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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Management
Rank 166 150 176
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Management 671 673 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.38% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.86% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 393 299
Average daily rate
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£438 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 13
Average hourly rate £30.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £12.45 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.50 £32.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £17.00 £9.32
% change year-on-year
+63.23% +82.40%

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
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 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 -25 581 £438 +5.42% 270
London -37 276 £475 +11.76% 122
South East -61 94 £393 +6.08% 46
Scotland +13 67 £450 +51.26% 11
Edinburgh +14 57 £500 +37.93% 7
North West +15 53 £300 -33.33% 17
City of London -29 52 £500 +17.64% 52
Yorkshire +6 36 £428 +9.61% 22
East of England +33 34 £450 +9.09% 7
East Midlands +28 33 £450 +56.52% 2
South West -1 32 £425 -9.57% 29
West Yorkshire +13 24 £425 +11.11% 17
Surrey -7 22 £320 -1.53% 11
Cheshire +15 21 £350 -22.22% 3
Hertfordshire +18 18 £350 -22.22%
Manchester +4 18 £235 -18.26% 13
Warrington +4 16 £300 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 16 £425 - 1
Berkshire -36 16 £375 +3.16% 8
Leeds -3 15 £425 +20.56% 12
Buckinghamshire -4 15 £457 +1.44% 5
Oxfordshire -12 15 £410 +10.81% 5
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £450 +56.52%
Northampton +3 14 £425 - 1
West Midlands -4 14 £450 +25.00% 21
Oxford -13 14 £410 +10.81% 2
Nottingham +5 12 £450 +56.52%
Milton Keynes 0 12 £457 +1.44% 4
Lancashire -10 11 £300 -0.16% 1
Hampshire -26 11 £365 -18.88% 2

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 420 (29.72%) Finance
2 335 (23.71%) SQL
3 289 (20.45%) Master Data Management
4 260 (18.40%) Data Modelling
5 243 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
6 217 (15.36%) Oracle
7 206 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
8 188 (13.31%) ETL
9 186 (13.16%) Migration
10 185 (13.09%) SQL Server
11 182 (12.88%) Microsoft
12 180 (12.74%) Data Analysis
13 179 (12.67%) Data Warehouse
14 168 (11.89%) Banking
15 163 (11.54%) Project Management
16 160 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
17 154 (10.90%) MS Excel
18 150 (10.62%) Data Governance
19 147 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 142 (10.05%) SAP
21 140 (9.91%) Data Architecture
22 135 (9.55%) Degree
23 125 (8.85%) Management Information System
24 117 (8.28%) Data Migration
25 114 (8.07%) Business Analysis
25 114 (8.07%) Data Quality
25 114 (8.07%) Analytics
26 107 (7.57%) Asset Management
27 103 (7.29%) .NET
28 90 (6.37%) Enterprise Data Management

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 88 (6.23%) SAS
2 47 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.05%) ArcGIS
4 11 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.71%) Apache
6 9 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.57%) CMS
8 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.42%) Documentum
9 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.35%) Node.js
10 5 (0.35%) IIS
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.28%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 154 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 88 (6.23%) MS Office
3 48 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 48 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.05%) MS Project
5 17 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.85%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.50%) ArcInfo
8 6 (0.42%) SPSS
9 5 (0.35%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.14%) Stata
11 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.071%) InDesign
11 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.071%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.071%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 70 (4.95%) Markit EDM
2 26 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.06%) SAP MDM
4 14 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
5 12 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.71%) SAP R/3
7 9 (0.64%) SAP SRM
8 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.57%) Maximo
9 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.50%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.35%) Agresso
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.35%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.28%) SAP Retail
12 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.20%) SaaS
2 7 (0.50%) PaaS
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.21%) IaaS
4 3 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.071%) GitHub
6 1 (0.071%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.63%) Intranet
2 17 (1.20%) Internet
3 9 (0.64%) FTP
4 7 (0.50%) Firewall
5 5 (0.35%) DNS
5 5 (0.35%) Extranet
6 4 (0.28%) SAN
6 4 (0.28%) VPN
7 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.21%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) LTE
8 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.14%) CTI
8 2 (0.14%) RTP
8 2 (0.14%) SS7
8 2 (0.14%) LAN
8 2 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 179 (12.67%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 61 (4.32%) Oracle Database
6 50 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (2.90%) Big Data
10 35 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.91%) MS Access
12 27 (1.91%) SAP BW
13 25 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (1.63%) DB2
14 23 (1.63%) OLAP
14 23 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 22 (1.56%) QlikView
15 22 (1.56%) Hadoop
16 20 (1.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (1.49%) ERwin
2 13 (0.92%) Toad
3 11 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.78%) JIRA
4 10 (0.71%) Hudson
4 10 (0.71%) Maven
4 10 (0.71%) JUnit
5 9 (0.64%) Ant
5 9 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.57%) CruiseControl
6 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.50%) LSMW
8 6 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.42%) jMock
9 4 (0.28%) Subversion
9 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.21%) Selenium
10 3 (0.21%) TestNG
10 3 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 420 (29.72%) Finance
2 168 (11.89%) Banking
3 76 (5.38%) Retail
4 59 (4.18%) Marketing
5 48 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 40 (2.83%) Front Office
7 29 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.70%) Back Office
9 24 (1.70%) Advertising
9 24 (1.70%) Legal
10 19 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.27%) Billing
11 18 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.99%) Publishing
13 10 (0.71%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
15 4 (0.28%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 419 (29.65%) Analyst
2 230 (16.28%) Architect
3 209 (14.79%) Developer
4 186 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 153 (10.83%) Data Analyst
6 138 (9.77%) Consultant
7 130 (9.20%) Data Architect
8 87 (6.16%) Project Manager
9 57 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
9 57 (4.03%) Data Manager
10 45 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
11 37 (2.62%) Data Consultant
12 34 (2.41%) SAP Consultant
13 29 (2.05%) SQL Developer
14 28 (1.98%) Designer
15 26 (1.84%) Senior Business Analyst
15 26 (1.84%) Systems Analyst
16 23 (1.63%) .NET Developer
17 22 (1.56%) Enterprise Architect
17 22 (1.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (7.29%) .NET
2 42 (2.97%) Web Services
3 40 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 35 (2.48%) XML
5 32 (2.26%) Middleware
6 21 (1.49%) HTML
7 15 (1.06%) J2EE
7 15 (1.06%) MDX
8 12 (0.85%) jQuery
8 12 (0.85%) Spring
9 11 (0.78%) CSS
9 11 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.71%) WCF
11 8 (0.57%) WPF
12 7 (0.50%) JSON
12 7 (0.50%) HTML5
13 6 (0.42%) JMS
13 6 (0.42%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.35%) Akka
14 5 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 206 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 73 (5.17%) Data Integration
4 49 (3.47%) Reference Data
5 44 (3.11%) GIS
6 39 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 25 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 22 (1.56%) Statistics
10 21 (1.49%) NHS
10 21 (1.49%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.27%) Equities
11 18 (1.27%) User Experience
12 16 (1.13%) Derivative
12 16 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.06%) N-Tier
14 14 (0.99%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.92%) Data Conversion
15 13 (0.92%) Data Extraction
16 12 (0.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 73 (5.17%) UNIX
1 73 (5.17%) Windows
2 44 (3.11%) Linux
3 10 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.42%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.28%) AIX
7 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.071%) Debian
9 1 (0.071%) VMS
9 1 (0.071%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.071%) Solaris
9 1 (0.071%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.071%) Android
9 1 (0.071%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (20.45%) Master Data Management
2 260 (18.40%) Data Modelling
3 243 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
4 188 (13.31%) ETL
5 186 (13.16%) Migration
6 180 (12.74%) Data Analysis
7 163 (11.54%) Project Management
8 160 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (10.62%) Data Governance
10 147 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 140 (9.91%) Data Architecture
12 117 (8.28%) Data Migration
13 114 (8.07%) Business Analysis
13 114 (8.07%) Analytics
14 107 (7.57%) Asset Management
15 90 (6.37%) Enterprise Data Management
16 85 (6.02%) Validation
17 72 (5.10%) Change Management
18 65 (4.60%) CRM
19 64 (4.53%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 335 (23.71%) SQL
2 84 (5.94%) C#
3 80 (5.66%) Java
4 54 (3.82%) VBA
5 34 (2.41%) PL/SQL
6 31 (2.19%) Shell Script
7 29 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 27 (1.91%) VB.NET
9 26 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.63%) Python
11 22 (1.56%) VB
11 22 (1.56%) C
12 14 (0.99%) VBScript
13 8 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.57%) R
14 7 (0.50%) PHP
15 6 (0.42%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.42%) Perl
16 5 (0.35%) C++
16 5 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 135 (9.55%) Degree
2 64 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.06%) ISEB
4 15 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (0.64%) PMP
7 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.28%) MBA
11 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.21%) CIMA
11 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.21%) HNC
11 3 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (8.07%) Data Quality
2 52 (3.68%) QA
3 13 (0.92%) SLA
4 10 (0.71%) CDISC
5 8 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.50%) Basel II
6 7 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.28%) Basel III
8 4 (0.28%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.28%) FINREP
9 3 (0.21%) FATCA
9 3 (0.21%) GCP
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.071%) EMIR
11 1 (0.071%) GxP
11 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.28%) Firmware
3 4 (0.28%) HDFS
4 3 (0.21%) NDS
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.071%) RHEV
6 1 (0.071%) NFS
6 1 (0.071%) XenApp
6 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.42%) Control-M
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.35%) Puppet
3 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.28%) Oozie
4 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.21%) Foglight
4 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.071%) Opsview
6 1 (0.071%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.071%) Graphite
6 1 (0.071%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.071%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.071%) WMI
6 1 (0.071%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 217 (15.36%) Oracle
2 182 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 142 (10.05%) SAP
4 68 (4.81%) Informatica
5 46 (3.26%) IBM
6 43 (3.04%) Business Objects
7 30 (2.12%) Teradata
8 28 (1.98%) Sybase
9 27 (1.91%) Cognos
10 23 (1.63%) DataFlux
11 22 (1.56%) Ab Initio
12 21 (1.49%) ESRI
13 17 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.13%) Tableau
15 14 (0.99%) Trillium
15 14 (0.99%) Cisco
15 14 (0.99%) Citrix
16 12 (0.85%) GoldenSource
16 12 (0.85%) VMware
17 11 (0.78%) Siebel
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