The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 153 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Management 757 609 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.19% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.63% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 331 376
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 13
Average hourly rate £17.85 £44.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.43% +51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £56.38 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-60.24% +6.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +27 668 £425 -2.85% 224
London +39 371 £475 +2.88% 106
South East +12 132 £415 +6.00% 37
City of London +47 96 £511 +4.87% 45
Scotland +12 64 £401 +12.42% 6
Yorkshire +15 46 £413 +3.12% 19
Berkshire -13 35 £300 -20.79% 14
Surrey +13 30 £470 +17.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 29 £199 -24.28% 4
Edinburgh -7 29 £415 +22.96% 4
West Yorkshire 0 27 £370 -7.50% 13
East of England -18 25 £400 +14.28% 9
West Midlands -3 24 £443 +10.62% 8
North West 0 19 £334 +7.66% 18
South West -26 18 £450 +38.46% 16
Sheffield +16 15 £415 - 1
South Yorkshire +15 15 £415 - 5
Reading -14 15 £300 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -10 14 £310 -11.42% 3
East Sussex +8 13 £415 -2.35% 5
Glasgow +7 12 £360 -
Cambridgeshire -9 12 £413 - 5
Leeds -8 11 £350 -12.50% 8
Brighton +5 10 £415 -2.35% 4
Milton Keynes +2 10 £238 -9.52% 4
North East -17 10 £415 +52.29% 6
Wiltshire +4 9 £450 +50.00% 5
Stirling +4 9 - -
Middlesex +1 8 £474 -12.22% 1
Hampshire -7 8 £475 -1.34% 1

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 407 (26.86%) Finance
2 400 (26.40%) SQL
3 324 (21.39%) Master Data Management
4 269 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
5 251 (16.57%) Data Modelling
5 251 (16.57%) Oracle
6 239 (15.78%) Data Warehouse
7 223 (14.72%) SQL Server
7 223 (14.72%) Migration
8 187 (12.34%) Management Information System
8 187 (12.34%) Data Analysis
9 184 (12.15%) Banking
10 182 (12.01%) ETL
11 175 (11.55%) SAP
12 168 (11.09%) Microsoft
13 164 (10.83%) Project Management
14 143 (9.44%) Data Quality
15 137 (9.04%) MS Excel
16 130 (8.58%) Data Migration
17 127 (8.38%) Degree
18 125 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
19 123 (8.12%) Data Integration
20 120 (7.92%) Data Architecture
20 120 (7.92%) Analytics
21 119 (7.85%) Data Governance
22 100 (6.60%) Asset Management
23 98 (6.47%) Relational Database
24 97 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
24 97 (6.40%) SAS
25 96 (6.34%) IBM

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 97 (6.40%) SAS
2 70 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 19 (1.25%) ArcGIS
4 18 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.12%) Apache
6 16 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (0.66%) IIS
7 10 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.53%) Node.js
8 8 (0.53%) Lync
8 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.46%) CMS
9 7 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.40%) Mule
11 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 137 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 60 (3.96%) MS Office
3 43 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.32%) MS Project
6 19 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.79%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.33%) Stata
8 5 (0.33%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.20%) SPSS
11 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.13%) FastStats
11 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.066%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.066%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 57 (3.76%) Markit EDM
2 25 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.32%) SAP MDM
4 20 (1.32%) SAP SRM
5 16 (1.06%) Maximo
6 14 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
7 13 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.66%) SAP FI
11 9 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
11 9 (0.59%) Agresso
12 8 (0.53%) SAP HR
12 8 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (0.40%) PolarLake
13 6 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.40%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.65%) SaaS
2 4 (0.26%) Office 365
2 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.13%) Heroku
4 2 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.066%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.066%) PaaS
5 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.91%) Firewall
2 27 (1.78%) Intranet
3 20 (1.32%) Internet
4 14 (0.92%) VPN
5 12 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.79%) DNS
6 9 (0.59%) VLAN
6 9 (0.59%) Wireless
6 9 (0.59%) SAN
7 8 (0.53%) HTTP
7 8 (0.53%) MPLS
7 8 (0.53%) IPsec
8 6 (0.40%) LDAP
9 5 (0.33%) Network Security
9 5 (0.33%) PSTN
10 4 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.13%) Broadband
11 2 (0.13%) LAN
11 2 (0.13%) Extranet
11 2 (0.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (15.78%) Data Warehouse
2 223 (14.72%) SQL Server
3 98 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 93 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 58 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 45 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (2.84%) Big Data
10 41 (2.71%) MySQL
11 37 (2.44%) QlikView
12 35 (2.31%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.91%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.78%) MS Access
14 27 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (1.65%) IBM InfoSphere
16 24 (1.58%) OLAP
17 21 (1.39%) PowerCenter
18 20 (1.32%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 25 (1.65%) JIRA
2 24 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 21 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.99%) ERwin
5 14 (0.92%) JUnit
6 12 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.66%) Maven
8 8 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 8 (0.53%) Selenium
9 7 (0.46%) Subversion
9 7 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (0.46%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.46%) Behat
10 6 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.33%) jMock
11 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 407 (26.86%) Finance
2 184 (12.15%) Banking
3 82 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 65 (4.29%) Retail
