The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 78 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 1.20% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.00% 11.76% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £388 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £23.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-32.25% +58.33%
Data Quality
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 102 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.53% 10.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 50
Median daily rate £433 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 9
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +19.04%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 2 £400 -
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
4 3 (21.43%) Talend
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (21.43%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) NHS
5 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 2 (14.29%) Software AG
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) SAS
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Master Data Expert
4 2 (14.29%) Report Writer
5 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Migration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) NHS
3 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Informatics
4 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Talend
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Software AG
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata