Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 223 -
Rank change year-on-year +97 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 87 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 0.046% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 50 2 0
North West median daily rate £438 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.30% - -
England median daily rate £475 £500 -
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £11.75

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 580 642 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.21% 9.90% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 405 657
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.61% +18.57%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £239
90th Percentile £600 £578 £593
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 43
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.19 £14.20
90th Percentile £61.01 £48.75 £52.47
England median hourly rate £21.11 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.19% +2.27% +10.00%

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 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily 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 15 December 2017. 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 37 £413 -15.43% 12
Merseyside - 21 £450 -
Cheshire - 16 £438 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GDPR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 37 (42.53%) Data Protection
2 22 (25.29%) Finance
3 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.39%) Information Security
5 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 13 (14.94%) Project Management
6 13 (14.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (13.79%) Data Privacy
8 11 (12.64%) Data Governance
9 10 (11.49%) Banking
10 9 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (9.20%) Degree
11 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.20%) Legal
12 7 (8.05%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (8.05%) Retail
12 7 (8.05%) PCI DSS
13 6 (6.90%) Data Management
13 6 (6.90%) CISSP
14 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
14 5 (5.75%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (5.75%) Information Governance
15 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (4.60%) Change Control
15 4 (4.60%) Contract Management
15 4 (4.60%) Data Mapping
15 4 (4.60%) Wealth Management
15 4 (4.60%) Change Management
15 4 (4.60%) Firewall

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 2 (2.30%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Legal
4 7 (8.05%) Retail
5 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.45%) Law
6 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Analyst
2 24 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 15 (17.24%) Project Manager
5 14 (16.09%) Consultant
6 12 (13.79%) GDPR Project Manager
7 7 (8.05%) GDPR Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.90%) Data Protection Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Buyer
10 4 (4.60%) Data Business Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) IT Buyer
11 3 (3.45%) Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Data Protection Officer
11 3 (3.45%) Information Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Data Protection
2 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (18.39%) Information Security
4 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 13 (14.94%) Project Management
6 12 (13.79%) Data Privacy
7 11 (12.64%) Data Governance
8 7 (8.05%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Data Management
10 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.75%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Information Governance
11 4 (4.60%) Change Control
11 4 (4.60%) Change Management
11 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.60%) Contract Management
11 4 (4.60%) Data Mapping
11 4 (4.60%) ITIL
11 4 (4.60%) Wealth Management
12 3 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) CISSP
3 3 (3.45%) CISA
3 3 (3.45%) CISM
3 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) BS7799
4 1 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Apple
2 2 (2.30%) CA
2 2 (2.30%) Citrix
2 2 (2.30%) SAP
2 2 (2.30%) VMware
3 1 (1.15%) Capita
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle