Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 193 165
Rank change year-on-year +65 -28 -17
Contract jobs citing GDPR 37 164 244
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 1.19% 1.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.67% 9.62% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 110 180
Median daily rate £525 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £321 £331 £313
90th Percentile £641 £638 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.25
10th Percentile £17.90 - £13.98
90th Percentile £72.50 - £23.93
England median hourly rate £30.85 £22.19 £29.85
% change year-on-year +39.01% -25.65% +49.24%

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 427 1,704 2,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.04% 12.41% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 993 1,233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £262 £200 £215
90th Percentile £636 £600 £588
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 67
Median hourly rate £21.05 £47.50 £22.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.68% +114.01% -11.22%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.95 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £82.50 £47.42
Median hourly rate £26.36 £21.42 £22.33
% change year-on-year +23.09% -4.11% +11.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +68 19 £525 -2.33% 22
Berkshire +64 16 £525 -3.00% 16
Surrey +71 10 £540 +13.68% 5
Hampshire +43 5 £283 -40.53% 6
West Sussex +35 3 £638 +34.21% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 3 - - 3
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) Information Security
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (27.03%) Data Security
4 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (24.32%) Security Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) NIST
6 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
6 8 (21.62%) CISSP
6 8 (21.62%) Unix
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) CISM
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.22%) CISA
8 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) Nessus
9 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Quality Management
9 5 (13.51%) Legal
9 5 (13.51%) 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.70%) AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Power BI
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (5.41%) QlikView
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SQLite
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Burp Suite
4 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) sqlmap
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Data Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Security Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) HR Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Payments Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Testing Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) OAuth
2 1 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (10.81%) Smartcard
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (5.41%) Social Media
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (29.73%) Information Security
2 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
2 10 (27.03%) Data Security
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) Security Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Quality Management
5 5 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Security Management
6 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Data Privacy
7 3 (8.11%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 7 (18.92%) CISM
4 6 (16.22%) CISA
5 3 (8.11%) CRISC
5 3 (8.11%) IISP
6 2 (5.41%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.70%) ISEB
7 1 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.70%) OSCP
7 1 (2.70%) SANS
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
2 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (24.32%) NIST
4 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (10.81%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (10.81%) ISO 22301
5 4 (10.81%) ISO 31000
5 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
5 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (8.11%) COBIT
6 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (5.41%) GAMP
7 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
7 2 (5.41%) QA
7 2 (5.41%) SLA
8 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
8 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (2.70%) NCSC
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nessus
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Guardium
2 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.81%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (10.81%) Centrify
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Imperva
3 4 (10.81%) McAfee
3 4 (10.81%) Qualys
3 4 (10.81%) Splunk
3 4 (10.81%) Sun
3 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
3 4 (10.81%) Tripwire
4 2 (5.41%) Adobe
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Arista
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Pardot
5 1 (2.70%) SAP