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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 236 254 253
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 6 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.59% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £243 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £518 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
2279 3058 3082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.52% 32.07% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1763 1715
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 183 181
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +34.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 5 £593 -
Berkshire - 1 £438 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (36.36%) Splunk
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Security
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Netezza
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau