Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 284 188
Rank change year-on-year +58 -96 +39
Contract jobs citing GDPR 136 330 709
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.03% 0.86% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.38% 9.03% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 223 531
Median daily rate £488 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +7.37% -9.52%
10th Percentile £319 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £675
England median daily rate £478 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.05% +8.33% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.96 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.82% -14.40% -
England median hourly rate £28.91 £22.19 £29.36
% change year-on-year +30.25% -24.41% +30.49%

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 1,310 3,654 4,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.89% 9.49% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 2,467 3,498
Median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% -3.06%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £300
90th Percentile £650 £669 £663
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 56 77
Median hourly rate £31.50 £17.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.44% -29.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £15.99 £12.00 £12.80
90th Percentile £50.72 £36.88 £58.50
Median hourly rate £25.33 £21.42 £22.00
% change year-on-year +18.28% -2.66% +10.00%

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 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 +72 18 £440 -15.89% 9
West London +48 7 £425 -19.05% 3
East London +41 4 £475 +5.56% 6
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 38 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (24.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (22.79%) SQL
4 30 (22.06%) Windows
4 30 (22.06%) Finance
4 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (22.06%) Azure
5 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 26 (19.12%) Information Security
7 25 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (16.91%) Data Protection
9 22 (16.18%) SaaS
9 22 (16.18%) DNS
10 21 (15.44%) Data Management
11 20 (14.71%) Migration
11 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.97%) Active Directory
13 18 (13.24%) Java
13 18 (13.24%) PowerShell
13 18 (13.24%) DevOps
14 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
14 17 (12.50%) PCI DSS
14 17 (12.50%) ITIL
14 17 (12.50%) Public Sector
15 16 (11.76%) Apache
15 16 (11.76%) Tomcat
15 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
16 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
16 15 (11.03%) Opscode Chef

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 16 (11.76%) Apache
1 16 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.82%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.94%) CMS
3 4 (2.94%) Confluence
3 4 (2.94%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Gunicorn
5 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.74%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.06%) Azure
2 22 (16.18%) SaaS
3 13 (9.56%) AWS
4 9 (6.62%) PaaS
5 7 (5.15%) IaaS
5 7 (5.15%) Office 365
6 5 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.68%) GCP
7 4 (2.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (2.21%) GitHub
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (1.47%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.74%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.74%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) DNS
2 14 (10.29%) HTTP
2 14 (10.29%) SSL
3 12 (8.82%) Firewall
4 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.21%) VLAN
6 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.47%) Network Security
6 2 (1.47%) SAN
6 2 (1.47%) Skype
7 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.21%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.21%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.47%) MS Access
5 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.47%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.47%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.74%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 15 (11.03%) Marketing
4 9 (6.62%) Banking
4 9 (6.62%) Local Government
4 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.88%) Electronics
5 8 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.15%) Legal
7 6 (4.41%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.94%) Retail
9 2 (1.47%) French Language
9 2 (1.47%) Games
10 1 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) German Language
10 1 (0.74%) International Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (18.38%) Analyst
2 16 (11.76%) Business Analyst
2 16 (11.76%) Consultant
3 14 (10.29%) Architect
4 12 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.09%) Security Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Developer
7 8 (5.88%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Office 365 Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Data Migration Specialist
10 5 (3.68%) Migration Specialist
10 5 (3.68%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.94%) GDPR Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (5.88%) Velocity
2 8 (5.88%) Web Services
3 5 (3.68%) RESTful
4 4 (2.94%) CSS
4 4 (2.94%) HTML
4 4 (2.94%) LDAP
4 4 (2.94%) REST
4 4 (2.94%) SOAP
5 2 (1.47%) .NET
5 2 (1.47%) Django
5 2 (1.47%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.47%) JDBC
5 2 (1.47%) JSP
5 2 (1.47%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.47%) Servlets
5 2 (1.47%) XML
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.74%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.74%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.41%) Social Media
4 5 (3.68%) Clustering
4 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) FMCG
5 4 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.94%) Marketing Technology
6 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) Replication
6 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.47%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.47%) NHS
7 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.06%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (5.88%) Linux
5 6 (4.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.94%) Unix
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.12%) Information Security
4 25 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (16.91%) Data Protection
6 21 (15.44%) Data Management
7 20 (14.71%) Migration
8 18 (13.24%) DevOps
9 17 (12.50%) ITIL
10 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (9.56%) Change Management
13 13 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
13 13 (9.56%) Scrum
13 13 (9.56%) Web Application Development
14 12 (8.82%) Data Privacy
14 12 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.79%) SQL
2 18 (13.24%) Java
2 18 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.03%) Python
4 6 (4.41%) Ruby
5 4 (2.94%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.47%) BeanShell
6 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) CISM
1 15 (11.03%) CISSP
2 11 (8.09%) CISA
3 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.15%) CRISC
5 7 (5.15%) Degree
6 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.47%) PMP
8 1 (0.74%) APMP
8 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.74%) CCA
8 1 (0.74%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.74%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 16 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (11.03%) HIPAA
5 13 (9.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (7.35%) Data Quality
7 9 (6.62%) NIST
8 8 (5.88%) SLA
9 5 (3.68%) RMADS
10 4 (2.94%) COBIT
11 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (2.21%) QA
12 2 (1.47%) GxP
12 2 (1.47%) PMO
13 1 (0.74%) DICOM
13 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.62%) Docker
3 2 (1.47%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.29%) Ansible
2 14 (10.29%) Puppet
3 7 (5.15%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.21%) Terraform
5 2 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.47%) Nagios
5 2 (1.47%) SCOM
5 2 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.74%) Control-M
6 1 (0.74%) Icinga
6 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.74%) Nessus
6 1 (0.74%) Netcool
6 1 (0.74%) QRadar
6 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) Splunk
3 13 (9.56%) Oracle
4 12 (8.82%) SAP
5 8 (5.88%) Northgate
6 6 (4.41%) LogicMonitor
7 5 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.94%) HP
8 4 (2.94%) Pardot
8 4 (2.94%) Tealium
9 3 (2.21%) EMC
9 3 (2.21%) Google
9 3 (2.21%) OneTrust
9 3 (2.21%) Sybase
9 3 (2.21%) Workday
10 2 (1.47%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.47%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.47%) Guidewire
10 2 (1.47%) Qualys