Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 15 August 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 14 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.15% 3.15% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.45% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 0
Merseyside median daily rate £488 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £575
% change year-on-year -5.26% -17.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £30.34 - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 51 75 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.49% 11.83% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 29
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +6.16% -17.05%
10th Percentile £213 £306 £247
90th Percentile £557 £598 £556
North West median daily rate £413 £390 £395
% change year-on-year +5.77% -1.27% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 - -
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £19.06 £37.50
% change year-on-year +46.90% -49.17% +77.98%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Merseyside

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GDPR in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in Merseyside

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Merseyside over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in Merseyside

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Liverpool +6 12 £481 -8.33% 5
Bootle - 1 £488 -
GDPR
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Information Management
3 6 (42.86%) Law
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 4 (28.57%) SaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
5 3 (21.43%) PMO
5 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (14.29%) SMS
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) Google
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) IaaS

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (42.86%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Officer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) GDPR Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) GDPR Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
4 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) OWASP
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PMO
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) NIST 800
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Progress
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) SAP