Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Reference Data
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 131 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +141
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.096% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Manchester median daily rate £425 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - -
North West median daily rate £438 £525 -
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Reference Data is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 984 857 1,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.40% 30.30% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 526 774
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £219 £197 £250
90th Percentile £550 £588 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 35
Manchester median hourly rate £23.15 £19.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.72% +32.20% +9.26%
10th Percentile £13.47 £11.92 £11.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £45.65 £33.70
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £21.39 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.23% +33.69% -5.88%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Manchester

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Manchester

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reference Data in Manchester

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Salford -1 1 £575 +9.52%
Reference Data
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) KYC
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Data Development
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) KYC
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) VMware