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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 127 104 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 1.02% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.65% 10.67% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 22
Median daily rate £450 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £285 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +85.18%
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
301 300 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.36% 9.60% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 184 234
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 32
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £22.60 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Wiltshire -3 6 £450 -11.11%
Bristol -11 2 - - 2
Dorset -7 1 £750 +47.05%
Cornwall - 1 £363 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (58.33%) Data Analysis
3 12 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (50.00%) ETL
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Data Management
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (29.17%) Validation
7 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
7 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
8 6 (25.00%) Base SAS
8 6 (25.00%) Metadata Management
8 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (25.00%) SAS
8 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
10 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle
11 3 (12.50%) Saba
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (12.50%) Data Extraction

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Lorenzo
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (25.00%) Base SAS
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.17%) DB2
7 1 (4.17%) OLTP
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ERwin
1 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Data Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Management Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Quality Manager
7 1 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
1 1 (4.17%) XSD
1 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 12 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 12 (50.00%) ETL
3 9 (37.50%) Data Management
4 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
4 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
4 7 (29.17%) Validation
5 6 (25.00%) Metadata Management
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.17%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Control-M
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Saba
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Netezza
3 1 (4.17%) SAP