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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 248 248 240
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate £450 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 - -
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
2618 2755 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.60% 29.09% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1443 1286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 184 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +9 5 £500 -15.25%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £425 +174.19% 1
Surrey -3 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) Data Quality
2 13 (41.94%) Data Management
3 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
3 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
4 9 (29.03%) Informatica
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (22.58%) Master Data Management
7 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Data Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (12.90%) Change Control
9 4 (12.90%) ETL
9 4 (12.90%) NHS
10 3 (9.68%) Teradata
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.68%) DB2
10 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (9.68%) Analytics
10 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
10 3 (9.68%) Information Management
11 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) SAS
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) DataStage
4 1 (3.23%) HBase
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) Spark SQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Banking
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Data Quality Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Data Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Data Quality Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Data Quality Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Data Modeller
6 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Finance Modeller
8 1 (3.23%) Reference Data Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Avro
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.23%) Informatics
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Data Management
2 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
2 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) Master Data Management
4 6 (19.35%) Data Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Information Management
7 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Data Security
8 2 (6.45%) Information Governance
8 2 (6.45%) Metadata Management
8 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Informatica
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Teradata
4 2 (6.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Pega
5 1 (3.23%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
Milton Keynes
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago