The table below looks at the statistics for Data Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 110 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Management 30 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.85% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.17% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
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£388 £383 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.05 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.19% +31.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.19 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.62% -46.15%
Data Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Data Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Data Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Manchester +5 12 £299 - 11
Cheshire +2 8 - - 6
Lancashire -14 8 £388 +10.71% 6
Merseyside - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Data Management
England

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 18 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 15 (31.25%) Degree
3 15 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 14 (29.17%) Finance
4 14 (29.17%) ETL
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.00%) Migration
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (22.92%) ITIL
7 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.83%) Metadata Management
8 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (20.83%) Data Migration
9 9 (18.75%) Master Data Management
9 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (14.58%) ERP
12 6 (12.50%) Validation
12 6 (12.50%) Retail
12 6 (12.50%) Talend
12 6 (12.50%) Data Structures
12 6 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (10.42%) Data Mapping
13 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.42%) Middleware

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.17%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.08%) Maximo
3 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 15 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.33%) OLAP
6 2 (4.17%) EDRMS
6 2 (4.17%) Essbase
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.08%) MS Access
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Local Government
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Business Architect
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Hyperion Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) GIS Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.25%) GIS
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) UNIX
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ETL
2 12 (25.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 10 (20.83%) Data Migration
4 10 (20.83%) Metadata Management
5 9 (18.75%) Master Data Management
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.58%) ERP
7 6 (12.50%) Validation
8 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Data Mapping
9 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) BPMN
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) ABAP
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
1 3 (6.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Talend
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) NetApp
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) Sybase
5 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) Cognos
6 2 (4.17%) ESRI
6 2 (4.17%) Teradata
7 1 (2.08%) Lagan
7 1 (2.08%) Cognizant
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