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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Management
Rank 157 153 167
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Management 735 727 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.85% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 399 333
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 £280 £265 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.27 £45.00 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+78.12% +12.28%

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
41243 39297 33632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.22% 74.96% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 24119 20154
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1115 1095
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -10 664 £450 +5.88% 249
London -8 315 £500 +8.10% 125
South East -4 121 £425 - 39
City of London -15 69 £550 +18.27% 53
South West +26 59 £438 +2.94% 22
North West -27 44 £395 -1.25% 22
Yorkshire -12 41 £425 +11.11% 16
Scotland -22 40 £428 +14.09% 18
West Yorkshire -7 35 £425 +30.76% 11
Bristol +22 29 £425 -12.82% 8
Berkshire -25 28 £410 -3.52% 8
East of England +3 27 £425 - 8
Buckinghamshire +18 26 £350 -18.84% 5
Edinburgh -6 23 £330 -15.38% 13
Leeds -9 22 £450 +50.00% 9
West Midlands -11 22 £425 - 8
East Midlands +3 21 £463 +8.82% 6
Cheshire +4 17 £413 -31.25% 3
Manchester -29 17 £350 +21.73% 10
Surrey -7 16 £343 -2.14% 6
Reading -8 16 £400 -5.88% 5
Glasgow -2 15 £450 +63.63% 3
Somerset - 14 £515 - 1
Milton Keynes +8 13 £375 -22.68% 5
Hampshire -5 13 £313 -26.47% 6
East Sussex +5 12 £475 - 2
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £475 +65.21% 2
Bedfordshire -1 11 £525 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -6 11 £530 +37.66% 2
Warwickshire +8 10 £319 -

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 444 (29.68%) Finance
2 376 (25.13%) SQL
3 290 (19.39%) Master Data Management
4 251 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
5 250 (16.71%) Data Modelling
6 223 (14.91%) Data Analysis
7 220 (14.71%) Oracle
8 209 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
9 208 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
10 205 (13.70%) ETL
10 205 (13.70%) Banking
11 202 (13.50%) Migration
12 196 (13.10%) Data Governance
13 192 (12.83%) Project Management
14 175 (11.70%) SQL Server
15 171 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
16 165 (11.03%) Microsoft
17 155 (10.36%) Data Architecture
18 154 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
19 150 (10.03%) SAP
20 146 (9.76%) Data Quality
21 145 (9.69%) Management Information System
22 144 (9.63%) MS Excel
23 142 (9.49%) Analytics
24 139 (9.29%) Data Migration
25 121 (8.09%) Degree
26 119 (7.95%) Business Analysis
27 104 (6.95%) Validation
28 103 (6.89%) Java
29 101 (6.75%) .NET

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 82 (5.48%) SAS
2 26 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 15 (1.00%) CMS
6 10 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.53%) IIS
7 8 (0.53%) Apache
8 7 (0.47%) Documentum
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.27%) Node.js
11 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.20%) ArcSDE
12 3 (0.20%) FileNet
12 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 144 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 83 (5.55%) MS Office
3 53 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 50 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.87%) MS Project
6 16 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.60%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.40%) SPSS
9 3 (0.20%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.067%) Stata
11 1 (0.067%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.067%) InDesign
11 1 (0.067%) Windchill
11 1 (0.067%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.067%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 69 (4.61%) Markit EDM
2 20 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.34%) SAP MDM
3 14 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
5 10 (0.67%) SAP R/3
5 10 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.53%) Maximo
6 8 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.53%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.47%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.40%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.33%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle TCA
9 5 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.87%) SaaS
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.20%) PaaS
3 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.20%) Force.com
3 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.13%) Office 365
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.00%) Intranet
2 14 (0.94%) Internet
3 11 (0.74%) Firewall
4 6 (0.40%) Extranet
4 6 (0.40%) FTP
5 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.33%) DNS
5 5 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (0.33%) SS7
6 4 (0.27%) SAN
6 4 (0.27%) VPN
7 3 (0.20%) HTTP
7 3 (0.20%) NAS
8 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.13%) LTE
8 2 (0.13%) SSL
8 2 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
8 2 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
2 175 (11.70%) SQL Server
3 78 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (4.28%) Big Data
5 58 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 53 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (1.74%) DB2
13 25 (1.67%) NoSQL
14 24 (1.60%) Data Mining
15 23 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (1.47%) QlikView
16 22 (1.47%) SAP BW
17 21 (1.40%) MS Access
18 19 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.54%) Toad
1 23 (1.54%) ERwin
2 18 (1.20%) JIRA
3 14 (0.94%) Maven
3 14 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.74%) Hudson
6 9 (0.60%) CruiseControl
6 9 (0.60%) Ant
6 9 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.53%) JUnit
8 7 (0.47%) LSMW
8 7 (0.47%) Subversion
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.33%) Gradle
9 5 (0.33%) jMock
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 444 (29.68%) Finance
2 205 (13.70%) Banking
3 82 (5.48%) Retail
4 66 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 51 (3.41%) Marketing
6 34 (2.27%) Front Office
7 33 (2.21%) Back Office
8 32 (2.14%) Legal
9 29 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.67%) Telecoms
12 23 (1.54%) Publishing
13 19 (1.27%) Advertising
14 16 (1.07%) Billing
15 15 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.80%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.47%) German Language
18 7 (0.47%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 451 (30.15%) Analyst
2 240 (16.04%) Architect
3 234 (15.64%) Developer
4 193 (12.90%) Data Analyst
5 187 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 139 (9.29%) Consultant
7 129 (8.62%) Data Architect
8 90 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 65 (4.34%) Data Manager
10 52 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (2.87%) Data Consultant
12 42 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (2.21%) SAP Consultant
13 33 (2.21%) SQL Developer
14 32 (2.14%) Designer
15 27 (1.80%) Senior Business Analyst
15 27 (1.80%) Enterprise Architect
16 24 (1.60%) Senior Manager
17 23 (1.54%) Systems Analyst
17 23 (1.54%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (6.75%) .NET
2 45 (3.01%) Web Services
3 38 (2.54%) XML
3 38 (2.54%) HTML
4 37 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.34%) J2EE
6 17 (1.14%) Middleware
6 17 (1.14%) WCF
7 16 (1.07%) Spring
7 16 (1.07%) CSS
8 14 (0.94%) jQuery
9 13 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.87%) HTML5
10 12 (0.80%) MDX
11 11 (0.74%) Ajax
12 10 (0.67%) WPF
12 10 (0.67%) REST
13 9 (0.60%) Visualforce
14 8 (0.53%) JSON
14 8 (0.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 209 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (9.69%) Management Information System
3 94 (6.28%) Data Integration
4 50 (3.34%) Reference Data
5 35 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 32 (2.14%) GIS
7 29 (1.94%) Credit Risk
7 29 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.87%) Equities
9 26 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (1.74%) Open Source
10 20 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 19 (1.27%) Data Extraction
11 19 (1.27%) NHS
12 17 (1.14%) Derivative
12 17 (1.14%) User Experience
13 16 (1.07%) FMCG
13 16 (1.07%) Market Risk
13 16 (1.07%) Statistics
14 15 (1.00%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.61%) UNIX
2 59 (3.94%) Windows
3 46 (3.07%) Linux
4 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.20%) CentOS
7 2 (0.13%) Android
7 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.067%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.067%) Debian
8 1 (0.067%) zOS
8 1 (0.067%) AIX
8 1 (0.067%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (19.39%) Master Data Management
2 251 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
3 250 (16.71%) Data Modelling
4 223 (14.91%) Data Analysis
5 205 (13.70%) ETL
6 202 (13.50%) Migration
7 196 (13.10%) Data Governance
8 192 (12.83%) Project Management
9 171 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (10.36%) Data Architecture
11 154 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 142 (9.49%) Analytics
13 139 (9.29%) Data Migration
14 119 (7.95%) Business Analysis
15 104 (6.95%) Validation
16 96 (6.42%) Enterprise Data Management
17 85 (5.68%) Asset Management
18 79 (5.28%) CRM
19 75 (5.01%) Data Cleansing
20 68 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 376 (25.13%) SQL
2 103 (6.89%) Java
3 89 (5.95%) C#
4 44 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 44 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 43 (2.87%) VBA
6 36 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 34 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 25 (1.67%) C
9 22 (1.47%) Python
9 22 (1.47%) VB
10 16 (1.07%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.80%) VBScript
11 12 (0.80%) C++
12 11 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.67%) PHP
14 9 (0.60%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.47%) R
15 7 (0.47%) Perl
16 6 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (8.09%) Degree
2 72 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.87%) PMP
6 11 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.60%) ISEB
8 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.33%) MBA
9 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.20%) ACCA
10 3 (0.20%) CIMA
11 2 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.13%) MCT
11 2 (0.13%) PhD
11 2 (0.13%) GIAC
11 2 (0.13%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 60 (4.01%) QA
3 15 (1.00%) SLA
4 12 (0.80%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.47%) FATCA
6 6 (0.40%) Basel II
6 6 (0.40%) FINREP
7 5 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) EMIR
8 4 (0.27%) GCP
8 4 (0.27%) Basel III
9 3 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.13%) CDISC
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.13%) COREP
11 1 (0.067%) AIFMD
System Software
1 8 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.33%) HDFS
5 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.20%) NDS
5 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.067%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.67%) Puppet
2 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.47%) Ansible
4 6 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.33%) Control-M
5 5 (0.33%) Oozie
6 4 (0.27%) Foglight
6 4 (0.27%) Graphite
7 3 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.067%) Salt
9 1 (0.067%) Opsview
9 1 (0.067%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.067%) SCOM
9 1 (0.067%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 220 (14.71%) Oracle
2 165 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 150 (10.03%) SAP
4 86 (5.75%) Informatica
5 58 (3.88%) IBM
6 56 (3.74%) Business Objects
7 27 (1.80%) Sybase
8 26 (1.74%) Teradata
9 25 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.40%) DataFlux
11 20 (1.34%) Cognos
12 17 (1.14%) Tableau
13 14 (0.94%) HP
14 13 (0.87%) Cisco
14 13 (0.87%) GoldenSource
14 13 (0.87%) Ab Initio
14 13 (0.87%) VMware
15 12 (0.80%) ESRI
15 12 (0.80%) Trillium
15 12 (0.80%) Siebel
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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City, London
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Hertfordshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day £450-600+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lancashire
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South East London
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + negotiable
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East Sussex
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City, London
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London
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North West
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