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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 120 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 21 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.21% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.09% 2.28% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 21
Average daily rate
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£500 £326 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.25% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £279 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
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
296 263 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.54% 9.30% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 168 117
Average daily rate £483 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £8.41 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +8 8 £513 +7.89%
Bristol -5 6 £325 +1.56%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 25 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 20 (44.44%) Migration
2 20 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (37.78%) Data Migration
5 13 (28.89%) Business Objects
5 13 (28.89%) SAP
6 11 (24.44%) Data Governance
7 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.78%) ETL
8 8 (17.78%) FMCG
9 7 (15.56%) Data Architecture
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 6 (13.33%) Data Mapping
11 5 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.11%) Information Management
12 4 (8.89%) Banking
12 4 (8.89%) Retail
12 4 (8.89%) Data Management
12 4 (8.89%) MS Office
12 4 (8.89%) SQL
12 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.89%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (8.89%) Physical Data Model
12 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) SPSS
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HCM
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HR-PA
1 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.22%) ERwin
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Business Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) Data Modeller
4 9 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Data Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Data Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Data Governance Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Trainer
9 3 (6.67%) Data Administrator
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Governance Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Administrator
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Data Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Data Modeller
10 2 (4.44%) MI Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) FMCG
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 3 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 20 (44.44%) Migration
2 20 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (37.78%) Data Migration
4 11 (24.44%) Data Governance
5 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (17.78%) ETL
7 7 (15.56%) Data Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Data Mapping
9 5 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (11.11%) Information Management
10 4 (8.89%) Data Management
10 4 (8.89%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (8.89%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
11 3 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Business Objects
1 13 (28.89%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.22%) Netezza
5 1 (2.22%) Talend
5 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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