Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 185 620
Rank change year-on-year -23 +435 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 598 665 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.29% 1.48% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.41% 11.69% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 487 4
London median daily rate £488 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £313 £342 £343
90th Percentile £675 £713 £639
England median daily rate £450 £475 £444
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.04% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
London median hourly rate £32.18 - -
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 4,820 5,691 4,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.44% 12.63% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,413 4,107 3,460
London median daily rate £475 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £278 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £640
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 68
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.81% -4.59%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.10 £12.43
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.00 £56.47
England median hourly rate £22.20 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +10.98% -11.77% +5.19%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -56 85 £450 -18.23% 26
West London -13 27 £460 -8.00% 16
South London -16 22 £550 - 7
East London -3 17 £450 +7.14% 9
North London 0 5 £350 -12.50%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 200 (33.44%) Data Protection
2 128 (21.40%) Finance
3 120 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (19.73%) Information Security
5 93 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (14.21%) Project Management
7 83 (13.88%) Legal
8 76 (12.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 71 (11.87%) Risk Management
9 71 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
10 70 (11.71%) Data Privacy
11 66 (11.04%) CISSP
12 58 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
13 57 (9.53%) CISM
13 57 (9.53%) Microsoft
14 52 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
15 51 (8.53%) CISA
16 50 (8.36%) Migration
17 49 (8.19%) SQL
17 49 (8.19%) Retail
18 46 (7.69%) Law
19 45 (7.53%) PCI DSS
20 43 (7.19%) Analytics
21 42 (7.02%) Information Governance
22 37 (6.19%) DevOps
23 36 (6.02%) Management Information System
23 36 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
23 36 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (6.02%) Degree
24 35 (5.85%) 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 30 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.17%) Confluence
4 7 (1.17%) CMS
4 7 (1.17%) SAS
5 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.67%) Apache
6 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) nginx
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) Liferay
9 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) InDesign
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) iTrent
3 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.52%) Office 365
4 11 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.51%) IaaS
5 9 (1.51%) PaaS
5 9 (1.51%) SaaS
6 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.50%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.50%) GitHub
8 3 (0.50%) Slack
9 2 (0.33%) Cloudflare
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.35%) Internet
2 23 (3.85%) Firewall
3 18 (3.01%) Network Security
4 12 (2.01%) HTTP
5 10 (1.67%) VPN
6 9 (1.51%) Skype
7 8 (1.34%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.00%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.00%) SSL
8 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.84%) DNS
9 5 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.67%) SMS
11 3 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (0.50%) WAN
11 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.33%) 4G
12 2 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
1 24 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.18%) Big Data
3 18 (3.01%) Hadoop
4 15 (2.51%) HBase
5 11 (1.84%) Sqoop
6 8 (1.34%) Data Lake
6 8 (1.34%) MySQL
6 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.17%) QlikView
7 7 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.00%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.00%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.00%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.00%) Power BI
8 6 (1.00%) SAP BW
8 6 (1.00%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (4.18%) JIRA
2 12 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.84%) Selenium
4 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.50%) JMeter
6 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.33%) JUnit
7 2 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.17%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.17%) jMock
8 1 (0.17%) Mockito
8 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 128 (21.40%) Finance
2 83 (13.88%) Legal
3 49 (8.19%) Retail
4 46 (7.69%) Law
5 35 (5.85%) Banking
6 24 (4.01%) Marketing
7 15 (2.51%) Publishing
8 10 (1.67%) Advertising
9 9 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.67%) Back Office
11 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Front Office
12 3 (0.50%) Games
