Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 102 133
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 +37
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 43 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 1.35% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.90% 11.40% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 19
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £184 £362 £315
90th Percentile £500 £600 £555
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £439
% change year-on-year -1.16% -1.99% +9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 £13.25 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +296.23% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £34.43 £12.50 £11.22
90th Percentile £59.20 £14.25 £18.82
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +265.38% -17.43% -55.01%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 544 465 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.62% 11.82% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 221 355
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +0.69%
10th Percentile £256 £220 £213
90th Percentile £573 £575 £532
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -25.75% -10.21%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.00 £16.21
90th Percentile £55.00 £43.43 £50.13
South East median hourly rate £28.37 £17.43 £31.38
% change year-on-year +62.74% -44.45% +53.05%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 12 £400 - 2
Maidenhead +6 11 £443 +4.12% 2
Bracknell -14 10 £193 -57.22%
Slough +2 2 £300 -42.86%
Windsor - 1 £325 -
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) ETL
3 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
5 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (32.56%) Data Modelling
5 14 (32.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (27.91%) SAP
7 11 (25.58%) Data Analysis
8 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
8 10 (23.26%) Data Structures
9 8 (18.60%) Analytics
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (18.60%) Migration
9 8 (18.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (18.60%) Marketing
9 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
9 8 (18.60%) Data Extraction
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (16.28%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (16.28%) Data Conversion
10 7 (16.28%) Data Mapping
10 7 (16.28%) Data Management
10 7 (16.28%) Validation
10 7 (16.28%) SAP APO
10 7 (16.28%) SAP MM
10 7 (16.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) GxP

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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) SAP APO
1 7 (16.28%) SAP MM
2 6 (13.95%) FastStats
3 5 (11.63%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.33%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Force.com
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.95%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (9.30%) Power BI
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.65%) Big Data
6 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.65%) OLAP
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) LSMW
General
1 8 (18.60%) Marketing
1 8 (18.60%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.30%) Back Office
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Data Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Data Modeller
5 5 (11.63%) SAP Data Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.98%) Database Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) ETL Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Payments Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Data Structures
3 6 (13.95%) AS400
3 6 (13.95%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ETL
2 14 (32.56%) Data Modelling
2 14 (32.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Data Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Analytics
5 8 (18.60%) Data Extraction
5 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (16.28%) Data Conversion
6 7 (16.28%) Data Management
6 7 (16.28%) Data Mapping
6 7 (16.28%) Validation
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) Business Process Mapping
7 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (13.95%) UML
8 5 (11.63%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PMP
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) GxP
1 7 (16.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (13.95%) GDPR
3 3 (6.98%) PMO
4 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.33%) IFRS
5 1 (2.33%) IFRS 9
5 1 (2.33%) QA
5 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.33%) HDFS
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Talend
3 2 (4.65%) Vertica
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau