protection
3 61 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (17.70%) SQL
5 42 (17.28%) Information Security
6 37 (15.23%) Azure
7 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
8 34 (13.99%) Analytics
9 33 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (13.58%) Validation
10 32 (13.17%) DevOps
11 30 (12.35%) Data Modelling
12 28 (11.52%) Data Privacy
12 28 (11.52%) Data Governance
13 27 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 26 (10.70%) Project Management
14 26 (10.70%) CISSP
14 26 (10.70%) Migration
14 26 (10.70%) Legal
14 26 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 25 (10.29%) SQL Server
16 24 (9.88%) CISM
16 24 (9.88%) Data Validation
17 23 (9.47%) Data Cleansing
17 23 (9.47%) Windows
18 22 (9.05%) Degree
18 22 (9.05%) Public Sector
19 21 (8.64%) Office 365
19 21 (8.64%) ETL
20 20 (8.23%) CRM

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 15 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.47%) IIS
3 5 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.65%) CMS
4 4 (1.65%) Confluence
5 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Mule
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.41%) FastStats
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.23%) Azure
2 21 (8.64%) Office 365
3 19 (7.82%) AWS
4 16 (6.58%) SaaS
5 11 (4.53%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (4.53%) Azure Machine Learning
6 10 (4.12%) Azure Stack
6 10 (4.12%) IaaS
6 10 (4.12%) PaaS
7 7 (2.88%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.65%) G Suite
8 4 (1.65%) Serverless
8 4 (1.65%) Veeva
9 3 (1.23%) Azure LUIS
9 3 (1.23%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.82%) GitHub
10 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) Firewall
2 13 (5.35%) Network Security
3 11 (4.53%) DNS
4 10 (4.12%) LAN
5 9 (3.70%) WAN
6 8 (3.29%) VPN
7 6 (2.47%) HTTP
7 6 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.47%) SAN
8 5 (2.06%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (2.06%) Internet
8 5 (2.06%) MPLS
8 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.65%) DHCP
9 4 (1.65%) Intranet
9 4 (1.65%) NAS
9 4 (1.65%) VoIP
10 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.23%) Skype
10 3 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.41%) QlikView
3 15 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.76%) Data Mining
5 12 (4.94%) Data Lake
6 11 (4.53%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.88%) Power BI
8 6 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.23%) Big Data
9 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.82%) MS Access
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.41%) DB2
11 1 (0.41%) MySQL
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.47%) Selenium
3 4 (1.65%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Appium
5 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.41%) Gradle
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) Maven
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (27.98%) Finance
2 26 (10.70%) Legal
3 22 (9.05%) Public Sector
4 20 (8.23%) Marketing
5 14 (5.76%) Law
6 13 (5.35%) Banking
6 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.70%) Electronics
7 9 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.47%) Retail
9 5 (2.06%) Advertising
9 5 (2.06%) Front Office
9 5 (2.06%) Local Government
10 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 48 (19.75%) Analyst
2 29 (11.93%) Architect
2 29 (11.93%) Data Analyst
3 21 (8.64%) Developer
4 18 (7.41%) Consultant
5 15 (6.17%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.53%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.53%) Data Engineer
7 10 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (3.70%) Data Architect
8 9 (3.70%) Data Manager
8 9 (3.70%) Security Architect
9 8 (3.29%) Information Officer
9 8 (3.29%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.29%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (3.29%) Security Manager
9 8 (3.29%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (2.88%) Azure Architect
10 7 (2.88%) Data Protection Officer
10 7 (2.88%) GDPR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) XML
2 9 (3.70%) HTML
3 8 (3.29%) Node.js
4 7 (2.88%) CSS
4 7 (2.88%) Velocity
5 6 (2.47%) REST
5 6 (2.47%) Web Services
6 4 (1.65%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.65%) OAuth
6 4 (1.65%) RESTful
6 4 (1.65%) Vue.js
7 3 (1.23%) COM
8 2 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.82%) Java EE
8 2 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.82%) Spring
9 1 (0.41%) Django
9 1 (0.41%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.41%) JSON
9 1 (0.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.12%) Social Media
4 7 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.23%) Blog
6 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.82%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.47%) Windows
2 7 (2.88%) Android
2 7 (2.88%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.47%) Linux
4 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.51%) Data Protection
2 61 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.28%) Information Security
4 34 (13.99%) Analytics
5 33 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (13.58%) Validation
6 32 (13.17%) DevOps
7 30 (12.35%) Data Modelling
8 28 (11.52%) Data Governance
8 28 (11.52%) Data Privacy
9 26 (10.70%) Migration
9 26 (10.70%) Project Management
10 24 (9.88%) Data Validation
11 23 (9.47%) Data Cleansing
12 21 (8.64%) ETL
13 20 (8.23%) CRM
13 20 (8.23%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (8.23%) Data Analysis
14 19 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (7.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.70%) SQL
2 18 (7.41%) Python
3 15 (6.17%) Java
4 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.23%) Ruby
4 3 (1.23%) VBA
5 2 (0.82%) Java 8
5 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) CISSP
2 24 (9.88%) CISM
3 22 (9.05%) Degree
4 15 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.12%) CISA
5 10 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.06%) CCIE
8 5 (2.06%) CCNP
9 4 (1.65%) HND
10 3 (1.23%) CRISC
10 3 (1.23%) ISEB
10 3 (1.23%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.82%) CCSP
11 2 (0.82%) CEH
11 2 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.82%) NIST
3 18 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 16 (6.58%) IFRS
4 16 (6.58%) Solvency II
5 6 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (2.06%) Data Quality
6 5 (2.06%) MiFID
6 5 (2.06%) SLA
7 4 (1.65%) COBIT
7 4 (1.65%) PMO
7 4 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.23%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.82%) NCSC
9 2 (0.82%) QA
10 1 (0.41%) GLBA
10 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.41%) PSD2
10 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.65%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.65%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.23%) CASB
3 3 (1.23%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.82%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.82%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Guardium
5 1 (0.41%) Kibana
5 1 (0.41%) Nessus
5 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.41%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (5.35%) Cisco
3 13 (5.35%) Oracle
4 10 (4.12%) SAP
5 9 (3.70%) Google
6 5 (2.06%) OneTrust
7 4 (1.65%) OpenText
7 4 (1.65%) Remedy
7 4 (1.65%) Temenos
8 3 (1.23%) Avaya
8 3 (1.23%) Informatica
8 3 (1.23%) McAfee
8 3 (1.23%) Meraki
8 3 (1.23%) VMware
9 2 (0.82%) Adobe
9 2 (0.82%) Dell
9 2 (0.82%) EMC
9 2 (0.82%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.82%) Varonis