Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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 Quality
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 166 173
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 59 36 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.91% 7.20% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 46
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £284 £183 £156
90th Percentile £563 £575 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £12.92 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.76% -13.88% -53.00%
10th Percentile £22.25 £9.41 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.46 £17.41 £16.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +12.50% -28.89%

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 662 500 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.27% 9.20% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 328 475
North West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +6.84%
10th Percentile £227 £217 £213
90th Percentile £607 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 20
North West median hourly rate £30.21 £24.87 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.50% -35.83% +103.95%
10th Percentile £12.64 £10.65 £12.15
90th Percentile £96.78 £49.45 £85.06
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -12.77% +17.50%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
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 Quality in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the North West over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the North West over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
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 Quality within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Manchester -13 27 £450 +16.13% 10
Cheshire -8 14 £423 -6.11% 3
Merseyside +21 12 £363 +20.83%
Lancashire - 4 £350 -
Cumbria -10 1 £375 +142.33% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 25 (42.37%) Data Management
2 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (30.51%) Data Governance
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) Analytics
4 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (23.73%) Data Modelling
5 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
5 14 (23.73%) Finance
6 13 (22.03%) SAS
6 13 (22.03%) Oracle
7 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (20.34%) Data Architecture
8 10 (16.95%) Data Strategy
9 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (15.25%) Visualisation
9 9 (15.25%) Performance Management
9 9 (15.25%) Unix
9 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (15.25%) Migration
10 8 (13.56%) Master Data Management
10 8 (13.56%) Metadata Management
10 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.86%) HBase
11 7 (11.86%) Big Data
11 7 (11.86%) Tableau
11 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
11 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
11 7 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring 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 13 (22.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) EngageOne
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) 802.11
1 2 (3.39%) BGP
1 2 (3.39%) HSRP
1 2 (3.39%) IPsec
1 2 (3.39%) OSPF
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
4 7 (11.86%) Big Data
4 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (11.86%) HBase
4 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.86%) Pentaho
4 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.17%) Data Lake
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (5.08%) Power BI
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.39%) GIS
8 2 (3.39%) QlikView
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) ERwin
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Data Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Data Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Data Governance Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Data Governance Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Governance Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Data Steward
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.78%) NHS
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Data Management
2 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (30.51%) Data Governance
3 15 (25.42%) Analytics
4 14 (23.73%) Data Modelling
5 12 (20.34%) Data Architecture
6 10 (16.95%) Data Strategy
7 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 9 (15.25%) Performance Management
7 9 (15.25%) Visualisation
8 8 (13.56%) Master Data Management
8 8 (13.56%) Metadata Management
9 7 (11.86%) Data Integration
9 7 (11.86%) Data Security
9 7 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (11.86%) Open Source
9 7 (11.86%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.17%) Scrum
10 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) CCIE
2 2 (3.39%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SNOMED CT
2 5 (8.47%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) CA
2 7 (11.86%) Informatica
2 7 (11.86%) Tableau
3 6 (10.17%) DataFlux
4 4 (6.78%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Infor