Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 January 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 35 55
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 0
Contract jobs citing Data Management 17 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.18% 3.66% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.44% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 5
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -21.05% -
10th Percentile £331 £238 £378
90th Percentile £420 £388 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 £12.80
% change year-on-year +128.85% +1.56% -15.90%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 421 383 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 78.84% 82.54% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 272 277
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £193 £200
90th Percentile £589 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 26
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £10.65 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.22% -53.19% +30.00%
10th Percentile £25.11 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £39.76 £21.95 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in Kent over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Chatham - 1 £600 -
Dartford - 1 £500 -
Maidstone - 1 £350 -
West Malling - 1 £338 -
Data Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) Migration
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) High Availability
3 14 (82.35%) Statistics
3 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
3 14 (82.35%) Entity Framework
3 14 (82.35%) Algorithms
3 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 14 (82.35%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (82.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Metadata Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (5.88%) ETL

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Database Developer
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Database Developer
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Developer
1 14 (82.35%) SSIS Developer
1 14 (82.35%) T-SQL Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
1 14 (82.35%) Entity Framework
1 14 (82.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) High Availability
1 15 (88.24%) Migration
2 14 (82.35%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Data Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Metadata Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Capita
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft