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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
England / South East
Rank 214 237 261
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £645 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £490 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £516 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.49%

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
2341 2704 2812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.33% 31.14% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1595 1469
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 158 176
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.80 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £60.62 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +15 4 £550 -
Hampshire - 4 £655 -
West Sussex -3 3 £645 - 1
Berkshire +17 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 8 (47.06%) Data Management
2 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
2 7 (41.18%) Master Data Management
3 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (29.41%) Splunk
4 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (29.41%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
5 4 (23.53%) Big Data
5 4 (23.53%) Talend
5 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (23.53%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) HBase
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
6 1 (5.88%) SAS EBI
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Security Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Product Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.88%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Management
2 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
2 7 (41.18%) Master Data Management
3 6 (35.29%) ETL
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Market Research
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Splunk
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Talend
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) DataFlux
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau