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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 134 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 9 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.70% 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.99% 7.02% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £632 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +83.75%
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
301 299 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.30% 10.01% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 194 225
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +53.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.23 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

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 25 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 25 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 -2 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Bristol -4 1 - - 2
Dorset -7 1 £750 +47.05%
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 12 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (42.86%) ETL
4 9 (42.86%) Data Management
5 8 (38.10%) Quality Management
6 7 (33.33%) Validation
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Data Governance
7 6 (28.57%) Metadata Management
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (28.57%) Base SAS
7 6 (28.57%) SAS
7 6 (28.57%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
9 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
10 3 (14.29%) Change Management
10 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.52%) C
11 2 (9.52%) SAP

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 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Lorenzo
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) Base SAS
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.76%) OLTP
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) Data Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Management Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Quality Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Quality Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
1 1 (4.76%) XSD
1 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 12 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) Data Management
2 9 (42.86%) ETL
3 8 (38.10%) Quality Management
4 7 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 7 (33.33%) Validation
5 6 (28.57%) Metadata Management
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
9 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
9 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Saba
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Netezza