Period
to 20 November 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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 139 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 60 59 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 1.05% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.38% 7.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 0
South West median daily rate £435 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £28.00 -
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 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 640 745 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.16% 13.28% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 477 555
South West median daily rate £435 £405 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.18% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 41
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19.85 £13.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +5.52%

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 20 November 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 20 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
Bristol -9 28 £413 +1.54% 20
Dorset +10 9 £435 -13.00% 14
Somerset +1 6 £415 +23.88% 1
Wiltshire -43 5 £500 +11.11% 3
Gloucestershire -9 4 £450 - 4
Devon - 3 £410 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 32 (53.33%) Data Protection
2 21 (35.00%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
3 13 (21.67%) Information Security
3 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (11.67%) Windows
6 7 (11.67%) Legal
6 7 (11.67%) SIEM
6 7 (11.67%) Data Privacy
6 7 (11.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 7 (11.67%) Compliance Audit
7 6 (10.00%) Information Governance
7 6 (10.00%) Retail
7 6 (10.00%) CISM
7 6 (10.00%) CISSP
7 6 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.33%) CISA
8 5 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
8 5 (8.33%) Information Management
8 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (6.67%) SDLC
9 4 (6.67%) Office 365
9 4 (6.67%) Banking
9 4 (6.67%) Marketing

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Legal
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Consultant
2 9 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Compliance Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Office 365 Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Data Protection
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Information Security
3 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.67%) Compliance Audit
4 7 (11.67%) Data Privacy
4 7 (11.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (11.67%) SIEM
5 6 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 5 (8.33%) Information Management
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) Data Security
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) CISM
1 6 (10.00%) CISSP
2 5 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCSP
4 1 (1.67%) CEH
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.67%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
1 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Informatica
3 2 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco