The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Manager
Rank 441 425 414
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 168 154 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 85 101
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£425 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Data Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Manager within the UK.

Data Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Manager within the UK.

Data Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -2 158 £425 -10.52% 44
London +7 78 £525 -2.32% 11
South East -18 22 £344 -8.94% 5
City of London +10 21 £500 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +20 19 £425 - 9
South West -29 10 £445 -6.31% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £410 +9.33% 1
Scotland -15 8 £415 -40.71% 2
North West -8 6 £366 +4.64% 4
Berkshire +8 5 £350 -12.50%
Surrey -3 5 £380 -22.05% 1
Edinburgh -10 5 £415 -40.71%
West Midlands -13 5 £413 -13.15% 5
East of England -23 5 £220 -56.00% 2
Essex -5 3 £220 -58.09% 2
Hampshire -16 3 - - 2
Bristol -18 3 £490 - 1
North East - 3 £400 - 5
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Reading +10 2 £413 +8.55%
West Yorkshire +4 2 £375 - 8
Derbyshire +2 2 £450 +20.00%
East Sussex -7 2 - -
Devon - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Birmingham -2 1 £550 - 3
Cheshire -2 1 £460 +71.96%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £475 +48.43%
Manchester -12 1 - - 2

Data Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Manager in their job title 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 with Data Manager in their job title.

1 131 (37.43%) Migration
2 104 (29.71%) Data Migration
3 90 (25.71%) Finance
4 86 (24.57%) Data Management
5 70 (20.00%) Project Management
6 50 (14.29%) SAP
7 47 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (13.14%) SQL
8 46 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (11.71%) PRINCE2
10 35 (10.00%) Banking
10 35 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 34 (9.71%) Oracle
12 33 (9.43%) Data Governance
13 29 (8.29%) ETL
13 29 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 28 (8.00%) Data Analysis
14 28 (8.00%) Management Information System
15 25 (7.14%) Data Quality
16 24 (6.86%) ERP
17 22 (6.29%) QA
17 22 (6.29%) MS Excel
18 21 (6.00%) Telecoms
19 20 (5.71%) Data Mapping
19 20 (5.71%) SC Cleared
20 19 (5.43%) SQL Server
21 18 (5.14%) Information Management
21 18 (5.14%) Data Protection
21 18 (5.14%) Data Cleansing

Data Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Manager in their job title 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 with Data Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.57%) SAS
2 9 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.57%) Lync
4 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.71%) MS Office
3 10 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.57%) MS Project
5 5 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) FastStats
7 1 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (4.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.29%) SAP FI
3 8 (2.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (2.29%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.43%) SAP MDM
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.86%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.57%) Agresso
7 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.29%) Force.com
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.43%) WAN
1 5 (1.43%) SAN
2 3 (0.86%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) LAN
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) VPN
3 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.29%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.29%) 4G
4 1 (0.29%) PABX
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.86%) Big Data
4 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.71%) Base SAS
4 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.71%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.43%) MySQL
5 5 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) QlikView
7 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.86%) MS Access
8 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.86%) LSMW
2 2 (0.57%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 90 (25.71%) Finance
2 35 (10.00%) Banking
3 21 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.57%) Retail
5 14 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.14%) Marketing
7 9 (2.57%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.00%) Back Office
10 6 (1.71%) Legal
11 5 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.14%) Billing
13 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.86%) Local Government
14 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.57%) Electronics
14 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.57%) French Language
14 2 (0.57%) Games
15 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (0.29%) EDI
2 1 (0.29%) FpML
2 1 (0.29%) Mason
2 1 (0.29%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.71%) NHS
3 10 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.00%) Economics
5 6 (1.71%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.43%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.43%) Data Conversion
6 5 (1.43%) PMI
6 5 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.14%) Biometrics
7 4 (1.14%) Statistics
7 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.86%) Replication
8 3 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.57%) DTV
9 2 (0.57%) FMCG
9 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.14%) Windows
2 8 (2.29%) UNIX
3 7 (2.00%) Linux
4 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.43%) Migration
2 104 (29.71%) Data Migration
3 86 (24.57%) Data Management
4 70 (20.00%) Project Management
5 46 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.71%) PRINCE2
7 33 (9.43%) Data Governance
8 29 (8.29%) ETL
8 29 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.00%) Data Analysis
10 24 (6.86%) ERP
11 20 (5.71%) Data Mapping
12 18 (5.14%) Data Protection
12 18 (5.14%) Data Cleansing
12 18 (5.14%) Data Transformation
12 18 (5.14%) Information Management
13 17 (4.86%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.86%) Change Management
14 16 (4.57%) Programme Management
14 16 (4.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.14%) SQL
2 5 (1.43%) C
2 5 (1.43%) Java
3 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.14%) VBA
3 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.57%) ABAP
4 2 (0.57%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
5 1 (0.29%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 35 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.14%) Degree
4 9 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.29%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.43%) PMP
7 5 (1.43%) CCAB
8 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.86%) PhD
8 3 (0.86%) ISEB
9 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.29%) AAT
10 1 (0.29%) ACCA
10 1 (0.29%) CIMA
10 1 (0.29%) APMP
10 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 22 (6.29%) QA
3 7 (2.00%) SLA
4 6 (1.71%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.14%) CDISC
6 2 (0.57%) Basel II
6 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) GCP
7 1 (0.29%) P3O
7 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.57%) vSphere
2 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.86%) SCOM
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) Netcool
3 2 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.57%) Nagios
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (14.29%) SAP
2 34 (9.71%) Oracle
3 28 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.57%) Cisco
6 5 (1.43%) Cognos
6 5 (1.43%) HP
6 5 (1.43%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.14%) Teradata
8 3 (0.86%) VMware
8 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.86%) Avaya
8 3 (0.86%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
9 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.57%) Juniper
9 2 (0.57%) Dell
9 2 (0.57%) EMC
9 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.57%) BT
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