The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data 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 Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 133 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 10 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% - 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
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£514 - £433
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 - £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 - £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £588 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.65% +27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+200.78% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
761 750 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.44% 25.96% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 425 340
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 60
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 17 (70.83%) Data Architecture
2 16 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Information Management
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (20.83%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (20.83%) Data Governance
6 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
6 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.83%) Data Management
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Clustering
7 4 (16.67%) Retail
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) Information Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
4 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Military
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Data Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Management Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Research Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Physics
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Biometrics
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) zOS
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Data Architecture
2 16 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 6 (25.00%) Information Management
4 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 5 (20.83%) Data Management
4 5 (20.83%) Data Governance
5 4 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Bayesian Methods
7 2 (8.33%) Markov Chain
7 2 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
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