The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GDPR 196 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 153 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GDPR is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5348 6018 6387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.75% 11.12% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3524 3833 3882
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 195 179
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +40.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.72 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.98 £49.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GDPR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 191 £500 - 32
London - 81 £525 - 21
South East - 46 £500 - 4
City of London - 23 £525 - 4
East of England - 22 £450 -
West Sussex - 16 £494 -
North West - 14 £550 - 2
Bedfordshire - 14 £450 -
Yorkshire - 10 £500 - 2
West Midlands - 9 £413 -
Berkshire - 9 £375 - 2
East Grinstead - 8 £469 -
Swindon - 7 £213 -
Manchester - 7 £550 - 2
Reading - 7 £313 - 2
Wiltshire - 7 £213 -
South West - 7 £213 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £550 -
Birmingham - 5 £413 -
Hampshire - 5 £688 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £238 -
Peterborough - 5 £238 -
York - 5 £475 -
Oxford - 5 £575 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £525 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £445 -
Surrey - 4 £513 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £475 -
Docklands, London - 2 £699 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 with a requirement for GDPR.

1 148 (60.66%) Data Protection
2 91 (37.30%) Finance
3 68 (27.87%) Information Security
4 52 (21.31%) Data Privacy
5 47 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (17.62%) PCI DSS
7 38 (15.57%) Degree
8 35 (14.34%) Legal
9 33 (13.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 33 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
11 28 (11.48%) Project Management
12 27 (11.07%) GAP Analysis
13 25 (10.25%) CISSP
14 23 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (8.61%) CISM
15 21 (8.61%) Retail
16 20 (8.20%) Data Analysis
16 20 (8.20%) Banking
16 20 (8.20%) Business Analysis
17 18 (7.38%) Microsoft
18 16 (6.56%) SQL
18 16 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (5.74%) Marketing
20 14 (5.74%) PRINCE2
20 14 (5.74%) Data Modelling
20 14 (5.74%) E-Commerce
20 14 (5.74%) Data Governance
21 13 (5.33%) Coaching

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (1.23%) JBoss
2 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.46%) MS Project
3 5 (2.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.28%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) Firewall
2 4 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (0.82%) DHCP
3 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.87%) DB2
3 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.05%) Big Data
5 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.82%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) ERwin
1 2 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 91 (37.30%) Finance
2 35 (14.34%) Legal
3 21 (8.61%) Retail
4 20 (8.20%) Banking
5 14 (5.74%) Marketing
6 8 (3.28%) Law
7 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.64%) Electronics
10 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Billing
11 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.41%) French Language
12 1 (0.41%) Front Office
12 1 (0.41%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 81 (33.20%) Analyst
2 65 (26.64%) Business Analyst
3 44 (18.03%) Project Manager
4 38 (15.57%) Consultant
5 23 (9.43%) Architect
5 23 (9.43%) Security Consultant
6 21 (8.61%) Data Business Analyst
7 18 (7.38%) Data Protection Analyst
7 18 (7.38%) Programme Manager
8 15 (6.15%) Data Consultant
9 12 (4.92%) Data Architect
9 12 (4.92%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.51%) Data Manager
10 11 (4.51%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (4.10%) Security Manager
12 9 (3.69%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) Data Protection Manager
13 8 (3.28%) Security Architect
13 8 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.23%) Java EE
2 1 (0.41%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.69%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.64%) PMI
6 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.82%) FMCG
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.28%) Windows
2 7 (2.87%) Windows Server
2 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.41%) Android
3 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (60.66%) Data Protection
2 68 (27.87%) Information Security
3 52 (21.31%) Data Privacy
4 47 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (11.48%) Project Management
7 27 (11.07%) GAP Analysis
8 23 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (8.20%) Business Analysis
9 20 (8.20%) Data Analysis
10 16 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (5.74%) Data Governance
11 14 (5.74%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.74%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.74%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.33%) Coaching
12 13 (5.33%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.92%) Data Mapping
13 12 (4.92%) Data Security
13 12 (4.92%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.56%) SQL
2 4 (1.64%) C
2 4 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (15.57%) Degree
2 25 (10.25%) CISSP
3 21 (8.61%) CISM
4 13 (5.33%) CISA
5 11 (4.51%) ISEB
5 11 (4.51%) SANS
6 9 (3.69%) CRISC
7 8 (3.28%) SSCP
8 6 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.82%) CEH
11 2 (0.82%) GIAC
11 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.41%) CBAP
12 1 (0.41%) CISMP
12 1 (0.41%) IIBA
12 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (17.62%) PCI DSS
2 33 (13.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.28%) COBIT
3 8 (3.28%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.05%) PMO
6 4 (1.64%) MiFID
7 1 (0.41%) BS7799
7 1 (0.41%) IFRS
7 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.41%) QA
7 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
1 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.28%) Qualys
3 7 (2.87%) Splunk
3 7 (2.87%) Tufin
4 6 (2.46%) VMware
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle
5 5 (2.05%) SAP
6 2 (0.82%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.82%) CA
6 2 (0.82%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.82%) Embarcadero
6 2 (0.82%) IBM
6 2 (0.82%) Informatica
6 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.82%) Proofpoint
6 2 (0.82%) Talend
6 2 (0.82%) Temenos
7 1 (0.41%) F5
7 1 (0.41%) FireEye
7 1 (0.41%) LogRhythm
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