Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 173 145
Rank change year-on-year -32 -28 +239
Contract jobs citing GDPR 154 243 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.49% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.01% 11.70% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 183 176
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -30.77%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £268
90th Percentile £638 £675 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £19.25 -
England median hourly rate £22.19 £29.36 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.41% +46.80% -

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 1,709 2,077 2,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.41% 12.73% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1,232 1,242
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £216 £231
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 65 63
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £22.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.01% -11.22% +31.58%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -12.42%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 +7 73 £525 +0.96% 23
Berkshire +3 52 £531 +13.33% 15
Hampshire -5 37 £438 +2.94% 22
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £531 +8.97% 5
Surrey -3 19 £463 -13.95% 33
West Sussex +14 14 £475 -5.00% 5
East Sussex -4 5 £456 -8.75% 2
Kent -2 3 £360 -20.00% 6
Oxfordshire +10 1 £158 -73.75% 3
Middlesex +7 1 £230 -36.55%
Sussex - 1 £400 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 31 (20.13%) Information Security
2 30 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.53%) Data Protection
3 27 (17.53%) Azure
4 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
5 23 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (14.29%) Windows
6 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 21 (13.64%) PCI DSS
8 20 (12.99%) DNS
9 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
9 19 (12.34%) Identity Access Management
10 18 (11.69%) Firewall
11 17 (11.04%) Finance
11 17 (11.04%) Legal
11 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
11 17 (11.04%) NIST
12 16 (10.39%) Oracle
12 16 (10.39%) AWS
12 16 (10.39%) SIEM
13 15 (9.74%) DevOps
13 15 (9.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (9.74%) VMware
14 14 (9.09%) Network Security
14 14 (9.09%) CISSP
14 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
15 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
15 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) Apache
2 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.30%) Documentum
2 2 (1.30%) nginx
2 2 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.53%) Azure
2 16 (10.39%) AWS
3 9 (5.84%) Power Platform
3 9 (5.84%) SaaS
4 6 (3.90%) IaaS
4 6 (3.90%) Office 365
4 6 (3.90%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.95%) GitHub
5 3 (1.95%) PaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.30%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.99%) DNS
2 18 (11.69%) Firewall
3 14 (9.09%) Network Security
4 9 (5.84%) 3GPP
4 9 (5.84%) Internet
5 8 (5.19%) WAN
6 6 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (3.90%) DHCP
6 6 (3.90%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (3.25%) MPLS
8 4 (2.60%) LAN
8 4 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.95%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (1.95%) DWDM
9 3 (1.95%) VoIP
9 3 (1.95%) Wireless
10 2 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.30%) Intranet
10 2 (1.30%) SSH
10 2 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) Power BI
1 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
1 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (3.90%) QlikView
3 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.25%) SSDT
4 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.30%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.30%) MySQL
4 2 (1.30%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) JIRA
2 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.30%) Burp Suite
3 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Appium
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 17 (11.04%) Legal
3 6 (3.90%) Law
4 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.25%) Marketing
4 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.60%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.32%) Architect
2 31 (20.13%) Analyst
3 21 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 13 (8.44%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.49%) Data Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Consultant
8 7 (4.55%) Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) SharePoint Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.25%) SharePoint Business Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (2.60%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.60%) Network Security Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (3.90%) Middleware
3 4 (2.60%) JSON
4 3 (1.95%) Kafka
5 2 (1.30%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.65%) D3.js
6 1 (0.65%) LDAP
6 1 (0.65%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) RESTful
6 1 (0.65%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.90%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.90%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.25%) Replication
7 4 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.60%) NHS
8 2 (1.30%) iSeries
8 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.30%) PKI
8 2 (1.30%) User Experience
8 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.65%) Blog
9 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (8.44%) Linux
3 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.25%) Unix
5 4 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.30%) Debian
7 2 (1.30%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) Information Security
2 30 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.53%) Data Protection
4 23 (14.94%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 19 (12.34%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (10.39%) SIEM
9 15 (9.74%) DevOps
10 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.44%) Data Management
11 12 (7.79%) Data Architecture
11 12 (7.79%) Data Governance
11 12 (7.79%) ITIL
11 12 (7.79%) Project Delivery
12 11 (7.14%) Data Privacy
12 11 (7.14%) Project Management
12 11 (7.14%) Scrum
13 10 (6.49%) Data Integration
13 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
1 13 (8.44%) SQL
2 5 (3.25%) Korn
3 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.30%) Python
4 2 (1.30%) VBScript
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) CISSP
1 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.79%) Degree
3 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.49%) CISM
5 8 (5.19%) HNC
6 6 (3.90%) CCIE
6 6 (3.90%) CRISC
7 4 (2.60%) CCNP
7 4 (2.60%) CISA
7 4 (2.60%) ISEB
8 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.95%) HND
9 2 (1.30%) CGEIT
9 2 (1.30%) CLAS
9 2 (1.30%) GIAC
9 2 (1.30%) IIBA
9 2 (1.30%) SANS
9 2 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 17 (11.04%) NIST
4 15 (9.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (5.84%) Data Quality
7 8 (5.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (3.25%) QA
9 4 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.95%) GAMP
10 3 (1.95%) PMO
11 2 (1.30%) COBIT
11 2 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (1.30%) GxP
11 2 (1.30%) NCSC
11 2 (1.30%) SLA
12 1 (0.65%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.65%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.65%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.95%) XenApp
5 2 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Nessus
3 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.95%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.95%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.39%) Oracle
3 15 (9.74%) VMware
4 9 (5.84%) Cisco
5 7 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.25%) SAP
7 4 (2.60%) Citrix
7 4 (2.60%) Qualys
8 3 (1.95%) hybris
8 3 (1.95%) IBM
8 3 (1.95%) Ivanti
8 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.95%) Symantec
8 3 (1.95%) Tableau
9 2 (1.30%) Avaya
9 2 (1.30%) HP
9 2 (1.30%) Informatica
9 2 (1.30%) McAfee
9 2 (1.30%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.65%) Nokia