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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Management
Rank 157 146 151
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Management 800 795 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.41% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.89% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 452 384
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 12
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £80.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +38.70%

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 713 £450 +5.88% 249
London -3 353 £500 +11.11% 139
South East -5 126 £428 +0.58% 51
City of London -7 87 £525 +9.37% 49
South West +40 68 £473 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire -10 52 £400 +10.34% 14
Scotland -12 47 £350 -17.64% 15
West Yorkshire -5 39 £400 +23.07% 10
North West -25 39 £385 +5.47% 23
Bristol +21 35 £425 +7.59%
Berkshire -11 33 £400 -5.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +24 26 £350 - 4
East of England +7 26 £438 +2.94% 1
Leeds -16 26 £450 +50.00% 7
Edinburgh -10 24 £275 -31.25% 15
Glasgow +9 22 £428 +14.09%
West Midlands -25 22 £425 - 6
Reading -4 18 £400 -5.88% 4
East Sussex +4 15 £475 -30.90% 4
Cheshire -2 15 £413 -31.25% 5
Sheffield +11 13 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 13 £413 +17.85% 3
South Yorkshire +4 13 £400 - 2
Manchester -25 13 £363 +16.55% 10
Somerset - 13 £528 - 2
East Midlands +9 12 £550 +7.31% 6
Surrey -4 12 £369 +5.42% 9
Hampshire -6 12 £313 -26.47% 10
Oxfordshire -7 11 £530 +41.33% 5
Bedfordshire -5 10 £475 +11.76%

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 435 (29.31%) Finance
2 384 (25.88%) SQL
3 289 (19.47%) Master Data Management
4 261 (17.59%) Data Modelling
5 251 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
6 223 (15.03%) ETL
6 223 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
7 219 (14.76%) Oracle
8 218 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
9 216 (14.56%) Data Analysis
10 202 (13.61%) Banking
11 196 (13.21%) Project Management
12 189 (12.74%) Migration
13 183 (12.33%) SQL Server
13 183 (12.33%) Data Governance
14 176 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 159 (10.71%) Management Information System
16 156 (10.51%) Data Quality
17 155 (10.44%) Analytics
17 155 (10.44%) Microsoft
18 154 (10.38%) Data Architecture
19 152 (10.24%) SAP
20 139 (9.37%) MS Excel
21 137 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
22 128 (8.63%) Data Migration
23 123 (8.29%) Degree
24 112 (7.55%) Business Analysis
25 107 (7.21%) Java
26 94 (6.33%) Enterprise Data Management
26 94 (6.33%) Data Integration

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (5.46%) SAS
2 28 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 17 (1.15%) ArcGIS
4 13 (0.88%) CMS
4 13 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 8 (0.54%) Documentum
5 8 (0.54%) IIS
5 8 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.47%) Apache
7 6 (0.40%) SAP Portal
8 5 (0.34%) Node.js
8 5 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.20%) FileNet
10 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 139 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.05%) MS Office
3 49 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 44 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.48%) MS Project
6 14 (0.94%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) SPSS
9 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.13%) ArcInfo
9 2 (0.13%) Windchill
10 1 (0.067%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.067%) FastStats
10 1 (0.067%) Stata
10 1 (0.067%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.067%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 71 (4.78%) Markit EDM
2 19 (1.28%) SAP MDM
3 16 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
6 12 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.54%) Maximo
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle TCA
8 7 (0.47%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.47%) SAP Retail
8 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.47%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.47%) SAP R/3
9 6 (0.40%) SAP MM
9 6 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (0.40%) SAP SRM
9 6 (0.40%) Unica
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.74%) SaaS
3 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.34%) Force.com
5 4 (0.27%) PaaS
6 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.13%) Heroku
7 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.13%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.067%) Boomi
8 1 (0.067%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.88%) Internet
2 11 (0.74%) Intranet
2 11 (0.74%) Firewall
3 6 (0.40%) Extranet
3 6 (0.40%) FTP
4 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.34%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (0.34%) SS7
5 4 (0.27%) VPN
5 4 (0.27%) DNS
5 4 (0.27%) SAN
6 3 (0.20%) HTTP
6 3 (0.20%) NAS
6 3 (0.20%) WebEx
7 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.13%) LTE
7 2 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.13%) NGN
7 2 (0.13%) SSL
7 2 (0.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
2 183 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 82 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (3.98%) Big Data
6 56 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 51 (3.44%) Oracle Database
8 42 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 39 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (2.49%) NoSQL
11 30 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.95%) DB2
13 28 (1.89%) QlikView
14 27 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (1.82%) Data Mining
15 25 (1.68%) SAP BW
16 24 (1.62%) MongoDB
17 23 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (1.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (1.62%) Toad
2 22 (1.48%) ERwin
3 20 (1.35%) JIRA
3 20 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.81%) Maven
6 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (0.54%) Hudson
8 8 (0.54%) Subversion
9 7 (0.47%) JUnit
9 7 (0.47%) Gradle
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.34%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.27%) Ant
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.27%) jMock
13 3 (0.20%) Selenium
13 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 435 (29.31%) Finance
2 202 (13.61%) Banking
3 79 (5.32%) Retail
4 67 (4.51%) Investment Banking
5 46 (3.10%) Marketing
6 36 (2.43%) Back Office
7 30 (2.02%) Front Office
8 28 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.82%) Legal
9 27 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.48%) Publishing
11 17 (1.15%) Advertising
12 14 (0.94%) Billing
12 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.61%) Games
13 9 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 457 (30.80%) Analyst
2 249 (16.78%) Developer
3 244 (16.44%) Architect
4 200 (13.48%) Data Analyst
5 178 (11.99%) Business Analyst
6 139 (9.37%) Consultant
7 124 (8.36%) Data Architect
8 84 (5.66%) Project Manager
9 68 (4.58%) Data Manager
10 58 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
12 42 (2.83%) Data Consultant
13 37 (2.49%) Designer
14 36 (2.43%) SQL Developer
15 34 (2.29%) SAP Consultant
16 27 (1.82%) Enterprise Architect
17 24 (1.62%) Systems Analyst
18 22 (1.48%) Senior Business Analyst
18 22 (1.48%) .NET Developer
19 21 (1.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.00%) .NET
2 49 (3.30%) Web Services
3 45 (3.03%) HTML
4 40 (2.70%) XML
5 35 (2.36%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.35%) CSS
6 20 (1.35%) Middleware
7 19 (1.28%) WCF
8 16 (1.08%) MDX
8 16 (1.08%) HTML5
8 16 (1.08%) J2EE
9 15 (1.01%) jQuery
10 14 (0.94%) REST
10 14 (0.94%) Spring
11 12 (0.81%) Ajax
11 12 (0.81%) SOAP
12 11 (0.74%) Visualforce
12 11 (0.74%) WPF
12 11 (0.74%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 218 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 94 (6.33%) Data Integration
4 49 (3.30%) Reference Data
5 35 (2.36%) GIS
5 35 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 32 (2.16%) Equities
6 32 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 28 (1.89%) Open Source
8 27 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 27 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.42%) NHS
10 20 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.35%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.35%) User Experience
11 17 (1.15%) Data Extraction
12 16 (1.08%) FMCG
13 15 (1.01%) Statistics
13 15 (1.01%) Contract for Difference
14 14 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 90 (6.06%) UNIX
2 56 (3.77%) Linux
3 43 (2.90%) Windows
4 12 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.54%) CentOS
6 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.34%) AIX
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.20%) Android
8 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.067%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.067%) zOS
10 1 (0.067%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.067%) Debian
10 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (19.47%) Master Data Management
2 261 (17.59%) Data Modelling
3 251 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
4 223 (15.03%) ETL
5 216 (14.56%) Data Analysis
6 196 (13.21%) Project Management
7 189 (12.74%) Migration
8 183 (12.33%) Data Governance
9 176 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (10.44%) Analytics
11 154 (10.38%) Data Architecture
12 137 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 128 (8.63%) Data Migration
14 112 (7.55%) Business Analysis
15 94 (6.33%) Enterprise Data Management
16 93 (6.27%) Validation
17 85 (5.73%) Asset Management
17 85 (5.73%) CRM
18 72 (4.85%) Data Cleansing
19 68 (4.58%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (25.88%) SQL
2 107 (7.21%) Java
3 89 (6.00%) C#
4 53 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 47 (3.17%) VBA
6 45 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 41 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 35 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 27 (1.82%) C
10 25 (1.68%) Python
11 20 (1.35%) VB
12 16 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 14 (0.94%) PHP
13 14 (0.94%) C++
14 12 (0.81%) Perl
14 12 (0.81%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.74%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.67%) VBScript
17 7 (0.47%) Ruby
17 7 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 123 (8.29%) Degree
2 71 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 12 (0.81%) PMP
6 10 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.40%) ISEB
7 6 (0.40%) MBA
7 6 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.20%) ACCA
10 3 (0.20%) CIMA
10 3 (0.20%) PhD
11 2 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.13%) MCT
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CIPD
11 2 (0.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (10.51%) Data Quality
2 57 (3.84%) QA
3 13 (0.88%) SLA
4 10 (0.67%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.47%) FINREP
5 7 (0.47%) FATCA
6 6 (0.40%) Basel II
6 6 (0.40%) COREP
7 5 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.34%) EMIR
8 4 (0.27%) Basel III
8 4 (0.27%) GCP
8 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.067%) CDISC
11 1 (0.067%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.47%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.40%) Docker
3 5 (0.34%) HDFS
3 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.20%) NDS
5 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (1.28%) Puppet
2 16 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.67%) Graphite
3 10 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.61%) Ansible
5 8 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.47%) Salt
7 5 (0.34%) Oozie
8 4 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.20%) Control-M
9 3 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.20%) Foglight
10 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.13%) Opsview
10 2 (0.13%) DBAmp
11 1 (0.067%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.067%) SCOM
Vendors
1 219 (14.76%) Oracle
2 155 (10.44%) Microsoft
3 152 (10.24%) SAP
4 92 (6.20%) Informatica
5 65 (4.38%) IBM
6 61 (4.11%) Business Objects
7 27 (1.82%) Cognos
7 27 (1.82%) Teradata
8 26 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.42%) DataFlux
9 21 (1.42%) Sybase
10 17 (1.15%) Tableau
11 16 (1.08%) Trillium
11 16 (1.08%) GoldenSource
12 14 (0.94%) Ab Initio
13 12 (0.81%) ESRI
14 11 (0.74%) Siebel
14 11 (0.74%) HP
15 10 (0.67%) VMware
15 10 (0.67%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £430 - £570 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £490.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
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