The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Management
England / North West
Rank 92 124 108
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 38 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.11% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 31
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.71 £17.75
% change year-on-year -13.26% +78.63%  

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2141 3145 2764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1906 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 124 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the North West

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the North West

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the North West

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the North West

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +37 14 £295 -21.33% 4
Manchester 0 12 £375 -11.76% 9
Merseyside +5 7 £350 -33.33% 3
Lancashire +22 5 £338 -10.00%
Data Management
England

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 32 (31.07%) ITIL
1 32 (31.07%) Finance
2 30 (29.13%) Change Management
2 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (25.24%) Open Source
5 24 (23.30%) Master Data Management
6 22 (21.36%) SaaS
7 21 (20.39%) PaaS
7 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (20.39%) IaaS
8 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
9 19 (18.45%) Linux
9 19 (18.45%) Problem Management
10 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
10 17 (16.50%) Service Management
11 16 (15.53%) PRINCE2
11 16 (15.53%) Oracle
11 16 (15.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 15 (14.56%) Unix
12 15 (14.56%) ITSM
13 14 (13.59%) Windows
13 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
13 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis
13 14 (13.59%) DevOps
14 13 (12.62%) Data Structures
14 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (12.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (12.62%) Data Governance
14 13 (12.62%) Release Management

Data Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (11.65%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (5.83%) SAS
4 2 (1.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.91%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.94%) SAP MDM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.94%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.97%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.36%) SaaS
2 21 (20.39%) IaaS
2 21 (20.39%) PaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
1 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (8.74%) GIS
5 8 (7.77%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.85%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.88%) HBase
7 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.88%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.91%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.91%) MS Access
8 3 (2.91%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) ERwin
2 1 (0.97%) Log4j
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.97%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (31.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Analyst
2 14 (13.59%) Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Consultant
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Architect
5 10 (9.71%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Data Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.80%) DBA
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.83%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Operational Support Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Operations Support Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Data Consultant
10 5 (4.85%) Management Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Web Services
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) J2EE
4 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.94%) REST
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.97%) Java EE
5 1 (0.97%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) Spring
5 1 (0.97%) WSDL
5 1 (0.97%) XSL
5 1 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Data Structures
3 12 (11.65%) Tandem
4 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.83%) Taxonomies
6 4 (3.88%) User Experience
6 4 (3.88%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.91%) LLPG
8 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.94%) CMDB
9 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Unix
3 14 (13.59%) Windows
4 12 (11.65%) AIX
4 12 (11.65%) Windows 2000
4 12 (11.65%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.83%) VME
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) ITIL
2 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) Change Management
3 26 (25.24%) Open Source
4 24 (23.30%) Master Data Management
5 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (18.45%) Problem Management
7 17 (16.50%) Service Management
8 16 (15.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 16 (15.53%) PRINCE2
9 15 (14.56%) ITSM
10 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis
10 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
10 14 (13.59%) DevOps
11 13 (12.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (12.62%) Data Governance
11 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (12.62%) Release Management
12 10 (9.71%) ETL
12 10 (9.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) Java
3 6 (5.83%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) Python
4 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) C
6 2 (1.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.74%) SLA
3 5 (4.85%) QA
4 4 (3.88%) GDPR
5 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.94%) MiFID
7 1 (0.97%) BS7666
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Control-M
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) SAP
4 6 (5.83%) ICL
5 4 (3.88%) Fujitsu
5 4 (3.88%) Informatica
5 4 (3.88%) Tableau
6 3 (2.91%) IBM
6 3 (2.91%) Teradata
7 2 (1.94%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.94%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.94%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.94%) Temenos
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) IDERA
8 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.97%) Talend
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