12 3 (0.50%) German Language
12 3 (0.50%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (23.41%) Analyst
2 90 (15.05%) Project Manager
3 74 (12.37%) Business Analyst
4 59 (9.87%) Consultant
5 44 (7.36%) Architect
6 38 (6.35%) GDPR Project Manager
7 37 (6.19%) Developer
8 31 (5.18%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 31 (5.18%) Information Analyst
9 29 (4.85%) Security Manager
10 24 (4.01%) Data Analyst
11 23 (3.85%) Security Consultant
12 20 (3.34%) Information Manager
13 19 (3.18%) Information Security Manager
13 19 (3.18%) IT Manager
13 19 (3.18%) Security Analyst
14 18 (3.01%) Data Protection Officer
14 18 (3.01%) Risk Analyst
15 16 (2.68%) Data Business Analyst
15 16 (2.68%) Information Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.85%) Web Services
2 22 (3.68%) .NET
3 15 (2.51%) HTML
4 14 (2.34%) REST
4 14 (2.34%) RESTful
5 13 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.01%) CSS
7 11 (1.84%) jQuery
8 10 (1.67%) Middleware
9 9 (1.51%) HTML5
9 9 (1.51%) Kafka
9 9 (1.51%) OAuth
9 9 (1.51%) SAML
10 7 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.17%) CSS3
10 7 (1.17%) JSON
10 7 (1.17%) LDAP
11 4 (0.67%) Apache Avro
11 4 (0.67%) Spring
12 3 (0.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.34%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (2.84%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.68%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.51%) Fintech
7 9 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.34%) Freedom of Information Act
8 8 (1.34%) NHS
9 7 (1.17%) PKI
10 6 (1.00%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.67%) User Experience
13 3 (0.50%) BYOD
13 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.18%) Linux
2 15 (2.51%) Windows
3 11 (1.84%) Android
4 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.50%) Unix
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (33.44%) Data Protection
2 120 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (19.73%) Information Security
4 93 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (14.21%) Project Management
6 71 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
6 71 (11.87%) Risk Management
7 70 (11.71%) Data Privacy
8 50 (8.36%) Migration
9 43 (7.19%) Analytics
10 42 (7.02%) Information Governance
11 37 (6.19%) DevOps
12 36 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (5.52%) Business Analysis
14 30 (5.02%) Data Governance
15 29 (4.85%) Information Management
16 28 (4.68%) CRM
16 28 (4.68%) Data Management
17 26 (4.35%) Data Modelling
17 26 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.19%) SQL
2 26 (4.35%) Python
3 21 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.34%) Java
5 19 (3.18%) C#
6 14 (2.34%) R
7 9 (1.51%) C
8 8 (1.34%) PHP
9 7 (1.17%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.00%) VBA
11 5 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.84%) Go
11 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.84%) Ruby
12 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.33%) Perl
13 2 (0.33%) Scala
13 2 (0.33%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 66 (11.04%) CISSP
2 57 (9.53%) CISM
3 51 (8.53%) CISA
4 36 (6.02%) Degree
5 28 (4.68%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.85%) CRISC
6 23 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.34%) ISEB
8 18 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (1.34%) CCNA
11 8 (1.34%) CCNP
12 7 (1.17%) CHFI
12 7 (1.17%) PMP
13 6 (1.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.67%) CCSP
14 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (12.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (7.53%) PCI DSS
3 30 (5.02%) QA
4 16 (2.68%) MiFID
5 15 (2.51%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.00%) COBIT
7 6 (1.00%) PSD2
7 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.84%) PMO
8 5 (0.84%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.67%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.50%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.33%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.33%) IFRS
11 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 14 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.67%) Docker
2 10 (1.67%) HDFS
3 9 (1.51%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (2.84%) Ansible
2 16 (2.68%) Terraform
3 11 (1.84%) Oozie
4 10 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.00%) Ambari
5 6 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.00%) Salt
6 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.50%) Kibana
7 3 (0.50%) Packer
7 3 (0.50%) Puppet
8 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.17%) CASB
9 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.17%) Nessus
9 1 (0.17%) SCCM
9 1 (0.17%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 57 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.18%) SAP
3 15 (2.51%) Tableau
4 13 (2.17%) Oracle
5 11 (1.84%) Talend
6 10 (1.67%) Cisco
7 9 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.17%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.17%) Google
8 7 (1.17%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.00%) Cognos
9 6 (1.00%) Informatica
9 6 (1.00%) Verint
9 6 (1.00%) VMware
10 5 (0.84%) Alibaba
10 5 (0.84%) AlienVault
10 5 (0.84%) Alteryx
10 5 (0.84%) BT
10 5 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.84%) Speakerbus