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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Management
Rank 145 167 180
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Management 913 745 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.32% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.73% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 419 366
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 21
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.22% -31.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £27.15 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.02 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -31.47%

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
45639 42994 39933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.05% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29767 26678 24521
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1242 1170 1122
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +18 793 £475 +11.76% 240
London +15 355 £475 - 99
South East +11 159 £475 +26.66% 42
City of London +24 89 £520 +4.52% 31
Scotland +12 80 £425 +4.29% 17
North West +23 73 £475 +58.33% 28
Edinburgh +17 64 £425 -2.85% 9
Yorkshire -30 58 £470 +13.93% 8
West Yorkshire -10 50 £470 +22.87% 5
West Midlands +26 41 £450 +1.69% 12
Hampshire +32 39 £428 +35.71% 8
East Sussex +20 35 £500 +20.48% 2
East of England +8 35 £475 - 10
Leeds -12 33 £550 +46.17% 2
Cheshire +9 28 £463 +25.85% 7
South West -9 28 £396 -10.70% 23
Buckinghamshire -2 27 £450 +86.52% 4
Berkshire -9 27 £438 +38.88% 13
Brighton +11 25 £519 +25.00% 2
Milton Keynes +6 25 £438 +84.21% 2
Southampton +21 19 £425 - 4
Lancashire 0 18 £408 - 9
East Midlands -12 15 £390 +25.80% 11
North East -27 15 £305 -18.66% 5
Warrington -4 14 £475 -
Warwickshire +13 12 £423 -19.52% 1
Manchester -15 12 £700 +133.33% 9
South Wales -4 11 £308 -29.71% 3
Wales -7 11 £308 -29.71% 3
Dorset - 11 £424 -

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 490 (29.18%) Finance
2 445 (26.50%) SQL
3 367 (21.86%) Master Data Management
4 304 (18.11%) Data Modelling
5 294 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
6 290 (17.27%) Oracle
7 287 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
8 256 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
9 254 (15.13%) Banking
10 247 (14.71%) ETL
11 246 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
12 243 (14.47%) SQL Server
13 220 (13.10%) Migration
14 218 (12.98%) Data Quality
15 204 (12.15%) Project Management
16 185 (11.02%) Microsoft
17 180 (10.72%) Data Governance
18 176 (10.48%) Analytics
19 172 (10.24%) SAP
20 164 (9.77%) Management Information System
21 154 (9.17%) Data Analysis
22 152 (9.05%) Data Architecture
23 151 (8.99%) MS Excel
24 149 (8.87%) Business Analysis
25 147 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
26 145 (8.64%) Data Migration
27 143 (8.52%) Informatica
28 124 (7.39%) Degree
29 111 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 103 (6.13%) UNIX

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 84 (5.00%) SAS
2 65 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
4 20 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (1.07%) Apache Solr
6 17 (1.01%) SAP EP
6 17 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 16 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (0.95%) ArcGIS
8 14 (0.83%) IIS
8 14 (0.83%) Node.js
9 13 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.60%) NetWeaver
11 9 (0.54%) Apache
12 8 (0.48%) JBoss
12 8 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 151 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 70 (4.17%) MS Office
3 40 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.49%) MS Project
6 20 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.83%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.36%) Windchill
8 6 (0.36%) SPSS
9 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.12%) FastStats
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.060%) InDesign
11 1 (0.060%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 52 (3.10%) Markit EDM
2 26 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (1.25%) Oracle TCA
5 19 (1.13%) SAP MDM
6 16 (0.95%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.77%) SAP HCM
8 10 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.60%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.60%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
9 9 (0.54%) thinkFolio
10 8 (0.48%) SAP EWM
10 8 (0.48%) SAP QM
11 7 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.42%) SAP APO
11 7 (0.42%) Unica
12 6 (0.36%) SAP PLM
12 6 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.95%) PaaS
2 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.54%) SaaS
5 7 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.30%) GitHub
8 4 (0.24%) Force.com
8 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.24%) Office 365
9 3 (0.18%) IaaS
9 3 (0.18%) Boomi
10 2 (0.12%) Heroku
10 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.97%) Internet
2 19 (1.13%) WAN
3 14 (0.83%) LAN
4 11 (0.66%) VoIP
4 11 (0.66%) SAN
4 11 (0.66%) HTTP
5 9 (0.54%) LDAP
5 9 (0.54%) Firewall
6 8 (0.48%) Wireless
6 8 (0.48%) Intranet
7 7 (0.42%) DHCP
7 7 (0.42%) VPN
7 7 (0.42%) DNS
8 6 (0.36%) CTI
8 6 (0.36%) SMTP
8 6 (0.36%) NAS
8 6 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.24%) VLAN
9 4 (0.24%) IPsec
9 4 (0.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (17.51%) Data Warehouse
2 243 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 111 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (5.72%) Big Data
5 92 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 80 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
7 63 (3.75%) Hadoop
8 61 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 58 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 52 (3.10%) PowerCenter
11 50 (2.98%) NoSQL
12 48 (2.86%) MongoDB
13 47 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (2.56%) RDBMS
15 36 (2.14%) DB2
15 36 (2.14%) QlikView
16 33 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (1.73%) IBM InfoSphere
17 29 (1.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 35 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.79%) ERwin
4 27 (1.61%) Toad
5 20 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (1.13%) Maven
7 18 (1.07%) Visual Studio
8 16 (0.95%) JIRA
8 16 (0.95%) Subversion
9 12 (0.71%) Hudson
9 12 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.54%) JUnit
12 7 (0.42%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.36%) Gradle
14 5 (0.30%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 5 (0.30%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.30%) VisualAge
General
1 490 (29.18%) Finance
2 254 (15.13%) Banking
3 95 (5.66%) Retail
4 83 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.57%) Marketing
6 39 (2.32%) Legal
7 38 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.14%) Front Office
9 35 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 34 (2.03%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.07%) Back Office
13 13 (0.77%) Advertising
13 13 (0.77%) Publishing
13 13 (0.77%) Billing
14 11 (0.66%) Automotive
14 11 (0.66%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.54%) Law
16 8 (0.48%) Games
16 8 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 466 (27.75%) Analyst
2 323 (19.24%) Architect
3 278 (16.56%) Developer
4 231 (13.76%) Business Analyst
5 208 (12.39%) Data Analyst
6 122 (7.27%) Data Architect
7 112 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 102 (6.08%) Project Manager
9 95 (5.66%) Consultant
10 67 (3.99%) Data Manager
11 54 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
12 45 (2.68%) Designer
13 42 (2.50%) SQL Developer
13 42 (2.50%) Informatica Developer
14 36 (2.14%) Data Modeller
15 31 (1.85%) Enterprise Architect
16 30 (1.79%) Systems Analyst
16 30 (1.79%) Data Business Analyst
17 29 (1.73%) Senior Business Analyst
18 28 (1.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (5.36%) Web Services
2 89 (5.30%) .NET
3 61 (3.63%) HTML
4 43 (2.56%) XML
5 38 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 32 (1.91%) CSS
7 27 (1.61%) Middleware
8 26 (1.55%) HTML5
9 25 (1.49%) SOAP
10 23 (1.37%) REST
11 22 (1.31%) MDX
12 19 (1.13%) J2EE
12 19 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (1.07%) Spring
13 18 (1.07%) jQuery
14 17 (1.01%) SAP PI
14 17 (1.01%) WCF
15 15 (0.89%) WPF
15 15 (0.89%) PostGIS
16 13 (0.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 246 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 87 (5.18%) Data Integration
4 68 (4.05%) Reference Data
5 44 (2.62%) Data Structures
5 44 (2.62%) GIS
6 43 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 36 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 31 (1.85%) Credit Risk
9 26 (1.55%) Market Risk
10 22 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.07%) Taxonomies
12 17 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.95%) Statistics
13 16 (0.95%) Equities
13 16 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 16 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.89%) Derivative
15 14 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.13%) UNIX
2 100 (5.96%) Linux
3 90 (5.36%) Windows
4 30 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (1.31%) CentOS
6 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.89%) Solaris
8 9 (0.54%) AIX
8 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.48%) Android
10 7 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (0.42%) MVS
11 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.12%) zOS
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.060%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.060%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (21.86%) Master Data Management
2 304 (18.11%) Data Modelling
3 287 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
4 256 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 247 (14.71%) ETL
6 220 (13.10%) Migration
7 204 (12.15%) Project Management
8 180 (10.72%) Data Governance
9 176 (10.48%) Analytics
10 154 (9.17%) Data Analysis
11 152 (9.05%) Data Architecture
12 149 (8.87%) Business Analysis
13 147 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 145 (8.64%) Data Migration
15 102 (6.08%) CRM
16 93 (5.54%) Information Management
17 80 (4.76%) PRINCE2
18 79 (4.71%) Asset Management
18 79 (4.71%) SDLC
19 75 (4.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 445 (26.50%) SQL
2 98 (5.84%) Java
3 84 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 78 (4.65%) C#
5 61 (3.63%) VBA
6 55 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 54 (3.22%) T-SQL
8 37 (2.20%) VB
8 37 (2.20%) Python
9 34 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 31 (1.85%) C
11 28 (1.67%) PHP
12 27 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.55%) C++
13 26 (1.55%) Perl
14 24 (1.43%) VBScript
15 23 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.89%) Ruby
18 9 (0.54%) FQL
Qualifications
1 124 (7.39%) Degree
2 62 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 15 (0.89%) ISEB
6 9 (0.54%) PMP
7 6 (0.36%) SAS Certification
7 6 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.24%) HNC
9 4 (0.24%) HND
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.18%) MBA
10 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.18%) APMP
10 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.12%) NCDA
11 2 (0.12%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (12.98%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.03%) QA
3 15 (0.89%) SLA
4 6 (0.36%) Basel II
4 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.36%) COREP
5 5 (0.30%) FINREP
5 5 (0.30%) EMIR
5 5 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.24%) Basel III
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.18%) MiFID
7 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.12%) GCP
8 2 (0.12%) DICOM
9 1 (0.060%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.54%) BitLocker
4 8 (0.48%) Docker
4 8 (0.48%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.24%) Firmware
7 3 (0.18%) NDS
7 3 (0.18%) HDFS
7 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.060%) NFS
9 1 (0.060%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.060%) vSphere
9 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (1.55%) Puppet
1 26 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.13%) Graphite
3 11 (0.66%) Opsview
3 11 (0.66%) Rundeck
4 9 (0.54%) Salt
5 8 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.42%) Oozie
6 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.36%) Ansible
8 5 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.30%) SCCM
8 5 (0.30%) SCOM
8 5 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.24%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 290 (17.27%) Oracle
2 185 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 172 (10.24%) SAP
4 143 (8.52%) Informatica
5 86 (5.12%) IBM
6 41 (2.44%) Teradata
7 30 (1.79%) Cognos
8 25 (1.49%) VMware
9 23 (1.37%) Splunk
10 22 (1.31%) HP
11 21 (1.25%) Cisco
11 21 (1.25%) Sybase
12 20 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (1.19%) Ab Initio
13 18 (1.07%) GoldenSource
13 18 (1.07%) Citrix
14 16 (0.95%) Trillium
15 13 (0.77%) Netezza
16 12 (0.71%) Tableau
17 11 (0.66%) Cloudera
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £451 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derbyshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £473 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £33 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £285 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago