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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Management
Rank 125 128 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Management 45 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.95% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.21% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 23
Average daily rate £450 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £292 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.80 £47.33 £35.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.27% +34.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.40 £35.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-56.61% +59.55%
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
3277 3055 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.07% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2029 1690 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 143 135
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 18 £463 +23.33% 13
Cheshire -5 14 £500 +21.21% 1
Merseyside - 6 £525 -
Lancashire +4 5 £350 +7.69% 3
Data Management
England

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.91%) Master Data Management
3 23 (21.50%) SQL
4 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.63%) Data Governance
5 20 (18.69%) Data Modelling
6 19 (17.76%) Finance
7 15 (14.02%) ETL
7 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (13.08%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.08%) Data Protection
9 13 (12.15%) SAP
9 13 (12.15%) Data Quality
10 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (10.28%) Java
11 11 (10.28%) Validation
11 11 (10.28%) Visualisation
12 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
13 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
13 9 (8.41%) Degree
13 9 (8.41%) Banking
13 9 (8.41%) TOGAF
13 9 (8.41%) Open Source
13 9 (8.41%) Analytics
14 8 (7.48%) Data Analytics
14 8 (7.48%) User Stories
14 8 (7.48%) Information Management
14 8 (7.48%) Data Extraction
14 8 (7.48%) Data Cleansing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (7.48%) SAS
2 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.80%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.74%) Big Data
6 3 (2.80%) MySQL
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.87%) DB2
7 2 (1.87%) GIS
7 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.93%) HBase
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.80%) Toad
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.93%) Grunt
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Log4j
4 1 (0.93%) NUnit
4 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Law
4 6 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Billing
6 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Analyst
2 23 (21.50%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Architect
4 14 (13.08%) Consultant
5 10 (9.35%) Data Consultant
5 10 (9.35%) Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Data Architect
6 9 (8.41%) Data Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Security Advisor
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Data Governance Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Governance Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Master Data Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) SAP Data Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) SAP Master Data Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) SAP MDM Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Head of Analytics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) .NET
1 7 (6.54%) Web Services
2 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.67%) CAML
3 3 (2.80%) CSS
3 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) J2EE
4 2 (1.87%) jQuery
4 2 (1.87%) OAuth
4 2 (1.87%) SAML
4 2 (1.87%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (0.93%) JDBC
5 1 (0.93%) JMS
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) Spring
5 1 (0.93%) Struts
5 1 (0.93%) Symfony
5 1 (0.93%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Visualisation
3 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.48%) Credit Risk
4 8 (7.48%) Data Extraction
4 8 (7.48%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (6.54%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.54%) User Experience
6 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.67%) Life Science
7 5 (4.67%) Reference Data
7 5 (4.67%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.80%) Economics
8 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.80%) Physics
9 2 (1.87%) FMCG
9 2 (1.87%) NHS
9 2 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
2 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.87%) Unix
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.91%) Master Data Management
3 21 (19.63%) Data Governance
3 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.69%) Data Modelling
5 15 (14.02%) ETL
6 14 (13.08%) Data Protection
7 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.28%) Validation
9 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.41%) Analytics
10 9 (8.41%) Open Source
10 9 (8.41%) TOGAF
11 8 (7.48%) Data Analytics
11 8 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (7.48%) Information Management
11 8 (7.48%) Quality Management
11 8 (7.48%) Scrum
11 8 (7.48%) User Stories
12 7 (6.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) SQL
2 11 (10.28%) Java
3 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.67%) C#
5 5 (4.67%) FQL
5 5 (4.67%) VB
6 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) ABAP
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.61%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) BS7666
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Ansible
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) SAP
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.74%) Talend
4 4 (3.74%) Teradata
5 2 (1.87%) BMC
5 2 (1.87%) DataFlux
5 2 (1.87%) Remedy
5 2 (1.87%) Trillium
6 1 (0.93%) ESRI
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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