Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 323 359
Rank change year-on-year +9 +36 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Strategy 51 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 22
South East median daily rate £575 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £538 £300 £290
90th Percentile £613 £758 £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 £16.00 - -

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 13,998 12,725 14,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.22% 81.89% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,396 7,533 8,924
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 516 614
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.68
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +13 38 £575 +27.78% 3
Berkshire +20 34 £575 +64.29% 1
Hampshire +11 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -25 4 - - 1
Surrey -31 4 £600 - 5
Kent - 2 £600 -
West Sussex -12 1 £600 +14.29%
Data Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 39 (76.47%) Big Data
2 33 (64.71%) Analytics
2 33 (64.71%) Hadoop
3 31 (60.78%) RESTful
3 31 (60.78%) Cloudera
3 31 (60.78%) Kafka
3 31 (60.78%) HDFS
3 31 (60.78%) Java
3 31 (60.78%) Web Services
3 31 (60.78%) Data Lake
4 28 (54.90%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
5 27 (52.94%) SOAP
5 27 (52.94%) Oozie
5 27 (52.94%) Apache Flume
5 27 (52.94%) Sqoop
6 25 (49.02%) Scala
6 25 (49.02%) Google
7 24 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (47.06%) Linux
7 24 (47.06%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (47.06%) CentOS
7 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
7 24 (47.06%) Apache Hive
7 24 (47.06%) HBase
7 24 (47.06%) Hortonworks
7 24 (47.06%) MapR
7 24 (47.06%) Impala
7 24 (47.06%) Apache Spark
8 23 (45.10%) Talend

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 24 (47.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Google Tag Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) PaaS
2 5 (9.80%) SaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (76.47%) Big Data
2 33 (64.71%) Hadoop
3 31 (60.78%) Data Lake
4 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
5 27 (52.94%) Sqoop
6 24 (47.06%) Apache Hive
6 24 (47.06%) HBase
6 24 (47.06%) Impala
6 24 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
8 4 (7.84%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.92%) Power BI
10 2 (3.92%) Spatial Data
11 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Architect
1 7 (13.73%) Data Architect
2 4 (7.84%) Analyst
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
2 4 (7.84%) Data Engineer
2 4 (7.84%) Developer
2 4 (7.84%) Hadoop Engineer
2 4 (7.84%) Java Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (5.88%) Head of Architecture
3 3 (5.88%) Head of Data Architecture
3 3 (5.88%) Head of Information
4 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
4 2 (3.92%) Lead Data Architect
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) Kafka
1 31 (60.78%) RESTful
1 31 (60.78%) Web Services
2 27 (52.94%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) CentOS
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Analytics
2 21 (41.18%) Tag Management
2 21 (41.18%) Web Analytics
3 10 (19.61%) Data Management
4 9 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
7 5 (9.80%) Data Science
7 5 (9.80%) EAI
7 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Data Management
7 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.84%) Data Security
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) Data Ingestion
9 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.88%) Domain Models
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 25 (49.02%) Scala
3 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) HDFS
2 27 (52.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Cloudera
2 25 (49.02%) Google
3 24 (47.06%) Hortonworks
3 24 (47.06%) MapR
3 24 (47.06%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (45.10%) Talend
5 21 (41.18%) Tealium
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) HubSpot
7 2 (3.92%) Marketo
7 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.92%) Pardot
7 2 (3.92%) Tableau
7 2 (3.92%) Twitter
8 1 (1.96%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.96%) Facebook
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.96%) SAP