Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 895 870
Rank change year-on-year +577 -25 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 735 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.57% 0.048% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 5 1
UK median daily rate £500 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £28.04 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.04 - -

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 11194 12415 13189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.28% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7260 7978 8341
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 419 394
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.15% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.55 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £21.54
% change year-on-year -14.44% +4.47% +10.45%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Top 15 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
England +569 706 £500 -27.01% 98
UK excluding London +379 387 £475 +26.67% 58
London +322 337 £500 -30.56% 42
South East +181 157 £488 -25.00% 17
North of England - 98 £475 - 27
North West - 62 £488 - 17
East of England - 61 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 35 £475 - 10
Midlands - 29 £419 - 11
South West - 23 £450 -
West Midlands - 18 £413 - 6
Scotland - 17 £450 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £475 - 5
Wales +5 5 £300 -20.00%
North East - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 383 (52.11%) Data Protection
2 276 (37.55%) Finance
3 148 (20.14%) Information Security
4 143 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 133 (18.10%) Project Management
6 123 (16.73%) Data Privacy
7 120 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (14.97%) PCI DSS
9 102 (13.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 87 (11.84%) Legal
11 85 (11.56%) Data Protection Act
12 79 (10.75%) Banking
13 72 (9.80%) Business Analysis
14 66 (8.98%) Degree
15 63 (8.57%) Data Governance
16 58 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
17 54 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
18 53 (7.21%) Data Management
19 51 (6.94%) Retail
19 51 (6.94%) CISSP
20 49 (6.67%) Data Modelling
20 49 (6.67%) CISM
21 47 (6.39%) Marketing
22 45 (6.12%) PRINCE2
22 45 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (5.85%) Microsoft
24 42 (5.71%) Waterfall
25 40 (5.44%) SQL
26 39 (5.31%) Risk Management
27 36 (4.90%) Data Analysis

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 12 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.82%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.41%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.41%) JBoss
4 3 (0.41%) SAS
5 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Actimize
1 2 (0.27%) FastStats
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.40%) Office 365
3 21 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.04%) Mimecast
5 9 (1.22%) IaaS
5 9 (1.22%) PaaS
6 8 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.41%) SaaS
8 2 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.95%) Firewall
2 6 (0.82%) Skype
3 3 (0.41%) DHCP
3 3 (0.41%) DNS
3 3 (0.41%) Internet
3 3 (0.41%) Intranet
3 3 (0.41%) LAN
3 3 (0.41%) Network Security
3 3 (0.41%) SMS
3 3 (0.41%) VPN
4 2 (0.27%) DMZ
4 2 (0.27%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.14%) Extranet
5 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.63%) Big Data
4 8 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.27%) DB2
9 2 (0.27%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.27%) MS Access
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.14%) MySQL
10 1 (0.14%) OLAP
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.27%) ERwin
2 2 (0.27%) Gatling
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Protractor
General
1 276 (37.55%) Finance
2 87 (11.84%) Legal
3 79 (10.75%) Banking
4 51 (6.94%) Retail
5 47 (6.39%) Marketing
6 19 (2.59%) Law
7 14 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.09%) Local Government
11 7 (0.95%) Back Office
12 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.54%) Electronics
13 4 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.41%) Front Office
15 2 (0.27%) Billing
16 1 (0.14%) Advertising
16 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (29.39%) Analyst
2 178 (24.22%) Project Manager
3 167 (22.72%) Business Analyst
4 123 (16.73%) GDPR Project Manager
5 100 (13.61%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 81 (11.02%) Consultant
7 70 (9.52%) Architect
8 62 (8.44%) Programme Manager
9 41 (5.58%) Security Consultant
10 39 (5.31%) Data Business Analyst
10 39 (5.31%) GDPR Consultant
10 39 (5.31%) GDPR Programme Manager
11 34 (4.63%) Security Analyst
11 34 (4.63%) Security Manager
12 30 (4.08%) Data Architect
13 29 (3.95%) Data Consultant
14 28 (3.81%) Data Manager
15 25 (3.40%) Data Analyst
16 24 (3.27%) Security Architect
17 22 (2.99%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.82%) Web Services
2 4 (0.54%) Middleware
3 3 (0.41%) Java EE
3 3 (0.41%) REST
4 2 (0.27%) .NET
4 2 (0.27%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.27%) HTML
4 2 (0.27%) OpenID
4 2 (0.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.14%) CSS
5 1 (0.14%) Node.js
5 1 (0.14%) Spring
5 1 (0.14%) WCF
5 1 (0.14%) WF
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.56%) Data Protection Act
2 45 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.77%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (1.09%) PMI
7 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.82%) PKI
8 6 (0.82%) RIA
9 5 (0.68%) Fintech
9 5 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.68%) FMCG
10 4 (0.54%) Equities
11 3 (0.41%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.41%) User Experience
11 3 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.41%) W3C
12 2 (0.27%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.72%) Windows
2 11 (1.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (52.11%) Data Protection
2 148 (20.14%) Information Security
3 143 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 133 (18.10%) Project Management
5 123 (16.73%) Data Privacy
6 120 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 63 (8.57%) Data Governance
9 58 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 54 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
11 53 (7.21%) Data Management
12 49 (6.67%) Data Modelling
13 45 (6.12%) PRINCE2
14 42 (5.71%) Waterfall
15 39 (5.31%) Risk Management
16 36 (4.90%) Data Analysis
17 33 (4.49%) Data Mapping
18 29 (3.95%) Information Governance
19 28 (3.81%) Change Management
20 27 (3.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.44%) SQL
2 11 (1.50%) Java
3 10 (1.36%) C
4 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.14%) C#
6 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (8.98%) Degree
2 51 (6.94%) CISSP
3 49 (6.67%) CISM
4 23 (3.13%) ISEB
5 22 (2.99%) CISA
6 16 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.04%) SANS
8 13 (1.77%) SSCP
9 10 (1.36%) PMP
9 10 (1.36%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (1.22%) CLAS
10 9 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.82%) CRISC
12 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (14.97%) PCI DSS
2 102 (13.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.54%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.31%) PMO
5 15 (2.04%) COBIT
6 12 (1.63%) MiFID
7 11 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.22%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.95%) QA
10 5 (0.68%) WCAG
11 3 (0.41%) EMIR
11 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.27%) FATCA
12 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.14%) BS7799
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) IAG
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.27%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.14%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 43 (5.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.45%) Oracle
3 12 (1.63%) Qualys
3 12 (1.63%) Splunk
3 12 (1.63%) Tufin
4 9 (1.22%) VMware
5 8 (1.09%) SAP
6 7 (0.95%) Cloudera
6 7 (0.95%) Siebel
7 6 (0.82%) IBM
7 6 (0.82%) Informatica
7 6 (0.82%) Palo Alto
8 5 (0.68%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.68%) McAfee
9 3 (0.41%) Google
9 3 (0.41%) Proofpoint
9 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.41%) Symantec
9 3 (0.41%) Workday
10 2 (0.27%) Virgin Media
UK
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
QED Resourcing
Rate: From £550 to £850 per day 9-12 month contract assignment
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Rate: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive salary with excellent be
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £260 to £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £260 to £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate
Real Staffing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £550 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Empiric
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £450 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £372 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago