Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 173 387
Rank change year-on-year +41 +214 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 321 227 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.38% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.77% 10.85% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 151 2
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -30.77% -
10th Percentile £308 £313 £625
90th Percentile £675 £575 £675
England median daily rate £450 £476 £513
% change year-on-year -5.36% -7.22% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £19.25 - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year +10.79% - -

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 2,174 2,092 2,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.11% 12.74% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,265 1,289 1,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.36%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £214
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 62 104
South East median hourly rate £22.10 £20.81 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -2.43% -1.02%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.06 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.20 £20.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year +6.96% -13.54% +11.37%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor 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 19 September 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
Thames Valley +28 133 £491 +13.91% 21
Surrey +11 73 £550 +29.41% 13
Hampshire +21 65 £464 -11.67% 10
Berkshire -15 55 £475 +7.95% 10
Oxfordshire +43 49 £520 +131.11% 8
Buckinghamshire +15 29 £475 +41.79% 3
West Sussex -20 18 £500 +17.65% 5
Kent +16 13 £450 -10.00% 11
East Sussex -4 12 £500 +15.61% 4
Middlesex +13 5 £363 -
Sussex +4 1 £450 -7.69%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 South East region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 77 (23.99%) Data Protection
2 71 (22.12%) Information Security
3 63 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (19.31%) Microsoft
5 60 (18.69%) Finance
6 51 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
7 46 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 42 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (12.77%) Oracle
10 39 (12.15%) PCI DSS
11 38 (11.84%) Windows
12 33 (10.28%) Scrum
13 32 (9.97%) Security Architecture
13 32 (9.97%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (9.97%) Data Privacy
14 31 (9.66%) Analytics
14 31 (9.66%) Migration
14 31 (9.66%) ITIL
15 30 (9.35%) SQL
16 29 (9.03%) Active Directory
17 28 (8.72%) CISSP
17 28 (8.72%) Project Management
17 28 (8.72%) SQL Server
17 28 (8.72%) PRINCE2
17 28 (8.72%) Degree
18 27 (8.41%) TOGAF
18 27 (8.41%) Web Services
19 26 (8.10%) Java
19 26 (8.10%) CISM

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 22 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.74%) IIS
3 7 (2.18%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (1.56%) Apache
5 4 (1.25%) SAS
6 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.93%) FileNet
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.62%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.10%) Office 365
4 9 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.18%) PaaS
6 7 (2.18%) SaaS
7 6 (1.87%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.56%) GitHub
9 4 (1.25%) IaaS
9 4 (1.25%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.85%) DNS
2 20 (6.23%) DHCP
2 20 (6.23%) Firewall
3 16 (4.98%) Network Security
4 15 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (4.36%) WAN
6 12 (3.74%) Internet
7 11 (3.43%) LAN
8 6 (1.87%) SAN
9 5 (1.56%) NFC
10 4 (1.25%) VPN
11 3 (0.93%) Intranet
11 3 (0.93%) MPLS
11 3 (0.93%) Wireless
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.62%) DWDM
12 2 (0.62%) SSH
12 2 (0.62%) VoIP
12 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.23%) Big Data
3 18 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.67%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (4.67%) Power BI
6 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.49%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.56%) Star Schema
10 4 (1.25%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.25%) DTS
10 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.25%) MySQL
10 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 13 (4.05%) JIRA
2 10 (3.12%) SonarQube
3 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.56%) GitLab
4 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.25%) Selenium
4 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.62%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.31%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.31%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.31%) ERwin
7 1 (0.31%) jMock
7 1 (0.31%) JUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) Mockito
7 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (18.69%) Finance
2 21 (6.54%) Marketing
3 19 (5.92%) Legal
4 17 (5.30%) Retail
5 8 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.18%) Advertising
7 6 (1.87%) Law
8 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.25%) Back Office
9 4 (1.25%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 75 (23.36%) Architect
2 57 (17.76%) Analyst
3 38 (11.84%) Security Architect
4 33 (10.28%) Business Analyst
4 33 (10.28%) Project Manager
5 24 (7.48%) Consultant
5 24 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (6.85%) Developer
7 15 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (4.05%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 13 (4.05%) GDPR Consultant
8 13 (4.05%) GDPR Project Manager
9 12 (3.74%) Security Manager
9 12 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.43%) Data Architect
10 11 (3.43%) Information Architect
11 9 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (2.49%) IT Manager
12 8 (2.49%) Windows Server Engineer
12 8 (2.49%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.41%) Web Services
2 11 (3.43%) Middleware
3 8 (2.49%) Node.js
4 7 (2.18%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (1.87%) .NET
5 6 (1.87%) J2EE
5 6 (1.87%) Spring
6 5 (1.56%) OAuth
6 5 (1.56%) SAML
7 4 (1.25%) CSS
7 4 (1.25%) HTML
7 4 (1.25%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.93%) Kafka
8 3 (0.93%) LAMP
8 3 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.93%) MDX
8 3 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.93%) RESTful
8 3 (0.93%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.23%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.49%) PKI
8 7 (2.18%) NHS
9 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.56%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.93%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.93%) Social Media
10 3 (0.93%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.93%) User Experience
11 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.84%) Windows
2 22 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.61%) Linux
3 18 (5.61%) Windows 10
4 15 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.67%) Mac OS
4 15 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.12%) Solaris
6 6 (1.87%) Unix
7 2 (0.62%) Debian
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.99%) Data Protection
2 71 (22.12%) Information Security
3 63 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (10.28%) Scrum
6 32 (9.97%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (9.97%) Data Privacy
6 32 (9.97%) Security Architecture
7 31 (9.66%) Analytics
7 31 (9.66%) ITIL
7 31 (9.66%) Migration
8 28 (8.72%) PRINCE2
8 28 (8.72%) Project Management
9 27 (8.41%) TOGAF
10 25 (7.79%) Waterfall
11 22 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.85%) DevOps
12 20 (6.23%) SDLC
13 17 (5.30%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.35%) SQL
2 26 (8.10%) Java
2 26 (8.10%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.17%) C#
4 13 (4.05%) Scala
5 12 (3.74%) Python
6 9 (2.80%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.56%) C++
7 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.25%) Go
8 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.25%) VB
9 3 (0.93%) HiveQL
9 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.93%) Natural
9 3 (0.93%) R
9 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.93%) VBA
10 2 (0.62%) C
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (8.72%) CISSP
1 28 (8.72%) Degree
2 26 (8.10%) CISM
3 20 (6.23%) CISA
4 11 (3.43%) IISP
5 9 (2.80%) CREST Certified
6 6 (1.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (1.87%) CCSP
6 6 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.87%) ISEB
6 6 (1.87%) PMP
6 6 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.25%) CEH
8 4 (1.25%) CLAS
9 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.62%) MCSE
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (12.15%) PCI DSS
3 25 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (4.36%) Data Quality
5 11 (3.43%) ISO 22301
6 10 (3.12%) NIST 800
7 9 (2.80%) ISAE 3402
7 9 (2.80%) ISO 31000
7 9 (2.80%) ISO 9001
7 9 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (2.49%) PMO
9 7 (2.18%) HIPAA
9 7 (2.18%) QA
10 4 (1.25%) GCP
11 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.62%) SLA
12 1 (0.31%) GAMP
12 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.56%) Docker
5 4 (1.25%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.98%) SCCM
2 15 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.12%) Nessus
4 9 (2.80%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (0.93%) Kibana
5 3 (0.93%) vRealize
6 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.77%) Oracle
3 15 (4.67%) Apple
3 15 (4.67%) SAP
3 15 (4.67%) VMware
4 14 (4.36%) IBM
4 14 (4.36%) Splunk
5 13 (4.05%) Cisco
6 12 (3.74%) Google
6 12 (3.74%) Imperva
7 10 (3.12%) Qualys
8 9 (2.80%) ArcSight
8 9 (2.80%) Barracuda Networks
8 9 (2.80%) Centrify
8 9 (2.80%) McAfee
8 9 (2.80%) Trend Micro
8 9 (2.80%) Tripwire
9 7 (2.18%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.87%) Citrix
10 6 (1.87%) NetApp