The table below looks at the statistics for Information Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Management over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Management
Rank 103 114 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing Information Management 14 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.44% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
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£438 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £499 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £19.25 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+185.71% +35.08%
Information Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1806 1832 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.06% 74.62% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 984 690
Average daily rate £391 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 129 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £28.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Information Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Management across the West Midlands region.

Information Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Information Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Management across the West Midlands region.

Information Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Warwickshire - 5 £475 -
Birmingham - 3 £350 - 6
Shropshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Information Management
England

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information 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 Information Management.

1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Data Quality
3 10 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 10 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 10 (50.00%) IBM
4 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (45.00%) ETL
4 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) Talend
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) DataStage
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (25.00%) Data Management
7 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Master Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
9 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
9 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information 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 Information Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (35.00%) DataStage
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) ETL
4 8 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Data Management
7 3 (15.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
8 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) BCP
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (5.00%) Information Security
9 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Talend
3 1 (5.00%) Datanomic
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Trillium
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Sage
3 1 (5.00%) Netezza
3 1 (5.00%) DataFlux