Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 23 October 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 Management
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 177 217
Rank change year-on-year +17 +40 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Management 260 228 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.39% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.66% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 153 108
South East median daily rate £476 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.86% -13.85% -9.72%
10th Percentile £313 £163 £237
90th Percentile £623 £571 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £458
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £29.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.64% +126.92% +14.01%
10th Percentile £23.00 £27.75 £12.21
90th Percentile £35.40 £31.25 £14.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £24.17 £16.09
% change year-on-year -17.24% +50.19% -42.54%

Data Management 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,187 13,772 14,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.02% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,536 8,223 8,583
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 577
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the South East

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the South East

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the South East

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the South East

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Management in the South East

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +16 118 £475 +31.03% 33
Surrey +4 63 £500 +16.28% 15
Berkshire -23 59 £450 +80.00% 17
Hampshire +4 47 £400 +14.29% 12
Buckinghamshire +55 44 £425 -9.81% 9
East Sussex +5 21 £419 +21.38% 4
Oxfordshire +3 15 £525 +10.53% 7
Middlesex +9 3 - - 3
West Sussex -7 3 £520 +4.00% 1
Sussex +7 2 £525 -
Kent -16 2 £330 -5.04% 2
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 88 (33.85%) Data Quality
2 69 (26.54%) SQL
3 65 (25.00%) ETL
4 56 (21.54%) Migration
5 53 (20.38%) Finance
6 47 (18.08%) Analytics
6 47 (18.08%) Data Migration
7 46 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 44 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (16.15%) SAP
11 40 (15.38%) Project Management
12 39 (15.00%) Data Modelling
12 39 (15.00%) Data Architecture
13 37 (14.23%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (13.85%) Oracle
15 35 (13.46%) Data Governance
16 34 (13.08%) Data Analysis
17 32 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (11.15%) Relational Database
18 29 (11.15%) Big Data
19 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (10.00%) Retail
20 26 (10.00%) SAS
20 26 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (10.00%) Data Lake
21 25 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (9.62%) Reference Data
22 24 (9.23%) Microsoft
23 23 (8.85%) Data Mapping

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (10.00%) SAS
2 8 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.38%) CICS
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.15%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.23%) SAP HR
2 9 (3.46%) Workday HCM
3 6 (2.31%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.77%) Maximo
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.77%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.77%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.38%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.38%) PaaS
3 10 (3.85%) IaaS
4 5 (1.92%) SaaS
4 5 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 4 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
5 4 (1.54%) Office 365
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.31%) VoIP
2 5 (1.92%) ATM
3 3 (1.15%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) SMS
4 2 (0.77%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.38%) ISDN
5 1 (0.38%) PSTN
5 1 (0.38%) Q.931
5 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.38%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.23%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (11.15%) Big Data
2 29 (11.15%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 22 (8.46%) Hadoop
5 16 (6.15%) Apache Hive
6 15 (5.77%) NoSQL
7 14 (5.38%) OLAP
7 14 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (5.00%) MS Access
8 13 (5.00%) MySQL
8 13 (5.00%) Power BI
8 13 (5.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.46%) HDInsight
9 9 (3.46%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.08%) QlikView
10 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.92%) GIS
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.92%) Toad
5 4 (1.54%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.54%) LSMW
6 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.77%) Selenium
7 2 (0.77%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.38%) gulp
8 1 (0.38%) JIRA
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
8 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (20.38%) Finance
2 26 (10.00%) Retail
3 12 (4.62%) Banking
3 12 (4.62%) Marketing
3 12 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (4.23%) Back Office
4 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.31%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Automotive
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (28.85%) Analyst
2 51 (19.62%) Data Analyst
3 43 (16.54%) Developer
4 21 (8.08%) Architect
5 17 (6.54%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.54%) Migration Analyst
6 16 (6.15%) Data Migration Analyst
6 16 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.77%) Consultant
8 10 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 9 (3.46%) Designer
9 9 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.46%) HR Analyst
9 9 (3.46%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.08%) Data Business Analyst
11 7 (2.69%) Data Consultant
12 6 (2.31%) Data Quality Analyst
12 6 (2.31%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.31%) IT Project Manager
12 6 (2.31%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.15%) Web Services
2 13 (5.00%) HTML
3 12 (4.62%) CSS
3 12 (4.62%) Middleware
4 11 (4.23%) .NET
5 9 (3.46%) jQuery
5 9 (3.46%) XML
6 6 (2.31%) LAMP
7 5 (1.92%) WinForms
8 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.54%) BAPI
8 4 (1.54%) HTML5
8 4 (1.54%) JSON
8 4 (1.54%) WCF
9 3 (1.15%) Node.js
9 3 (1.15%) REST
10 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.77%) CSS3
10 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.62%) Reference Data
3 18 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.46%) User Experience
6 8 (3.08%) Life Science
7 7 (2.69%) Taxonomies
8 6 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.92%) LIMS
9 5 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.77%) Shadow IT
12 1 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.38%) CMDB
12 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.23%) Windows
2 9 (3.46%) Linux
3 7 (2.69%) Unix
4 3 (1.15%) Solaris
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.00%) ETL
2 56 (21.54%) Migration
3 47 (18.08%) Analytics
3 47 (18.08%) Data Migration
4 43 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.38%) Project Management
6 39 (15.00%) Data Architecture
6 39 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 35 (13.46%) Data Governance
8 34 (13.08%) Data Analysis
9 32 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (8.85%) Data Mapping
12 23 (8.85%) SDLC
13 20 (7.69%) Business Analysis
14 17 (6.54%) Reference Data Management
14 17 (6.54%) Validation
15 16 (6.15%) Business Analytics
16 15 (5.77%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.54%) SQL
2 20 (7.69%) Python
3 18 (6.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.23%) VB
5 10 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.85%) R
6 9 (3.46%) PHP
7 8 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.69%) C#
9 5 (1.92%) Java
9 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.54%) U-SQL
10 4 (1.54%) VBA
11 3 (1.15%) C
11 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.77%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) ES6
12 2 (0.77%) SOQL
13 1 (0.38%) COBOL
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (7.31%) Degree
2 16 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.38%) ACCA
7 1 (0.38%) CIMA
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) MCSA
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (33.85%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.38%) GDPR
2 14 (5.38%) QA
3 6 (2.31%) GxP
4 4 (1.54%) PMO
5 3 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.15%) GCP
5 3 (1.15%) GLP
5 3 (1.15%) GMP
5 3 (1.15%) SLA
6 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.38%) IFRS
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.54%) HDFS
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Ambari
1 2 (0.77%) Ganglia
1 2 (0.77%) HP ALM
1 2 (0.77%) Nagios
1 2 (0.77%) nmon
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.77%) SCOM
1 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.38%) Control-M
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (16.15%) SAP
2 36 (13.85%) Oracle
3 24 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.54%) Informatica
5 13 (5.00%) Workday
6 12 (4.62%) Ab Initio
7 10 (3.85%) Talend
8 8 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.69%) Apple
10 6 (2.31%) Tableau
10 6 (2.31%) Teradata
11 5 (1.92%) GENBAND
12 4 (1.54%) Symantec
13 3 (1.15%) Adobe
13 3 (1.15%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.15%) IBM
13 3 (1.15%) JD Edwards
13 3 (1.15%) MapR
14 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.77%) MobileIron