The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 66 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 1.14% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.64% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
Data Quality
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.75% 8.58% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 24
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £193 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+336.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the Wales region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Wales region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -13 7 £325 -18.75%
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Data Quality 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 Quality.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (43.75%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (37.50%) Validation
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) VBA
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Data Mapping
8 3 (18.75%) NHS
8 3 (18.75%) Data Entry
9 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Data Quality 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 Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
1 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DWDM
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) DBA
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Migration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (18.75%) Data Entry
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) HP