Period
to 19 February 2018

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 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 147 171
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,594 1,598 1,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.82% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.17% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 1,076 1,008
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £299
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 29
England median hourly rate £30.00 £24.41 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% +25.21% -17.04%
10th Percentile £12.94 £12.08 £10.92
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.75 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £24.41 £19.99
% change year-on-year +22.90% +22.11% -14.94%

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 78,418 73,610 82,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.81% 84.02% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,868 49,084 54,296
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
10th Percentile £295 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,879 2,021 2,430
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.38 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +21.25%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018.

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 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
London -15 732 £520 +9.47% 180
South East +35 353 £450 +11.80% 79
North of England -20 220 £425 - 64
Midlands -13 149 £425 -5.56% 40
North West -8 111 £450 +2.56% 37
West Midlands -4 96 £425 -5.56% 21
South West +17 68 £450 +11.11% 29
Yorkshire +19 63 £475 +11.76% 19
North East -9 57 £425 +6.25% 8
East of England -31 53 £475 +11.76% 40
East Midlands -10 51 £435 +2.35% 19
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 England region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 401 (25.16%) SQL
2 379 (23.78%) Finance
3 327 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 320 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
5 286 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
6 285 (17.88%) Master Data Management
7 264 (16.56%) Microsoft
8 254 (15.93%) Data Modelling
9 242 (15.18%) ETL
9 242 (15.18%) Analytics
10 234 (14.68%) Data Quality
11 225 (14.12%) Data Analysis
12 208 (13.05%) Project Management
13 206 (12.92%) Data Governance
14 199 (12.48%) Migration
15 193 (12.11%) Oracle
16 189 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
17 177 (11.10%) Management Information System
18 174 (10.92%) SQL Server
19 172 (10.79%) Data Architecture
20 170 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
21 160 (10.04%) SAP
22 149 (9.35%) Degree
23 148 (9.28%) Big Data
24 145 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
25 138 (8.66%) Business Analysis
26 135 (8.47%) GDPR
27 129 (8.09%) CRM
28 126 (7.90%) ITIL
29 125 (7.84%) Banking

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 96 (6.02%) SAS
2 55 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.89%) Apache Spark
4 31 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (1.51%) CMS
6 19 (1.19%) Apache
7 17 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (0.94%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.75%) Confluence
10 11 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.44%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.38%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.19%) Documentum
15 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 170 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.38%) Windchill
8 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.25%) SPSS
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.19%) InDesign
11 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 38 (2.38%) Markit EDM
2 19 (1.19%) Siebel CRM
3 17 (1.07%) SAP ERP
4 16 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.94%) Oracle Utilities
6 13 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
8 10 (0.63%) Eloqua
9 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (0.56%) FastStats
9 9 (0.56%) SAP PSCD
9 9 (0.56%) Teamcenter
10 8 (0.50%) BusinessWare
10 8 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
10 8 (0.50%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 6 (0.38%) SAP MDG
13 5 (0.31%) SAP MDM
13 5 (0.31%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (4.83%) SaaS
4 56 (3.51%) IaaS
4 56 (3.51%) PaaS
5 12 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (0.69%) Office 365
7 10 (0.63%) Boomi
7 10 (0.63%) GitHub
7 10 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.63%) Slack
7 10 (0.63%) Trello
8 9 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (0.38%) npm
10 6 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.38%) Yarn
11 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.51%) SMS
2 19 (1.19%) VoIP
3 15 (0.94%) Firewall
3 15 (0.94%) Network Security
4 12 (0.75%) FTP
5 11 (0.69%) SAN
6 10 (0.63%) FCoE
6 10 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (0.63%) Internet
6 10 (0.63%) iSCSI
7 9 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 8 (0.50%) DNS
9 7 (0.44%) Intranet
9 7 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.44%) VPN
10 6 (0.38%) Skype
10 6 (0.38%) WAN
11 5 (0.31%) DHCP
11 5 (0.31%) DMS-100
12 4 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
2 174 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 148 (9.28%) Big Data
4 92 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 90 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 88 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (5.27%) Hadoop
8 76 (4.77%) Power BI
9 71 (4.45%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (3.14%) Data Lake
11 47 (2.95%) Apache Hive
12 46 (2.89%) QlikView
13 42 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 37 (2.32%) Oracle Database
14 37 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (2.07%) Data Mining
15 33 (2.07%) HBase
16 30 (1.88%) MongoDB
16 30 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 40 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 34 (2.13%) JIRA
3 30 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (1.57%) ERwin
6 23 (1.44%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (0.88%) Subversion
8 13 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.50%) Selenium
10 7 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.31%) LSMW
11 5 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (0.25%) JMeter
13 3 (0.19%) HP UFT
13 3 (0.19%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.19%) Maven
13 3 (0.19%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 379 (23.78%) Finance
2 125 (7.84%) Banking
3 96 (6.02%) Marketing
4 89 (5.58%) Retail
5 64 (4.02%) Legal
6 49 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 34 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 27 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.63%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.57%) French Language
12 24 (1.51%) Law
13 19 (1.19%) Advertising
14 16 (1.00%) Military
15 15 (0.94%) Front Office
16 13 (0.82%) Automotive
17 12 (0.75%) Games
17 12 (0.75%) Publishing
18 11 (0.69%) Back Office
18 11 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 477 (29.92%) Analyst
2 247 (15.50%) Architect
3 201 (12.61%) Data Analyst
4 195 (12.23%) Developer
5 192 (12.05%) Business Analyst
6 142 (8.91%) Data Architect
7 131 (8.22%) Consultant
8 72 (4.52%) Project Manager
9 66 (4.14%) Data Business Analyst
10 55 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (2.63%) Data Engineer
12 39 (2.45%) Data Manager
13 37 (2.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 35 (2.20%) SQL Developer
15 32 (2.01%) Data Scientist
15 32 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
16 31 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 30 (1.88%) Lead Developer
18 28 (1.76%) Administrator
18 28 (1.76%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.02%) XML
2 65 (4.08%) .NET
3 53 (3.32%) Web Services
4 44 (2.76%) HTML
5 33 (2.07%) CSS
5 33 (2.07%) Middleware
6 25 (1.57%) JSON
6 25 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
7 24 (1.51%) ASP.NET
8 20 (1.25%) Kafka
9 17 (1.07%) REST
10 16 (1.00%) .NET Framework
11 15 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 15 (0.94%) ISPF
11 15 (0.94%) SOAP
11 15 (0.94%) WCF
12 13 (0.82%) D3.js
13 12 (0.75%) Entity Framework
14 11 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (0.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 286 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (11.10%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 41 (2.57%) User Experience
5 39 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.45%) Reference Data
6 35 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 29 (1.82%) Clustering
8 27 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
9 26 (1.63%) Credit Risk
10 24 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.32%) Taxonomies
12 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.94%) CMDB
13 15 (0.94%) Replication
13 15 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.94%) VSAM
14 14 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 88 (5.52%) Linux
2 84 (5.27%) Unix
3 67 (4.20%) Windows
4 55 (3.45%) AIX
5 28 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (1.57%) VMS
7 24 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.00%) HPUX
8 16 (1.00%) Solaris
8 16 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 15 (0.94%) MVS
10 14 (0.88%) VME
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.38%) Android
14 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.19%) CentOS
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
2 320 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (17.88%) Master Data Management
4 254 (15.93%) Data Modelling
5 242 (15.18%) Analytics
5 242 (15.18%) ETL
6 225 (14.12%) Data Analysis
7 208 (13.05%) Project Management
8 206 (12.92%) Data Governance
9 199 (12.48%) Migration
10 172 (10.79%) Data Architecture
11 145 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 138 (8.66%) Business Analysis
13 129 (8.09%) CRM
14 126 (7.90%) ITIL
15 121 (7.59%) Visualisation
16 107 (6.71%) Change Management
17 103 (6.46%) Data Migration
18 92 (5.77%) Data Mapping
19 91 (5.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 401 (25.16%) SQL
2 115 (7.21%) Java
3 82 (5.14%) Python
4 71 (4.45%) JavaScript
5 64 (4.02%) C#
6 50 (3.14%) C
7 49 (3.07%) T-SQL
8 48 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 46 (2.89%) R
9 46 (2.89%) VBA
10 43 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 29 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 28 (1.76%) Scala
13 22 (1.38%) PHP
14 16 (1.00%) JCL
15 13 (0.82%) VB
15 13 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 8 (0.50%) C++
17 7 (0.44%) Perl
18 6 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 149 (9.35%) Degree
2 103 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.82%) CISSP
5 26 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (1.25%) CISM
8 19 (1.19%) ISEB
9 17 (1.07%) MCSE
10 15 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (0.88%) CCDP
11 14 (0.88%) CCNP
11 14 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
11 14 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (0.82%) PMP
13 12 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (0.75%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (14.68%) Data Quality
2 135 (8.47%) GDPR
3 77 (4.83%) QA
4 39 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.00%) Def Stans
6 13 (0.82%) PMO
7 11 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.69%) SLA
8 9 (0.56%) MiFID
9 7 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.38%) IFRS
10 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.31%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.25%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.19%) EMIR
13 3 (0.19%) GxP
13 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 33 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.57%) Docker
3 16 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 15 (0.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 15 (0.94%) RACF
4 15 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 14 (0.88%) HDFS
5 14 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.69%) NFS
7 8 (0.50%) XenApp
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.25%) Firmware
11 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.063%) Ceph
12 1 (0.063%) GPFS
12 1 (0.063%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 21 (1.32%) Puppet
2 17 (1.07%) Tivoli
3 15 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 13 (0.82%) Terraform
5 12 (0.75%) Ansible
6 10 (0.63%) EMC VPLEX
6 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.56%) SCCM
8 5 (0.31%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.25%) Nagios
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.19%) Packer
10 3 (0.19%) Salt
10 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 264 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 193 (12.11%) Oracle
3 160 (10.04%) SAP
4 96 (6.02%) Tableau
5 69 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (3.83%) IBM
7 58 (3.64%) Informatica
8 42 (2.63%) HP
9 37 (2.32%) Cognos
10 32 (2.01%) ServiceNow
10 32 (2.01%) webMethods
11 31 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.88%) Cisco
12 30 (1.88%) Talend
13 25 (1.57%) Google
14 24 (1.51%) Cloudera
15 22 (1.38%) Teradata
16 21 (1.32%) Siebel
17 19 (1.19%) Citrix
18 18 (1.13%) 3PAR