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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 123 141 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 14 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 0.51% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 14
Median daily rate £525 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £440 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £440 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
Reference Data
England

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
732 989 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 31.36% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 645 551
Median daily rate £360 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 51 50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.58 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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
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 Reference Data within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 - 12 £525 -
Bristol +2 2 £350 -20.45%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data 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 Reference Data.

1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) PCI DSS
3 9 (64.29%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (64.29%) Splunk
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (64.29%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) Intel Security
3 9 (64.29%) Data Security
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 4 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture

Reference Data
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (64.29%) Data Security
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (64.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Intel Security
1 9 (64.29%) Splunk
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) IBM