Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 159 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 66 43 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 0.79% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% 6.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 0
South West median daily rate £420 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
England median daily rate £450 £476 £513
% change year-on-year -5.51% -7.07% +13.89%
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 613 702 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.49% 12.97% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 426 482
South West median daily rate £420 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £250 £211 £224
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 42
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.03 £25.00
90th Percentile £51.28 £47.50 £56.08
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.97% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 27 £425 +4.94% 15
Somerset +15 13 £415 +23.88% 3
Devon - 10 £389 - 5
Dorset +4 5 £450 -10.00% 17
Gloucestershire +4 5 £420 -20.00% 5
Wiltshire -26 3 £425 -22.73% 5
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 31 (46.97%) Data Protection
2 22 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (16.67%) Information Security
6 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 7 (10.61%) Data Security
9 6 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (9.09%) Data Mapping
9 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (7.58%) Degree
10 5 (7.58%) Retail
10 5 (7.58%) Marketing
10 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (7.58%) NHS
10 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.58%) Information Governance
11 4 (6.06%) SIEM
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.06%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (6.06%) SDLC
11 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (6.06%) SAP
11 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.06%) Electronics
11 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
11 4 (6.06%) Law

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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.52%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) GitLab
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Marketing
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Law
3 4 (6.06%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Developer
6 4 (6.06%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) GDPR Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) GDPR Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.55%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Doctrine
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (7.58%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Data Protection
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.67%) Information Security
5 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.61%) Data Security
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 6 (9.09%) Data Mapping
9 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Information Governance
10 4 (6.06%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (6.06%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.06%) SDLC
10 4 (6.06%) SIEM
11 3 (4.55%) Information Management
11 3 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (3.03%) CISM
3 2 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CCSP
4 1 (1.52%) CEH
4 1 (1.52%) CISA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.55%) PMO
4 2 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Informatica
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Zend