Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 187 201
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1,353 1,191 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.42% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.67% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 806 859
England median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £306 £283 £300
90th Percentile £645 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 26
England median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +13.13% -26.98%
10th Percentile £16.93 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £68.00 £37.75 £30.75
UK median hourly rate £27.08 £21.96 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.32% +21.97% -31.35%

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 79,072 71,167 81,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.85% 84.75% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,518 46,917 54,414
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,077 1,911 2,101
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.43 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -27 623 £513 +7.89% 138
South East -1 265 £475 +26.67% 69
North of England +44 238 £400 +6.67% 55
North West +49 133 £425 +17.24% 25
Midlands +20 114 £425 -2.86% 52
East of England +16 66 £475 +5.56% 26
West Midlands -4 64 £444 +1.43% 38
Yorkshire -7 58 £425 - 24
North East +9 52 £400 +8.47% 6
East Midlands +22 49 £413 -6.78% 14
South West -2 40 £450 +10.77% 18
Data Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 346 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (25.20%) Finance
3 330 (24.39%) SQL
4 256 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 253 (18.70%) Analytics
6 235 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
7 228 (16.85%) Data Modelling
8 220 (16.26%) ETL
9 207 (15.30%) Data Quality
10 201 (14.86%) Microsoft
11 188 (13.90%) Data Analysis
11 188 (13.90%) Data Governance
12 185 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
13 179 (13.23%) Management Information System
14 175 (12.93%) Migration
15 173 (12.79%) Oracle
16 168 (12.42%) Project Management
17 157 (11.60%) Data Architecture
18 151 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
19 146 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
20 140 (10.35%) Big Data
21 134 (9.90%) SQL Server
22 132 (9.76%) ITIL
23 130 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
24 117 (8.65%) Change Management
24 117 (8.65%) Visualisation
24 117 (8.65%) Degree
25 114 (8.43%) Java
26 113 (8.35%) Open Source
27 111 (8.20%) Security Cleared

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
1 102 (7.54%) SAS
2 45 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 41 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.70%) Apache
4 23 (1.70%) CMS
5 17 (1.26%) Confluence
6 14 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 12 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.81%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.37%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.22%) JBoss
12 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.22%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 146 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.44%) Windchill
8 5 (0.37%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.22%) InDesign
9 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.074%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.81%) PolarLake
3 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (0.67%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.59%) BusinessWare
4 8 (0.59%) Eloqua
5 7 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.44%) SAP R/3
6 6 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.37%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.30%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.30%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.22%) HFM
9 3 (0.22%) Loan IQ
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (7.02%) SaaS
3 75 (5.54%) PaaS
4 56 (4.14%) IaaS
5 16 (1.18%) Office 365
6 14 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.89%) GitHub
7 12 (0.89%) npm
7 12 (0.89%) Yarn
8 11 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.81%) iPaaS
9 10 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (0.74%) Boomi
9 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
10 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.70%) SMS
2 21 (1.55%) FTP
3 15 (1.11%) Firewall
4 12 (0.89%) FCoE
4 12 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (0.89%) iSCSI
5 11 (0.81%) Network Security
6 9 (0.67%) VPN
7 8 (0.59%) DHCP
7 8 (0.59%) DNS
7 8 (0.59%) Internet
7 8 (0.59%) VoIP
8 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.52%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.44%) WAN
10 5 (0.37%) BGP
10 5 (0.37%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.37%) OSPF
10 5 (0.37%) SSL
11 4 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
2 140 (10.35%) Big Data
3 134 (9.90%) SQL Server
4 102 (7.54%) Hadoop
5 87 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 81 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 61 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (4.36%) Data Lake
9 55 (4.07%) Power BI
10 46 (3.40%) Apache Hive
11 44 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (3.10%) MongoDB
13 37 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
14 33 (2.44%) DB2
14 33 (2.44%) HBase
15 30 (2.22%) OLAP
15 30 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (2.14%) MySQL
17 28 (2.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 28 (2.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 36 (2.66%) JIRA
3 35 (2.59%) ERwin
3 35 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.11%) Subversion
8 12 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.67%) ER Studio
10 9 (0.67%) Selenium
11 8 (0.59%) JUnit
12 7 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (0.52%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.44%) Maven
14 5 (0.37%) Gatling
14 5 (0.37%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 341 (25.20%) Finance
2 99 (7.32%) Banking
3 63 (4.66%) Marketing
4 62 (4.58%) Retail
5 58 (4.29%) Legal
6 37 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.44%) Front Office
9 29 (2.14%) Investment Banking
10 27 (2.00%) Law
11 25 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.48%) Back Office
12 20 (1.48%) French Language
13 19 (1.40%) Military
14 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.03%) Games
15 12 (0.89%) Publishing
16 11 (0.81%) German Language
17 9 (0.67%) Advertising
18 8 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 401 (29.64%) Analyst
2 209 (15.45%) Developer
3 191 (14.12%) Architect
4 164 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 131 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 109 (8.06%) Data Architect
7 77 (5.69%) Consultant
8 72 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 52 (3.84%) Data Manager
10 47 (3.47%) Data Engineer
11 42 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (2.73%) SQL Analyst
13 34 (2.51%) Java Developer
14 32 (2.37%) Administrator
15 31 (2.29%) Data Business Analyst
15 31 (2.29%) SQL Data Analyst
16 29 (2.14%) Data Scientist
17 28 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 28 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 28 (2.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.80%) .NET
2 54 (3.99%) XML
3 47 (3.47%) Web Services
4 38 (2.81%) HTML
5 30 (2.22%) JSON
6 25 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 21 (1.55%) AngularJS
7 21 (1.55%) Kafka
8 18 (1.33%) WCF
9 17 (1.26%) Node.js
9 17 (1.26%) React
10 16 (1.18%) CSS
11 15 (1.11%) ISPF
11 15 (1.11%) J2EE
11 15 (1.11%) Middleware
12 14 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
12 14 (1.03%) REST
12 14 (1.03%) XML Schema
13 13 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 235 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (13.23%) Management Information System
3 59 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.55%) Reference Data
5 46 (3.40%) User Experience
6 40 (2.96%) Data Centre
7 39 (2.88%) Data Structures
8 38 (2.81%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.07%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
11 23 (1.70%) Equities
12 20 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.48%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.40%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.33%) CMDB
14 18 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.26%) Algorithms
15 17 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (1.18%) Replication
17 15 (1.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.58%) Linux
2 82 (6.06%) Unix
3 50 (3.70%) Windows
4 40 (2.96%) AIX
5 31 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 25 (1.85%) VMS
7 17 (1.26%) Solaris
8 16 (1.18%) HPUX
8 16 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 15 (1.11%) MVS
10 14 (1.03%) VME
11 8 (0.59%) Android
11 8 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
3 253 (18.70%) Analytics
4 228 (16.85%) Data Modelling
5 220 (16.26%) ETL
6 188 (13.90%) Data Analysis
6 188 (13.90%) Data Governance
7 175 (12.93%) Migration
8 168 (12.42%) Project Management
9 157 (11.60%) Data Architecture
10 151 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
11 132 (9.76%) ITIL
12 130 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 117 (8.65%) Change Management
13 117 (8.65%) Visualisation
14 113 (8.35%) Open Source
15 103 (7.61%) Data Migration
16 102 (7.54%) Business Analysis
17 101 (7.46%) Scrum
18 98 (7.24%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 330 (24.39%) SQL
2 114 (8.43%) Java
3 102 (7.54%) Python
4 80 (5.91%) C#
5 73 (5.40%) JavaScript
6 63 (4.66%) C
7 52 (3.84%) Shell Script
8 50 (3.70%) R
9 38 (2.81%) Scala
10 36 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 33 (2.44%) VBA
12 29 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 27 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.18%) JCL
15 12 (0.89%) C++
15 12 (0.89%) ES6
15 12 (0.89%) ES7
15 12 (0.89%) Perl
16 10 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 117 (8.65%) Degree
2 111 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 80 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.51%) CISSP
5 29 (2.14%) CISM
6 25 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 24 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.70%) CCDP
8 23 (1.70%) CCNP
8 23 (1.70%) Chartered Engineer
9 21 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (1.33%) ISEB
12 14 (1.03%) CCIE
12 14 (1.03%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.89%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.89%) PMP
15 9 (0.67%) MCSE
16 8 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (15.30%) Data Quality
2 109 (8.06%) GDPR
3 67 (4.95%) QA
4 17 (1.26%) Def Stans
5 16 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.11%) GCP
6 15 (1.11%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.96%) PMO
8 11 (0.81%) GxP
9 7 (0.52%) SLA
10 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.30%) GLP
11 4 (0.30%) GMP
11 4 (0.30%) IFRS
11 4 (0.30%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (3.10%) Docker
2 34 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 15 (1.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 15 (1.11%) RACF
5 13 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.89%) NFS
7 11 (0.81%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.74%) HDFS
9 9 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (0.59%) XenApp
11 7 (0.52%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.37%) StorNext
13 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 17 (1.26%) Puppet
3 15 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 13 (0.96%) Terraform
5 12 (0.89%) EMC VPLEX
6 9 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.59%) SCCM
7 8 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.52%) Ansible
9 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.37%) Oozie
9 5 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.30%) Nagios
10 4 (0.30%) Packer
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.22%) CASB
11 3 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.22%) SCOM
11 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 201 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 173 (12.79%) Oracle
3 90 (6.65%) Tableau
4 84 (6.21%) SAP
5 57 (4.21%) Informatica
6 48 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (3.10%) HP
8 38 (2.81%) Cisco
8 38 (2.81%) Talend
9 32 (2.37%) ServiceNow
10 30 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 29 (2.14%) IBM
12 27 (2.00%) Teradata
13 26 (1.92%) Citrix
14 23 (1.70%) Cloudera
14 23 (1.70%) webMethods
15 21 (1.55%) Google
16 20 (1.48%) Ab Initio
17 19 (1.40%) Cognos
17 19 (1.40%) Hortonworks