The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data 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 Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 251 235 232
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.075% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
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£415 £360 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £478 £463
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+200.78% -
Reference Data
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2867 2563 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.74% 27.48% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1379 1021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 153 180
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £23.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -10.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Reference Data
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 Reference Data within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 -2 6 £453 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 -
Hampshire -9 1 £205 -41.42%
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 8 (36.36%) Data Management
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
4 5 (22.73%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) SAS
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Informatica
6 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (9.09%) IIS
7 2 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.64%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Data Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Reference Data Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Support Assistant
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Data Management
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Teradata
2 1 (4.55%) Capita
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