The table below looks at the statistics for Data Governance 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 Governance over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Governance
Rank 348 448 454
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 242 110 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 60 61
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£500 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £64.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Data Governance
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Governance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Governance
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Governance Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Governance
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Data Governance Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Governance
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Governance Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Governance
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Data Governance Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Governance
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 Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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 +84 222 £500 +9.89% 60
London +57 123 £500 +9.28% 30
City of London +42 34 £525 +15.38% 6
North West +11 27 £488 -22.00% 6
South East -14 24 £473 +1.06% 5
Surrey +8 13 £500 +5.26% 4
Scotland +5 13 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 13 £475 - 2
South West -13 11 £565 +145.65% 11
West Yorkshire - 8 £475 - 2
East of England -3 7 £500 +17.64% 3
West Midlands -6 7 £413 +3.12% 3
Leeds - 7 £475 - 1
Edinburgh - 7 £400 - 1
Glasgow +6 5 - -
Berkshire -5 4 £525 +16.66%
Bristol -15 3 £425 - 4
Birmingham - 3 £456 - 3
Swindon - 3 £650 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £650 - 2
Reading +5 2 - -
Cheshire +3 2 £600 -4.00%
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £550 - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £600 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 £575 +35.29% 2
Hampshire -22 1 £425 - 1
Reigate - 1 £500 -
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 - - 3

Data Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Governance 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 Governance.

1 162 (36.73%) Data Modelling
2 151 (34.24%) Data Management
3 148 (33.56%) Finance
4 114 (25.85%) Data Quality
5 89 (20.18%) SQL
6 85 (19.27%) Migration
7 84 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 82 (18.59%) Data Architecture
9 79 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
10 76 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
10 76 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
11 73 (16.55%) Data Migration
12 71 (16.10%) SAP
13 61 (13.83%) Project Management
14 59 (13.38%) Banking
15 54 (12.24%) Master Data Management
16 50 (11.34%) Logical Data Model
17 44 (9.98%) Business Analysis
18 43 (9.75%) SQL Server
19 42 (9.52%) ETL
19 42 (9.52%) Analytics
20 38 (8.62%) Oracle
21 37 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 35 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
22 35 (7.94%) Degree
23 33 (7.48%) Big Data
24 32 (7.26%) Management Information System
25 31 (7.03%) Information Management
25 31 (7.03%) Data Integration
26 30 (6.80%) Validation

Data Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Governance 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 Governance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.85%) SAS
3 11 (2.49%) NetWeaver
4 8 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.81%) Apache
5 7 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.91%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.45%) Mule
10 1 (0.23%) CICS
Applications
1 30 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.54%) MS Visio
3 19 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.63%) MS Office
5 12 (2.72%) MS Project
6 4 (0.91%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.95%) SAP MDM
2 10 (2.27%) SAP CRM
3 8 (1.81%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.81%) SAP SRM
3 8 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.45%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.36%) Network Security
2 4 (0.91%) LDAP
3 3 (0.68%) Intranet
3 3 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (9.75%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.48%) Big Data
4 24 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.95%) SAP BW
9 12 (2.72%) DataStage
9 12 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
10 10 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 10 (2.27%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.36%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (3.85%) ERwin
2 9 (2.04%) LSMW
3 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
General
1 148 (33.56%) Finance
2 59 (13.38%) Banking
3 27 (6.12%) Retail
4 20 (4.54%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.85%) Legal
6 15 (3.40%) Marketing
7 12 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.04%) Back Office
9 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.36%) Games
12 5 (1.13%) Advertising
13 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.91%) Electronics
14 3 (0.68%) German Language
15 2 (0.45%) French Language
15 2 (0.45%) Front Office
16 1 (0.23%) Publishing
16 1 (0.23%) Automotive
16 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 126 (28.57%) Analyst
2 122 (27.66%) Architect
3 92 (20.86%) Data Architect
4 91 (20.63%) Data Analyst
5 55 (12.47%) Consultant
6 44 (9.98%) Business Analyst
7 34 (7.71%) Data Consultant
8 24 (5.44%) Developer
9 23 (5.22%) Data Manager
10 20 (4.54%) SAP Consultant
11 18 (4.08%) Project Manager
12 16 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (3.40%) Data Governance Manager
13 15 (3.40%) Governance Manager
14 14 (3.17%) Quality Analyst
14 14 (3.17%) Data Quality Analyst
14 14 (3.17%) Governance Analyst
14 14 (3.17%) Data Modeller
15 13 (2.95%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (2.95%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.81%) Web Services
2 7 (1.59%) .NET
3 6 (1.36%) XML
4 4 (0.91%) J2EE
5 3 (0.68%) FpML
5 3 (0.68%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.45%) Velocity
6 2 (0.45%) MDX
6 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.45%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.23%) Java EE
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 31 (7.03%) Data Integration
4 24 (5.44%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.85%) Reference Data
6 15 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (3.17%) Statistics
8 11 (2.49%) Open Source
9 10 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.81%) Contract for Difference
10 8 (1.81%) Equities
11 7 (1.59%) Taxonomies
12 6 (1.36%) FMCG
13 5 (1.13%) Clustering
13 5 (1.13%) NHS
13 5 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.68%) BBC
15 3 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.72%) Windows
2 5 (1.13%) Linux
3 4 (0.91%) UNIX
4 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (36.73%) Data Modelling
2 151 (34.24%) Data Management
3 85 (19.27%) Migration
4 84 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 82 (18.59%) Data Architecture
6 79 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (16.55%) Data Migration
8 61 (13.83%) Project Management
9 54 (12.24%) Master Data Management
10 50 (11.34%) Logical Data Model
11 44 (9.98%) Business Analysis
12 42 (9.52%) ETL
12 42 (9.52%) Analytics
13 37 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (7.03%) Information Management
16 30 (6.80%) Validation
17 27 (6.12%) Data Cleansing
18 26 (5.90%) Data Mapping
19 22 (4.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (20.18%) SQL
2 17 (3.85%) Java
3 13 (2.95%) Python
4 11 (2.49%) VBA
5 8 (1.81%) Scala
5 8 (1.81%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.36%) C#
7 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.68%) C
9 3 (0.68%) ABAP
9 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.68%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.45%) C++
10 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.23%) SQR
11 1 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (7.94%) Degree
2 8 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.59%) ISEB
4 6 (1.36%) CISSP
4 6 (1.36%) CISA
4 6 (1.36%) CISM
5 4 (0.91%) MBA
6 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.45%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) CRISC
8 1 (0.23%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (25.85%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.08%) QA
3 14 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.17%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.13%) Basel II
4 5 (1.13%) COBIT
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.45%) NFS
2 2 (0.45%) Samba
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) Nessus
2 1 (0.23%) Nagios
2 1 (0.23%) OpenView
2 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.23%) Cacti
2 1 (0.23%) Munin
2 1 (0.23%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.23%) Oozie
2 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.23%) Ambari
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (16.10%) SAP
2 38 (8.62%) Oracle
3 23 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 22 (4.99%) IBM
5 21 (4.76%) Trillium
6 20 (4.54%) Business Objects
7 18 (4.08%) Informatica
8 10 (2.27%) Teradata
9 9 (2.04%) HP
9 9 (2.04%) DataFlux
10 8 (1.81%) Splunk
10 8 (1.81%) Novell
11 7 (1.59%) Siebel
11 7 (1.59%) Tableau
12 6 (1.36%) Qualys
13 4 (0.91%) Datanomic
13 4 (0.91%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.68%) Cognos
14 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
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