Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 145 -
Rank change year-on-year +52 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 143 62 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.31% 1.09% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.31% 11.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 82 38 0
North West median daily rate £444 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% - -
England median daily rate £450 £500 £685
% change year-on-year -10.00% -27.01% +52.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £31.38 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 641 533 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.35% 9.33% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 344 437
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £225 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 24
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.61% -57.34% +74.39%
10th Percentile £11.98 £8.77 £12.19
90th Percentile £67.50 £40.50 £85.00
England median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +28.95% -15.56% +4.65%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +51 95 £450 -7.69% 21
Merseyside +17 16 £481 -12.50% 1
Cheshire -2 15 £313 -26.47% 9
Lancashire - 9 £450 - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 46 (32.17%) Data Protection
2 29 (20.28%) Information Security
3 27 (18.88%) Finance
4 20 (13.99%) Project Management
5 19 (13.29%) Legal
6 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
6 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.19%) Data Management
7 16 (11.19%) Retail
8 14 (9.79%) CISSP
9 12 (8.39%) CISA
9 12 (8.39%) CISM
9 12 (8.39%) Law
9 12 (8.39%) Information Governance
10 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
10 10 (6.99%) Windows
10 10 (6.99%) Data Privacy
10 10 (6.99%) Budget Control
10 10 (6.99%) Time Management
10 10 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (6.29%) Data Governance
11 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (6.29%) CRM
11 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (6.29%) Migration
12 8 (5.59%) SQL
12 8 (5.59%) Windows Server

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.50%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.40%) IaaS
3 2 (1.40%) Office 365
3 2 (1.40%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) SMS
2 3 (2.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
4 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.70%) QlikView
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Legal
3 16 (11.19%) Retail
4 12 (8.39%) Law
5 3 (2.10%) Advertising
5 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Analyst
2 26 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 20 (13.99%) Consultant
4 14 (9.79%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.79%) GDPR Project Manager
5 12 (8.39%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Compliance Manager
8 7 (4.90%) Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Data Protection Officer
9 6 (4.20%) Digital Analytics Specialist
9 6 (4.20%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) Active Directory Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Exchange Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) GDPR Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) Server Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) .NET
1 2 (1.40%) Middleware
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.70%) JMS
2 1 (0.70%) RESTful
2 1 (0.70%) Spring
2 1 (0.70%) Struts
2 1 (0.70%) Struts2
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.80%) NHS
5 3 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.99%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.17%) Data Protection
2 29 (20.28%) Information Security
3 20 (13.99%) Project Management
4 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
4 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.19%) Data Management
6 12 (8.39%) Information Governance
7 10 (6.99%) Budget Control
7 10 (6.99%) Data Privacy
7 10 (6.99%) Time Management
8 9 (6.29%) CRM
8 9 (6.29%) Data Governance
8 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.29%) Migration
8 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.90%) Analytics
9 7 (4.90%) Data Mapping
9 7 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (4.90%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.59%) SQL
2 2 (1.40%) C
2 2 (1.40%) C#
2 2 (1.40%) Java
2 2 (1.40%) Python
2 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) CISSP
2 12 (8.39%) CISA
2 12 (8.39%) CISM
3 7 (4.90%) GIAC
4 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) Degree
7 2 (1.40%) CLAS
7 2 (1.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.70%) CEH
8 1 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.90%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.50%) QA
4 4 (2.80%) PMO
5 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.40%) IASME
7 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.70%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) MaaS360
1 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.90%) Google
3 5 (3.50%) Coremetrics
3 5 (3.50%) Veeam
4 4 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle
5 3 (2.10%) Sophos
6 1 (0.70%) CA
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco
6 1 (0.70%) Meraki
6 1 (0.70%) Progress
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.70%) Xamarin