Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 117 204
Rank change year-on-year -6 +87 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 85 70 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.45% 0.065%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.89% 12.82% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 44 3
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -7.43% -
10th Percentile £375 £270 £374
90th Percentile £600 £496 £456
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.34 - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 535 546 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.43% 11.28% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 329 443
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% -2.91%
10th Percentile £250 £188 £207
90th Percentile £546 £525 £524
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -30.00% -9.40%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.68 £10.84
90th Percentile £18.88 £53.75 £42.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.77% +4.75%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +36 58 £400 -5.88% 13
Staffordshire +5 22 £390 -4.88% 4
Warwickshire +10 10 £484 +13.82%
Coventry -13 7 £600 +43.28% 2
Wolverhampton -6 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Walsall - 1 - - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 21 (24.71%) Information Security
1 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (24.71%) Retail
2 19 (22.35%) Data Protection
2 19 (22.35%) FMCG
3 18 (21.18%) Project Management
4 17 (20.00%) Logistics
4 17 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 15 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
6 14 (16.47%) ITIL
7 11 (12.94%) Change Management
7 11 (12.94%) Finance
8 10 (11.76%) Network Security
8 10 (11.76%) Security Architecture
8 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.76%) IT Strategy
9 9 (10.59%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (10.59%) Commercial Awareness
9 9 (10.59%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (10.59%) Degree
9 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.59%) CISSP
9 9 (10.59%) Windows
9 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (10.59%) CRM
10 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.18%) Confluence
1 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 4 (4.71%) GitHub
3 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.71%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Network Security
2 5 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) LAN
3 3 (3.53%) MPLS
3 3 (3.53%) SAN
3 3 (3.53%) SNMP
3 3 (3.53%) VLAN
3 3 (3.53%) WAN
4 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) SSL
5 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.18%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) GitLab
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.18%) JMeter
4 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (24.71%) Retail
2 11 (12.94%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (4.71%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Analyst
2 31 (36.47%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
4 13 (15.29%) Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.24%) GDPR Project Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Process Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Information Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Classification Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) OAuth
1 5 (5.88%) OAuth2
2 4 (4.71%) SAML
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) OpenID
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.18%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) FMCG
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) e-Learning
4 5 (5.88%) PKI
4 5 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.71%) NHS
5 4 (4.71%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) PMI
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (24.71%) Information Security
2 19 (22.35%) Data Protection
3 18 (21.18%) Project Management
4 17 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (20.00%) Logistics
5 15 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
6 14 (16.47%) ITIL
7 11 (12.94%) Change Management
8 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.76%) IT Strategy
8 10 (11.76%) Security Architecture
9 9 (10.59%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (10.59%) Commercial Awareness
9 9 (10.59%) CRM
9 9 (10.59%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.41%) SIEM
10 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) Perl
2 3 (3.53%) Python
3 2 (2.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) CISSP
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) CISM
3 4 (4.71%) CEH
4 3 (3.53%) CCNA
4 3 (3.53%) CCNP
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) ISEB
4 3 (3.53%) SANS
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.35%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CISMP
6 1 (1.18%) CRISC
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.71%) PMO
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.35%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.71%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.18%) vCloud
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
1 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos
4 1 (1.18%) EMC
4 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.18%) Netezza
4 1 (1.18%) Qualys
4 1 (1.18%) Remedy
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.18%) SAP