Period
to 16 October 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 16 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 > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 125 236
Rank change year-on-year 0 +111 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 88 84 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.49% 1.49% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.80% 15.05% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 1
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -21.74% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £563
90th Percentile £515 £639 £588
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £31.38 - -
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 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 557 558 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.42% 9.92% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 347 442
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.24% -2.19%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £587 £575 £587
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 20 24
North West median hourly rate £29.19 £13.00 £22.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.54% -42.72% +12.07%
10th Percentile £12.87 £8.94 £9.19
90th Percentile £67.50 £43.78 £47.33
England median hourly rate £22.30 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.50% -11.11% +4.41%

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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 16 October 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 16 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
Manchester +3 46 £414 +18.21% 34
Cheshire +2 17 £313 -24.24% 12
Lancashire - 9 £250 - 6
Merseyside -13 7 £475 - 3
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 North West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 20 (22.73%) Information Security
2 19 (21.59%) Data Protection
3 17 (19.32%) Finance
4 12 (13.64%) Project Management
5 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.50%) CISSP
5 11 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 11 (12.50%) CISM
6 10 (11.36%) Legal
6 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.23%) CISA
7 9 (10.23%) NHS
7 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.09%) Migration
9 7 (7.95%) Retail
9 7 (7.95%) SQL
9 7 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (7.95%) Data Privacy
10 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (6.82%) CRM
10 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.82%) Firewall
10 6 (6.82%) Service Management
10 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
11 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
11 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
11 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange

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 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) IaaS
2 2 (2.27%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) Network Security
3 3 (3.41%) LAN
3 3 (3.41%) Skype
3 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) Intranet
4 2 (2.27%) PSTN
5 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.14%) SMS
5 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Big Data
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.14%) QlikView
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Legal
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Law
5 3 (3.41%) Advertising
5 3 (3.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Consultant
3 17 (19.32%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Compliance Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Developer
7 6 (6.82%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Security Compliance Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) GDPR Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) CRM Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
1 2 (2.27%) JMS
1 2 (2.27%) Struts
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.14%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) J2EE
2 1 (1.14%) LAMP
2 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) Spring
2 1 (1.14%) Struts2
2 1 (1.14%) XHTML
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) NHS
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Life Science
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Information Security
2 19 (21.59%) Data Protection
3 12 (13.64%) Project Management
4 11 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.09%) Migration
7 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.95%) Data Privacy
9 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.82%) CRM
9 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.82%) Service Management
10 5 (5.68%) Data Mapping
11 4 (4.55%) Data Management
11 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.55%) Information Governance
11 4 (4.55%) ITIL
11 4 (4.55%) PRINCE
11 4 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) C
2 2 (2.27%) C#
2 2 (2.27%) Java
2 2 (2.27%) Python
2 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.14%) PHP
3 1 (1.14%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) CISM
1 11 (12.50%) CISSP
2 9 (10.23%) CISA
3 4 (4.55%) GIAC
4 3 (3.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) ISEB
4 3 (3.41%) PCI QSA
4 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) CEH
5 1 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.14%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.41%) PA-DSS
3 3 (3.41%) PMO
4 2 (2.27%) IASME
4 2 (2.27%) QA
5 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.14%) NIST 800
5 1 (1.14%) PSD2
5 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) MaaS360
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Sentry
1 1 (1.14%) Terraform
1 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco
2 3 (3.41%) Sophos
2 3 (3.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.27%) Citrix
3 2 (2.27%) Google
3 2 (2.27%) IBM
3 2 (2.27%) Veeam
4 1 (1.14%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.14%) Meraki
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Progress
4 1 (1.14%) RedGate
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.14%) WatchGuard