The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 44 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.76% 1.46% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-33.94% +80.31%
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 Lancashire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 50 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.16% 12.14% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 4
Average daily rate £475 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +48.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £550 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston -3 1 £413 +7.14%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £450 -
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Tuxedo
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (25.00%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Data Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SABSA Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica