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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 171 176 158
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Management 734 638 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.21% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.65% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 359 415
Average daily rate
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£425 £432 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 14
Average hourly rate £13.04 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.04 £19.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-31.36% -68.33%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +6 655 £425 -5.55% 198
London +6 328 £475 -5.00% 98
South East -5 133 £375 -6.25% 27
City of London +21 77 £498 -5.23% 37
Yorkshire +30 62 £414 +3.43% 27
Scotland +17 60 £401 +14.42% 11
West Yorkshire +12 38 £390 -2.50% 23
Berkshire -11 37 £315 -16.00% 5
Edinburgh 0 27 £420 +24.44% 5
East of England -28 27 £475 +18.75% 5
Surrey +1 26 £463 +7.18% 5
South West -23 25 £450 +24.13% 8
West Midlands +8 23 £443 +16.44% 3
North West +4 19 £300 -17.80% 18
Sheffield +24 18 £415 -
South Yorkshire +20 18 £415 +50.90% 1
East Sussex +8 17 £415 -36.15% 2
Reading -4 17 £315 -17.37% 2
Middlesex +8 16 £225 -58.33% 1
North East -8 16 £375 +37.61% 8
Wiltshire -2 15 £450 -5.26% 2
East Midlands -11 15 £310 -40.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £245 -43.51% 3
Brighton +6 13 £415 -36.15% 1
Leeds -4 13 £390 -2.56% 8
Swindon +1 12 £475 +43.39% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 12 £379 - 4
Glasgow -2 11 £350 -3.44% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 11 £403 - 3
Milton Keynes +3 10 £241 -42.89% 3

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 406 (27.81%) Finance
2 400 (27.40%) SQL
3 325 (22.26%) Master Data Management
4 270 (18.49%) Business Intelligence
5 258 (17.67%) Oracle
6 252 (17.26%) Data Modelling
7 229 (15.68%) Data Warehouse
8 226 (15.48%) SQL Server
9 213 (14.59%) Migration
10 175 (11.99%) Management Information System
10 175 (11.99%) SAP
10 175 (11.99%) ETL
11 173 (11.85%) Banking
12 171 (11.71%) Data Analysis
13 167 (11.44%) Microsoft
14 149 (10.21%) MS Excel
15 142 (9.73%) Project Management
16 136 (9.32%) Data Quality
17 124 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 123 (8.42%) Data Governance
19 122 (8.36%) Data Migration
20 121 (8.29%) Data Integration
21 116 (7.95%) Analytics
22 114 (7.81%) Degree
23 107 (7.33%) Data Architecture
24 103 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 102 (6.99%) Asset Management
26 94 (6.44%) Relational Database
27 93 (6.37%) .NET
28 92 (6.30%) Business Analysis

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 90 (6.16%) SAS
2 70 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.71%) ArcGIS
4 18 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (1.23%) Apache
4 18 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.75%) IIS
7 11 (0.75%) Lync
8 9 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.55%) Node.js
10 7 (0.48%) CMS
11 6 (0.41%) Mule
11 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 149 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 72 (4.93%) MS Office
3 40 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.30%) MS Project
6 18 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.75%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.41%) Stata
9 5 (0.34%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.14%) SPSS
10 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.14%) FastStats
10 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.068%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 60 (4.11%) Markit EDM
2 29 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (1.30%) SAP MDM
5 17 (1.16%) SAP SRM
6 13 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.68%) SAP HR
10 9 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.55%) Agresso
11 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (0.48%) Maximo
13 6 (0.41%) SAP FI
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
13 6 (0.41%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.44%) SaaS
2 6 (0.41%) Office 365
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.21%) PaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Heroku
6 2 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.068%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.85%) Intranet
2 26 (1.78%) Firewall
3 21 (1.44%) Internet
4 13 (0.89%) DNS
5 12 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.82%) VPN
6 9 (0.62%) Wireless
7 8 (0.55%) IPsec
7 8 (0.55%) MPLS
7 8 (0.55%) HTTP
7 8 (0.55%) SAN
8 7 (0.48%) VLAN
9 6 (0.41%) LDAP
10 5 (0.34%) PSTN
10 5 (0.34%) Network Security
11 4 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.21%) FTP
13 2 (0.14%) DHCP
13 2 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (15.68%) Data Warehouse
2 226 (15.48%) SQL Server
3 103 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 84 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 59 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 46 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (3.01%) Big Data
10 36 (2.47%) QlikView
11 35 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (2.40%) MySQL
12 33 (2.26%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.99%) OLAP
14 27 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.85%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
15 26 (1.78%) MS Access
16 21 (1.44%) PowerCenter
17 20 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 17 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.10%) ERwin
4 14 (0.96%) JIRA
5 11 (0.75%) JUnit
6 10 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.41%) Maven
8 5 (0.34%) jMock
8 5 (0.34%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.34%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.34%) Subversion
8 5 (0.34%) Behat
9 4 (0.27%) Selenium
10 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.21%) Toad
10 3 (0.21%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.21%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.21%) LSMW
General
1 406 (27.81%) Finance
2 173 (11.85%) Banking
