Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 18 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 Quality
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +37
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.61% 1.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.77% 13.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% - -
North West median daily rate £590 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +38.82% +13.33% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £9.19 £52.47
% change year-on-year +106.75% -82.49% +123.28%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 52 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 10.66% 10.13% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 41
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £250
90th Percentile £543 £553 £855
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate - £8.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.31% +28.57%
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -46.00% +11.11% +42.86%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 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
Liverpool -3 3 £325 -35.00%
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow