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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 154 151 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Management 779 694 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.36% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.84% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 431 358
Average daily rate
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£440 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 19
Average hourly rate £31.75 £17.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.76% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £12.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £26.50 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+136.36% -5.71%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -15 675 £443 +7.27% 155
London -8 321 £475 +11.76% 75
South East -66 93 £400 +8.10% 23
Scotland +35 79 £425 +30.76% 7
Edinburgh +17 69 £475 +40.74% 6
City of London -18 65 £500 +11.11% 35
South West +20 62 £441 -6.61% 15
East of England +26 48 £475 +5.55% 9
Yorkshire +1 46 £405 +4.51% 10
North West +8 45 £275 -38.88% 10
West Yorkshire -12 25 £425 +8.97% 10
East Midlands +12 24 £450 +32.35% 6
Hertfordshire +29 23 £375 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire +7 23 £443 -12.59% 5
Swindon +11 22 £443 -17.67% 3
Bristol -1 22 £445 -6.31% 4
West Midlands -2 21 £350 -1.40% 6
Leeds -8 20 £425 +8.97% 4
Surrey -10 20 £388 +19.23% 3
Berkshire -36 18 £375 - 8
Cheshire +14 17 £288 -36.11% 4
Oxfordshire -13 16 £410 +10.81% 1
Manchester -7 14 £235 +88.00% 4
Oxford -17 14 £410 +10.81%
Hampshire -29 14 £375 -9.09% 2
Warrington -7 13 £288 - 1
Lancashire -12 13 £300 -0.16% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 11 £456 +43.70%
Nottingham +7 11 £456 +43.70%
North East -18 11 £373 -

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 443 (29.95%) Finance
2 367 (24.81%) SQL
3 305 (20.62%) Master Data Management
4 275 (18.59%) Data Modelling
5 260 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
6 226 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
7 224 (15.15%) Oracle
8 219 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 207 (14.00%) Migration
10 200 (13.52%) ETL
11 189 (12.78%) Microsoft
12 186 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
13 172 (11.63%) Data Analysis
14 168 (11.36%) Banking
15 161 (10.89%) MS Excel
16 160 (10.82%) Project Management
17 151 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
18 149 (10.07%) Management Information System
19 147 (9.94%) Data Architecture
20 146 (9.87%) Data Governance
21 145 (9.80%) Degree
22 141 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
23 139 (9.40%) SAP
24 128 (8.65%) Analytics
25 122 (8.25%) Data Migration
26 117 (7.91%) Data Quality
27 114 (7.71%) Asset Management
28 111 (7.51%) Business Analysis
29 104 (7.03%) .NET
30 103 (6.96%) SAS

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 103 (6.96%) SAS
2 54 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.76%) ArcGIS
4 13 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.54%) Apache
8 7 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.41%) CMS
9 6 (0.41%) Mule
10 5 (0.34%) Documentum
10 5 (0.34%) IIS
10 5 (0.34%) Node.js
10 5 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.20%) Lync
12 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 161 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 92 (6.22%) MS Office
3 49 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.96%) MS Project
6 21 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.88%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.47%) ArcInfo
9 5 (0.34%) SPSS
9 5 (0.34%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.27%) Stata
11 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.14%) FastStats
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.068%) InDesign
13 1 (0.068%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.068%) ProjectWise
13 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 74 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 28 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.95%) SAP MDM
4 13 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
5 10 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.68%) Maximo
6 9 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.54%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.47%) SAP SRM
8 7 (0.47%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.34%) Agresso
10 5 (0.34%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.08%) SaaS
2 6 (0.41%) PaaS
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.20%) IaaS
3 3 (0.20%) Office 365
3 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.068%) Force.com
5 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.56%) Intranet
2 16 (1.08%) Internet
3 8 (0.54%) FTP
4 6 (0.41%) SAN
5 5 (0.34%) Firewall
6 4 (0.27%) Extranet
6 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.20%) HTTP
7 3 (0.20%) WAN
7 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.14%) MVNO
8 2 (0.14%) DNS
8 2 (0.14%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) LTE
8 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (0.14%) RTP
8 2 (0.14%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 186 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
3 94 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 72 (4.87%) Oracle Database
6 52 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 41 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (2.70%) Big Data
11 34 (2.30%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.89%) MS Access
13 27 (1.83%) Data Mining
14 26 (1.76%) QlikView
15 25 (1.69%) DB2
15 25 (1.69%) OLAP
16 24 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (1.35%) Base SAS
17 20 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 20 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (1.22%) ERwin
2 10 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.61%) Hudson
3 9 (0.61%) Ant
3 9 (0.61%) JUnit
4 8 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.54%) Toad
4 8 (0.54%) Maven
4 8 (0.54%) JIRA
5 7 (0.47%) CruiseControl
6 6 (0.41%) LSMW
7 5 (0.34%) Subversion
7 5 (0.34%) jMock
7 5 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.20%) Selenium
9 3 (0.20%) TestNG
General
1 443 (29.95%) Finance
2 168 (11.36%) Banking
3 71 (4.80%) Marketing
4 70 (4.73%) Retail
5 51 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 43 (2.91%) Front Office
7 29 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.83%) Legal
10 26 (1.76%) Advertising
11 24 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.42%) Back Office
12 21 (1.42%) Billing
13 11 (0.74%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.68%) Publishing
15 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.27%) French Language
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
16 4 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 433 (29.28%) Analyst
2 231 (15.62%) Architect
3 203 (13.73%) Developer
4 186 (12.58%) Business Analyst
5 163 (11.02%) Data Analyst
6 136 (9.20%) Consultant
7 126 (8.52%) Data Architect
8 95 (6.42%) Project Manager
9 68 (4.60%) Data Manager
10 53 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
11 40 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (1.96%) Data Consultant
12 29 (1.96%) Designer
13 28 (1.89%) Administrator
14 26 (1.76%) Systems Analyst
15 25 (1.69%) SAP Consultant
15 25 (1.69%) SQL Developer
16 22 (1.49%) DBA
16 22 (1.49%) Data Modeller
17 20 (1.35%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (7.03%) .NET
2 49 (3.31%) XML
3 45 (3.04%) Web Services
4 30 (2.03%) Middleware
5 29 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.35%) HTML
7 18 (1.22%) MDX
8 12 (0.81%) jQuery
8 12 (0.81%) J2EE
9 11 (0.74%) Spring
9 11 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.68%) CSS
11 9 (0.61%) XSLT
12 8 (0.54%) SOAP
12 8 (0.54%) Hibernate
12 8 (0.54%) WPF
13 6 (0.41%) Ajax
13 6 (0.41%) HTML5
13 6 (0.41%) JMS
14 5 (0.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 226 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (10.07%) Management Information System
3 103 (6.96%) Data Integration
4 44 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.97%) Reference Data
5 42 (2.84%) GIS
6 30 (2.03%) Data Structures
7 28 (1.89%) Visualisation
7 28 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 28 (1.89%) Statistics
8 20 (1.35%) Equities
9 19 (1.28%) Data Conversion
10 18 (1.22%) NHS
10 18 (1.22%) Derivative
11 15 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.01%) Data Extraction
11 15 (1.01%) User Experience
12 14 (0.95%) Market Risk
12 14 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 74 (5.00%) Windows
2 71 (4.80%) UNIX
3 42 (2.84%) Linux
4 11 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.41%) AIX
7 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.20%) Solaris
8 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.068%) HPUX
10 1 (0.068%) VMS
10 1 (0.068%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.068%) Android
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (20.62%) Master Data Management
2 275 (18.59%) Data Modelling
3 260 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
4 207 (14.00%) Migration
5 200 (13.52%) ETL
6 172 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 160 (10.82%) Project Management
8 151 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
9 147 (9.94%) Data Architecture
10 146 (9.87%) Data Governance
11 141 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 128 (8.65%) Analytics
13 122 (8.25%) Data Migration
14 114 (7.71%) Asset Management
15 111 (7.51%) Business Analysis
16 94 (6.36%) Enterprise Data Management
17 79 (5.34%) Validation
18 75 (5.07%) CRM
19 65 (4.39%) Change Management
19 65 (4.39%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 367 (24.81%) SQL
2 79 (5.34%) Java
3 69 (4.67%) C#
4 59 (3.99%) VBA
5 42 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 32 (2.16%) VB.NET
7 31 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 29 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.76%) VB
10 23 (1.56%) Python
10 23 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 18 (1.22%) C
12 14 (0.95%) VBScript
13 9 (0.61%) R
14 7 (0.47%) Perl
15 6 (0.41%) PHP
15 6 (0.41%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.34%) Scala
16 5 (0.34%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 145 (9.80%) Degree
2 69 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.01%) ISEB
6 14 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.74%) PMP
9 9 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.47%) ACCA
10 7 (0.47%) CIMA
10 7 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.27%) HNC
13 3 (0.20%) HND
13 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (7.91%) Data Quality
2 61 (4.12%) QA
3 21 (1.42%) SLA
4 13 (0.88%) CDISC
5 9 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.47%) Basel II
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.27%) GCP
9 4 (0.27%) Basel III
9 4 (0.27%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.27%) FINREP
10 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.068%) COREP
12 1 (0.068%) FATCA
12 1 (0.068%) EMIR
12 1 (0.068%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.34%) Firmware
2 5 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) RHEV
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.14%) NDS
5 1 (0.068%) NFS
5 1 (0.068%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.068%) XenApp
5 1 (0.068%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.61%) Control-M
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.27%) Puppet
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.068%) Ansible
6 1 (0.068%) Opsview
6 1 (0.068%) Graphite
6 1 (0.068%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.068%) Legato
6 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.068%) Foglight
6 1 (0.068%) WMI
6 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.068%) SCCM
Vendors
1 224 (15.15%) Oracle
2 189 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 139 (9.40%) SAP
4 70 (4.73%) Informatica
5 51 (3.45%) IBM
6 44 (2.97%) Business Objects
7 32 (2.16%) Teradata
8 31 (2.10%) Cognos
9 30 (2.03%) Ab Initio
10 26 (1.76%) Sybase
11 24 (1.62%) DataFlux
12 22 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.28%) ESRI
14 15 (1.01%) Bloomberg
15 14 (0.95%) Tableau
16 13 (0.88%) Cisco
16 13 (0.88%) Citrix
17 12 (0.81%) Trillium
17 12 (0.81%) VMware
18 10 (0.68%) GoldenSource
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
University of Bristol
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day £550-650+
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £60000 per annum (benefits + bonus)
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago