The first table below looks at the demand for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Merseyside region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -31.42%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
24 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.11% 11.27% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 6
Average daily rate £388 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.79% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £82 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £248 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Quality
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) NPfIT
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) ECDL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) NPfIT
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ECDL
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft