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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Transformation
Rank 131 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
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£350 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 - -
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
2360 2081 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.31% 73.15% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1049 1025
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 116 95
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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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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 -1 2 £400 -20.00%
Manchester -9 1 £350 -
Data Transformation
England

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) VB
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (41.67%) MS Access
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Informatica
6 2 (16.67%) PowerCenter

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MS Access
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (16.67%) PowerCenter
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) DTS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos