Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 295 614
Rank change year-on-year +154 +319 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 922 337 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.00% 0.80% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.06% 6.60% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 256 1
London median daily rate £475 £500 £720
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -30.56% -
England median daily rate £450 £500 £685
% change year-on-year -10.00% -27.01% +52.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.38 £28.04 -
% change year-on-year +11.92% - -

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 5,406 5,109 4,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.72% 12.10% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,826 3,613 3,492
London median daily rate £488 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £301 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 64 50
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.88 £13.45
90th Percentile £66.68 £49.25 £43.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +4.65%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +25 157 £494 -5.95% 35
West London -3 56 £460 -5.64% 22
South London -16 36 £550 +17.33% 5
East London - 17 £475 - 8
North London +10 3 £325 -18.75% 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 345 (37.42%) Data Protection
2 169 (18.33%) Finance
3 164 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (17.57%) Information Security
5 152 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (15.08%) Project Management
7 120 (13.02%) Data Privacy
8 118 (12.80%) Legal
9 82 (8.89%) PCI DSS
10 80 (8.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 71 (7.70%) Retail
12 70 (7.59%) CISSP
13 64 (6.94%) SQL
13 64 (6.94%) Information Governance
14 63 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
15 62 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
15 62 (6.72%) Data Governance
15 62 (6.72%) Business Analysis
16 58 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
17 56 (6.07%) Microsoft
18 55 (5.97%) Risk Management
18 55 (5.97%) Banking
18 55 (5.97%) Analytics
19 53 (5.75%) PRINCE2
19 53 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
20 51 (5.53%) CISM
20 51 (5.53%) Data Management
21 49 (5.31%) Law
21 49 (5.31%) Migration
21 49 (5.31%) Security Cleared

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 24 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.74%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.52%) SAS
4 12 (1.30%) Apache
5 7 (0.76%) CMS
5 7 (0.76%) Confluence
6 5 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) Drupal
9 2 (0.22%) Moodle
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.22%) nginx
9 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.11%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 23 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.43%) InVision
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.22%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) iTrent
3 2 (0.22%) Line 500
3 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.22%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.06%) Office 365
4 11 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.87%) IaaS
6 7 (0.76%) SaaS
7 6 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.43%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.33%) GitHub
9 3 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.33%) Serverless
9 3 (0.33%) Slack
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.22%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.17%) Network Security
2 18 (1.95%) Firewall
2 18 (1.95%) Internet
3 8 (0.87%) Unified Communications
4 7 (0.76%) DNS
4 7 (0.76%) SMS
4 7 (0.76%) VPN
5 6 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.54%) IPsec
6 5 (0.54%) WAN
6 5 (0.54%) Wireless
7 4 (0.43%) MPLS
8 3 (0.33%) HTTP
8 3 (0.33%) Intranet
8 3 (0.33%) LAN
8 3 (0.33%) SSL
8 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (2.82%) Big Data
4 19 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 16 (1.74%) HBase
6 14 (1.52%) MySQL
7 11 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (0.87%) Data Lake
10 8 (0.87%) Power BI
11 7 (0.76%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.65%) Impala
13 5 (0.54%) BigQuery
13 5 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.74%) JIRA
3 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.87%) Selenium
4 8 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.54%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.43%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.43%) JMeter
6 4 (0.43%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.43%) Subversion
7 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.22%) JUnit
8 2 (0.22%) Xcode
9 1 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 169 (18.33%) Finance
2 118 (12.80%) Legal
3 71 (7.70%) Retail
4 55 (5.97%) Banking
5 49 (5.31%) Law
6 48 (5.21%) Marketing
7 19 (2.06%) Publishing
8 18 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.30%) Advertising
11 10 (1.08%) Back Office
11 10 (1.08%) Games
12 8 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.54%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Front Office
