Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 110 133
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 +19
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 57 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.39% 1.43% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.86% 11.94% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 25
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £184 £339 £385
90th Percentile £500 £680 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +303.85% - -
South East median hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +118.52% - -6.90%

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 525 511 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.76% 11.97% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 264 333
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £221 £220 £216
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -39.68% -10.21%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £17.10
90th Percentile £53.00 £32.50 £49.45
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%

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 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +5 15 £193 -67.92%
Maidenhead +1 12 £443 -
Reading -1 11 £400 +6.67%
Slough +10 5 £250 -52.38%
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 24 (42.11%) Data Modelling
3 23 (40.35%) Data Analysis
4 21 (36.84%) Data Migration
4 21 (36.84%) Migration
5 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (31.58%) Data Structures
6 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (29.82%) ETL
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
8 16 (28.07%) SAP
9 14 (24.56%) Oracle
9 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (24.56%) GDPR
10 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
11 12 (21.05%) Data Extraction
12 11 (19.30%) Validation
12 11 (19.30%) Analytics
13 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
13 10 (17.54%) Marketing
14 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (15.79%) Finance
15 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (14.04%) Demand Forecasting
15 8 (14.04%) Logical Data Model
15 8 (14.04%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (14.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (14.04%) JDA
15 8 (14.04%) DB2

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 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) SAP APO
1 7 (12.28%) SAP MM
2 6 (10.53%) FastStats
3 5 (8.77%) SAP MDM
4 2 (3.51%) SAP BPC
4 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) DB2
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.02%) Power BI
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.51%) Big Data
5 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.51%) OLAP
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.75%) QlikView
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) LSMW
2 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (17.54%) Marketing
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Analyst
2 26 (45.61%) Data Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Data Modeller
4 9 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Developer
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
9 3 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
9 3 (5.26%) Database Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (31.58%) Data Structures
3 6 (10.53%) AS400
3 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.51%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Data Modelling
2 23 (40.35%) Data Analysis
3 21 (36.84%) Data Migration
3 21 (36.84%) Migration
4 17 (29.82%) ETL
5 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
7 12 (21.05%) Data Extraction
8 11 (19.30%) Analytics
8 11 (19.30%) Validation
9 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.04%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
11 8 (14.04%) Demand Forecasting
11 8 (14.04%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (14.04%) Logical Data Model
12 7 (12.28%) Data Conversion
12 7 (12.28%) Data Mapping
12 7 (12.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) PMP
4 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) GDPR
2 7 (12.28%) GxP
2 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.26%) PMO
4 2 (3.51%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.75%) IFRS
5 1 (1.75%) IFRS 9
5 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) SAP
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) JDA
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.51%) Cognos
6 2 (3.51%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.51%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.75%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.75%) Datanomic
7 1 (1.75%) Marketo
7 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau
7 1 (1.75%) Talend
7 1 (1.75%) Trillium