Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 154 158
Rank change year-on-year -40 +4 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 38 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 1.18% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.85% 11.16% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 40
South West median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - -
10th Percentile £269 £325 £275
90th Percentile £550 £613 £627
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £28.00
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 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 650 645 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.13% 10.56% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 382 453
South West median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £269 £251 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 46
South West median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £28.85 £12.50 £13.88
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.73% +11.66% -11.77%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 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
Somerset -3 11 £413 -0.60% 4
Wiltshire -13 10 £550 +10.00% 1
Bristol -11 6 £350 -12.50% 10
Devon -16 2 £275 -29.26% 6
Dorset -6 1 - - 34
Gloucestershire -19 1 - - 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
2 12 (31.58%) DevOps
3 10 (26.32%) Kanban
4 8 (21.05%) Information Security
4 8 (21.05%) Retail
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Use Case
5 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (13.16%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (13.16%) Azure
6 5 (13.16%) AWS
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.53%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
8 3 (7.89%) Marketing
8 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.89%) SaaS
8 3 (7.89%) PaaS
8 3 (7.89%) Office 365
8 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management

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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) PaaS
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.63%) SQL CLR
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) tSQLt
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.16%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Environment Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Kafka
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Kanban
4 8 (21.05%) Information Security
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (15.79%) Use Case
6 5 (13.16%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) ABAP
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) R
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISA
1 3 (7.89%) CISM
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Ariba
4 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee
4 1 (2.63%) RedGate
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Talend