The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 134 99 136
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +37
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.09% 8.78% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
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£481 £420 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
356 148 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.95% 6.58% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 78 104
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 24
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -54.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £8.00 £15.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.33 £25.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -4 5 £488 -6.69% 1
Bristol -20 2 £350 +7.69%
Somerset - - - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (55.56%) Data Modelling
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
1 10 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Data Management
2 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) CIMA
5 5 (27.78%) ACCA
5 5 (27.78%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 3 (16.67%) Data Extraction
8 2 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Information Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Cognos
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.56%) TKPROF
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Wholesale Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modeller
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Data Governance Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Governance Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (5.56%) TM1 Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
1 1 (5.56%) XSLT
1 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) JPA
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Data Modelling
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
1 10 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) Data Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Document Management
7 1 (5.56%) BPEL
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.56%) XPath
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ACCA
1 5 (27.78%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) Basel II
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Cerner
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) Civica
4 1 (5.56%) Trillium