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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 39 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.22% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.54% 2.53% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£450 - £563
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £478 £463
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +3.24%
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% -
Reference Data
South East

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
82 79 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.03% 29.04% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 32
Average daily rate £400 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £148 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £61.65 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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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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
Brighton -4 5 £430 -
Reference Data
South East

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Informatica
5 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Teradata
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) SAS
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Reference Data Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Informatica
1 3 (25.00%) Teradata
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Capita