The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 35 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.24% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 1.16% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £588 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.65% +27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+200.78% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 86 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.01% 28.67% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 28
Average daily rate £375 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £148 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £27.00 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Reference Data
Top 24 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Informatica
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Teradata

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Data Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) Teradata