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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 115 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Management 25 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
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£413 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £281 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -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 £13.00 £17.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -66.98%
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
2323 2098 2161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.73% 72.07% 65.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1038 1150
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 113 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £22.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.92 £50.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 -9 8 £300 +25.00% 7
Lancashire -16 8 £400 +14.28% 3
Cheshire +5 7 - - 8
Merseyside - - - - 1
Data Management
England

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
3 15 (30.61%) RDBMS
4 14 (28.57%) ETL
4 14 (28.57%) Oracle
4 14 (28.57%) ITIL
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
6 12 (24.49%) Migration
6 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
8 10 (20.41%) Metadata Management
8 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (20.41%) Data Migration
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (16.33%) Master Data Management
10 7 (14.29%) Talend
10 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
10 7 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (14.29%) Validation
11 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.24%) ERP
11 6 (12.24%) Data Mapping
12 5 (10.20%) QA
12 5 (10.20%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.08%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
1 15 (30.61%) RDBMS
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.16%) OLAP
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.08%) EDRMS
6 2 (4.08%) Essbase
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.08%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.08%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Hyperion Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Business Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.12%) GIS
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ETL
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.41%) Metadata Management
3 10 (20.41%) Data Migration
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) Master Data Management
5 7 (14.29%) Validation
6 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) ERP
6 6 (12.24%) Data Mapping
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) BPMN
8 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) Perl
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (6.12%) CISMP
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) RHEV
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Talend
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Sybase
5 3 (6.12%) EMC
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.08%) Informatica
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 2 (4.08%) Teradata
6 2 (4.08%) ESRI
7 1 (2.04%) Lagan
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago