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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 128 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.43% 6.85% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
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£475 £420 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
350 146 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.07% 6.60% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 76 104
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 £275 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 23
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 £15.00 £8.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 5 £488 -6.69% 1
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Somerset - - - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Data Management
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) CIMA
5 5 (25.00%) ACCA
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
7 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Information Management
8 2 (10.00%) Informatica
8 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
8 2 (10.00%) NHS
8 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) TKPROF
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Data Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modeller
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Governance Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSD
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
1 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) JPA
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 10 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Data Management
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Information Management
7 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.00%) Document Management
8 1 (5.00%) BPEL
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.00%) XPath
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ACCA
1 5 (25.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) Basel II
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Novell
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata
4 1 (5.00%) Civica
4 1 (5.00%) Trillium
4 1 (5.00%) Cerner