The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality 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 Quality over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 119 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.60% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.44% 7.62% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£385 £488 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +44.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £9.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
Data Quality
England

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
239 210 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.60% 7.87% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 98 60
Average daily rate £350 £340 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Average hourly rate £16.67 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.50 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Quality
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 Quality across the North West region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Quality
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 Quality across the North West region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Quality
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 Quality within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
Cheshire -7 1 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (42.11%) Data Governance
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (21.05%) Base SAS
4 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
4 4 (21.05%) Reference Data
4 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) VBA
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) SAS
4 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (21.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (15.79%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.79%) ResourceLink

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ResourceLink
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) Base SAS
2 4 (21.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SSDT
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) SAS Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
2 4 (21.05%) Reference Data
2 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Data Governance
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Novell
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
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