Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 135 375
Rank change year-on-year -46 +240 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 228 299 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.80% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 13.85% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 194 3
South East median daily rate £500 £445 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% -31.54% -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £465
90th Percentile £675 £596 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £440
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South East median hourly rate £19.25 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.47% - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 2,052 2,159 1,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.44% 13.01% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,288 1,140
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.23%
10th Percentile £219 £238 £220
90th Percentile £600 £560 £569
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 69 103
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £22.00 £21.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +3.02% -0.90%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.00 £44.75
England median hourly rate £22.40 £20.00 £23.17
% change year-on-year +11.99% -13.67% +7.51%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -30 77 £525 +23.53% 22
Surrey -8 54 £550 +18.92% 17
Hampshire -22 51 £430 -9.47% 10
Berkshire -46 39 £463 +5.41% 6
Oxfordshire +27 19 £600 +166.67% 13
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £550 +49.66% 3
West Sussex -21 19 £500 +21.21% 10
Kent +1 13 £450 - 3
East Sussex -16 9 £500 +11.11% 5
Middlesex +13 3 £363 -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 50 (21.93%) Information Security
2 49 (21.49%) Data Protection
3 44 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (17.98%) Finance
4 41 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 34 (14.91%) PCI DSS
7 33 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (14.04%) Oracle
9 31 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (12.72%) TOGAF
11 28 (12.28%) Security Architecture
12 27 (11.84%) CISSP
13 26 (11.40%) CISM
13 26 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (10.96%) Scrum
14 25 (10.96%) ITIL
14 25 (10.96%) Windows
15 24 (10.53%) Data Privacy
15 24 (10.53%) Degree
16 23 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (9.65%) Analytics
17 22 (9.65%) Firewall
18 21 (9.21%) SQL
18 21 (9.21%) Waterfall
19 20 (8.77%) DevOps
19 20 (8.77%) PRINCE2
19 20 (8.77%) Project Management
19 20 (8.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 20 (8.77%) CISA

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 12 (5.26%) IIS
1 12 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (1.75%) SAS
3 3 (1.32%) Apache
3 3 (1.32%) FileNet
4 2 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Maximo
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.14%) Office 365
4 10 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.63%) GitHub
5 6 (2.63%) PaaS
6 4 (1.75%) SaaS
7 3 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.32%) IaaS
7 3 (1.32%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.65%) Firewall
2 13 (5.70%) Network Security
3 10 (4.39%) DNS
3 10 (4.39%) WAN
4 9 (3.95%) Internet
5 7 (3.07%) LAN
5 7 (3.07%) NFC
6 6 (2.63%) DHCP
7 4 (1.75%) SAN
7 4 (1.75%) VPN
8 3 (1.32%) Wireless
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.88%) DWDM
9 2 (0.88%) MPLS
9 2 (0.88%) SSH
9 2 (0.88%) VoIP
9 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.44%) MVNO
10 1 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.39%) Big Data
5 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.63%) DTS
7 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.19%) Power BI
8 5 (2.19%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.32%) Adabas
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (5.26%) SonarQube
2 11 (4.82%) JIRA
3 6 (2.63%) GitLab
3 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.75%) Toad
5 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.88%) Selenium
6 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.44%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.44%) ERwin
7 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.44%) jMock
7 1 (0.44%) JUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) Mockito
7 1 (0.44%) TestComplete
General
1 41 (17.98%) Finance
2 13 (5.70%) Retail
3 9 (3.95%) Legal
4 8 (3.51%) Law
4 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.63%) Advertising
5 6 (2.63%) Back Office
5 6 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.32%) Marketing
9 2 (0.88%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (30.26%) Architect
2 38 (16.67%) Analyst
3 36 (15.79%) Security Architect
4 24 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 22 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (9.21%) Consultant
7 20 (8.77%) Business Analyst
8 17 (7.46%) Developer
9 15 (6.58%) Information Architect
10 11 (4.82%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.95%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.95%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.95%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.51%) GDPR Business Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
13 7 (3.07%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.07%) GDPR Consultant
13 7 (3.07%) GDPR Project Manager
13 7 (3.07%) Information Security Architect
13 7 (3.07%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) Web Services
2 9 (3.95%) Middleware
3 4 (1.75%) J2EE
3 4 (1.75%) OAuth
3 4 (1.75%) OAuth2
3 4 (1.75%) SAML
3 4 (1.75%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (1.75%) Spring
4 3 (1.32%) Node.js
4 3 (1.32%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.88%) .NET
5 2 (0.88%) Java EE
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) Flash
6 1 (0.44%) LINQ
6 1 (0.44%) PowerMock
6 1 (0.44%) RESTful
6 1 (0.44%) SOAP
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.82%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.82%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.51%) PKI
6 7 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.19%) NHS
8 5 (2.19%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.75%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.75%) User Experience
10 3 (1.32%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.32%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.88%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.96%) Windows
2 12 (5.26%) Linux
3 10 (4.39%) Solaris
3 10 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.51%) Unix
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.88%) Debian
6 2 (0.88%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.93%) Information Security
2 49 (21.49%) Data Protection
3 44 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (12.72%) TOGAF
6 28 (12.28%) Security Architecture
7 25 (10.96%) ITIL
7 25 (10.96%) Scrum
8 24 (10.53%) Data Privacy
9 23 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (9.65%) Analytics
11 21 (9.21%) Waterfall
12 20 (8.77%) DevOps
12 20 (8.77%) PRINCE2
12 20 (8.77%) Project Management
13 19 (8.33%) Migration
14 17 (7.46%) Data Management
14 17 (7.46%) SDLC
15 15 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.21%) SQL
2 17 (7.46%) Java
3 15 (6.58%) C#
4 10 (4.39%) Python
5 8 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.07%) Scala
7 5 (2.19%) C++
7 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.75%) Go
8 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.75%) VBA
9 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.32%) Natural
9 3 (1.32%) R
9 3 (1.32%) Ruby
10 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (11.84%) CISSP
2 26 (11.40%) CISM
3 24 (10.53%) Degree
4 20 (8.77%) CISA
5 11 (4.82%) CREST Certified
5 11 (4.82%) IISP
6 6 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (2.63%) CCSP
6 6 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.63%) CLAS
6 6 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.75%) CEH
7 4 (1.75%) PMP
7 4 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) ISEB
9 2 (0.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (14.91%) PCI DSS
3 20 (8.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (5.70%) ISO 22301
5 11 (4.82%) ISAE 3402
5 11 (4.82%) ISO 31000
5 11 (4.82%) ISO 9001
5 11 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 10 (4.39%) Data Quality
7 8 (3.51%) NIST 800
8 6 (2.63%) PMO
9 3 (1.32%) HIPAA
9 3 (1.32%) QA
10 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.88%) SLA
11 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.63%) ISA Server
3 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.32%) Docker
5 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.44%) Samba
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.26%) Nessus
2 11 (4.82%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) vRealize
4 2 (0.88%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) FlexNet
5 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Oracle
3 15 (6.58%) Cisco
4 14 (6.14%) VMware
5 13 (5.70%) IBM
6 12 (5.26%) Imperva
6 12 (5.26%) Qualys
7 11 (4.82%) ArcSight
7 11 (4.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 11 (4.82%) Centrify
7 11 (4.82%) McAfee
7 11 (4.82%) Splunk
7 11 (4.82%) Trend Micro
7 11 (4.82%) Tripwire
8 9 (3.95%) Google
9 7 (3.07%) SAP
10 6 (2.63%) Okta
10 6 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.19%) Sun
12 4 (1.75%) NetApp