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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Transformation
Rank 135 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.05 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.25% -
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
2727 2073 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.81% 72.41% 70.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 1064 811
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 126 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Transformation across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Data Transformation Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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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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 +4 7 £350 -44.00% 1
Manchester -14 5 £325 -3.70%
Data Transformation
England

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (50.00%) ETL
3 12 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) VB
8 7 (29.17%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Cognos
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) MS Access
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (16.67%) Project Management
11 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (16.67%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.83%) MS Access
5 4 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (12.50%) PowerCenter
7 2 (8.33%) ReportNet
7 2 (8.33%) DTS
7 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
7 2 (8.33%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (8.33%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (8.33%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) B2B
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Metadata Management
8 2 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
8 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Data Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VB
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cognos
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Informatica
4 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) Teradata
6 1 (4.17%) HP