Period
to 18 January 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 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 117 204
Rank change year-on-year -61 +87 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 44 74 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 1.40% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.00% 11.00% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 1
South West median daily rate £450 £395 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -16.84% -
10th Percentile £370 £273 £463
90th Percentile £638 £585 £488
England median daily rate £460 £463 £525
% change year-on-year -0.54% -11.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £13.25 -
England median hourly rate £29.36 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +58.70% - -

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 629 673 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.87% 12.74% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 424 511
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £210
90th Percentile £620 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 46
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -30.77% -6.02%
10th Percentile £14.90 £12.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £77.50
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 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 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 18 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
Bristol -26 17 £425 +10.39% 18
Dorset +13 8 £435 -13.00% 14
Wiltshire -61 8 £513 +18.16% 2
Somerset -3 4 £451 +34.70% 4
Devon -1 3 £410 - 1
Gloucestershire -15 1 - - 7
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 20 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 16 (36.36%) Finance
3 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
3 13 (29.55%) Information Security
4 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (25.00%) Legal
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) SIEM
6 8 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
7 7 (15.91%) Compliance Audit
7 7 (15.91%) Data Privacy
7 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.64%) CISSP
8 6 (13.64%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) CISM
9 5 (11.36%) CISA
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) Retail
9 5 (11.36%) Information Management
9 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.36%) Information Governance
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
10 4 (9.09%) Office 365
10 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) Risk 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Legal
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Compliance Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.55%) JSON
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) OAuth
2 2 (4.55%) OAuth2
2 2 (4.55%) React
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) Swagger
2 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) WinForms
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 13 (29.55%) Information Security
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (18.18%) SIEM
5 7 (15.91%) Compliance Audit
5 7 (15.91%) Data Privacy
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.36%) Information Governance
6 5 (11.36%) Information Management
7 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) DevOps
8 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance
8 3 (6.82%) Internal Audit
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) CISM
1 6 (13.64%) CISSP
2 5 (11.36%) CISA
3 2 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) CCSP
4 1 (2.27%) CEH
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
2 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) ESRI
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica