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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 172 165 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Management 741 692 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.32% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.78% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 434 421
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.43 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £25.15 £59.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.19 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.62% -46.15%

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -5 668 £440 +3.52% 254
London -44 292 £475 +5.55% 112
South East -20 119 £400 -3.03% 41
City of London -8 70 £525 +16.66% 44
South West +14 64 £440 -7.36% 15
Yorkshire +11 54 £381 -1.61% 26
East of England +19 50 £475 +22.58% 10
Scotland +23 49 £401 +12.42% 24
Edinburgh +19 36 £415 +10.66% 18
West Yorkshire -4 33 £375 -6.25% 19
Wiltshire +14 32 £425 -17.07% 4
North West -2 30 £388 +1.30% 26
Swindon +15 27 £446 -12.92% 4
West Midlands -8 25 £338 +6.29% 11
Surrey -6 23 £396 -20.80% 3
Berkshire -13 23 £488 +21.87% 13
Suffolk +30 21 £475 -
Bristol -5 21 £450 -5.26% 2
East Sussex +7 20 £415 -18.82% 2
Leeds -7 16 £365 -8.75% 12
North East -23 16 £377 -24.60% 4
Brighton +10 14 £420 -35.38% 1
East Midlands -6 14 £463 +36.02% 9
Hertfordshire -12 14 £425 -20.93% 3
South Yorkshire +12 13 £325 +18.18% 2
Tyne and Wear -28 13 £377 -24.60% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 13 £377 -24.60% 4
Middlesex +13 12 £225 -64.70%
Sheffield +13 12 £358 -
Manchester +5 12 £299 - 11

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 455 (30.43%) Finance
2 391 (26.15%) SQL
3 320 (21.40%) Master Data Management
4 278 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 274 (18.33%) Data Modelling
6 256 (17.12%) Oracle
7 234 (15.65%) Migration
8 223 (14.92%) SQL Server
9 201 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
10 200 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
11 194 (12.98%) Microsoft
12 182 (12.17%) ETL
13 176 (11.77%) Banking
14 167 (11.17%) SAP
15 166 (11.10%) Management Information System
16 163 (10.90%) Data Analysis
17 160 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
18 159 (10.64%) MS Excel
19 158 (10.57%) Project Management
20 149 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
21 144 (9.63%) Data Governance
22 134 (8.96%) Degree
23 132 (8.83%) Data Architecture
24 127 (8.49%) Data Migration
24 127 (8.49%) Data Quality
25 118 (7.89%) Analytics
26 116 (7.76%) Data Integration
27 113 (7.56%) .NET
28 110 (7.36%) Business Analysis
29 103 (6.89%) Asset Management

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 102 (6.82%) SAS
2 65 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.47%) ArcGIS
4 15 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.74%) Apache
7 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.60%) IIS
9 8 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.47%) Node.js
10 7 (0.47%) CMS
11 6 (0.40%) Mule
11 6 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.20%) JBoss
14 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 159 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 98 (6.56%) MS Office
3 45 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 32 (2.14%) MS Project
6 25 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.67%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.60%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.33%) ArcInfo
9 5 (0.33%) SPSS
10 3 (0.20%) Stata
10 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.13%) FastStats
11 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.067%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.067%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 49 (3.28%) Markit EDM
2 36 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (1.14%) SAP MDM
5 16 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.74%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.60%) SAP SRM
10 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.40%) Eagle STAR
11 6 (0.40%) SAP BPC
11 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.40%) Agresso
11 6 (0.40%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.54%) SaaS
2 5 (0.33%) PaaS
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.27%) Office 365
4 3 (0.20%) IaaS
4 3 (0.20%) Force.com
5 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.13%) Heroku
6 1 (0.067%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.067%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.067%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.87%) Intranet
2 21 (1.40%) Internet
3 13 (0.87%) Firewall
4 8 (0.54%) HTTP
4 8 (0.54%) SAN
5 7 (0.47%) Network Security
6 6 (0.40%) DNS
7 5 (0.33%) VLAN
7 5 (0.33%) PSTN
7 5 (0.33%) LDAP
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.13%) CTI
9 2 (0.13%) Extranet
9 2 (0.13%) DHCP
9 2 (0.13%) SMS
10 1 (0.067%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 201 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
3 102 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 64 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 55 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 44 (2.94%) Big Data
9 36 (2.41%) QlikView
9 36 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (2.27%) MS Access
12 26 (1.74%) OLAP
13 25 (1.67%) Data Mining
14 24 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
15 22 (1.47%) Base SAS
15 22 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 22 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (1.20%) ERwin
3 11 (0.74%) JIRA
4 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.60%) JUnit
6 8 (0.54%) CruiseControl
6 8 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.47%) Maven
7 7 (0.47%) Hudson
7 7 (0.47%) jMock
8 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.40%) LSMW
8 6 (0.40%) Ant
9 5 (0.33%) Subversion
10 4 (0.27%) Toad
10 4 (0.27%) Behat
11 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 455 (30.43%) Finance
2 176 (11.77%) Banking
3 75 (5.02%) Retail
4 72 (4.82%) Marketing
5 65 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 46 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.54%) Legal
8 36 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (2.41%) Front Office
9 33 (2.21%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.87%) Advertising
11 22 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.34%) Billing
13 17 (1.14%) Publishing
14 16 (1.07%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.60%) Back Office
17 8 (0.54%) German Language
18 5 (0.33%) Local Government
19 4 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 436 (29.16%) Analyst
2 229 (15.32%) Architect
3 189 (12.64%) Developer
4 186 (12.44%) Business Analyst
5 175 (11.71%) Data Analyst
6 136 (9.10%) Consultant
7 116 (7.76%) Data Architect
8 108 (7.22%) Project Manager
9 72 (4.82%) Data Manager
10 51 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
11 37 (2.47%) Data Consultant
12 31 (2.07%) Systems Analyst
12 31 (2.07%) Administrator
13 29 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (1.74%) Support Analyst
14 26 (1.74%) Technical Architect
14 26 (1.74%) SAP Consultant
15 23 (1.54%) DBA
15 23 (1.54%) Data Modeller
16 19 (1.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (7.56%) .NET
2 75 (5.02%) XML
3 39 (2.61%) Web Services
4 31 (2.07%) Middleware
5 23 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.27%) HTML
7 13 (0.87%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.80%) SOAP
8 12 (0.80%) J2EE
8 12 (0.80%) REST
9 11 (0.74%) CSS
9 11 (0.74%) JMS
9 11 (0.74%) MDX
9 11 (0.74%) Spring
10 10 (0.67%) jQuery
10 10 (0.67%) XSLT
11 9 (0.60%) JSON
12 7 (0.47%) JDBC
12 7 (0.47%) Hibernate
13 5 (0.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (11.10%) Management Information System
3 116 (7.76%) Data Integration
4 46 (3.08%) Reference Data
5 43 (2.88%) GIS
6 39 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 36 (2.41%) Visualisation
7 36 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.67%) Credit Risk
9 20 (1.34%) Statistics
10 19 (1.27%) NHS
10 19 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.00%) Open Source
11 15 (1.00%) Data Conversion
11 15 (1.00%) FMCG
12 14 (0.94%) Market Risk
12 14 (0.94%) User Experience
12 14 (0.94%) Derivative
13 12 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.22%) Windows
2 72 (4.82%) UNIX
3 44 (2.94%) Linux
4 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.40%) AIX
7 5 (0.33%) Solaris
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.20%) CentOS
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.13%) Android
10 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.13%) HPUX
10 2 (0.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.067%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.067%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.067%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (21.40%) Master Data Management
2 278 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 274 (18.33%) Data Modelling
4 234 (15.65%) Migration
5 182 (12.17%) ETL
6 163 (10.90%) Data Analysis
7 160 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (10.57%) Project Management
9 149 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 144 (9.63%) Data Governance
11 132 (8.83%) Data Architecture
12 127 (8.49%) Data Migration
13 118 (7.89%) Analytics
14 110 (7.36%) Business Analysis
15 103 (6.89%) Asset Management
16 83 (5.55%) CRM
17 75 (5.02%) PRINCE2
18 73 (4.88%) Change Management
19 67 (4.48%) Information Management
20 66 (4.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 391 (26.15%) SQL
2 85 (5.69%) Java
3 55 (3.68%) C#
4 53 (3.55%) PL/SQL
5 52 (3.48%) VBA
6 39 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 32 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 26 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 25 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 24 (1.61%) Python
11 21 (1.40%) C
12 19 (1.27%) VB
13 13 (0.87%) R
14 12 (0.80%) VBScript
15 11 (0.74%) Perl
16 10 (0.67%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.54%) PHP
18 6 (0.40%) C++
19 5 (0.33%) ABAP
19 5 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 134 (8.96%) Degree
2 74 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 14 (0.94%) ISEB
7 11 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.67%) PMP
9 9 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.47%) ACCA
10 7 (0.47%) CIMA
10 7 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.20%) HNC
13 3 (0.20%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (8.49%) Data Quality
2 74 (4.95%) QA
3 29 (1.94%) SLA
4 16 (1.07%) CDISC
5 10 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.60%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.40%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.33%) Basel III
9 4 (0.27%) GCP
9 4 (0.27%) Basel II
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.27%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.27%) FINREP
10 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.067%) COREP
12 1 (0.067%) FATCA
12 1 (0.067%) P3O
12 1 (0.067%) EMIR
System Software
1 18 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) Firmware
6 3 (0.20%) RHEV
7 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.067%) XenApp
8 1 (0.067%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.067%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.87%) Oracle EDQ
3 10 (0.67%) Control-M
4 5 (0.33%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.27%) Foglight
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.13%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.067%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.067%) MOM
7 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.067%) Legato
7 1 (0.067%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.067%) WMI
7 1 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.067%) SCCM
7 1 (0.067%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 256 (17.12%) Oracle
2 194 (12.98%) Microsoft
3 167 (11.17%) SAP
4 77 (5.15%) Informatica
5 68 (4.55%) IBM
5 68 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 41 (2.74%) Cognos
7 39 (2.61%) Ab Initio
8 31 (2.07%) Teradata
9 30 (2.01%) Sybase
10 27 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.34%) Cisco
11 20 (1.34%) HP
11 20 (1.34%) Talend
12 18 (1.20%) Trillium
12 18 (1.20%) VMware
13 17 (1.14%) Tableau
14 16 (1.07%) Bloomberg
15 15 (1.00%) Siebel
16 14 (0.94%) Hyperion
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