The table below looks at the statistics for Data Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Management
Rank 158 158 179
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Management 827 749 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.37% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 400 331
Average daily rate
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£465 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 17
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.85 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.72% -59.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.20 £56.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.42 £16.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+78.30% -60.24%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Data Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +10 734 £475 +11.76% 239
London -7 355 £490 +7.39% 112
South East +5 144 £475 +18.75% 39
City of London -3 104 £500 -2.20% 38
North West +13 58 £500 +49.81% 19
Yorkshire -10 56 £458 +10.90% 23
Scotland -18 56 £375 -6.36% 15
West Yorkshire 0 50 £465 +19.23% 17
West Midlands +19 41 £436 +0.28% 18
Edinburgh +1 38 £391 -5.72% 12
Leeds +4 37 £485 +40.57% 11
East of England +10 34 £413 +3.12% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 34 £450 +126.41% 5
Milton Keynes +13 29 £435 +83.15% 4
East Sussex +9 29 £500 +20.48% 1
Berkshire -2 28 £450 +50.00% 11
Hampshire +5 21 £438 -7.89% 8
Brighton +3 19 £500 +20.48%
Cheshire +2 18 £475 +11.76% 4
Manchester +3 16 £700 +133.33% 10
East Midlands +2 16 £406 +31.04% 5
Glasgow +8 15 £380 +5.55% 2
South West -12 13 £299 -33.66% 13
Warrington +7 11 £475 - 1
Bedfordshire +16 10 £475 +5.84% 1
Birmingham +8 10 £413 -2.94% 4
South Wales +6 10 £308 +2.50% 2
Wales +2 10 £308 +2.50% 2
Cardiff +4 9 £308 +2.50% 2
Hertfordshire 0 9 £443 +26.42% 1

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 497 (30.32%) Finance
2 424 (25.87%) SQL
3 384 (23.43%) Master Data Management
4 308 (18.79%) Data Modelling
5 291 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
6 289 (17.63%) Data Warehouse
7 276 (16.84%) Oracle
8 252 (15.38%) Banking
9 246 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
10 244 (14.89%) ETL
11 233 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
12 227 (13.85%) SQL Server
13 226 (13.79%) Data Quality
14 216 (13.18%) Migration
15 206 (12.57%) Data Governance
16 196 (11.96%) Project Management
17 183 (11.17%) Microsoft
18 179 (10.92%) Data Analysis
18 179 (10.92%) Analytics
19 174 (10.62%) Management Information System
20 172 (10.49%) SAP
21 153 (9.33%) Data Architecture
22 151 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
23 143 (8.72%) Business Analysis
24 142 (8.66%) Data Migration
25 137 (8.36%) Informatica
26 135 (8.24%) MS Excel
27 129 (7.87%) Degree
28 112 (6.83%) CRM
29 107 (6.53%) Retail

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (4.76%) SAS
2 46 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (1.10%) ArcGIS
5 17 (1.04%) Apache Solr
6 16 (0.98%) SAP EP
7 15 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.85%) Node.js
9 13 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.67%) CMS
12 10 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.55%) NetWeaver
14 8 (0.49%) IIS
14 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.43%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.37%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 135 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.84%) MS Office
3 39 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.28%) MS Project
6 18 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.85%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.37%) Windchill
9 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.24%) SPSS
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.061%) InDesign
12 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.061%) CATIA
12 1 (0.061%) FastStats
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 26 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.53%) SAP MDM
4 22 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (1.28%) Oracle TCA
6 15 (0.92%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.79%) SAP HCM
8 10 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.61%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.61%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
10 8 (0.49%) SAP QM
10 8 (0.49%) SAP EWM
10 8 (0.49%) thinkFolio
10 8 (0.49%) Unica
11 7 (0.43%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.43%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.49%) SaaS
4 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.37%) Force.com
6 5 (0.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Boomi
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.12%) Heroku
8 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.061%) GitHub
9 1 (0.061%) IaaS
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.98%) Internet
2 10 (0.61%) Firewall
2 10 (0.61%) WAN
3 9 (0.55%) LDAP
3 9 (0.55%) SAN
3 9 (0.55%) Intranet
4 8 (0.49%) VoIP
5 7 (0.43%) NAS
6 6 (0.37%) Wireless
6 6 (0.37%) LAN
6 6 (0.37%) CTI
6 6 (0.37%) HTTP
7 5 (0.31%) VPN
8 4 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.18%) SS7
9 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.18%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (0.12%) Network Security
10 2 (0.12%) IPsec
10 2 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (17.63%) Data Warehouse
2 227 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 104 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 77 (4.70%) Big Data
6 75 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
8 60 (3.66%) Hadoop
9 59 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (3.29%) Oracle Database
11 52 (3.17%) NoSQL
12 49 (2.99%) PowerCenter
13 44 (2.68%) RDBMS
14 39 (2.38%) MongoDB
15 36 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (2.01%) DB2
18 32 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
19 31 (1.89%) QlikView
20 28 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 32 (1.95%) Toad
2 32 (1.95%) ERwin
3 31 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (0.85%) Maven
7 14 (0.85%) JIRA
8 11 (0.67%) Subversion
9 8 (0.49%) Hudson
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.37%) JUnit
11 5 (0.31%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.31%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.31%) jMock
11 5 (0.31%) Gradle
