Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Governance over the 6 months to 16 December 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 Governance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 161 159
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 21 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.61% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 3
Scotland median daily rate £300 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -2.94% +23.64%
10th Percentile £219 £313 £353
90th Percentile £538 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +330.77% -17.56%

Data Governance 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,565 4,279 3,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.96% 86.27% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,479 2,455 2,048
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 100 95
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.38 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% +2.27%

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in Scotland

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Governance in Scotland

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Governance in Scotland

Data Governance
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Governance within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Glasgow -19 11 £475 +31.03% 3
Edinburgh -10 9 £300 -29.41%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Data Governance
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Governance 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 12 (57.14%) Analytics
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (42.86%) E-Discovery
2 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (14.29%) SAS
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Apache
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
8 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (4.76%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance

Data Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Security Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Project Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Analytics
2 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) E-Discovery
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) R
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.76%) Varonis