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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Manager
Rank 433 360 432
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +72
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 151 197 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 121 64
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£475 £450 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -58 132 £460 +2.22% 42
London -28 71 £500 +11.11% 14
City of London -1 16 £419 -1.47% 7
Scotland -5 15 £475 +18.75% 1
Edinburgh +2 12 £475 +39.70% 1
South East -31 12 £425 -6.84% 12
East Midlands +16 11 £450 +35.84% 1
West Midlands +3 11 £438 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire 0 8 £378 -5.62% 2
East of England 0 7 £475 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -1 6 £330 -17.50% 1
Leeds -7 6 £330 -17.50% 1
North West -18 5 £575 +17.04% 4
Buckinghamshire - 5 £400 - 3
Manchester -3 4 £625 +78.57% 2
Nottingham - 4 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £450 -
South West - 4 - - 2
Coventry +3 3 £300 -
Glasgow -4 3 - -
Surrey -6 3 - - 3
Berkshire -11 3 £425 - 3
Derbyshire +17 2 £550 +61.76%
Derby +9 2 £550 +61.76%
Cambridgeshire -13 2 £525 +29.23%
Northampton - 2 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
Cambridge - 2 £525 -
Reading +2 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire -9 1 £550 -

Data Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 135 (45.00%) Migration
2 97 (32.33%) Data Migration
3 83 (27.67%) Finance
4 55 (18.33%) Project Management
5 54 (18.00%) Data Management
6 50 (16.67%) SQL
7 45 (15.00%) SAP
8 43 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (11.33%) Oracle
10 32 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
11 30 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (10.00%) Banking
12 29 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (9.33%) ERP
14 22 (7.33%) Data Governance
14 22 (7.33%) Security Cleared
14 22 (7.33%) PRINCE2
15 21 (7.00%) SQL Server
16 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
16 20 (6.67%) ETL
16 20 (6.67%) Validation
17 19 (6.33%) Data Protection
17 19 (6.33%) Microsoft
17 19 (6.33%) Agresso
18 18 (6.00%) SAS
18 18 (6.00%) Data Mapping
18 18 (6.00%) Data Quality
19 17 (5.67%) Data Analysis
20 16 (5.33%) Degree
20 16 (5.33%) Data Architecture

Data Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (6.00%) SAS
2 10 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.33%) MS Office
3 6 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.67%) Stata
5 4 (1.33%) MS Project
6 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.67%) SPSS
8 1 (0.33%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 19 (6.33%) Agresso
2 16 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.00%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.00%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.67%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) HFM
6 1 (0.33%) Maximo
6 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.67%) WAN
2 6 (2.00%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) VoIP
4 4 (1.33%) Firewall
5 3 (1.00%) SAN
6 2 (0.67%) BGP
6 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) NAS
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) GSM
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (7.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.67%) Base SAS
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.33%) Big Data
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.67%) MS Access
8 2 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) LSMW
2 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 83 (27.67%) Finance
2 30 (10.00%) Banking
3 15 (5.00%) Retail
4 11 (3.67%) Legal
5 7 (2.33%) Marketing
6 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) RESTful
2 1 (0.33%) JSON
2 1 (0.33%) MDX
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.33%) Web Services
2 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.67%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.00%) Statistics
5 8 (2.67%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.00%) NHS
6 6 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.67%) GIS
8 4 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.00%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.67%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.67%) FMCG
10 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.67%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) iPad
11 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.33%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) Linux
3 2 (0.67%) UNIX
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (45.00%) Migration
2 97 (32.33%) Data Migration
3 55 (18.33%) Project Management
4 54 (18.00%) Data Management
5 43 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
7 29 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (9.33%) ERP
9 22 (7.33%) Data Governance
9 22 (7.33%) PRINCE2
10 20 (6.67%) ETL
10 20 (6.67%) Validation
11 19 (6.33%) Data Protection
12 18 (6.00%) Data Mapping
13 17 (5.67%) Data Analysis
14 16 (5.33%) Data Architecture
15 14 (4.67%) Analytics
16 13 (4.33%) Change Management
17 12 (4.00%) Quality Management
17 12 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (2.67%) VBA
4 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.33%) C
6 2 (0.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.67%) C#
6 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.33%) R
7 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.33%) Degree
3 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) PMP
6 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.00%) QA
3 5 (1.67%) Basel II
4 3 (1.00%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) SCOM
2 3 (1.00%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (15.00%) SAP
2 34 (11.33%) Oracle
3 19 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.33%) Cisco
5 8 (2.67%) Informatica
6 6 (2.00%) Teradata
7 5 (1.67%) VMware
7 5 (1.67%) HP
8 4 (1.33%) Metastorm
8 4 (1.33%) Avaya
8 4 (1.33%) Juniper
8 4 (1.33%) IBM
8 4 (1.33%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.33%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.33%) Riverbed
8 4 (1.33%) Tableau
9 3 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.67%) Sun
10 2 (0.67%) Trillium
10 2 (0.67%) Alterian
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