The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 116 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.44% 4.08% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate £475 £525 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +238.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -31.42%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
202 196 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.42% 7.89% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 93 83
Average daily rate £375 £344 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.68 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.15% -20.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.95 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £31.05 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
Data Quality
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 11 £475 -9.52%
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Data Quality
South East

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (66.67%) Data Management
2 13 (61.90%) ETL
3 12 (57.14%) Informatica
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) PowerCenter
4 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (52.38%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Business Objects
5 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (33.33%) Master Data Management
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (28.57%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (19.05%) DataFlux
9 4 (19.05%) Toad
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
11 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (9.52%) Reference Data

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.76%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) PowerCenter
1 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
7 1 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Data Management
2 13 (61.90%) ETL
3 11 (52.38%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (33.33%) Master Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) RUP
8 1 (4.76%) Multidimensional Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Service Management
8 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Informatica
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Business Objects
3 4 (19.05%) DataFlux
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) Popkin
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata