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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 124 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 34 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.92% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.90% 10.03% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 15
Average daily rate £350 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £52.47 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
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
312 299 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 171 118
Average daily rate £425 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 25
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £16.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +4.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.77 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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 -19 13 £375 +3.44% 3
Cheshire 0 11 £178 -49.07%
Lancashire -2 3 £450 +16.88%
Merseyside 0 2 £375 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) Migration
3 15 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 15 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 13 (21.67%) Finance
5 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (18.33%) SAP
5 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
5 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.33%) NHS
8 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (13.33%) ETL
8 8 (13.33%) Data Management
9 7 (11.67%) Data Integration
9 7 (11.67%) SOA
9 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
11 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
11 5 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (8.33%) Degree
11 5 (8.33%) Teamcenter
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Teamcenter
2 3 (5.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.33%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) MS Access
4 3 (5.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.33%) BODI
5 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Data Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Data Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Data Governance Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
1 2 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) NHS
3 7 (11.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.33%) Informatics
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Migration
2 15 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 15 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
4 10 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (13.33%) Data Management
6 8 (13.33%) ETL
7 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
11 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.00%) Information Management
11 3 (5.00%) Information Security
11 3 (5.00%) OO
11 3 (5.00%) Validation
11 3 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) SAP
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Talend
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Software AG
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