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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Management
England / North West
Rank 88 114 93
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Management 45 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.15% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.40% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 36
Median daily rate £380 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £589 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £54.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £16.09 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+86.45% -26.86%

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
2163 3070 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.39% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1856 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 135 108
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Data Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Data Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 13 £413 -8.33% 8
Cheshire +26 12 £278 -21.83% 1
Lancashire +17 10 £356 -35.22% 3
Merseyside -3 8 £438 -12.50% 2
Data Management
England

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 43 (31.16%) ITIL
1 43 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (29.71%) Open Source
3 41 (29.71%) Change Management
4 37 (26.81%) Finance
5 34 (24.64%) Oracle
6 33 (23.91%) SaaS
6 33 (23.91%) IaaS
7 32 (23.19%) PaaS
8 26 (18.84%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (18.84%) Oracle EBS R12
8 26 (18.84%) Master Data Management
8 26 (18.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 26 (18.84%) Oracle Database
9 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 23 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (15.94%) DevOps
11 22 (15.94%) Data Modelling
12 20 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
12 20 (14.49%) Linux
12 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
12 20 (14.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 20 (14.49%) High Availability
12 20 (14.49%) Data Governance
12 20 (14.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 17 (12.32%) Service Management
13 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.49%) Oracle Application Server
2 12 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (4.35%) SAS
4 2 (1.45%) Apache
4 2 (1.45%) CMS
4 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle EBS
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (3.62%) SAP FI
5 4 (2.90%) SAP MM
5 4 (2.90%) SAP PP
5 4 (2.90%) SAP SD
6 3 (2.17%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.45%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.72%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.91%) IaaS
1 33 (23.91%) SaaS
2 32 (23.19%) PaaS
3 2 (1.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) DNS
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
1 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle Database
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 20 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.52%) GIS
5 9 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.80%) Apache Hive
6 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.07%) HBase
7 7 (5.07%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.35%) SAP HANA
9 5 (3.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.62%) SAP BW
10 4 (2.90%) Big Data
10 4 (2.90%) MS Access
10 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) ERwin
2 1 (0.72%) Log4j
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.57%) Analyst
2 20 (14.49%) Architect
3 19 (13.77%) Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Data Architect
4 16 (11.59%) DBA
4 16 (11.59%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (10.14%) Consultant
6 13 (9.42%) Business Analyst
6 13 (9.42%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.80%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Principal Architect
9 7 (5.07%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Administrator
10 6 (4.35%) Operational Support Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) Web Services
2 6 (4.35%) .NET
3 5 (3.62%) J2EE
4 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.45%) CSS
5 2 (1.45%) REST
5 2 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.72%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (0.72%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.72%) SOAP
6 1 (0.72%) WSDL
6 1 (0.72%) XSL
6 1 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) Data Structures
3 12 (8.70%) Tandem
4 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.97%) Taxonomies
5 5 (3.62%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.90%) User Experience
7 3 (2.17%) LLPG
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Linux
2 17 (12.32%) Unix
3 16 (11.59%) Windows
4 12 (8.70%) AIX
4 12 (8.70%) Windows 2000
4 12 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.35%) VME
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (31.16%) ITIL
2 41 (29.71%) Change Management
2 41 (29.71%) Open Source
3 26 (18.84%) Master Data Management
4 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 22 (15.94%) Data Modelling
6 22 (15.94%) DevOps
7 20 (14.49%) Data Governance
7 20 (14.49%) High Availability
7 20 (14.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 17 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2
8 17 (12.32%) Service Management
9 16 (11.59%) Logical Data Model
10 15 (10.87%) ITSM
10 15 (10.87%) Physical Data Model
11 14 (10.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.42%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) Java
3 6 (4.35%) C#
3 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.62%) Python
5 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.17%) Perl
7 2 (1.45%) C
7 2 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.62%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.52%) SLA
3 6 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (3.62%) QA
5 3 (2.17%) GDPR
6 2 (1.45%) MiFID
7 1 (0.72%) BS7666
7 1 (0.72%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Control-M
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (24.64%) Oracle
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.59%) SAP
4 6 (4.35%) ICL
5 5 (3.62%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) Fujitsu
6 4 (2.90%) Informatica
6 4 (2.90%) Tableau
7 3 (2.17%) Teradata
8 2 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.45%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.45%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.45%) Temenos
9 1 (0.72%) ESRI
9 1 (0.72%) IDERA
9 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.72%) Talend