Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 23 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 149 174
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1444 1766 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.81% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.15% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1198 966
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 23
England median hourly rate £29.75 £27.29 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.03% +1.06% +51.26%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.12 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.53 £47.20 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £34.25 £28.22
% change year-on-year -12.41% +21.37% +58.10%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Management in England

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 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
London -32 711 £525 +5.00% 93
South East +38 316 £439 +0.29% 30
North of England -38 166 £428 -5.00% 32
Midlands -31 125 £425 -5.56% 11
North West -12 105 £475 +3.26% 15
West Midlands +9 91 £425 -5.56% 8
South West +6 71 £450 +7.14% 14
Yorkshire +8 52 £507 +12.56% 12
East of England -81 38 £475 +15.15% 11
East Midlands -41 32 £450 +2.86% 3
North East -9 29 £525 +20.34% 5
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 387 (26.80%) SQL
2 362 (25.07%) Finance
3 310 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
4 308 (21.33%) Data Modelling
5 278 (19.25%) Master Data Management
6 261 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (17.17%) Microsoft
8 241 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
9 222 (15.37%) Data Quality
10 218 (15.10%) ETL
11 209 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
12 204 (14.13%) Data Architecture
13 202 (13.99%) Analytics
14 195 (13.50%) Oracle
15 193 (13.37%) SQL Server
16 187 (12.95%) Data Analysis
16 187 (12.95%) Data Governance
17 172 (11.91%) Project Management
18 171 (11.84%) Migration
19 160 (11.08%) Banking
20 149 (10.32%) Management Information System
21 144 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
22 136 (9.42%) CRM
22 136 (9.42%) SAP
23 135 (9.35%) Big Data
24 129 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
25 127 (8.80%) Degree
26 112 (7.76%) Business Analysis
27 111 (7.69%) GDPR
28 104 (7.20%) Visualisation

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 56 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.81%) SAS
3 35 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 23 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (0.83%) Apache Pig
6 12 (0.83%) Confluence
7 11 (0.76%) CMS
7 11 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (0.69%) ArcGIS
9 9 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.48%) Apache
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.21%) Documentum
13 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 144 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.42%) SPSS
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Stata
9 2 (0.14%) Windchill
10 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.069%) CATIA
10 1 (0.069%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.069%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.069%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 44 (3.05%) Markit EDM
2 20 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 14 (0.97%) FastStats
5 12 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
6 11 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.76%) Siebel CRM
7 10 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.69%) Oracle Utilities
7 10 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
8 8 (0.55%) Teamcenter
9 7 (0.48%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.48%) SAP MDM
10 6 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.42%) HFM
10 6 (0.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 6 (0.42%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.42%) SAP MM
10 6 (0.42%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.73%) SaaS
4 17 (1.18%) IaaS
5 16 (1.11%) PaaS
6 11 (0.76%) Office 365
7 9 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.62%) Yammer
8 6 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (0.42%) Slack
8 6 (0.42%) Trello
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.35%) GitHub
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.28%) Boomi
10 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.25%) VoIP
2 14 (0.97%) Intranet
3 13 (0.90%) SMS
4 11 (0.76%) SAN
5 10 (0.69%) Internet
5 10 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 9 (0.62%) Network Security
7 8 (0.55%) Firewall
8 7 (0.48%) FTP
8 7 (0.48%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.35%) DMS-100
9 5 (0.35%) DNS
9 5 (0.35%) WAN
10 4 (0.28%) LAN
10 4 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (0.28%) SS7
10 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.28%) VPN
11 3 (0.21%) CTI
11 3 (0.21%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
2 193 (13.37%) SQL Server
3 135 (9.35%) Big Data
4 84 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 69 (4.78%) Hadoop
7 58 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
8 53 (3.67%) Power BI
9 48 (3.32%) Apache Hive
9 48 (3.32%) QlikView
10 44 (3.05%) NoSQL
10 44 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (2.70%) Oracle Database
12 38 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (2.29%) IBM InfoSphere
13 33 (2.29%) MongoDB
14 32 (2.22%) HBase
15 30 (2.08%) Data Lake
16 27 (1.87%) RDBMS
17 26 (1.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (2.49%) JIRA
3 29 (2.01%) ERwin
4 24 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
6 18 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.48%) Subversion
9 6 (0.42%) LSMW
9 6 (0.42%) Selenium
10 5 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (0.35%) Grunt
10 5 (0.35%) gulp
10 5 (0.35%) JMeter
10 5 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.35%) Maven
10 5 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 362 (25.07%) Finance
2 160 (11.08%) Banking
3 83 (5.75%) Retail
4 72 (4.99%) Marketing
5 58 (4.02%) Legal
6 48 (3.32%) Investment Banking
6 48 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (2.01%) Back Office
8 29 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 29 (2.01%) Front Office
9 20 (1.39%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.97%) Advertising
12 12 (0.83%) French Language
12 12 (0.83%) Publishing
13 11 (0.76%) Automotive
14 8 (0.55%) German Language
15 6 (0.42%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 394 (27.29%) Analyst
2 283 (19.60%) Architect
3 181 (12.53%) Data Analyst
4 177 (12.26%) Data Architect
5 176 (12.19%) Business Analyst
6 166 (11.50%) Developer
7 121 (8.38%) Consultant
8 76 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 70 (4.85%) Data Business Analyst
10 53 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (2.70%) SQL Developer
12 35 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (2.29%) Business Data Analyst
14 31 (2.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 29 (2.01%) Data Consultant
16 27 (1.87%) Data Manager
17 26 (1.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 25 (1.73%) ETL Developer
19 24 (1.66%) Administrator
19 24 (1.66%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.16%) XML
2 61 (4.22%) .NET
3 60 (4.16%) Web Services
4 54 (3.74%) HTML
5 35 (2.42%) CSS
6 30 (2.08%) Middleware
7 27 (1.87%) HTML5
8 26 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 24 (1.66%) REST
10 22 (1.52%) SOAP
11 21 (1.45%) .NET Framework
12 20 (1.39%) Entity Framework
13 15 (1.04%) CSS3
13 15 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (0.90%) FpML
14 13 (0.90%) Kafka
14 13 (0.90%) XSD
15 12 (0.83%) ASP.NET
15 12 (0.83%) JSON
15 12 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 241 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 73 (5.06%) Data Structures
4 46 (3.19%) Reference Data
5 35 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 31 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
7 30 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.66%) User Experience
11 22 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 21 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.45%) Taxonomies
13 18 (1.25%) Clustering
14 17 (1.18%) Credit Risk
14 17 (1.18%) Fintech
15 16 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 15 (1.04%) Derivative
17 14 (0.97%) Data Centre
18 11 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.99%) Unix
2 58 (4.02%) Windows
3 49 (3.39%) Linux
4 11 (0.76%) AIX
5 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.28%) Solaris
8 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.21%) Android
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
10 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.069%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.069%) CentOS
11 1 (0.069%) HPUX
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.069%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
2 308 (21.33%) Data Modelling
3 278 (19.25%) Master Data Management
4 261 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (15.10%) ETL
6 204 (14.13%) Data Architecture
7 202 (13.99%) Analytics
8 187 (12.95%) Data Analysis
8 187 (12.95%) Data Governance
9 172 (11.91%) Project Management
10 171 (11.84%) Migration
11 136 (9.42%) CRM
12 129 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 112 (7.76%) Business Analysis
14 104 (7.20%) Visualisation
15 90 (6.23%) Data Integration
15 90 (6.23%) Data Migration
16 76 (5.26%) Data Protection
17 72 (4.99%) Asset Management
18 71 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 387 (26.80%) SQL
2 89 (6.16%) Java
3 67 (4.64%) JavaScript
4 60 (4.16%) Python
5 54 (3.74%) PL/SQL
6 53 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 48 (3.32%) C#
8 36 (2.49%) R
9 31 (2.15%) VBA
10 28 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 24 (1.66%) C
12 17 (1.18%) PHP
13 16 (1.11%) Perl
14 14 (0.97%) TypeScript
15 13 (0.90%) Scala
16 12 (0.83%) C++
16 12 (0.83%) VB
17 9 (0.62%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.48%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.42%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 127 (8.80%) Degree
2 85 (5.89%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.25%) CISSP
6 17 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.83%) MCSE
9 11 (0.76%) CISM
10 10 (0.69%) CCDP
10 10 (0.69%) CCNP
10 10 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
10 10 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.62%) ISEB
11 9 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.62%) PMP
12 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.48%) CEH
13 7 (0.48%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (15.37%) Data Quality
2 111 (7.69%) GDPR
3 62 (4.29%) QA
4 30 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.80%) MiFID
6 22 (1.52%) SLA
7 16 (1.11%) PMO
8 11 (0.76%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.42%) Def Stans
11 5 (0.35%) EMIR
12 4 (0.28%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.28%) PSD2
13 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.21%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.14%) IFRS
14 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 25 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (0.90%) Docker
3 13 (0.90%) HDFS
4 12 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.48%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.21%) Firmware
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.21%) XenApp
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.069%) Ceph
10 1 (0.069%) GPFS
10 1 (0.069%) NFS
10 1 (0.069%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.069%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.069%) Samba
10 1 (0.069%) vSphere
10 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.32%) Puppet
2 14 (0.97%) Ansible
3 9 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.42%) SCCM
7 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.28%) Terraform
8 3 (0.21%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.21%) Salt
9 2 (0.14%) Ambari
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.069%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.069%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.069%) Kibana
10 1 (0.069%) logstash
10 1 (0.069%) Simpana
Vendors
1 248 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 195 (13.50%) Oracle
3 136 (9.42%) SAP
4 76 (5.26%) IBM
5 73 (5.06%) Tableau
6 60 (4.16%) Informatica
7 57 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (1.94%) Cognos
9 24 (1.66%) Google
10 22 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 22 (1.52%) Teradata
11 21 (1.45%) Talend
12 20 (1.39%) Charles River
13 19 (1.32%) Hyperion
14 18 (1.25%) HP
15 16 (1.11%) Cisco
16 14 (0.97%) MapR
17 13 (0.90%) Siebel
17 13 (0.90%) Veritas
18 12 (0.83%) SimCorp