12 4 (0.24%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
General
1 497 (30.32%) Finance
2 252 (15.38%) Banking
3 107 (6.53%) Retail
4 92 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 51 (3.11%) Marketing
6 42 (2.56%) Legal
7 37 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.71%) Front Office
9 21 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.16%) Back Office
10 19 (1.16%) Publishing
11 13 (0.79%) Billing
12 12 (0.73%) Advertising
12 12 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.61%) Games
14 9 (0.55%) Law
14 9 (0.55%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 455 (27.76%) Analyst
2 340 (20.74%) Architect
3 249 (15.19%) Developer
4 217 (13.24%) Data Analyst
5 196 (11.96%) Business Analyst
6 138 (8.42%) Data Architect
7 107 (6.53%) Consultant
8 101 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
9 89 (5.43%) Project Manager
10 70 (4.27%) Data Manager
11 45 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
12 43 (2.62%) Designer
13 40 (2.44%) Data Modeller
14 39 (2.38%) SQL Developer
15 36 (2.20%) Informatica Developer
16 34 (2.07%) Enterprise Architect
17 32 (1.95%) Data Consultant
18 30 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
19 27 (1.65%) Technical Architect
20 25 (1.53%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (5.19%) .NET
2 60 (3.66%) Web Services
3 57 (3.48%) HTML
4 52 (3.17%) XML
5 30 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 29 (1.77%) Middleware
7 22 (1.34%) CSS
8 21 (1.28%) WCF
9 20 (1.22%) HTML5
10 19 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (1.16%) SAP PI
11 17 (1.04%) REST
11 17 (1.04%) MDX
11 17 (1.04%) J2EE
12 16 (0.98%) SOAP
12 16 (0.98%) Spring
13 14 (0.85%) LAMP
13 14 (0.85%) WPF
13 14 (0.85%) PostGIS
14 13 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 246 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (10.62%) Management Information System
3 91 (5.55%) Data Integration
4 68 (4.15%) Reference Data
5 46 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 41 (2.50%) GIS
7 34 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 32 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.65%) Market Risk
11 24 (1.46%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.34%) Equities
13 21 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 19 (1.16%) Taxonomies
14 19 (1.16%) User Experience
15 18 (1.10%) FMCG
16 14 (0.85%) Smart Meter
16 14 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 92 (5.61%) UNIX
2 82 (5.00%) Linux
3 60 (3.66%) Windows
4 28 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (1.34%) CentOS
6 15 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.61%) Solaris
8 7 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (0.43%) AIX
8 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.31%) Android
9 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.18%) zOS
11 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.12%) MVS
13 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (23.43%) Master Data Management
2 308 (18.79%) Data Modelling
3 291 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
4 244 (14.89%) ETL
5 233 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
6 216 (13.18%) Migration
7 206 (12.57%) Data Governance
8 196 (11.96%) Project Management
9 179 (10.92%) Data Analysis
9 179 (10.92%) Analytics
10 153 (9.33%) Data Architecture
11 151 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 143 (8.72%) Business Analysis
13 142 (8.66%) Data Migration
14 112 (6.83%) CRM
15 89 (5.43%) Information Management
16 84 (5.13%) Workflow
17 81 (4.94%) Validation
18 70 (4.27%) Asset Management
19 69 (4.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 424 (25.87%) SQL
2 101 (6.16%) Java
3 72 (4.39%) JavaScript
3 72 (4.39%) C#
4 62 (3.78%) PL/SQL
5 52 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 47 (2.87%) VBA
7 44 (2.68%) Shell Script
8 33 (2.01%) Python
9 29 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.59%) C
11 24 (1.46%) PHP
11 24 (1.46%) VB
12 22 (1.34%) C++
12 22 (1.34%) Perl
13 13 (0.79%) Ruby
14 11 (0.67%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.61%) VBScript
15 10 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 129 (7.87%) Degree
2 57 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.79%) PMP
6 11 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.61%) ISEB
8 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.31%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.24%) HNC
9 4 (0.24%) HND
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.18%) PhD
10 3 (0.18%) ACCA
10 3 (0.18%) CIMA
10 3 (0.18%) MBA
10 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (13.79%) Data Quality
2 47 (2.87%) QA
3 13 (0.79%) Solvency II
3 13 (0.79%) SLA
4 8 (0.49%) Basel II
5 7 (0.43%) EMIR
6 6 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.37%) COREP
6 6 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.31%) GCP
7 5 (0.31%) FINREP
8 4 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.24%) FATCA
9 3 (0.18%) DICOM
9 3 (0.18%) Basel III
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.49%) Docker
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.24%) Firmware
6 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.18%) NDS
6 3 (0.18%) HDFS
6 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.061%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (1.71%) Puppet
2 26 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.28%) Graphite
4 11 (0.67%) Opsview
4 11 (0.67%) Rundeck
5 10 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.55%) Salt
7 8 (0.49%) Ansible
7 8 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.24%) Oozie
10 3 (0.18%) SCOM
10 3 (0.18%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 276 (16.84%) Oracle
2 183 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 172 (10.49%) SAP
4 137 (8.36%) Informatica
5 84 (5.13%) IBM
6 42 (2.56%) Teradata
7 27 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (1.59%) Cognos
9 23 (1.40%) Splunk
10 20 (1.22%) Sybase
10 20 (1.22%) Trillium
10 20 (1.22%) VMware
11 19 (1.16%) GoldenSource
11 19 (1.16%) Tableau
12 18 (1.10%) Ab Initio
13 16 (0.98%) HP
14 15 (0.92%) Cisco
15 14 (0.85%) Citrix
16 11 (0.67%) Siebel
16 11 (0.67%) Tealeaf
Halifax, Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £430 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Leading Resolutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £440 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago