The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Quality
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 15 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 1.29% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.44% 9.97% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
Median daily rate £405 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% -26.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.21 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +8.76% -32.25%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 233 301 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 12.68% 12.94% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 139 109
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Data Quality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 7 £475 +2.70%
Slough +5 3 £200 -42.85%
Newbury - 1 - -
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
2 11 (29.73%) Data Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) SAP
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 8 (21.62%) Data Management
4 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
5 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
6 6 (16.22%) ETL
6 6 (16.22%) Apttus
7 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
7 5 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) ERP
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
7 5 (13.51%) WFM
8 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.81%) JD Edwards
8 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) NetSuite
1 2 (5.41%) SAP MDG
1 2 (5.41%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.41%) IDOL
5 2 (5.41%) Power BI
5 2 (5.41%) QlikView
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) OLAP
6 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Data Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ETL Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Pricing Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SSIS Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Java EE
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Pricing Data
4 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
2 11 (29.73%) Data Analysis
3 8 (21.62%) Data Management
3 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
3 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) ETL
4 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
5 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
5 5 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (13.51%) ERP
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.51%) WFM
6 4 (10.81%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.81%) Data Transformation
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) IIBA
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
1 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.41%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (5.41%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) GMP
2 2 (5.41%) IFRS
2 2 (5.41%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
1 9 (24.32%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Apttus
4 4 (10.81%) JD Edwards
4 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.11%) Informatica
5 3 (8.11%) Siebel
5 3 (8.11%) Tableau
5 3 (8.11%) Trillium
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Vertica
6 2 (5.41%) Zuora
7 1 (2.70%) BMC
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) VMware