The table below looks at the statistics for Data Transformation 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 Transformation over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Transformation
Rank 134 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Data Transformation
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
2266 2124 2231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.72% 71.90% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1080 1180
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 114 107
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Data Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation across the North West region.

Data Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation across the North West region.

Data Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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 +5 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Manchester -10 2 £331 - 4
Data Transformation
England

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) VB6
6 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 1 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos