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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 44 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% - 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.05% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£385 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
Data Quality
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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
21 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.26% 6.13% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Average daily rate £400 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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
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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 4 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 4 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SSDT
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SSDT
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) ETL Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared