Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Strategy over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Strategy
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 334 349
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15 +18
Contract jobs citing Data Strategy 29 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 28
South East median daily rate £515 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.43% +9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £393 £506 £388
90th Percentile £675 £600 £675
England median daily rate £500 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% +9.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Data Strategy 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 14,133 14,062 14,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.20% 84.19% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,519 8,406 8,488
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 470 580
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.27% -9.00% +0.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

Data Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Strategy in the South East

Data Strategy
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 Strategy in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Strategy in the South East

Data Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Strategy in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Strategy in the South East

Data Strategy
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 Strategy within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +18 11 £525 -8.70% 2
Buckinghamshire +32 9 £515 -
Surrey -5 9 £397 -33.83% 1
Hampshire -27 6 £600 - 5
West Sussex -6 2 £580 -3.33%
Berkshire -20 2 £563 -2.17% 2
Data Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 14 (48.28%) Migration
2 12 (41.38%) Data Migration
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Data Management
5 7 (24.14%) Information Management
5 7 (24.14%) Document Management
5 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Data Governance
5 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) Metadata Management
6 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Analytics
7 5 (17.24%) GDPR
7 5 (17.24%) Data Quality
7 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) PMO
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Coaching
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) ERP
8 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.79%) Workflow
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
9 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (10.34%) ETL

Data Strategy
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:

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.90%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (6.90%) Lawson
1 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Power BI
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Compliance Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Integration Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Technology Integration Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modeller
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Reference Data
2 3 (10.34%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Migration
2 12 (41.38%) Data Migration
3 9 (31.03%) Data Management
4 7 (24.14%) Data Architecture
4 7 (24.14%) Data Governance
4 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
4 7 (24.14%) Document Management
4 7 (24.14%) Information Management
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Metadata Management
6 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Coaching
7 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) R
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Data Quality
1 5 (17.24%) GDPR
2 4 (13.79%) PMO
3 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) CODA
2 2 (6.90%) Workday
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Talend