Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 289 140
Rank change year-on-year +62 -149 +206
Contract jobs citing GDPR 175 356 971
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.99% 0.86% 2.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.16% 8.66% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 237 733
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £354 £325
90th Percentile £692 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £31.25 £19.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.26% -35.00% -
10th Percentile £27.13 £18.75 £16.08
90th Percentile £34.38 £20.25 £75.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.34 £25.00
% change year-on-year +49.96% -6.64% -10.83%

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 1,723 4,113 5,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.78% 9.88% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,124 2,794 3,739
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -
10th Percentile £307 £306 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
England median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 61 91
Median hourly rate £34.75 £20.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.35% -16.44% +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.75 £12.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £44.29 £50.00 £65.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year +2.22% -1.51% +20.24%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +94 34 £488 -9.72% 6
West London +50 11 £450 -12.20% 3
East London +42 6 £375 -16.67% 2
South London +38 2 £680 +26.51%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 53 (30.29%) SQL
2 43 (24.57%) Finance
3 39 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (20.57%) Information Security
5 35 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (20.00%) Azure
6 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
7 33 (18.86%) Windows
8 32 (18.29%) Microsoft
8 32 (18.29%) Migration
8 32 (18.29%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (17.71%) Data Protection
9 31 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (16.57%) Analytics
10 29 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (14.86%) SaaS
11 26 (14.86%) DNS
12 24 (13.71%) Data Governance
13 23 (13.14%) Data Privacy
13 23 (13.14%) Data Modelling
14 22 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
14 22 (12.57%) DevOps
15 21 (12.00%) Python
15 21 (12.00%) Marketing
16 20 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
17 19 (10.86%) Public Sector
18 18 (10.29%) Windows Server
18 18 (10.29%) Data Management
18 18 (10.29%) Java
18 18 (10.29%) Firewall

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 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.00%) Apache
3 11 (6.29%) Apache Solr
4 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) CMS
6 3 (1.71%) Confluence
6 3 (1.71%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.57%) Mule
8 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.71%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.57%) FastStats
2 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.00%) Azure
2 26 (14.86%) SaaS
3 15 (8.57%) AWS
4 13 (7.43%) Office 365
4 13 (7.43%) PaaS
5 11 (6.29%) IaaS
6 9 (5.14%) GCP
7 6 (3.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.86%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.29%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (2.29%) Azure Stack
10 3 (1.71%) Azure LUIS
10 3 (1.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (1.14%) G Suite
11 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.14%) Veeva
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.86%) DNS
2 18 (10.29%) Firewall
3 14 (8.00%) HTTP
4 13 (7.43%) SSL
5 5 (2.86%) LAN
5 5 (2.86%) WAN
6 4 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.29%) SAN
7 3 (1.71%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.71%) Network Security
7 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.71%) VLAN
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.14%) MPLS
8 2 (1.14%) Skype
8 2 (1.14%) VoIP
8 2 (1.14%) VPN
8 2 (1.14%) Wireless
8 2 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (6.29%) Data Lake
4 10 (5.71%) QlikView
5 9 (5.14%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (5.14%) Data Mining
5 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.86%) BigQuery
6 5 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.86%) Power BI
7 3 (1.71%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.57%) MS Access
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.57%) Gradle
3 1 (0.57%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.57%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (24.57%) Finance
2 21 (12.00%) Marketing
3 19 (10.86%) Public Sector
4 15 (8.57%) Legal
5 14 (8.00%) Banking
6 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
7 10 (5.71%) Electronics
7 10 (5.71%) Manufacturing
8 9 (5.14%) Local Government
9 6 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (3.43%) Retail Banking
10 4 (2.29%) Retail
11 2 (1.14%) French Language
11 2 (1.14%) Games
11 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.14%) Law
12 1 (0.57%) German Language
12 1 (0.57%) International Banking
12 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (21.14%) Analyst
2 19 (10.86%) Data Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Consultant
4 14 (8.00%) Architect
4 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.29%) Office 365 Engineer
5 11 (6.29%) Security Consultant
6 10 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.71%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Data Manager
9 7 (4.00%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.43%) Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.86%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.86%) Data Migration Specialist
11 5 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.43%) Velocity
2 11 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (4.57%) XML
4 6 (3.43%) Web Services
5 5 (2.86%) HTML
5 5 (2.86%) REST
6 4 (2.29%) CSS
7 3 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (1.71%) Node.js
7 3 (1.71%) SOAP
8 2 (1.14%) LDAP
8 2 (1.14%) RESTful
9 1 (0.57%) .NET
9 1 (0.57%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) JSP
9 1 (0.57%) Middleware
9 1 (0.57%) ODBC
9 1 (0.57%) SAML
9 1 (0.57%) Spring
9 1 (0.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) Social Media
4 5 (2.86%) Clustering
4 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.29%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.71%) Marketing Technology
6 3 (1.71%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.71%) Replication
7 2 (1.14%) CESG
7 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.14%) FMCG
7 2 (1.14%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.14%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.57%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.86%) Windows
2 18 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.43%) Linux
6 5 (2.86%) Android
7 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) VMS
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.57%) Information Security
3 32 (18.29%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (18.29%) Migration
4 31 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (17.71%) Data Protection
5 29 (16.57%) Analytics
5 29 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (13.71%) Data Governance
7 23 (13.14%) Data Modelling
7 23 (13.14%) Data Privacy
8 22 (12.57%) DevOps
9 20 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
10 18 (10.29%) Data Management
11 17 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.14%) Programme Management
12 16 (9.14%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (9.14%) Validation
13 15 (8.57%) ITIL
13 15 (8.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.29%) SQL
2 21 (12.00%) Python
3 18 (10.29%) Java
3 18 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.86%) Ruby
5 3 (1.71%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.14%) VBA
7 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.57%) Java 8
7 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) CISSP
2 14 (8.00%) CISM
3 12 (6.86%) Degree
4 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.71%) CISA
6 9 (5.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.86%) CRISC
8 3 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.71%) PhD
8 3 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CCNP
9 2 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CISMP
9 2 (1.14%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) CCA
10 1 (0.57%) CCDP
10 1 (0.57%) CCSP
10 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.71%) PCI DSS
3 14 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (8.00%) HIPAA
4 11 (6.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (5.71%) Data Quality
5 10 (5.71%) IFRS
5 10 (5.71%) Solvency II
6 9 (5.14%) SLA
7 6 (3.43%) NIST
7 6 (3.43%) QA
8 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.71%) COBIT
10 2 (1.14%) PMO
10 2 (1.14%) RMADS
11 1 (0.57%) DICOM
11 1 (0.57%) HL7
11 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.00%) Docker
3 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.43%) Ansible
2 13 (7.43%) Puppet
3 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.71%) SCOM
5 3 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.71%) Terraform
6 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) Control-M
7 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Icinga
7 1 (0.57%) Kibana
7 1 (0.57%) Nessus
7 1 (0.57%) Netcool
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle
2 14 (8.00%) Splunk
3 12 (6.86%) SAP
4 8 (4.57%) Google
4 8 (4.57%) Northgate
5 6 (3.43%) LogicMonitor
5 6 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.43%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.86%) Cisco
7 4 (2.29%) EMC
8 3 (1.71%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.71%) Databricks
8 3 (1.71%) Dell
8 3 (1.71%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.71%) Pardot
8 3 (1.71%) Tealium
9 2 (1.14%) NetApp
9 2 (1.14%) Qualys
9 2 (1.14%) Remedy