3 72 (4.93%) Investment Banking
4 65 (4.45%) Retail
5 51 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 48 (3.29%) Marketing
7 44 (3.01%) Legal
8 40 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 39 (2.67%) Front Office
10 29 (1.99%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.58%) Billing
12 21 (1.44%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.30%) Advertising
14 18 (1.23%) Publishing
15 16 (1.10%) Back Office
16 12 (0.82%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.68%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.48%) German Language
19 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
19 5 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 472 (32.33%) Analyst
2 203 (13.90%) Business Analyst
3 191 (13.08%) Architect
3 191 (13.08%) Developer
4 172 (11.78%) Data Analyst
5 130 (8.90%) Consultant
6 101 (6.92%) Project Manager
7 96 (6.58%) Data Architect
8 86 (5.89%) Data Manager
9 40 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
9 40 (2.74%) Administrator
10 34 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
11 33 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (2.26%) Data Consultant
12 31 (2.12%) SAP Consultant
13 30 (2.05%) DBA
14 27 (1.85%) Data Modeller
15 25 (1.71%) Technical Architect
16 24 (1.64%) Support Analyst
17 22 (1.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.37%) .NET
2 84 (5.75%) XML
3 32 (2.19%) Web Services
4 26 (1.78%) HTML
5 21 (1.44%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.37%) Middleware
7 14 (0.96%) CSS
8 11 (0.75%) SOAP
8 11 (0.75%) JSON
8 11 (0.75%) jQuery
8 11 (0.75%) REST
9 10 (0.68%) MDX
10 9 (0.62%) XSLT
10 9 (0.62%) JMS
11 8 (0.55%) Ajax
11 8 (0.55%) XMPP
12 7 (0.48%) Spring
12 7 (0.48%) J2EE
13 6 (0.41%) LAMP
13 6 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 175 (11.99%) Management Information System
2 121 (8.29%) Data Integration
3 52 (3.56%) Reference Data
4 42 (2.88%) GIS
5 35 (2.40%) Visualisation
6 30 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.64%) Credit Risk
8 22 (1.51%) Open Source
8 22 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.37%) NHS
10 18 (1.23%) Statistics
11 16 (1.10%) FMCG
12 15 (1.03%) Derivative
12 15 (1.03%) Equities
13 13 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (0.89%) Market Risk
14 12 (0.82%) Mathematics
15 11 (0.75%) iPad
16 10 (0.68%) Data Conversion
16 10 (0.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 80 (5.48%) Windows
2 78 (5.34%) UNIX
3 55 (3.77%) Linux
4 18 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.55%) Solaris
6 8 (0.55%) AIX
7 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.27%) CentOS
10 3 (0.21%) Android
10 3 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.14%) HPUX
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.068%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (22.26%) Master Data Management
2 270 (18.49%) Business Intelligence
3 252 (17.26%) Data Modelling
4 213 (14.59%) Migration
5 175 (11.99%) ETL
6 171 (11.71%) Data Analysis
7 142 (9.73%) Project Management
8 124 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (8.42%) Data Governance
10 122 (8.36%) Data Migration
11 116 (7.95%) Analytics
12 107 (7.33%) Data Architecture
13 102 (6.99%) Asset Management
14 92 (6.30%) Business Analysis
15 81 (5.55%) Agile Software Development
16 71 (4.86%) PRINCE2
17 70 (4.79%) Workflow
18 69 (4.73%) CRM
18 69 (4.73%) Information Management
19 67 (4.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 400 (27.40%) SQL
2 69 (4.73%) Java
3 58 (3.97%) PL/SQL
4 52 (3.56%) T-SQL
5 51 (3.49%) VBA
6 42 (2.88%) C#
7 34 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 29 (1.99%) Python
9 25 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.37%) C
11 19 (1.30%) VB
12 16 (1.10%) Perl
13 15 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 12 (0.82%) R
15 11 (0.75%) PHP
16 9 (0.62%) VBScript
17 6 (0.41%) C++
17 6 (0.41%) Ruby
18 5 (0.34%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 114 (7.81%) Degree
2 92 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.68%) ISEB
8 9 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.55%) ACCA
9 8 (0.55%) PMP
10 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.48%) CIMA
11 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.34%) CISMP
12 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.27%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.21%) HNC
14 3 (0.21%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.32%) Data Quality
2 74 (5.07%) QA
3 32 (2.19%) SLA
4 16 (1.10%) CDISC
5 8 (0.55%) Basel III
6 5 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.34%) Basel II
6 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.27%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.21%) COREP
8 3 (0.21%) FINREP
8 3 (0.21%) GCP
8 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.068%) MiFID
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.068%) GxP
10 1 (0.068%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 21 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.68%) vSphere
4 10 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.55%) Xen
7 3 (0.21%) RHEV
8 2 (0.14%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.068%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.068%) NFS
9 1 (0.068%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.75%) Control-M
3 10 (0.68%) Foglight
3 10 (0.68%) Oracle EDQ
4 9 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.55%) SCCM
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.34%) Puppet
8 3 (0.21%) SCOM
8 3 (0.21%) Legato
8 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.21%) Ansible
8 3 (0.21%) Salt
9 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 258 (17.67%) Oracle
2 175 (11.99%) SAP
3 167 (11.44%) Microsoft
4 87 (5.96%) IBM
5 84 (5.75%) Informatica
6 80 (5.48%) Business Objects
7 39 (2.67%) Cognos
8 38 (2.60%) Ab Initio
9 30 (2.05%) HP
10 29 (1.99%) Cisco
11 28 (1.92%) VMware
12 23 (1.58%) Teradata
12 23 (1.58%) Sybase
12 23 (1.58%) Tableau
13 22 (1.51%) Talend
13 22 (1.51%) Bloomberg
14 20 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.37%) NetApp
15 19 (1.30%) Trillium
16 18 (1.23%) Siebel
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