Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 184 105
Rank change year-on-year +34 -79 +127
Contract jobs citing GDPR 63 196 407
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 1.30% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.55% 10.66% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 115 291
Median daily rate £473 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +2.70% -7.50%
10th Percentile £296 £333 £313
90th Percentile £638 £633 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +155.56% -
10th Percentile £18.30 £27.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £62.03 £14.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.34 £25.00
% change year-on-year +49.96% -6.64% -10.83%

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 660 1,839 2,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.79% 12.17% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 1,047 1,281
Median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +1.80%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £618 £588 £613
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 89 88
Median hourly rate £19.44 £42.50 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.26% +83.41% +23.59%
10th Percentile £12.87 £14.95 £11.68
90th Percentile £47.00 £83.75 £47.88
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% -4.26% +23.68%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 4 July 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
Surrey +69 29 £475 +2.70% 11
Thames Valley +31 10 £461 -11.30% 18
Hampshire +19 7 £314 -33.95% 3
Berkshire +26 6 £300 -43.40% 10
West Sussex +25 6 £494 -4.82% 1
East Sussex +35 5 £700 +93.10% 1
Kent +32 5 £625 - 5
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £461 -11.30% 4
Oxfordshire +34 1 £550 +46.67% 4
Middlesex +16 1 £600 +160.87%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 24 (38.10%) Information Security
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 15 (23.81%) Analytics
4 14 (22.22%) CISSP
5 13 (20.63%) Azure
5 13 (20.63%) Marketing
6 12 (19.05%) Finance
7 11 (17.46%) Degree
7 11 (17.46%) AWS
8 10 (15.87%) Security Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Data Management
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.87%) NIST
9 9 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
9 9 (14.29%) Power Platform
9 9 (14.29%) Adobe
9 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (14.29%) CISM
9 9 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
10 8 (12.70%) CRM
10 8 (12.70%) SQL
10 8 (12.70%) Data Strategy
10 8 (12.70%) Data Science
10 8 (12.70%) Power BI
11 7 (11.11%) Data Enrichment

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 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (4.76%) Confluence
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Chatbot
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP GRC
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Azure
2 11 (17.46%) AWS
3 9 (14.29%) Power Platform
4 6 (9.52%) Google Analytics
5 4 (6.35%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (6.35%) PaaS
6 3 (4.76%) SaaS
6 3 (4.76%) Serverless
7 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (3.17%) IaaS
7 2 (3.17%) Logic Apps
7 2 (3.17%) Office 365
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.59%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) PPP
4 1 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Power BI
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.17%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (3.17%) QlikView
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) SSDT
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (20.63%) Marketing
2 12 (19.05%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 2 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Data Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) CRM Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Head of Security
7 3 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.17%) Django
1 2 (3.17%) GraphQL
1 2 (3.17%) Node.js
1 2 (3.17%) REST
1 2 (3.17%) SOAP
1 2 (3.17%) Spring
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) ODBC
2 1 (1.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing Technology
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.17%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Information Security
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Analytics
4 10 (15.87%) Data Management
4 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
4 10 (15.87%) Security Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 9 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 8 (12.70%) CRM
6 8 (12.70%) Data Science
6 8 (12.70%) Data Strategy
6 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
7 7 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
7 7 (11.11%) Data Enrichment
7 7 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (11.11%) SDLC
8 6 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (9.52%) Project Delivery
8 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Solidity
5 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) CISSP
2 11 (17.46%) Degree
3 9 (14.29%) CISM
4 4 (6.35%) CISA
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.76%) IISP
6 2 (3.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (3.17%) CASP
6 2 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.17%) SANS
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CCIE
7 1 (1.59%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) GIAC
7 1 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 10 (15.87%) NIST
3 9 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.76%) GxP
4 3 (4.76%) HIPAA
5 2 (3.17%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (3.17%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.17%) ISO 31000
5 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (3.17%) NCSC
5 2 (3.17%) QA
6 1 (1.59%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) RSA Archer
2 3 (4.76%) Nessus
3 2 (3.17%) IBM Guardium
3 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Adobe
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
4 6 (9.52%) Google
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
5 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) McAfee
6 3 (4.76%) Qualys
6 3 (4.76%) Tableau
7 2 (3.17%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.17%) Centrify
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) Imperva
7 2 (3.17%) Splunk
7 2 (3.17%) Sun
7 2 (3.17%) Teradata
7 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro
7 2 (3.17%) Tripwire