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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Management
Rank 168 163 144
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Management 729 683 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.31% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.76% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 425 424
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.89% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.13 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £54.58 £61.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.19 £17.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-24.62% -48.90%

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
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 £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -2 672 £443 +2.90% 255
London -25 298 £475 +5.55% 112
South East -4 120 £400 -2.73% 40
City of London -4 70 £525 +12.00% 45
South West +14 64 £440 -7.36% 20
Yorkshire +13 54 £381 -1.61% 21
East of England +10 47 £475 +22.58% 11
Scotland +2 33 £403 +13.05% 25
West Yorkshire +2 33 £375 -6.25% 16
Wiltshire +12 32 £425 -17.07% 5
North West -4 31 £388 +1.30% 25
Swindon +14 27 £446 -12.92% 4
Edinburgh +9 24 £415 +10.66% 17
Surrey +5 24 £398 -20.40% 5
West Midlands -10 24 £350 +10.23% 14
Berkshire -12 22 £488 +21.87% 12
Bristol -8 21 £450 -5.26% 6
East Sussex +3 20 £415 -18.82% 2
Suffolk +27 19 £475 -
Leeds -3 16 £365 -8.75% 10
North East -24 16 £377 -24.60% 5
Brighton +5 14 £420 -35.38% 1
Hertfordshire -7 14 £425 -20.93% 3
East Midlands -13 14 £463 +36.02% 7
South Yorkshire +11 13 £325 +18.18% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 13 £377 -24.60% 5
Tyne and Wear -28 13 £377 -24.60% 5
Sheffield +16 12 £358 -
Middlesex +11 12 £225 -64.70%
Manchester -6 12 £299 - 12

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 450 (30.76%) Finance
2 384 (26.25%) SQL
3 315 (21.53%) Master Data Management
4 273 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
5 267 (18.25%) Data Modelling
6 251 (17.16%) Oracle
7 233 (15.93%) Migration
8 214 (14.63%) SQL Server
9 197 (13.47%) Data Warehouse
10 192 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
11 190 (12.99%) Microsoft
12 177 (12.10%) ETL
13 171 (11.69%) Banking
14 166 (11.35%) SAP
15 162 (11.07%) Management Information System
16 157 (10.73%) MS Excel
16 157 (10.73%) Data Analysis
17 156 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
17 156 (10.66%) Project Management
18 144 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 144 (9.84%) Data Governance
19 134 (9.16%) Degree
20 127 (8.68%) Data Migration
21 125 (8.54%) Data Quality
22 123 (8.41%) Data Architecture
23 118 (8.07%) Analytics
24 115 (7.86%) Data Integration
25 113 (7.72%) .NET
26 108 (7.38%) Business Analysis
27 102 (6.97%) SAS

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.97%) SAS
2 64 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.44%) ArcGIS
4 15 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.75%) Apache
7 10 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.62%) IIS
9 8 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.48%) Node.js
10 7 (0.48%) CMS
11 6 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (0.41%) Mule
12 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.21%) Lync
14 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 157 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 98 (6.70%) MS Office
3 45 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 32 (2.19%) MS Project
6 24 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.62%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.62%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.34%) SPSS
8 5 (0.34%) ArcInfo
9 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.21%) Stata
10 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.14%) FastStats
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.068%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (2.73%) Markit EDM
2 36 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (1.16%) SAP MDM
5 16 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.75%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.62%) SAP SRM
10 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.41%) Maximo
11 6 (0.41%) Agresso
11 6 (0.41%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.41%) Eagle STAR
11 6 (0.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.50%) SaaS
2 5 (0.34%) PaaS
2 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.27%) Office 365
4 3 (0.21%) IaaS
4 3 (0.21%) Force.com
5 2 (0.14%) Heroku
5 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.068%) GitHub
6 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.91%) Intranet
2 21 (1.44%) Internet
3 13 (0.89%) Firewall
4 8 (0.55%) SAN
4 8 (0.55%) HTTP
5 7 (0.48%) Network Security
6 6 (0.41%) DNS
7 5 (0.34%) VLAN
7 5 (0.34%) PSTN
7 5 (0.34%) LDAP
8 3 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.21%) FTP
8 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.14%) Extranet
9 2 (0.14%) CTI
9 2 (0.14%) SMS
9 2 (0.14%) DHCP
10 1 (0.068%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 197 (13.47%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 62 (4.24%) Oracle Database
6 53 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (3.01%) Big Data
9 42 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 36 (2.46%) QlikView
10 36 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 35 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (2.32%) MS Access
13 26 (1.78%) OLAP
14 24 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
15 22 (1.50%) Base SAS
15 22 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 22 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (1.23%) ERwin
3 11 (0.75%) JIRA
4 10 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.62%) JUnit
6 8 (0.55%) CruiseControl
6 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.48%) Hudson
7 7 (0.48%) jMock
7 7 (0.48%) Maven
8 6 (0.41%) Ant
8 6 (0.41%) LSMW
8 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.34%) Subversion
10 4 (0.27%) Toad
10 4 (0.27%) Behat
11 3 (0.21%) Mercurial
General
1 450 (30.76%) Finance
2 171 (11.69%) Banking
3 75 (5.13%) Retail
4 71 (4.85%) Marketing
5 64 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 46 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.60%) Legal
8 36 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (2.46%) Front Office
9 33 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.71%) Advertising
11 22 (1.50%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.37%) Billing
13 17 (1.16%) Publishing
14 15 (1.03%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.62%) Back Office
17 8 (0.55%) German Language
18 5 (0.34%) Local Government
19 4 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 425 (29.05%) Analyst
2 224 (15.31%) Architect
3 182 (12.44%) Business Analyst
3 182 (12.44%) Developer
4 173 (11.83%) Data Analyst
5 133 (9.09%) Consultant
6 112 (7.66%) Data Architect
7 107 (7.31%) Project Manager
8 72 (4.92%) Data Manager
9 51 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (2.46%) Data Consultant
11 31 (2.12%) Administrator
12 29 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
14 26 (1.78%) Technical Architect
14 26 (1.78%) SAP Consultant
15 25 (1.71%) Support Analyst
16 23 (1.57%) DBA
16 23 (1.57%) Data Modeller
17 19 (1.30%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (7.72%) .NET
2 75 (5.13%) XML
3 38 (2.60%) Web Services
4 31 (2.12%) Middleware
5 23 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.30%) HTML
7 13 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.82%) J2EE
8 12 (0.82%) SOAP
8 12 (0.82%) REST
9 11 (0.75%) Spring
9 11 (0.75%) MDX
9 11 (0.75%) CSS
9 11 (0.75%) JMS
10 10 (0.68%) XSLT
10 10 (0.68%) jQuery
11 9 (0.62%) JSON
12 7 (0.48%) JDBC
12 7 (0.48%) Hibernate
13 5 (0.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 192 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (11.07%) Management Information System
3 115 (7.86%) Data Integration
4 46 (3.14%) Reference Data
5 43 (2.94%) GIS
6 38 (2.60%) Data Structures
7 35 (2.39%) Visualisation
7 35 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.71%) Credit Risk
9 20 (1.37%) Statistics
10 19 (1.30%) NHS
10 19 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.03%) Data Conversion
11 15 (1.03%) FMCG
11 15 (1.03%) Open Source
12 14 (0.96%) Derivative
12 14 (0.96%) Market Risk
12 14 (0.96%) User Experience
13 12 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.33%) Windows
2 72 (4.92%) UNIX
3 44 (3.01%) Linux
4 13 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.41%) AIX
6 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.34%) Solaris
7 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.21%) CentOS
10 2 (0.14%) HPUX
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
10 2 (0.14%) Android
10 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.068%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (21.53%) Master Data Management
2 273 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
3 267 (18.25%) Data Modelling
4 233 (15.93%) Migration
5 177 (12.10%) ETL
6 157 (10.73%) Data Analysis
7 156 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (10.66%) Project Management
8 144 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 144 (9.84%) Data Governance
9 127 (8.68%) Data Migration
10 123 (8.41%) Data Architecture
11 118 (8.07%) Analytics
12 108 (7.38%) Business Analysis
13 96 (6.56%) Asset Management
14 83 (5.67%) CRM
15 73 (4.99%) PRINCE2
16 72 (4.92%) Change Management
17 66 (4.51%) SOA
18 64 (4.37%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (26.25%) SQL
2 85 (5.81%) Java
3 55 (3.76%) C#
4 52 (3.55%) PL/SQL
5 51 (3.49%) VBA
6 37 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 32 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 26 (1.78%) VB.NET
9 25 (1.71%) JavaScript
10 24 (1.64%) Python
11 20 (1.37%) C
12 19 (1.30%) VB
13 12 (0.82%) VBScript
13 12 (0.82%) R
14 11 (0.75%) Perl
15 9 (0.62%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.55%) PHP
17 6 (0.41%) C++
18 5 (0.34%) Scala
18 5 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 134 (9.16%) Degree
2 74 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.96%) ISEB
8 11 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.62%) PMP
9 9 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.48%) CIMA
10 7 (0.48%) ACCA
11 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.21%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 72 (4.92%) QA
3 29 (1.98%) SLA
4 16 (1.09%) CDISC
5 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.41%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.34%) Basel III
9 4 (0.27%) Basel II
9 4 (0.27%) GCP
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.21%) FINREP
10 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.068%) FATCA
12 1 (0.068%) EMIR
12 1 (0.068%) COREP
12 1 (0.068%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.27%) Firmware
6 3 (0.21%) RHEV
7 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.068%) XenApp
8 1 (0.068%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.068%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.89%) Oracle EDQ
3 10 (0.68%) Control-M
4 5 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.27%) Foglight
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.068%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.068%) SCCM
7 1 (0.068%) WMI
7 1 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.068%) Legato
7 1 (0.068%) MOM
7 1 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.068%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 251 (17.16%) Oracle
2 190 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 166 (11.35%) SAP
4 75 (5.13%) Informatica
5 68 (4.65%) IBM
6 67 (4.58%) Business Objects
7 38 (2.60%) Ab Initio
7 38 (2.60%) Cognos
8 30 (2.05%) Teradata
8 30 (2.05%) Sybase
9 26 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.37%) Talend
10 20 (1.37%) Cisco
10 20 (1.37%) HP
11 18 (1.23%) VMware
11 18 (1.23%) Trillium
12 16 (1.09%) Bloomberg
12 16 (1.09%) Tableau
13 15 (1.03%) Siebel
14 14 (0.96%) Reuters
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
JM
Rate: £475 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
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