Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 329 358
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Strategy 43 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 25
South East median daily rate £575 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +23.53% -17.48%
10th Percentile £437 £388 £237
90th Percentile £595 £675 £750
England median daily rate £575 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 13883 13421 15664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.84% 82.60% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8068 9408
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +1.14% +5.60%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 549 628
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.44% -5.84% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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 -10 24 £575 +24.32% 3
Berkshire +11 22 £575 +2.22% 3
Hampshire +25 13 - - 5
West Sussex -10 2 £600 +14.29%
Surrey -23 2 £600 -4.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent - 1 £600 -
Data Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Strategy.

1 27 (62.79%) Analytics
2 24 (55.81%) Big Data
3 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
3 19 (44.19%) Google
4 18 (41.86%) Java
4 18 (41.86%) SOAP
4 18 (41.86%) Web Services
4 18 (41.86%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (41.86%) HBase
4 18 (41.86%) Cloudera
4 18 (41.86%) Kafka
4 18 (41.86%) Apache Flume
4 18 (41.86%) RESTful
4 18 (41.86%) Scala
4 18 (41.86%) Hadoop
4 18 (41.86%) Apache Hive
4 18 (41.86%) Sqoop
4 18 (41.86%) Oozie
4 18 (41.86%) HDFS
4 18 (41.86%) Impala
4 18 (41.86%) Apache Spark
4 18 (41.86%) Data Lake
4 18 (41.86%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (34.88%) Data Architecture
6 13 (30.23%) Data Management
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (25.58%) Google Analytics
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (20.93%) Talend
8 9 (20.93%) Talend Open Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (41.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Google Analytics
2 7 (16.28%) Google Tag Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.63%) IaaS
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) PaaS
3 5 (11.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) Big Data
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) Apache Hive
3 18 (41.86%) Data Lake
3 18 (41.86%) Hadoop
3 18 (41.86%) HBase
3 18 (41.86%) Impala
3 18 (41.86%) Sqoop
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (11.63%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (9.30%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Architect
1 13 (30.23%) Data Architect
2 8 (18.60%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Data Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Hadoop Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Data Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Head of Architecture
3 3 (6.98%) Head of Data Architecture
3 3 (6.98%) Head of Information
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Change Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Lead Data Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Strategy Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analytics Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Kafka
1 18 (41.86%) RESTful
1 18 (41.86%) SOAP
1 18 (41.86%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) JDBC
3 2 (4.65%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) CentOS
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Analytics
2 15 (34.88%) Data Architecture
3 13 (30.23%) Data Management
4 9 (20.93%) ETL
5 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
5 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Tag Management
6 7 (16.28%) Web Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) CRUD
8 5 (11.63%) Data Conversion
8 5 (11.63%) DRM
8 5 (11.63%) EAI
8 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Data Management
9 4 (9.30%) Data Security
9 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.98%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
1 18 (41.86%) Scala
2 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Apache Flume
1 18 (41.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Google
2 18 (41.86%) Cloudera
2 18 (41.86%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (20.93%) Talend
4 7 (16.28%) Hortonworks
4 7 (16.28%) MapR
4 7 (16.28%) Tealium
5 6 (13.95%) SAP
6 5 (11.63%) IFS
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) HubSpot
7 2 (4.65%) Marketo
7 2 (4.65%) Pardot
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter
8 1 (2.33%) Facebook
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft