Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 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
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 98 250
Rank change year-on-year -87 +152 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 198 403 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 2.41% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.19% 18.85% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 280 89
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £325
90th Percentile £591 £658 £605
England median daily rate £495 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £34.50 - -
England median hourly rate £24.92 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -0.32% - -

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 1,769 2,138 1,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.08% 12.78% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 1,235 1,131
South East median daily rate £429 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 83
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £24.56 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.87% +29.26% -3.18%
10th Percentile £14.48 £11.56 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.57 £46.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £22.83 £22.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +1.48% +5.46% -10.39%

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 27 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 -50 82 £500 +12.36% 2
Hampshire -36 61 £456 -8.75% 1
Berkshire -26 53 £550 +22.22% 1
Surrey -18 31 £450 -14.29% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 25 £520 +17.18% 1
West Sussex -4 15 £513 +20.59%
East Sussex -14 6 £475 +3.26% 1
Oxfordshire -13 4 £375 -11.76%
Kent -16 2 - - 2
Middlesex +7 1 £230 -48.89%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 52 (26.26%) Data Protection
2 51 (25.76%) Information Security
3 47 (23.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (18.69%) Management Information System
6 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 32 (16.16%) Windows
8 30 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (14.14%) Linux
9 28 (14.14%) CISSP
10 27 (13.64%) Project Management
10 27 (13.64%) Firewall
10 27 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (13.64%) PCI DSS
11 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (12.63%) DNS
12 24 (12.12%) Finance
12 24 (12.12%) DevOps
13 23 (11.62%) Active Directory
14 21 (10.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 21 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (10.10%) Degree
15 20 (10.10%) Risk Management
15 20 (10.10%) Identity Access Management
15 20 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 19 (9.60%) Legal
16 19 (9.60%) Oracle
16 19 (9.60%) Security Architecture

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 7 (3.54%) IIS
2 6 (3.03%) Apache
2 6 (3.03%) lighttpd
2 6 (3.03%) nginx
2 6 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.02%) Confluence
4 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.52%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.52%) JBoss
5 3 (1.52%) JRun
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.52%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Maximo
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.55%) SaaS
4 8 (4.04%) PaaS
5 6 (3.03%) IaaS
6 5 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.52%) Office 365
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.01%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.01%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.51%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.64%) Firewall
2 25 (12.63%) DNS
3 15 (7.58%) Internet
4 13 (6.57%) Network Security
5 9 (4.55%) DHCP
6 5 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.53%) NFC
6 5 (2.53%) WAN
7 4 (2.02%) AMQP
7 4 (2.02%) MPLS
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.52%) DWDM
8 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.52%) VoIP
8 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.52%) Wireless
9 2 (1.01%) 3GPP
9 2 (1.01%) Intranet
9 2 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.04%) MySQL
3 8 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.03%) DataStax
6 5 (2.53%) Big Data
7 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.01%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.01%) Power BI
9 2 (1.01%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.51%) DB2
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) JIRA
2 7 (3.54%) Burp Suite
3 6 (3.03%) SonarQube
3 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.52%) sqlmap
6 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) ERwin
7 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.51%) Maven
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (12.12%) Finance
2 19 (9.60%) Legal
3 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.58%) Retail
5 11 (5.56%) Law
6 10 (5.05%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.03%) Back Office
7 6 (3.03%) Marketing
8 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.01%) Billing
9 2 (1.01%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (17.68%) Architect
2 25 (12.63%) Analyst
3 21 (10.61%) Security Architect
4 18 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.06%) Consultant
6 11 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 10 (5.05%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.05%) Security Consultant
7 10 (5.05%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.55%) Administrator
8 9 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Security Project Manager
9 8 (4.04%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.54%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.54%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.03%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.03%) DBA
11 6 (3.03%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) Middleware
1 8 (4.04%) Web Services
2 7 (3.54%) JSON
3 6 (3.03%) LAMP
3 6 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (2.02%) .NET
4 4 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.02%) Spring
5 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.52%) J2EE
5 3 (1.52%) jQuery
5 3 (1.52%) OAuth
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.52%) React
6 2 (1.01%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.51%) Kafka
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.69%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.58%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (5.05%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.53%) Replication
6 5 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.52%) Life Science
7 3 (1.52%) NHS
7 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.01%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.01%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.16%) Windows
2 28 (14.14%) Linux
3 10 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.53%) Solaris
4 5 (2.53%) Unix
5 3 (1.52%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.26%) Data Protection
2 51 (25.76%) Information Security
3 45 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.64%) Project Management
6 24 (12.12%) DevOps
7 20 (10.10%) Identity Access Management
7 20 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.10%) Risk Management
7 20 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (9.60%) Security Architecture
9 16 (8.08%) Security Management
9 16 (8.08%) Security Operations
10 15 (7.58%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.58%) ITIL
10 15 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.07%) Migration
11 14 (7.07%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (7.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.57%) Java
1 13 (6.57%) Python
2 11 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.05%) SQL
4 9 (4.55%) Perl
5 8 (4.04%) C#
6 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.03%) Ruby
7 4 (2.02%) PHP
8 3 (1.52%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.52%) VBScript
9 2 (1.01%) C++
9 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) CISSP
2 20 (10.10%) Degree
3 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.57%) CISM
6 12 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (6.06%) CLAS
6 12 (6.06%) SANS
7 9 (4.55%) CISA
8 8 (4.04%) GIAC
9 7 (3.54%) CREST Certified
9 7 (3.54%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (2.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (2.53%) CCIE
10 5 (2.53%) CCNA
10 5 (2.53%) CCSP
10 5 (2.53%) CRISC
10 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.53%) IISP
10 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (23.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 21 (10.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (5.05%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (4.04%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (4.04%) ISO 9001
7 7 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (3.03%) ISO 31000
8 6 (3.03%) PMO
9 5 (2.53%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (2.53%) ISO 22301
10 4 (2.02%) COBIT
10 4 (2.02%) QA
11 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
11 2 (1.01%) SLA
12 1 (0.51%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.51%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.55%) Docker
4 6 (3.03%) KVM
5 5 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.53%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.52%) Samba
6 3 (1.52%) vSphere
7 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) Nessus
2 10 (5.05%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.04%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 5 (2.53%) Ansible
4 5 (2.53%) IBM Guardium
5 2 (1.01%) SCCM
5 2 (1.01%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) CASB
6 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Grafana
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.60%) Oracle
3 17 (8.59%) VMware
4 14 (7.07%) IBM
5 12 (6.06%) Qualys
6 11 (5.56%) Imperva
7 10 (5.05%) Cisco
7 10 (5.05%) McAfee
7 10 (5.05%) Splunk
8 9 (4.55%) Informatica
8 9 (4.55%) SAP
9 8 (4.04%) Trend Micro
10 5 (2.53%) ArcSight
10 5 (2.53%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (2.53%) Centrify
10 5 (2.53%) Google
10 5 (2.53%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.53%) Rapid7
10 5 (2.53%) Tripwire
10 5 (2.53%) Workday