The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 24 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 Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 7 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.11% 2.18% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.59% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
Median daily rate £238 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.81% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £458 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +0.28% +1.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.09 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.87% -54.02%  

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 771 846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.68% 83.90% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 561 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Cheshire

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Cheshire

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Cheshire

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chester +16 2 £238 -66.07%
Crewe - 2 £238 -
Macclesfield +2 1 - -
Data Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 5 (23.81%) GDPR
3 4 (19.05%) GIS
3 4 (19.05%) LLPG
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) MiFID
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Data Lineage
5 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP MDG
1 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) GIS Manager
4 2 (9.52%) GIS Officer
4 2 (9.52%) GIS Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) LLPG
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Lineage
4 2 (9.52%) DRM
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) GDPR
2 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (9.52%) BS7666
3 2 (9.52%) MiFID
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
4 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
2 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Temenos
2 2 (9.52%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) IDERA
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica