Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 334 368
Rank change year-on-year -10 +34 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 32 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 24
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £130 £365 £363
90th Percentile £500 £618 £575
England median daily rate £450 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £13.00 -
England median hourly rate £26.75 £26.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.54% -23.16% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Data Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in the South East

Data Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Manager in the South East

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Manager in the South East

Data Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Manager in the South East

Data Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +4 17 £425 -19.81% 1
Berkshire +1 15 £425 -19.43%
Surrey -12 5 £475 +1.39%
West Sussex -9 3 £413 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Hampshire +5 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £470 -27.69%
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £275 -8.33% 1
Data Manager
England

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Data Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 12 (37.50%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
3 7 (21.88%) Big Data
4 6 (18.75%) Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
4 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (18.75%) Legal
4 6 (18.75%) GDPR
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Cloudera
6 4 (12.50%) Kafka
6 4 (12.50%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
6 4 (12.50%) Marketing
6 4 (12.50%) VBA
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Data Management
6 4 (12.50%) Fintech
6 4 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (9.38%) Data Migration

Data Manager Skill Set
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 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Clinical
1 1 (3.13%) Primavera
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LSMW
1 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Legal
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Law
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
2 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Data Privacy
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Information Governance
7 2 (6.25%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) GDPR
2 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
4 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cloudera
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.13%) Concur
4 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.13%) Infoflex
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Talend