The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 122 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.92% 2.76% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
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£475 £418 £212
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +96.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Data Quality
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
218 217 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.70% 8.62% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 78 100
Average daily rate £413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.54 £18.78 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% -1.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.60 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the Berkshire region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Berkshire region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -1 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Data Quality
South East

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality.

1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
1 12 (85.71%) Informatica
2 11 (78.57%) ETL
2 11 (78.57%) PowerCenter
3 10 (71.43%) Data Management
4 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (57.14%) Business Objects
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (50.00%) Master Data Management
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) XML
7 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (28.57%) Toad
10 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
11 1 (7.14%) MS Office
11 1 (7.14%) UML
11 1 (7.14%) RUP
11 1 (7.14%) ERP
11 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 1 (7.14%) SAS
11 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (7.14%) Multidimensional Analysis

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) PowerCenter
2 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
6 1 (7.14%) QlikView
6 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.14%) Front Office
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ETL
2 10 (71.43%) Data Management
3 7 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) PDM
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Multidimensional Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) RUP
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Informatica
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau