The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 189 221 186
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 65 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.95% 3.80% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £418 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.10 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+113.78% -
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
818 711 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.78% 7.93% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 369 272
Average daily rate £397 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.19% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £169 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 19
Average hourly rate £20.19 £26.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +79.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.40 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +20.00%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the South East region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the South East region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
East Sussex +6 24 £463 +2.77%
Buckinghamshire - 19 £350 - 1
Surrey +9 12 £575 +2.22%
Hampshire +7 5 £450 +5.88% 4
Middlesex - 3 - -
Berkshire -9 2 £250 -47.36% 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (45.10%) Data Management
2 40 (39.22%) Finance
3 38 (37.25%) Informatica
4 37 (36.27%) Data Analysis
5 30 (29.41%) SQL
6 29 (28.43%) ETL
6 29 (28.43%) Data Governance
7 26 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (21.57%) Banking
9 21 (20.59%) Migration
10 20 (19.61%) Data Modelling
11 19 (18.63%) SAS
12 18 (17.65%) PowerCenter
12 18 (17.65%) Data Migration
13 17 (16.67%) Data Integration
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle
15 15 (14.71%) MS Office
15 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
16 14 (13.73%) Master Data Management
17 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.76%) Reference Data
17 12 (11.76%) Change Control
17 12 (11.76%) Data Architecture
17 12 (11.76%) QA
17 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
18 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (9.80%) Project Management
19 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
19 10 (9.80%) Validation
19 10 (9.80%) Quality Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (18.63%) SAS
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Office
2 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.98%) Unica
2 1 (0.98%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.98%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.98%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (17.65%) PowerCenter
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.84%) Base SAS
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.90%) QlikView
6 5 (4.90%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.98%) ERwin
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 22 (21.57%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Analyst
2 34 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Informatica Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Consultant
5 9 (8.82%) Data Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Data Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Informatica Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Data Governance Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Governance Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Business Data Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Data Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (1.96%) BAPI
1 2 (1.96%) SAP ALE
1 2 (1.96%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.98%) REST
2 1 (0.98%) MDX
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.90%) Data Extraction
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) NHS
4 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Exalytics
5 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.98%) FMCG
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) AIX
3 2 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.98%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Data Management
2 37 (36.27%) Data Analysis
3 29 (28.43%) ETL
3 29 (28.43%) Data Governance
4 21 (20.59%) Migration
5 20 (19.61%) Data Modelling
6 18 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
8 14 (13.73%) Master Data Management
9 12 (11.76%) Change Control
9 12 (11.76%) Data Architecture
10 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.80%) Project Management
11 10 (9.80%) Validation
11 10 (9.80%) Quality Management
11 10 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (8.82%) Analytics
12 9 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.84%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.90%) C
3 5 (4.90%) C#
4 4 (3.92%) C++
4 4 (3.92%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) R
6 2 (1.96%) ABAP
6 2 (1.96%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) ISEB
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.98%) GAMP
3 1 (0.98%) GxP
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) Informatica
2 16 (15.69%) Oracle
3 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.84%) Business Objects
4 8 (7.84%) Teradata
5 6 (5.88%) SAP
6 4 (3.92%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.94%) Netezza
8 2 (1.96%) Sybase
8 2 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.96%) Ariba
8 2 (1.96%) Capita
9 1 (0.98%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) Dell
9 1 (0.98%) Trillium
9 1 (0.98%) Manugistics
9 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards