Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 January 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 West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 203 -
Rank change year-on-year +87 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 74 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.40% 0.019% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.96% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 49 1 0
South West median daily rate £395 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% - -
England median daily rate £463 £525 -
% change year-on-year -11.90% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £13.25 - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 - £11.75

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 675 718 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.78% 13.40% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 511 592
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 45
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.09 £24.23
% change year-on-year -10.77% -4.72% +21.15%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GDPR in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Bristol - 28 £385 - 7
Wiltshire +31 27 £434 -8.68% 4
Gloucestershire - 5 £270 - 1
Somerset - 4 £335 - 3
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - - 7
Dorset - 1 £500 - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GDPR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 35 (47.30%) Data Protection
2 27 (36.49%) Finance
3 17 (22.97%) Information Security
4 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
4 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
5 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (13.51%) Information Management
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
7 9 (12.16%) Data Privacy
7 9 (12.16%) CISSP
8 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (9.46%) Records Management
9 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (9.46%) CISM
9 7 (9.46%) Migration
9 7 (9.46%) Legal
10 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.11%) ITIL
10 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.11%) Data Governance
11 5 (6.76%) Big Data
11 5 (6.76%) Information Governance
11 5 (6.76%) Internal Audit
11 5 (6.76%) HP
11 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.76%) ETL

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (5.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
1 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) IPsec
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) MPLS
3 1 (1.35%) Skype
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) Big Data
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Hive
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.05%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Legal
3 5 (6.76%) Law
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.35%) Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Data Protection Officer
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Information Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Compliance Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Data Protection Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) GDPR Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) GDPR Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Head of Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.05%) Head of Security
9 3 (4.05%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) SAML
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.41%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (4.05%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.70%) PKI
7 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.35%) EPoS
7 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Unix
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Data Protection
2 17 (22.97%) Information Security
3 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.51%) Information Management
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
5 9 (12.16%) Data Privacy
6 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (9.46%) Migration
6 7 (9.46%) Records Management
6 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.11%) Data Governance
7 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.11%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.76%) ETL
8 5 (6.76%) Information Governance
8 5 (6.76%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) C
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) CISSP
2 7 (9.46%) CISM
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) CRISC
5 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) OSCP
5 2 (2.70%) SANS
6 1 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.35%) CISMP
6 1 (1.35%) CLAS
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.05%) COBIT
5 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) IAG
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) HP
2 4 (5.41%) Informatica
2 4 (5.41%) Micro Focus
2 4 (5.41%) Teradata
3 3 (4.05%) Capita
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Tableau