Period
to 20 September 2019

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 20 September 2019 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 114 105
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 63 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.52% 1.60% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.03% 11.99% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 33
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% -14.33%
10th Percentile £368 £185 £200
90th Percentile £588 £620 £500
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% -30.00% +284.62%
10th Percentile £67.25 £15.70 £32.20
90th Percentile £78.25 £44.90 £58.80
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £27.59 £19.63
% change year-on-year +162.82% +40.56% +40.18%

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 571 517 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.78% 13.32% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 238 254
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £572
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% +27.27% +76.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.95 £13.80
90th Percentile £85.23 £40.00 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 £20.81
% change year-on-year +104.55% +5.71% -2.43%

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 20 September 2019.

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 20 September 2019.

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 20 September 2019. 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 -8 22 £538 -2.27% 9
Bracknell -3 9 £550 +173.29% 3
Newbury -4 7 £488 +30.00% 1
Maidenhead -3 1 £383 -10.00%
Slough -6 1 - - 2
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 32 (50.79%) Data Modelling
2 26 (41.27%) Master Data Management
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) Information Management
5 21 (33.33%) Migration
6 20 (31.75%) Quality Management
6 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (31.75%) Data Integration
6 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
6 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
6 20 (31.75%) Data Stewardship
7 18 (28.57%) SaaS
8 17 (26.98%) PaaS
8 17 (26.98%) Azure
8 17 (26.98%) Data Migration
8 17 (26.98%) Data Mart
8 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (26.98%) SOAP
8 17 (26.98%) REST
8 17 (26.98%) High Availability
8 17 (26.98%) Data Governance
8 17 (26.98%) Machine Learning
8 17 (26.98%) DevOps
8 17 (26.98%) IaaS
8 17 (26.98%) Logical Data Model
8 17 (26.98%) iPaaS
8 17 (26.98%) API Design
8 17 (26.98%) Power BI
8 17 (26.98%) Cosmos DB

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 3 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.59%) FileZilla
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Notepad++
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) Eloqua
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.76%) SAP MDG
3 3 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) SaaS
2 17 (26.98%) Azure
2 17 (26.98%) IaaS
2 17 (26.98%) iPaaS
2 17 (26.98%) PaaS
2 17 (26.98%) Power Platform
2 17 (26.98%) Serverless
3 5 (7.94%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (6.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (4.76%) GCP
6 2 (3.17%) G Suite
7 1 (1.59%) Boomi
7 1 (1.59%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.59%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (26.98%) Cosmos DB
2 17 (26.98%) Data Lake
2 17 (26.98%) Data Mart
2 17 (26.98%) Power BI
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) MS Access
5 2 (3.17%) BigQuery
5 2 (3.17%) Semantic Layer
6 1 (1.59%) DataStage
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Architect
2 16 (25.40%) Integration Architect
3 11 (17.46%) Data Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Azure Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Marketing Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) SQL BI Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Migration Manager
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Data Manager
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) REST
1 17 (26.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.46%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.35%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Data Modelling
2 26 (41.27%) Master Data Management
3 22 (34.92%) Information Management
4 21 (33.33%) Migration
5 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (31.75%) Data Integration
5 20 (31.75%) Data Stewardship
5 20 (31.75%) Quality Management
6 17 (26.98%) API Design
6 17 (26.98%) Data Governance
6 17 (26.98%) Data Migration
6 17 (26.98%) DevOps
6 17 (26.98%) High Availability
6 17 (26.98%) Logical Data Model
6 17 (26.98%) Machine Learning
7 16 (25.40%) ETL
8 14 (22.22%) Information Security
9 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
10 12 (19.05%) Data Architecture
11 9 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
1 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.81%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) CISM
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) CRISC
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) Databricks
3 14 (22.22%) Oracle
4 9 (14.29%) Talend
5 3 (4.76%) Ariba
5 3 (4.76%) Baan
5 3 (4.76%) Google
5 3 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) BMC
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) Okta
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau