The table below looks at the statistics for Data Entry skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Entry over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Entry
Rank 511 485 484
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Entry 76 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 11
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£280 £275 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £134 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £360 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-47.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 11
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £9.85 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.10 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £10.38
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Data Entry
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Entry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Entry
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Entry within the UK.

Data Entry Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Entry
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Entry within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Data Entry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Entry
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry within the UK.

Data Entry Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Entry
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Entry within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Data Entry Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Entry
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Entry within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
England -17 67 £280 +1.81% 13
London +8 25 £400 +48.14% 1
South East -18 21 £145 -47.27% 3
City of London +15 7 £338 +50.00%
North West -15 7 £120 - 3
East Midlands -2 4 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 4 - - 3
Manchester -12 3 £120 -
Hertfordshire +11 2 - -
East of England -3 2 - - 1
South West -14 2 - - 2
Leicester - 2 £313 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £313 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Watford +10 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £120 -
Hook - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Data Entry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Entry 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 Entry.

1 51 (32.28%) MS Excel
2 41 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 36 (22.78%) Finance
4 29 (18.35%) MS Office
5 26 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (15.19%) VBA
7 21 (13.29%) SQL
8 19 (12.03%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (12.03%) QA
9 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
9 18 (11.39%) SAP
10 17 (10.76%) MS Access
11 15 (9.49%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (8.86%) Degree
12 14 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (8.86%) PRINCE2
13 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
14 12 (7.59%) .NET
14 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
14 12 (7.59%) Banking
15 11 (6.96%) 2G
15 11 (6.96%) OLAP
15 11 (6.96%) Windows
15 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.96%) ETL
15 11 (6.96%) 3G
15 11 (6.96%) Statistical Modelling
15 11 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (6.96%) Data Analysis
16 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Entry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Entry 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 Entry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (32.28%) MS Excel
2 29 (18.35%) MS Office
3 19 (12.03%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (9.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SAP LE
2 6 (3.80%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.53%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.90%) assyst
4 3 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) 3G
1 11 (6.96%) 2G
2 10 (6.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.16%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.53%) 4G
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) MS Access
2 14 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.96%) OLAP
4 11 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.33%) Data Mining
5 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.59%) Banking
4 10 (6.33%) Retail
5 8 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.90%) French Language
7 3 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Front Office
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.63%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.63%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 40 (25.32%) Analyst
2 37 (23.42%) Administrator
3 19 (12.03%) Data Analyst
4 18 (11.39%) Developer
5 10 (6.33%) Coordinator
5 10 (6.33%) Report Analyst
6 9 (5.70%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Project Administrator
7 7 (4.43%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Consultant
8 6 (3.80%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (3.80%) SAP WM Consultant
8 6 (3.80%) Data Administrator
8 6 (3.80%) Data Entry Clerk
9 5 (3.16%) Data Entry Analyst
9 5 (3.16%) IT Administrator
9 5 (3.16%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.53%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (1.90%) Service Management Analyst
11 3 (1.90%) Data Entry Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.27%) EDI
3 2 (1.27%) HTML
3 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.27%) Servlets
3 2 (1.27%) WCF
3 2 (1.27%) WPF
4 1 (0.63%) RESTful
4 1 (0.63%) Itk
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.70%) NHS
4 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.16%) Statistics
6 4 (2.53%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.90%) Informatics
7 3 (1.90%) CMDB
7 3 (1.90%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.63%) PDA
9 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Windows
2 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.27%) UNIX
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.86%) PRINCE2
2 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
2 11 (6.96%) ETL
2 11 (6.96%) Data Analysis
2 11 (6.96%) Statistical Modelling
3 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (6.33%) Project Management
4 9 (5.70%) Data Management
5 8 (5.06%) Validation
5 8 (5.06%) Logistics
5 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.06%) ERP
5 8 (5.06%) Change Control
6 7 (4.43%) ITIL
6 7 (4.43%) Workflow
7 6 (3.80%) Service Management
7 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.80%) Change Management
8 5 (3.16%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (2.53%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.19%) VBA
2 21 (13.29%) SQL
3 4 (2.53%) ABAP
3 4 (2.53%) Java
3 4 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.90%) C
4 3 (1.90%) C#
4 3 (1.90%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Degree
2 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.53%) HND
5 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.90%) VCP4
6 2 (1.27%) HNC
7 1 (0.63%) AAT
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) GxP
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.63%) DICOM
4 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.39%) SAP
3 8 (5.06%) Teradata
4 6 (3.80%) Oracle
5 5 (3.16%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.16%) Cognos
5 5 (3.16%) BT
6 4 (2.53%) IBM
7 3 (1.90%) Remedy
7 3 (1.90%) McAfee
7 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.27%) Infor
8 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Lotus
9 1 (0.63%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.63%) Zend
9 1 (0.63%) InterSystems
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