14 3 (0.33%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
16 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 234 (25.38%) Analyst
2 169 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 159 (17.25%) Business Analyst
4 116 (12.58%) GDPR Project Manager
5 97 (10.52%) Consultant
5 97 (10.52%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 84 (9.11%) Architect
7 46 (4.99%) Data Protection Officer
7 46 (4.99%) GDPR Consultant
8 39 (4.23%) Data Analyst
9 37 (4.01%) Developer
10 36 (3.90%) Security Manager
11 35 (3.80%) Data Business Analyst
12 31 (3.36%) Data Protection Manager
13 29 (3.15%) Security Architect
14 28 (3.04%) Data Manager
15 27 (2.93%) IT Manager
16 24 (2.60%) Data Consultant
16 24 (2.60%) GDPR Officer
16 24 (2.60%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.49%) Web Services
2 21 (2.28%) .NET
3 19 (2.06%) HTML
3 19 (2.06%) RESTful
4 18 (1.95%) CSS
5 15 (1.63%) Kafka
6 12 (1.30%) HTML5
7 11 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.08%) jQuery
9 8 (0.87%) JSON
9 8 (0.87%) REST
10 7 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (0.76%) CSS3
10 7 (0.76%) Velocity
11 6 (0.65%) Middleware
11 6 (0.65%) XML
12 5 (0.54%) LAMP
13 4 (0.43%) Apache Avro
13 4 (0.43%) Spring
13 4 (0.43%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.56%) Data Protection Act
3 39 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.93%) Freedom of Information
5 21 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.17%) Fintech
7 15 (1.63%) NHS
8 13 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.30%) User Experience
10 11 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.98%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.76%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.76%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
14 6 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.39%) Windows
2 19 (2.06%) Linux
3 9 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.33%) Unix
6 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (37.42%) Data Protection
2 164 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 162 (17.57%) Information Security
4 152 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (15.08%) Project Management
6 120 (13.02%) Data Privacy
7 64 (6.94%) Information Governance
8 63 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
9 62 (6.72%) Business Analysis
9 62 (6.72%) Data Governance
10 55 (5.97%) Analytics
10 55 (5.97%) Risk Management
11 53 (5.75%) PRINCE2
12 51 (5.53%) Data Management
13 49 (5.31%) Migration
14 48 (5.21%) Data Security
15 44 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (4.66%) Data Modelling
17 42 (4.56%) Data Mapping
18 40 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.94%) SQL
2 27 (2.93%) Java
3 26 (2.82%) Python
4 21 (2.28%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.95%) C#
6 12 (1.30%) R
7 11 (1.19%) C
8 7 (0.76%) Scala
9 6 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.43%) VBA
11 4 (0.43%) XAML
12 3 (0.33%) PHP
12 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.22%) HiveQL
13 2 (0.22%) Perl
13 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (7.59%) CISSP
2 51 (5.53%) CISM
3 49 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 42 (4.56%) Degree
5 40 (4.34%) CISA
6 38 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.60%) PMP
8 20 (2.17%) ISEB
9 16 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.63%) CRISC
11 9 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.87%) CCNA
12 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 7 (0.76%) CCNP
13 7 (0.76%) CEH
14 6 (0.65%) PCI QSA
15 5 (0.54%) CHFI
15 5 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 80 (8.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 22 (2.39%) QA
4 14 (1.52%) COBIT
5 13 (1.41%) MiFID
5 13 (1.41%) PMO
6 11 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.08%) PSD2
8 8 (0.87%) IFRS
9 7 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.65%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.65%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.54%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.43%) GCP
12 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.22%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 17 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 17 (1.84%) Docker
2 10 (1.08%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Snort
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) Kibana
2 4 (0.43%) Ansible
2 4 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.43%) Terraform
3 3 (0.33%) Nessus
3 3 (0.33%) Packer
3 3 (0.33%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.22%) CASB
4 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.22%) Oozie
4 2 (0.22%) OSSEC
4 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) QRadar
5 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (6.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (1.84%) Google
3 16 (1.74%) Oracle
3 16 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (1.52%) Cisco
4 14 (1.52%) SAP
5 11 (1.19%) Tableau
6 10 (1.08%) Talend
7 8 (0.87%) Alteryx
7 8 (0.87%) IBM
7 8 (0.87%) Splunk
8 7 (0.76%) Adobe
8 7 (0.76%) Capita
9 6 (0.65%) AlienVault
9 6 (0.65%) VMware
10 5 (0.54%) CyberArk
10 5 (0.54%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.43%) Symantec
11 4 (0.43%) Trustwave