5 54 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 53 (3.50%) Legal
7 49 (3.23%) Marketing
8 46 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 40 (2.64%) Front Office
10 28 (1.85%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.78%) Billing
12 24 (1.58%) Manufacturing
13 22 (1.45%) Advertising
13 22 (1.45%) Back Office
14 20 (1.32%) Publishing
15 12 (0.79%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.66%) German Language
17 9 (0.59%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.40%) Games
19 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 494 (32.61%) Analyst
2 215 (14.19%) Business Analyst
3 206 (13.60%) Developer
4 177 (11.68%) Architect
5 174 (11.49%) Data Analyst
6 124 (8.18%) Consultant
7 116 (7.66%) Project Manager
8 101 (6.67%) Data Manager
9 87 (5.74%) Data Architect
10 46 (3.04%) Systems Analyst
11 41 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
12 38 (2.51%) Administrator
13 32 (2.11%) Data Consultant
14 30 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (1.78%) Data Modeller
15 27 (1.78%) DBA
15 27 (1.78%) Support Analyst
16 26 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 26 (1.72%) SAP Consultant
17 25 (1.65%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (6.34%) .NET
2 81 (5.35%) XML
3 36 (2.38%) Web Services
4 28 (1.85%) HTML
5 26 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.12%) Middleware
7 16 (1.06%) CSS
8 12 (0.79%) REST
8 12 (0.79%) jQuery
8 12 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 11 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (0.73%) SOAP
10 10 (0.66%) Ajax
10 10 (0.66%) JSON
10 10 (0.66%) MDX
11 9 (0.59%) LAMP
11 9 (0.59%) JMS
11 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (12.34%) Management Information System
2 123 (8.12%) Data Integration
3 67 (4.42%) Reference Data
4 39 (2.57%) GIS
5 38 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.24%) Visualisation
7 27 (1.78%) Credit Risk
8 25 (1.65%) NHS
8 25 (1.65%) Open Source
9 24 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.25%) Statistics
11 17 (1.12%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.12%) Equities
12 14 (0.92%) FMCG
12 14 (0.92%) Data Extraction
12 14 (0.92%) Derivative
13 13 (0.86%) iSeries
13 13 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.73%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (4.88%) Windows
2 71 (4.69%) UNIX
3 56 (3.70%) Linux
4 18 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.53%) Solaris
8 7 (0.46%) CentOS
8 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.46%) AIX
9 3 (0.20%) Android
9 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.13%) HPUX
10 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.066%) VMS
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (21.39%) Master Data Management
2 269 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
3 251 (16.57%) Data Modelling
4 223 (14.72%) Migration
5 187 (12.34%) Data Analysis
6 182 (12.01%) ETL
7 164 (10.83%) Project Management
8 130 (8.58%) Data Migration
9 125 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 120 (7.92%) Data Architecture
10 120 (7.92%) Analytics
11 119 (7.85%) Data Governance
12 100 (6.60%) Asset Management
13 97 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (5.81%) Business Analysis
15 81 (5.35%) Change Management
16 78 (5.15%) Workflow
17 71 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
18 70 (4.62%) CRM
18 70 (4.62%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 400 (26.40%) SQL
2 66 (4.36%) Java
3 57 (3.76%) T-SQL
4 53 (3.50%) PL/SQL
5 52 (3.43%) VBA
6 47 (3.10%) C#
7 43 (2.84%) JavaScript
8 30 (1.98%) Python
9 19 (1.25%) C
10 18 (1.19%) Perl
11 17 (1.12%) VB
12 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.92%) R
14 13 (0.86%) PHP
15 10 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.40%) C++
16 6 (0.40%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.40%) SAS Macro
16 6 (0.40%) Ruby
17 5 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 127 (8.38%) Degree
2 90 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 50 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.66%) PMP
7 8 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.46%) ACCA
8 7 (0.46%) ISEB
9 6 (0.40%) CIMA
10 5 (0.33%) CISMP
10 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.26%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (0.20%) APMP
12 3 (0.20%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (9.44%) Data Quality
2 72 (4.75%) QA
3 36 (2.38%) SLA
4 14 (0.92%) CDISC
5 8 (0.53%) Basel III
6 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.33%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.26%) COREP
7 4 (0.26%) FINREP
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.20%) Basel II
9 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.13%) GCP
9 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 1 (0.066%) MiFID
10 1 (0.066%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.066%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (0.59%) vSphere
5 9 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.53%) Xen
7 3 (0.20%) RHEV
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.066%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.066%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (1.19%) Control-M
1 18 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.73%) Foglight
3 9 (0.59%) Data Guard
3 9 (0.59%) Oracle EDQ
4 7 (0.46%) SCCM
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.33%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.20%) SCOM
7 3 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.20%) Legato
7 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.20%) Salt
7 3 (0.20%) Ansible
8 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 251 (16.57%) Oracle
2 175 (11.55%) SAP
3 168 (11.09%) Microsoft
4 96 (6.34%) IBM
5 89 (5.87%) Informatica
6 80 (5.28%) Business Objects
7 46 (3.04%) Cognos
8 38 (2.51%) Ab Initio
9 34 (2.24%) HP
10 33 (2.18%) Cisco
11 31 (2.05%) VMware
12 26 (1.72%) Bloomberg
13 24 (1.58%) Talend
13 24 (1.58%) Teradata
14 23 (1.52%) Tableau
15 22 (1.45%) Sybase
15 22 (1.45%) NetApp
15 22 (1.45%) GoldenSource
16 21 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.25%) Reuters
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Brighton, East Sussex
Cyber Team
Rate: From £13 to £13 per hour
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £425 - £550 per day
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