Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Regulatory Compliance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regulatory Compliance over the 6 months to 18 June 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.

Regulatory Compliance
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 657 713
Rank change year-on-year -38 +56 +8
Contract jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 173 175 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 125
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% +5.00%
10th Percentile £356 £337 £306
90th Percentile £712 £631 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £31.75 -
% change year-on-year -35.43% - -

Regulatory Compliance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,290 76,997 88,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.68% 84.77% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,194 50,463 58,484
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,324 2,084 2,243
UK median hourly rate £21.84 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.64% - +17.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.04 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -19.84% -7.41% +25.29%

Regulatory Compliance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regulatory Compliance over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regulatory Compliance.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regulatory Compliance over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
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 Regulatory Compliance within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 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
England -29 161 £563 +18.42% 36
UK excluding London -29 91 £450 +5.88% 24
London -32 81 £600 +20.00% 14
North of England 0 28 £538 +38.53% 4
South East -16 20 £575 +15.00% 4
Yorkshire -7 17 £400 +12.36% 1
South West +18 16 £426 +6.56% 6
Midlands -3 14 £450 +20.00% 5
North West -23 11 £581 +22.37% 3
Scotland -50 11 £400 -15.79% 2
West Midlands -20 9 £444 +18.33% 2
East Midlands - 5 £675 - 3
East of England -3 1 £525 +23.53% 3
Wales -18 1 £500 +33.33%
North East - 1 £733 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 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 with a requirement for Regulatory Compliance.

1 64 (36.99%) Finance
2 46 (26.59%) GDPR
3 44 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (22.54%) Information Security
4 39 (22.54%) Data Protection
5 34 (19.65%) Project Management
6 32 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (16.18%) Legal
8 28 (16.18%) Risk Management
9 27 (15.61%) Banking
10 23 (13.29%) Business Analysis
11 21 (12.14%) CISSP
12 19 (10.98%) Management Information System
12 19 (10.98%) Analytics
12 19 (10.98%) Degree
13 18 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (9.83%) Validation
14 17 (9.83%) PCI DSS
15 16 (9.25%) Oracle
15 16 (9.25%) Unix
15 16 (9.25%) Decision-Making
16 14 (8.09%) Windows
16 14 (8.09%) Data Privacy
17 13 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
17 13 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 13 (7.51%) Python
17 13 (7.51%) Data Management
18 12 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Regulatory Compliance
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 6 (3.47%) SAS
2 5 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.31%) Confluence
4 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) npm
1 5 (2.89%) Yarn
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Force.com
3 1 (0.58%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) Internet
1 6 (3.47%) SAN
2 4 (2.31%) Network Security
3 3 (1.73%) DNS
3 3 (1.73%) Firewall
3 3 (1.73%) FTP
3 3 (1.73%) LAN
3 3 (1.73%) SSH
3 3 (1.73%) WAN
4 2 (1.16%) DHCP
4 2 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) NAS
4 2 (1.16%) SMS
4 2 (1.16%) SMTP
4 2 (1.16%) SSL
4 2 (1.16%) Wireless
5 1 (0.58%) DSL
5 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.58%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) Big Data
2 5 (2.89%) Base SAS
3 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.31%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.16%) HBase
5 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.16%) ObjectStore
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.16%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) KDB
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) JIRA
2 8 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.89%) Babel
3 5 (2.89%) webpack
4 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
General
1 64 (36.99%) Finance
2 28 (16.18%) Legal
3 27 (15.61%) Banking
4 10 (5.78%) Retail
5 8 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (4.05%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.89%) Law
7 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.73%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Billing
9 2 (1.16%) Front Office
9 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) Back Office
10 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (17.92%) Analyst
2 28 (16.18%) Project Manager
3 23 (13.29%) Business Analyst
4 18 (10.40%) Architect
5 13 (7.51%) Consultant
6 8 (4.62%) Security Architect
7 7 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) Developer
8 5 (2.89%) Data Protection Officer
8 5 (2.89%) Security Consultant
8 5 (2.89%) Unix Consultant
9 4 (2.31%) Banking Project Manager
9 4 (2.31%) Compliance Manager
9 4 (2.31%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 4 (2.31%) GDPR Project Manager
9 4 (2.31%) Information Architect
9 4 (2.31%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (2.31%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (2.31%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) RESTful
2 5 (2.89%) DOM
2 5 (2.89%) React
2 5 (2.89%) Redux
3 3 (1.73%) HTML
3 3 (1.73%) HTML5
4 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.16%) CSS
4 2 (1.16%) CSS3
4 2 (1.16%) JSON
4 2 (1.16%) Kafka
4 2 (1.16%) LESS
4 2 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.16%) Sass
4 2 (1.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.20%) Credit Risk
4 7 (4.05%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.89%) Derivative
6 5 (2.89%) Equities
7 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.31%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.16%) NHS
9 2 (1.16%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (1.16%) PMI
9 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Unix
2 14 (8.09%) Windows
3 11 (6.36%) Linux
4 8 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.62%) Solaris
5 6 (3.47%) AIX
5 6 (3.47%) CentOS
5 6 (3.47%) HPUX
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (22.54%) Data Protection
2 39 (22.54%) Information Security
3 34 (19.65%) Project Management
4 32 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (16.18%) Risk Management
6 23 (13.29%) Business Analysis
7 19 (10.98%) Analytics
8 18 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (9.83%) Validation
10 16 (9.25%) Decision-Making
11 14 (8.09%) Data Privacy
12 13 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (7.51%) Data Management
13 12 (6.94%) Change Management
13 12 (6.94%) Contingency Planning
14 11 (6.36%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (6.36%) Information Governance
14 11 (6.36%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) Python
2 8 (4.62%) SQL
3 7 (4.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.05%) MATLAB
3 7 (4.05%) R
3 7 (4.05%) VBA
4 5 (2.89%) Java
5 3 (1.73%) C#
5 3 (1.73%) C++
5 3 (1.73%) Perl
5 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.16%) C
6 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) CISSP
2 19 (10.98%) Degree
3 9 (5.20%) CISA
4 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.47%) CISM
5 6 (3.47%) CISMP
5 6 (3.47%) CRISC
6 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.31%) GIAC
7 4 (2.31%) SANS
8 3 (1.73%) IISP
8 3 (1.73%) ISACA
8 3 (1.73%) PMP
9 2 (1.16%) PhD
9 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.58%) CCNA
10 1 (0.58%) CCNP
10 1 (0.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (26.59%) GDPR
2 17 (9.83%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (6.94%) QA
4 12 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (5.20%) Data Quality
5 9 (5.20%) SLA
6 7 (4.05%) IFRS
7 5 (2.89%) IFRS 9
8 4 (2.31%) COBIT
8 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (1.73%) GMP
10 2 (1.16%) PMO
11 1 (0.58%) COREP
11 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.58%) FINREP
11 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.58%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.16%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.16%) NFS
1 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (1.16%) Veritas File System
1 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.16%) SnapMirror
2 2 (1.16%) SnapVault
2 2 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) QRadar
3 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (9.25%) Oracle
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.05%) IBM
4 6 (3.47%) HP
5 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.16%) Brocade
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco
6 2 (1.16%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.16%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.16%) Informatica
6 2 (1.16%) NetApp
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.16%) Sun
6 2 (1.16%) Veritas
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.58%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.58%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.58%) FXall
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase