Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 111 346
Rank change year-on-year -76 +235 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 206 362 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 2.19% 0.065%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.49% 16.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 236 8
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -16.28% -
10th Percentile £313 £285 £391
90th Percentile £602 £625 £723
England median daily rate £464 £463 £525
% change year-on-year +0.27% -11.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.12% - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 £19.02 -
% change year-on-year +54.36% - -

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 1,964 2,199 1,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.28% 13.29% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,131 1,326 1,068
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 97
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +43.43% -41.90%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £10.74
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £42.70
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.09
% change year-on-year -1.72% -10.77% -4.72%

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 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily 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 17 January 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 -46 81 £488 +21.88% 30
Hampshire -56 49 £430 -14.00% 10
Berkshire -46 46 £448 +11.88% 17
Surrey -27 36 £488 +2.63% 7
West Sussex -23 20 £520 +20.37% 7
Buckinghamshire -12 18 £450 +9.09% 5
Oxfordshire +34 17 £600 +166.67% 8
East Sussex -14 10 £550 +22.22% 2
Kent +7 8 £356 -16.18% 7
Middlesex +15 3 £363 +43.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 54 (26.21%) Data Protection
2 40 (19.42%) Information Security
3 37 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (16.02%) Finance
5 31 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (14.56%) TOGAF
7 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (12.62%) CISSP
10 25 (12.14%) PCI DSS
10 25 (12.14%) Degree
11 24 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (11.65%) Windows
12 23 (11.17%) Project Management
13 22 (10.68%) Oracle
14 20 (9.71%) Linux
14 20 (9.71%) Migration
14 20 (9.71%) Data Privacy
15 19 (9.22%) DevOps
15 19 (9.22%) Waterfall
15 19 (9.22%) CISM
16 18 (8.74%) Firewall
16 18 (8.74%) Risk Management
16 18 (8.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 18 (8.74%) Security Architecture
16 18 (8.74%) Analytics
17 17 (8.25%) Web Services
18 16 (7.77%) ITIL
18 16 (7.77%) IBM

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 9 (4.37%) IIS
2 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.94%) Apache
4 4 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.46%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.46%) JBoss
5 3 (1.46%) JRun
5 3 (1.46%) nginx
5 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Maximo
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.49%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (4.85%) Office 365
4 10 (4.85%) SaaS
5 9 (4.37%) PaaS
6 6 (2.91%) GitHub
7 5 (2.43%) IaaS
8 3 (1.46%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.74%) Firewall
2 14 (6.80%) DNS
3 10 (4.85%) Internet
3 10 (4.85%) Network Security
4 8 (3.88%) DHCP
4 8 (3.88%) NFC
5 5 (2.43%) LAN
6 4 (1.94%) AMQP
6 4 (1.94%) WAN
7 3 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.46%) Wireless
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.97%) DWDM
8 2 (0.97%) MPLS
8 2 (0.97%) SAN
8 2 (0.97%) SSH
8 2 (0.97%) VoIP
8 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.49%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.91%) DTS
4 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.94%) Big Data
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.97%) DataStax
7 2 (0.97%) Power BI
7 2 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (4.85%) JIRA
2 9 (4.37%) SonarQube
3 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.91%) GitLab
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.94%) Toad
5 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.97%) Maven
7 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.49%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.49%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.49%) ERwin
8 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.49%) jMock
8 1 (0.49%) JUnit
8 1 (0.49%) Mockito
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (16.02%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Retail
3 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.88%) Back Office
5 7 (3.40%) Law
5 7 (3.40%) Marketing
6 6 (2.91%) Legal
6 6 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.94%) Advertising
8 4 (1.94%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.97%) Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 50 (24.27%) Architect
2 31 (15.05%) Analyst
3 21 (10.19%) Consultant
3 21 (10.19%) Project Manager
3 21 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (9.22%) Security Architect
5 14 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.31%) Security Consultant
7 12 (5.83%) Data Architect
7 12 (5.83%) Information Architect
8 11 (5.34%) Security Manager
9 10 (4.85%) Security Project Manager
10 9 (4.37%) Developer
11 8 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (3.88%) GDPR Consultant
11 8 (3.88%) Payments Architect
12 7 (3.40%) Security Analyst
13 6 (2.91%) Communications Manager
13 6 (2.91%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.25%) Web Services
2 7 (3.40%) OAuth
3 5 (2.43%) J2EE
3 5 (2.43%) Middleware
4 4 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (1.94%) OAuth2
4 4 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.94%) SAML
5 3 (1.46%) OpenID
5 3 (1.46%) Spring
6 2 (0.97%) .NET
6 2 (0.97%) RESTful
6 2 (0.97%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.49%) JMS
7 1 (0.49%) JSON
7 1 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.49%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.31%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (5.83%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.37%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.37%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.91%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.94%) PKI
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.46%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.46%) NHS
9 3 (1.46%) User Experience
10 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.97%) Life Science
10 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.97%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.65%) Windows
2 20 (9.71%) Linux
3 10 (4.85%) Solaris
4 9 (4.37%) Unix
4 9 (4.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.97%) Debian
5 2 (0.97%) VMS
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.21%) Data Protection
2 40 (19.42%) Information Security
3 37 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (14.56%) TOGAF
6 23 (11.17%) Project Management
7 20 (9.71%) Data Privacy
7 20 (9.71%) Migration
8 19 (9.22%) DevOps
8 19 (9.22%) Waterfall
9 18 (8.74%) Analytics
9 18 (8.74%) Risk Management
9 18 (8.74%) Security Architecture
10 16 (7.77%) Business Development
10 16 (7.77%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (7.77%) ITIL
11 14 (6.80%) Identity Access Management
11 14 (6.80%) Security Management
12 13 (6.31%) Data Migration
13 12 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.31%) Java
1 13 (6.31%) SQL
2 8 (3.88%) C#
3 6 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.94%) Python
5 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) Perl
6 3 (1.46%) Ruby
7 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.49%) Natural
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.62%) CISSP
2 25 (12.14%) Degree
3 19 (9.22%) CISM
4 11 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (3.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (3.88%) CCSP
6 8 (3.88%) CISA
6 8 (3.88%) CLAS
6 8 (3.88%) CREST Certified
6 8 (3.88%) IISP
7 6 (2.91%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.94%) CEH
9 3 (1.46%) CCIE
9 3 (1.46%) CCNA
9 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.97%) ISEB
10 2 (0.97%) MCSE
10 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (12.14%) PCI DSS
3 18 (8.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.85%) ISO 22301
4 10 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (3.88%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (3.88%) ISO 31000
5 8 (3.88%) ISO 9001
6 6 (2.91%) QA
7 3 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.46%) PMO
8 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.49%) RMADS
8 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) ISA Server
1 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.43%) Docker
4 4 (1.94%) Samba
4 4 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.94%) vSphere
5 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) Nessus
2 8 (3.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 6 (2.91%) Ansible
4 4 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.46%) Puppet
5 3 (1.46%) vRealize
6 1 (0.49%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.68%) Oracle
3 16 (7.77%) IBM
4 13 (6.31%) VMware
5 12 (5.83%) Cisco
5 12 (5.83%) SAP
6 8 (3.88%) ArcSight
6 8 (3.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (3.88%) Centrify
6 8 (3.88%) Google
6 8 (3.88%) Imperva
6 8 (3.88%) McAfee
6 8 (3.88%) Okta
6 8 (3.88%) Qualys
6 8 (3.88%) Splunk
6 8 (3.88%) Trend Micro
6 8 (3.88%) Tripwire
7 5 (2.43%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.94%) EMC
8 4 (1.94%) GUPTA