The table below looks at the statistics for Data Entry skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Entry over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Entry
Rank 560 599 556
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -43
Contract jobs citing Data Entry 76 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 29
Median daily rate £240 £200 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £100 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £213 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.49 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.30 £11.49 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +20.92%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Data Entry
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Entry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Entry within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England +21 65 £263 +31.25% 332
London +27 44 £275 +57.14% 6
City of London +17 8 £204 +16.71%
South East +11 7 £118 -17.25% 99
South West +17 6 £150 -33.33% 42
Berkshire +10 4 £118 -53.92% 12
North West +6 4 - - 41
Harrow -3 4 £350 +70.73%
Reading +12 3 £118 +6.81% 3
Wiltshire +9 3 £150 +15.38% 8
Bristol +3 3 - - 1
West Midlands -17 3 - - 32
Scotland +5 2 £350 - 34
Manchester -8 2 - - 9
Preston - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - - 7
Buckinghamshire +24 1 - - 9
Swindon +11 1 £150 +15.38% 1
Milton Keynes +10 1 - - 1
East of England +9 1 £130 - 41
Wales - 1 £200 - 22
South Wales - 1 £200 - 7
West Sussex - 1 - - 12
Staffordshire - 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 8
Norfolk - 1 £130 - 9
Norwich - 1 £130 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £350 - 1
Gatwick - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 1

Data Entry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Entry.

1 46 (32.17%) MS Excel
2 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
3 37 (25.87%) Finance
4 29 (20.28%) Telecoms
4 29 (20.28%) MS Office
5 27 (18.88%) Degree
6 25 (17.48%) Security Cleared
7 23 (16.08%) Oracle
8 22 (15.38%) SAP
8 22 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 20 (13.99%) SQL
10 18 (12.59%) MS PowerPoint
11 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
12 16 (11.19%) Spreadsheet
12 16 (11.19%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (10.49%) ITIL
14 13 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 13 (9.09%) Time Management
14 13 (9.09%) Data Quality
15 12 (8.39%) Data Management
16 11 (7.69%) Information Security
16 11 (7.69%) Windows
16 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (6.99%) Manufacturing
18 9 (6.29%) Workflow
18 9 (6.29%) Change Management
18 9 (6.29%) CISA
18 9 (6.29%) CISM

Data Entry
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (32.17%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.28%) MS Office
3 18 (12.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (11.19%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (4.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.70%) InVision
7 1 (0.70%) MS Project
7 1 (0.70%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.40%) Primavera
3 2 (1.40%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.70%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) Internet
2 4 (2.80%) LAN
2 4 (2.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) QlikView
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.40%) GIS
7 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.70%) DTS
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (25.87%) Finance
2 29 (20.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.99%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 5 (3.50%) Banking
5 5 (3.50%) French Language
5 5 (3.50%) German Language
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Billing
6 4 (2.80%) Electronics
7 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.70%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Analyst
2 33 (23.08%) Administrator
3 21 (14.69%) Data Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Data Administrator
5 9 (6.29%) Project Administrator
6 8 (5.59%) Compliance Specialist
6 8 (5.59%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 8 (5.59%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 8 (5.59%) Security Specialist
7 7 (4.90%) Data Entry Administrator
7 7 (4.90%) Data Entry Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Excel Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.50%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Architect
9 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Data Architect
9 4 (2.80%) HR Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) IT Administrator
9 4 (2.80%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) HTML
2 4 (2.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.40%) .NET
3 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.40%) CSS3
3 2 (1.40%) HTML5
4 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.70%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) WCF
4 1 (0.70%) WPF
4 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) CESG
4 6 (4.20%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.20%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.20%) User Experience
5 5 (3.50%) CMDB
5 5 (3.50%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.80%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.80%) NHS
6 4 (2.80%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.10%) EFT
7 3 (2.10%) Statistics
8 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.40%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.40%) EPoS
8 2 (1.40%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 16 (11.19%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (10.49%) ITIL
4 13 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.09%) Time Management
5 12 (8.39%) Data Management
6 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.69%) Information Security
7 9 (6.29%) Change Management
7 9 (6.29%) Workflow
8 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.59%) ERP
8 8 (5.59%) Logistics
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.90%) Migration
9 7 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.90%) Service Management
10 6 (4.20%) CRM
10 6 (4.20%) Project Management
10 6 (4.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) SQL
2 5 (3.50%) C
3 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.10%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) VBA
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.88%) Degree
2 25 (17.48%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.29%) CISA
4 9 (6.29%) CISM
4 9 (6.29%) CISSP
5 7 (4.90%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (2.80%) HND
6 4 (2.80%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.10%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.08%) Oracle
3 22 (15.38%) SAP
4 6 (4.20%) Remedy
5 5 (3.50%) Adobe
5 5 (3.50%) CA
5 5 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.80%) Fujitsu
6 4 (2.80%) Kronos
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.40%) Marketo
7 2 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.40%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.70%) BT
8 1 (0.70%) Cincom
8 1 (0.70%) Google
8 1 (0.70%) Meraki
8 1 (0.70%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
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