Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 April 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 > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 189 89
Rank change year-on-year +32 -100 +214
Contract jobs citing GDPR 115 211 444
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.34% 2.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.29% 10.96% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 133 304
Median daily rate £506 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £696 £606 £638
England median daily rate £495 £483 £460
% change year-on-year +2.59% +4.89% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +305.88% -
10th Percentile £18.03 £27.25 £7.75
90th Percentile £51.63 £62.03 £9.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year +11.11% +72.41% -

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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,019 1,925 2,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.75% 12.25% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 1,092 1,245
Median daily rate £413 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% +1.19%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £256
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 73 76
Median hourly rate £19.71 £26.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.38% +17.40% +21.62%
10th Percentile £13.27 £11.65 £12.18
90th Percentile £52.25 £63.75 £49.38
Median hourly rate £25.68 £21.88 £21.90
% change year-on-year +17.37% -0.09% +6.83%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the South East.

Daily rate trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GDPR in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the South East region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
Thames Valley +4 40 £500 +5.26% 22
Surrey +63 32 £450 -1.37% 19
Hampshire +21 22 £550 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 20 £503 -0.25% 4
Berkshire +3 19 £500 +2.56% 15
West Sussex +12 7 £500 -4.76% 2
East Sussex +23 6 £638 +6.25% 2
Kent +21 6 £513 +70.83% 3
Oxfordshire +13 1 £550 +22.22% 3
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 South East region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 45 (39.13%) Information Security
2 36 (31.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (25.22%) CISSP
3 29 (25.22%) Azure
4 27 (23.48%) Data Protection
5 23 (20.00%) Analytics
6 22 (19.13%) PCI DSS
7 21 (18.26%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
7 21 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.65%) Security Architecture
10 17 (14.78%) Degree
11 16 (13.91%) Security Testing
11 16 (13.91%) Firewall
11 16 (13.91%) Management Information System
11 16 (13.91%) Power Platform
12 15 (13.04%) NIST
12 15 (13.04%) Power BI
12 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (12.17%) Risk Management
13 14 (12.17%) CISM
13 14 (12.17%) Data Management
13 14 (12.17%) OWASP
13 14 (12.17%) AWS
14 13 (11.30%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (11.30%) SANS
14 13 (11.30%) TOGAF Certification
14 13 (11.30%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (11.30%) TOGAF

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.74%) CMS
3 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.74%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.87%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.22%) Azure
2 16 (13.91%) Power Platform
3 14 (12.17%) AWS
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (3.48%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.48%) Office 365
4 4 (3.48%) PaaS
4 4 (3.48%) Serverless
5 3 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.61%) SaaS
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.74%) IaaS
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.87%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.87%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) Network Security
3 3 (2.61%) Intranet
3 3 (2.61%) MPLS
4 2 (1.74%) DNS
4 2 (1.74%) Internet
4 2 (1.74%) VLAN
4 2 (1.74%) VoIP
4 2 (1.74%) VPN
4 2 (1.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) DHCP
5 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.87%) MQTT
5 1 (0.87%) PPP
5 1 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) Power BI
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.48%) SSDT
4 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.87%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.87%) PolyBase
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (10.43%) Legal
1 12 (10.43%) Marketing
2 11 (9.57%) Retail
3 10 (8.70%) Finance
3 10 (8.70%) Publishing
4 9 (7.83%) Public Sector
5 7 (6.09%) Local Government
6 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.48%) Automotive
7 4 (3.48%) Electronics
8 3 (2.61%) Law
9 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Architect
2 16 (13.91%) Security Architect
3 13 (11.30%) Analyst
4 9 (7.83%) Azure Specialist
4 9 (7.83%) Information Specialist
5 8 (6.96%) Data Manager
6 7 (6.09%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Information Governance Specialist
6 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Information Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.35%) DevSecOps Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Specialist
9 4 (3.48%) Head of Security
9 4 (3.48%) Information Officer
9 4 (3.48%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.74%) Django
1 2 (1.74%) GraphQL
1 2 (1.74%) HTML
1 2 (1.74%) Middleware
1 2 (1.74%) Node.js
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (1.74%) REST
1 2 (1.74%) SOAP
1 2 (1.74%) Spring
1 2 (1.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.87%) ODBC
2 1 (0.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.30%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.57%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.61%) Marketing Technology
7 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.74%) iSeries
8 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.74%) PKI
8 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.87%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.87%) LIMS
9 1 (0.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (3.48%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) OS/400
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) Information Security
2 27 (23.48%) Data Protection
3 23 (20.00%) Analytics
4 21 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (18.26%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.65%) Security Architecture
7 16 (13.91%) Security Testing
8 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (12.17%) Data Management
9 14 (12.17%) OWASP
9 14 (12.17%) Risk Management
10 13 (11.30%) Security Management
10 13 (11.30%) TOGAF
10 13 (11.30%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (10.43%) Information Governance
11 12 (10.43%) Patch Management
11 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
12 11 (9.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) SQL
2 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.48%) Python
3 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.61%) Java
4 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.74%) Korn
5 2 (1.74%) Solidity
5 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) C#
6 1 (0.87%) R
6 1 (0.87%) Scala
6 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) CISSP
2 17 (14.78%) Degree
3 14 (12.17%) CISM
4 13 (11.30%) SANS
4 13 (11.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (10.43%) GIAC
6 11 (9.57%) CLAS
7 10 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
9 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.35%) CISA
12 3 (2.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (2.61%) CCNA
12 3 (2.61%) MCSE
12 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.74%) CASP
13 2 (1.74%) CGEIT
13 2 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.74%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (19.13%) PCI DSS
3 15 (13.04%) NIST
4 11 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (9.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (4.35%) QA
6 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
6 3 (2.61%) GxP
6 3 (2.61%) HIPAA
6 3 (2.61%) NCSC
7 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.87%) COBIT
8 1 (0.87%) GAMP
8 1 (0.87%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.87%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.87%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.87%) XenApp
2 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Nessus
2 8 (6.96%) RSA Archer
3 2 (1.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Guardium
4 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.87%) SCOM
4 1 (0.87%) Terraform
4 1 (0.87%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) McAfee
2 11 (9.57%) Qualys
3 9 (7.83%) Rapid7
4 8 (6.96%) Adobe
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle
5 6 (5.22%) SAP
6 4 (3.48%) Cisco
6 4 (3.48%) Google
6 4 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.48%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.48%) VMware
7 3 (2.61%) Tableau
8 2 (1.74%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.74%) Gigya
8 2 (1.74%) hybris
8 2 (1.74%) Meraki
8 2 (1.74%) Teradata
9 1 (0.87%) Brocade
9 1 (0.87%) Mitel